Friday Review: White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey

My rating: 4 of 5 starsSet in WWII, White Rose Black Forest centers on Franka Gerber, a German woman who was arrested and imprisoned for belonging to a resistance group opposing the rising Nazi regime. She has been released and has returned to her family's summer cabin in the forest outside her hometown. She is … Continue reading Friday Review: White Rose Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey

Friday Review: Standing O (Madison Cruz Mysteries #5) by Lucy Carol

My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is the fifth book in the Madison Cruz Mystery series and is just as fun to read as the others. In this one, Madison is doing her usual stint of side gigs between acting jobs, including dressing up as a slice of pizza. Then she runs into her high … Continue reading Friday Review: Standing O (Madison Cruz Mysteries #5) by Lucy Carol

Friday Review: Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She’s Dead (Toadwitch #1) by Christiana Miller

My rating: 4 of 5 starsIn this cozy urban fantasy mystery, Mara (a practicing witch) is having a bad year. She's been evicted from her apartment, fired from her job, and she is persona non grata in Beverly Hills. And now, her Tarot cards are predicting her death. She decides to use a little magic … Continue reading Friday Review: Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She’s Dead (Toadwitch #1) by Christiana Miller

Friday Review: Hit That (Madison Cruz Mysteries #4) by Lucy Carol

Hit That by Lucy Carol My rating: 4 of 5 stars (Disclaimer: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.) Madison Cruz is an aspiring actress in Seattle. She also has an FBI agent mother, an ex-KGB grandmother, and a boyfriend with a possibly criminal past. And now, she's knee … Continue reading Friday Review: Hit That (Madison Cruz Mysteries #4) by Lucy Carol

Wednesday Wanderings: Madison Cruz Mysteries by Lucy Carol

I interviewed Lucy about her series and her newly released fourth title on Monday. For those who might want to join the crazy world of mystery, romance, spies, madcap romps, and zany situations that make up Madison's life, here are links to all the books in the series, as well as to my reviews of … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Madison Cruz Mysteries by Lucy Carol

Monday Meeting: Interview with Lucy Carol

Today, I am interviewing Lucy Carol, author of the Madison Cruz Mystery series. The latest in the series, Hit That, is available now in both print and ebook formats. I will add a link for purchasing the book at the end of the interview. About the series: Madison Cruz is an aspiring actress, living in Seattle. Her … Continue reading Monday Meeting: Interview with Lucy Carol

Friday Review: Kill The Crazy (Madison Cruz Mysteries #2) by Lucy Carol

Kill the Crazy by Lucy Carol My rating: 4 of 5 stars After all the excitement (in book one, "Hot Scheming Mess") of her grandfather's long-kept secret, her newly discovered ex-KGB grandmother, the improvement in her relationship with her FBI mother, and getting to know her new boyfriend, Madison Cruz needs a good day off. … Continue reading Friday Review: Kill The Crazy (Madison Cruz Mysteries #2) by Lucy Carol

Friday Review: Hot Scheming Mess (Madison Cruz #1) by Lucy Carol

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Madison Cruz is an actress, trying to make a living in Seattle. Well, she wants to be an actress, but all she seems to be getting are singing telegram gigs. But a girl's gotta pay the bills, so she does what she has to. Even if it puts even … Continue reading Friday Review: Hot Scheming Mess (Madison Cruz #1) by Lucy Carol