Category Archives: romantic suspense

“The house sitter” by Jill Barry

Suzanne and Eddie Deacon aren’t getting any younger. They have been very content in “The Sugar House”, their comfortable, renovated house in mid Wales. However, they have decided that the time to downsize, and move on, has come. They find … Continue reading

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“Duplicity” by Jane Haseldine

You have to have your wits about you when you read this novel.  Contrary to what the rather gothic-toned cover would have you believe – this is a modern, action-packed thriller where the ‘good guys’ and the ‘bad guys’ are … Continue reading

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“House of secrets” by Lynda Stacey

Anyone who knows me, or follows this blog, knows that contrary to the old phrase “You can’t judge a book by its cover“, I often do.  I love covers, and this one called out to me. Then, when I read that … Continue reading

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“No one knows” by J.T. Ellison

Aubrey Hamilton is a damaged and grieving woman.  Scarred by the death of her parents at a tender age, then again by her unsavory experiences at the hands of a foster parent, she thought her husband Josh had saved her. … Continue reading

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“Field of Graves” by J.T. Ellison

Though this novel is the eighth published by J.T. Ellison for her Taylor Jackson series, it is the first I have read of the series and it is actually a prequel, so is a fitting introduction to all of the series characters. … Continue reading

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“Sight lines” by Michelle DiCeglio

“Sight lines” introduces the reader to Lacey Mills, a workaholic lesbian police woman in small-town Ohio.  She is a loner, having lost her partner Tara (who was also her bosses daughter) to a serial killer.  She is working on the … Continue reading

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“The Good Neighbor” by A. J. Banner

If you are in the mood for a suspenseful page-turner, then this is the book for you! Set in coastal Washington State, the novel’s protagonist, Sarah Phoenix, is an author of children’s books.  Married to a handsome physician, living in … Continue reading

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“Exposed” by Carla Cassidy (Tough Justice serial – part 1)

Anyone who enjoys fast-paced romantic suspense will enjoy this story.  It is the first novella in an eight part serial which features FBI Agent Lara Grant.  Lara is a beautiful, though damaged woman who has recently just come back to work after … Continue reading

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“Her sister’s grave” by Robert Dugoni

The picturesque town of Cedar Grove in Washington’s Cascade mountains was always a place of happiness and sanctuary for Tracy.  She grew up in a warm and loving environment with her beloved sister Sarah, and her dear mother and father.  … Continue reading

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“Twillyweed” by Mary Anne Kelly

Don’t you just love it when you have things in common with the protagonist of the book you are reading?  Such was the case when I was reading “Twillyweed“. The Twillyweed of the title is a large, imposing house on … Continue reading

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“Hanover House” by Brenda Novak

When she was just a teenager, Evelyn Talbot was tortured and left for dead by her then boyfriend, Jasper Moore. He also murdered three of her friends.   Now Evelyn is a psychiatrist who specializes in studying the psyche of serial … Continue reading

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