Going to the Bad

Lilly Hawkins, every reader’s favorite determined and dedicated (not to mention, hysterical) news photographer, is back. And this time around, the mystery she has to uncover is extremely personal.   Working as a television news photographer in Bakersfield, California, Lilly is the best at what she does. She’s seen it all, photographed it all, and […]

Vanishing Girls is a Non-Stop Thrill Ride!

Ex-policewoman, Karin Schaeffer, is back! As we begin the new tale, Karin receives a phone call that’s meant for her detective husband, Mac. Mac is down with a horrific case of the flu, so Karin decides to intercede on his behalf. Apparently, two women have been found on a Brooklyn street. One is a young […]

The Taker

Although the YA trilogy’s are getting numerous beyond belief, the fact is that this is a story completely different from the myriad of others out there. Not only is The Taker sweet and loving one minute, but it transforms into a dark, gothic saga the next, revealing some monstrous people that will keep you up […]

Rock of Ivanore

In this, book one of The Celestine Chronicles, the past is reborn with style. The last decade has certainly seen the biggest influx of YA series’ into the market, and with this we have yet another. This debut novel is the ‘starting point’ in what looks to be a fantasy lover’s dream.   With the […]

Tomorrow’s Sun

I have been receiving quite a number of books lately that highlight the Underground Railroad. However, this specific book had me truly lost in history, romance and more – telling me that Beck Melby is an author to watch!   Emily Foster is a woman who is living with intense guilt. In fact, she tries […]

The Devotion of Suspect X

It will come as no surprise to learn that in Japan this book has sold over two million copies, and it’s not the first novel from this brilliant mind that has done so. Recently, the U.S. has received this translation and, I must say, it is a true ‘gift.’   A wonderfully written thriller with […]

Relentless Pursuit

This is the third and, unfortunately, last installment in this author’s well-written series. But, as a quick piece of advice, I would say to all – read the other two first, as the stories do meld.   Just to catch you up. In Book I, False Pretenses, Shelby Sieger is hiding from her past and […]

Ghost Train to Freedom

From page one this amazing historical YA offers everything to the reader. From the paranormal aspect of time traveling to the 1850’s and the world of slavery, this plot offers something for everyone – teen and adult.   There is an organization called the JMP History Mystery Detective Agency made up of Jinx – a […]

Kingdom Keepers for a Fifth Knockout Round!

Kingdom Keepers: Shell Game, is Book Five of this truly incredible series. The five young people that make up the ‘band’ of “Kingdom Keepers” are now Freshmen in high school, which not only means they’re still doing a tough job, but now they are at a point in their lives where their minds and bodies […]

Alison Wonderland is Here!

Helen Smith Proves a ‘Mad Hatter’ is Unnecessary For A Must-Read!  I recently received a true ‘gift’ in the mail from an author living in England. I was not only in love with the title right off the bat, but the cover, the synopsis and the first paragraph had me at ‘Hello.’   Alison Temple […]