Reader Friday — Beyond Justice

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Oh, wow! Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving! Wasn’t it just Easter a month or so ago? I don’t know how time gets away so quickly! But it does. 🙂 This week I’ve read Beyond Justice by Cara Putman, and boy, it was hard to put down. Here’s the back cover copy: Hayden McCarthy is on track to become the youngest partner …

Reader Friday – Grafted into Deceit

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This week I’ve read a couple of novella’s I will review next week, and a great romantic suspense by Sherri Wilson Johnson, Grafted into Deceit. Here’s the back cover copy: Disappearing business funds and a missing dead body have Marina Acres doubting everyone — including the detective whose case can’t be solved without her help. When Marina Acres launches an …

Reader Friday – Winter’s Kiss

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I have a confession to make. Earlier this month I was reading a fiction book that had been recommended as a good example of writing. It was an excellent example of writing, but it was also very dark and somewhat graphic with the violence. I could not finish it. After years of reading Christian Fiction, I discovered I couldn’t put such a dark …

Reader Friday–Cover Reveal!

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A week ago the art department emailed me that I could reveal my book cover…however, the email somehow got lost in the shuffle. I just found it yesterday, so without further ado. . . I LOVE IT!! What do you think? Here’s the back cover copy: It’s Elvis Week in Memphis, and homicide Detective Rachel Sloan isn’t sure her day could get …

Reader Friday – Two Suspense Reviews!

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Oh, wow. I’ve read two edge-of-your-seat books this week!! The first one is Nancy Mehl’s Dark Deception and the second one is Christy Barritt’s The Wrecking. Let me tell you about Nancy’s book first. I loved Fatal Frost and had been looking forward to reading Dark Deception. I was not disappointed. Here’s the back cover copy: Kate O’Brien’s quiet life in small-town Shelter Cove, Arkansas is …

Reader Friday – Rick Acker

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Oh.My.Goodness. Rick Acker wrote one of my all-time favorite stories–When the Devil Whistles–and now we are featured in the same anthology, The Kill Zone: Ten Deadly Thrillers! His book is Secrets, and the story is full of them. Here’s the back cover blurb and then I’ll give my review: “Everyone has secrets. Silicon Valley billionaire Scott Sherman’s could forever change three …

Reader Friday – Karen Rock

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I am so excited to introduce an author I’ve gotten to know over at Harlequin Heartwarming–Karen Rock! She writes the most amazing stories about characters who have made major mistakes in their lives. While the Heartwarming books aren’t sold in the CBA market, they are sweet romances with characters who have strong moral codes. I’ve just finished an arc copy …

Reader Friday – James Rubart

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This week’s book is a departure from my usual genre. James Rubart’s The Long Journey to Jake Palmer isn’t suspense or mystery, but it is a book that has stayed with me long after I finished it. Here’s the back cover blurb: What if there was a place where everything wrong in your life could be fixed? Corporate trainer Jake …

Reader Friday – Deadly Proof

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Welcome to my Reader Friday blog. This week I’m reviewing Rachel Dylan’s Deadly Proof. Here’s the back cover copy and then my review. In the biggest case of her career, attorney Kate Sullivan is tapped as lead counsel to take on Mason Pharmaceutical because of a corporate cover-up related to its newest drug. After a whistleblower dies, Kate knows the …

Reader Friday – Elizabeth Goddard

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This week I’m discussing Elizabeth Goddard’s book, Deception. Here’s the back cover copy and then my review. Trail of Secrets: Jewel Caraway thought she’d left her mistakes in the past—but then her past arrives at her door. Though she’s thrilled to reunite with her estranged sister, something about her sister’s new husband makes Jewel uneasy. Does he know her secret? …