ARC Review: After Nightfall by A.J. Banner

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Beware of friends with secrets… Imagine your closest friend utterly betraying you. Years later, when she seeks forgiveness, you invite her to your engagement party as a gesture of reconciliation. But seething hostilities rise to the surface, ruining everyone’s evening. After an awful night, your friend’s battered, lifeless body is … More ARC Review: After Nightfall by A.J. Banner

Book Review: An Old, Cold Grave by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow #3)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s early spring of 1947 in idyllic King’s Cove, and the Hughes ladies, mere et filles, are gardening and sorting through the jars of food that have been put up for the winter. But while cleaning up after the roof of their root cellar has caved in slightly, they are … More Book Review: An Old, Cold Grave by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow #3)

ARC Review: Half Moon Bay by Alice LaPlante

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A smart, haunting tale of psychological suspense from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of Turn of Mind. Jane loses everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from … More ARC Review: Half Moon Bay by Alice LaPlante

ARC Review: Death at the Selig Studios by Frances McNamara (Emily Cabot Mysteries #7)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The early summer of 1909 finds Emily Cabot eagerly anticipating a relaxing vacation with her family. Before they can depart, however, she receives news that her brother, Alden, has been involved in a shooting death at the Selig Polyscope silent movie studios on Chicago’s northwest side. She races to investigate, … More ARC Review: Death at the Selig Studios by Frances McNamara (Emily Cabot Mysteries #7)

Book Review: Death in A Darkening Mist by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow Mysteries #2)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: On a snowy day in December 1946, Lane Winslow—a former British intelligence agent who’s escaped to the rural Canadian community of King’s Cove in pursuit of a tranquil life—is introduced to the local hot springs. While there she overhears nearby patrons speaking Russian. When one of those patrons is found … More Book Review: Death in A Darkening Mist by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow Mysteries #2)

Book Review: A Killer in King’s Cove by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A smart and enchanting postwar mystery written for fans of the Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear. It is 1946, and war-weary young ex-intelligence officer Lane Winslow leaves London to look for a fresh start. When she finds herself happily settled into a sleepy hamlet nestled in the idyllic interior … More Book Review: A Killer in King’s Cove by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow Mystery #1)

ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Mariah Fredericks’ compelling adult debut novel follows Jane Prescott, a ladies’ maid in an upper-crust 1910 NYC household, after her mistress’s playboy fiancé is gruesomely murdered. Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies’ maid in the upper-most echelons of 1910 New York City society. Invisible until … More ARC Review: A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

ARC Review: The Advice Column Murders by Leslie Nagel (Oakwood Mystery #3)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: What’s the couple next door really hiding? Vintage fashionista and amateur sleuth Charley Carpenter finds out in this engrossing cozy mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of The Book Club Murders. In a small town like Oakwood, Ohio, everyone knows everyone else’s business—except for Charley Carpenter’s standoffish new neighbors, … More ARC Review: The Advice Column Murders by Leslie Nagel (Oakwood Mystery #3)

ARC Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An exploration of domestic derangement, as sinister as Daphne Du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, that plumbs the depths of sibling rivalry with wit and menace. Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, … More ARC Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley

Book Review: A Killer Plot by Ellery Adams (A Books by the Bay Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the small coastal town of Oyster Bay, North Carolina, you’ll find plenty of characters, ne’er-do-wells, and even a few celebs trying to duck the paparazzi. But when murder joins this curious community, the Bayside Book Writers are there to get the story…Olivia Limoges is the subject of constant gossip. … More Book Review: A Killer Plot by Ellery Adams (A Books by the Bay Mystery #1)