Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she … More Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Book Review: Weighed in the Balance by Anne Perry (William Monk #7)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: When Countess Zorah Rostova asks London barrister Sir Oliver Rathbone to defend her against a charge of slander, he is astonished to find himself accepting. For, without a shred of evidence, the countess insists that the prince of her small German principality was murdered by his wife, the woman who was … More Book Review: Weighed in the Balance by Anne Perry (William Monk #7)

ARC Review: Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra (A Wine Country Mystery #2)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The second in Nancy J. Parra’s Wine Country mysteries is sure to make fans of Ellen Crosby heady with delight. Which suspect drowned an inspector in the Zinfandel? Sonoma tour guide Taylor O’Brian uncorks another intoxicating Wine Country mystery. Taylor O’Brian, founder of “Off the Beaten Path”, takes small groups … More ARC Review: Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra (A Wine Country Mystery #2)

ARC Review: Treacherous Is the Night by Anna Lee Huber (Verity Kent #2)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1919 England, in the shadow of The Great War, many look to the spirit world for answers. But it will take an all too earthbound intrigue to draw in the discerning heroine of Anna Lee Huber’s latest mystery . . . It’s not that Verity Kent doesn’t sympathize with those … More ARC Review: Treacherous Is the Night by Anna Lee Huber (Verity Kent #2)

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

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

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)

ARC Review: The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets…In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German-occupied Tuscany. Badly wounded, he found refuge in a … More ARC Review: The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen

ARC Review: A Case of Syrah, Syrah by Nancy J. Parra (A Wine Country Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Taylor O’Brian is a new businesswoman, founder of “Taylor’s Off The Beaten Path Wine Tours,” who lives on a small winery with her Aunt Jemma. She plans to take small groups around romantic Sonoma County to discover some of the county’s outdoor gardens. It’s all running as smooth as can … More ARC Review: A Case of Syrah, Syrah by Nancy J. Parra (A Wine Country Mystery #1)

Book Review: Death of a Busybody by George Bellairs

Synopsis from NetGalley: Miss Tither, the village busybody, is not the best-loved resident of Hilary Magna. She has made many enemies: bombarding the villagers with religious tracts, berating drunkards, and informing the spouses of cheating partners. Her murder, however, is still a huge shock to the Reverend Ethelred Claplady and his parish. Inspector Littlejohn’s understanding … More Book Review: Death of a Busybody by George Bellairs