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Book Review: Poppy Redfern and the Fatal Flyers by Tessa Arlen

It’s October, 1942, and former air raid warden Poppy Redfern has taken on a vital new job: keeping British morale high with rousing propaganda films highlighting wartime heroism.  A month into her new job, she’s finally been handed her first project, writing the script for a short film about the Air Transport Auxiliary pilots at…

Bending the Paw by Diane Kelly: New Excerpt

Chapter 1 ST. VALENTINE’S DAY MASSACRE The Slasher He reached over to the wooden block of serrated steak knives on the kitchen counter and yanked one out, clutching it in his fist. He slashed and slashed, and the blood splashed and splashed. Over the walls. Over the counter-tops. Over the floor. Over skin and clothing…

Cooking the Books: Gingerdead Man by Maya Corrigan

Cafe owner and caterer Val Deniston is looking forward to her Maryland town’s annual Dickens Fair, held every year in early December. Her grandfather Don is slightly less enthused. He’s been replaced as Santa by newcomer Jake Smith and has been given the role of Scrooge instead. While he tries not to let his assigned…

Book Review: Murder, She Wrote: Murder in Season by Jessica Fletcher and Jon Land

Christmas has come to Cabot Cove, but a peaceful holiday season is not in the cards after Jessica Fletcher is pulled into a centuries-old mystery in the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series. Jon Land may have seemed a surprising choice to take over authorship duties of the venerable Murder, She Wrote book…

Book Review: Do Not Disturb by Claire Douglas

Could your dream home be your worst nightmare? After what happened in London, Kirsty needs a fresh start with her family. And running a guesthouse in the Welsh mountains sounds idyllic. But then their first guest arrives. Selena is the last person Kirsty wants to see. It’s 17 years since she tore everything apart. Why has…

Violent Peace by David Poyer: New Excerpt

Chapter 1   Beijing The huge gray transport shook as it corkscrewed downward, and a barrage of violent bangs rattled the fuselage. Decoy flares being fired? The slim, fair-haired woman gripping the armrests hoped so. No doubt, to lessen the chance of some rogue commander targeting them as the mission came in to land. No…

Book Review: Puzzling Ink by Becky Clark

Quinn Carr is one of the most authentic and unusual crime solvers it’s been my pleasure to meet. Puzzling Ink is set in the fictional town of Chestnut Station near Denver. A small community where everyone knows your name is so appealing and Clark brings it to life beautifully.  The town of Chestnut Station was…

Book Review: The Lady Upstairs by Halley Sutton

The Lady Upstairs by Halley Sutton is a dark debut thriller and modern-day noir that tells the story of a woman who makes a living taking down terrible men and the final con she must pull for her freedom.  Jo is a professional blackmailer. She studies, entraps, and extorts the richest and most powerful men…

Cooking the Books: Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder by Tina Kashian

It’s wintertime in Ocean Crest, New Jersey, and our heroine, Lucy Berberian, is trying to persuade her best friend, Katie Watson, to join her in jumping into the Atlantic Ocean for a Polar Bear Plunge to benefit the town’s senior center. Most of the town’s businesses are sending a representative, and Lucy is carrying the…

Book Review: The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

No one knows better than the FBI the cruelty and depravity of a serial killer. They absolutely have the receipts. The Cipher is a brutal, viscerally raw, no-holds-barred story that takes readers into the heart of darkness. FBI Special Agent Nina Guerrera was abducted, tortured, raped, and discarded by a vile creature when she was…