Skin of the Wolf by Sam Cabot: Book Review & Giveaway

Cross Cultural
Skin of the Wolf

What do you get when you mix an award-winning crime fiction author with a literature professor? Sam Cabot – a kick-butt writing duo! Just when I thought no one could possibly think of another winning angle for vampire novels, along came Blood of the Lamb, the first novel we reviewed by Sam Cabot, a pseudonym […]

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The Good Girl by Mary Kubica: A Hitchcock-Style Thriller

Crime Story
The Good Girl

When I saw the book cover for The Good Girl by Mary Kubica, I was immediately drawn to it. If this was a good girl on this cover, she obviously must have some secret to discover. Since I am as curious as a cat, I had to learn more. The Good Girl is another thriller […]

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Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little: Book Review & Giveaway

Dear Daughter

When I saw the description for Dear Daughter, a debut thriller by non-fiction author Elizabeth Little, my first thought was who doesn’t love a good celebrity scandal? Even if we aren’t riveted to our seats watching the latest celebrity reality show, we secretly still look at the headlines about the celebrity world’s bad boys and […]

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Cop Town by Karin Slaughter: There’s a Cop Killer Loose in Atlanta

Cop Town

I knew bestselling author Karin Slaughter had been called one of the best when it comes to crime novels but for some reason I had never read one of her novels. When I saw that she had a new stand-alone novel coming out, Cop Town, and that it features a female detective, it looked like […]

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The Buried Life by Carrie Patel: Want to Read a Dystopian Mystery?

Crime Story
The Buried Life

Oddly enough, one of the things that drew me to The Buried Life is that its author, Carrie Patel, is a narrative designer for a California gaming company with some excellent games to its credit. I’ve read novels by other gaming designers and they always pack a punch, so I thought, “Why not?” Other equally […]

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Dragon’s Triangle by Christine Kling: A High-Seas Action Adventure

Dragon's Triangle

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of living on a sailboat and traveling the world. Given that my motion sickness is so bad that standing on a floating dock makes me turn green, I’ll probably only ever fulfill that quest for adventure through reading about it. When I found Dragon’s Triangle by Christine Kling, […]

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