It’s Time To Think About Christmas

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday. I’m going to take a guess that none of us let the day go by without referring to plans for the next big holiday — Christmas. Our entire family is getting together for Christmas. That’s the entire extended family — 20 at last count. We’re all meeting […]

Book Tour: Murder and Other Natural Disasters

Author: Lida Sideris Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc. September 2015 Why I Read This Book: I do subscribe to this theory: You can judge a book by it’s cover. I do it all the time without picking loads of disastrous stories. When I saw the cover (and the title) of this book I immediately […]

Book Tour: The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarlo

Published by Harper Paperbacks, September 2015 Why I Read This Book: I haven’t read a debut novel in quite some time. I was overdue. When I read the blurb and saw that the heroine wasn’t a squeaky-clean good girl, I was intrigued. A little variety is a good thing, so I agreed to join the […]

Book Review: Dance of the Bones

Publisher: William Morrow, September, 2015 Why I Wanted To Read This Boook: When asked to join the TLC Book Tour, I agreed immediately just because I wanted to read another book by the author. J.A. Jance has written over fifty books which includes four major series. With this new book, Dance of the Bones, J.A. […]

Book Tour: The Case of the Invisible Dog

. Author: Diane Stingley Publisher: Alibi 2015 Genre: Cozy Mystery In the start of a charmingly imaginative cozy series sure to delight fans of Carolyn Hart and Diane Mott Davidson, Diane Stingley introduces a blundering detective who believes herself to be the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Sherlock Holmes. After failing to launch her career as […]

Book Review: The Rhyme of the Magpies

Author: Marty Wingate Publisher: Alibi, June 2, 2015 Genre: Cozy Mystery / Series: Bird of a Feather Mystery Today its my turn to host Marty Wingate on her TLC Book Tour. Her latest book, The Rhyme of the Magpie, is the first book in a new series. Let’s start with a description of the story: […]

Book Review: Let Me Die In His Footsteps by Lori Roy

Publisher: Dutton, June 2, 2015 This novel is already creating a lot of buzz and I’m honored to be one of the stops on it’s TLC Book Tour. The buzz is well deserved as it truly is one of those books that makes you just keep turning the pages. Here’s what its all about: Annie […]

Book Review: Officer Elvis

Author: Gary Cusik Publisher: Alibi, April 2015 Genre: Mystery Tommy Reylander is a police officer, but in his spare time he loves performing as — Elvis! Yes, this part-time job gives him great pleasure. But alas, one night, after performing for a group of senior citizens, he is killed. The detective assigned to the case […]

Book Review and Tour: The Bone Tree by Greg Iles

Greg Iles fans: Good News! The Bone Tree begins exactly where Natchez Burning left off. That’s a big hoo-ray! The first book in this series was so intense that it was very difficult to wait this long for the second book. But, finally, it is now here. The Bone Tree is just as good as […]

Book Review: The Godforsaken Daughter

Author: Christina McKenna Publisher: Lake Union Publishing, March 17, 2015 Genre: Literary Fiction I agreed to read and participate in the TLC Book Tour for this book as I was reading Maeve Binchy’s A Week In Winter. I loved the whole feel of Ireland and the rural Irish people I met in that novel. I […]