Category Archives: Book Review

What Was Mine

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross My rating: 5 of 5 stars What Was Mine is not like any kidnapping story you have read before. Instead of seeing just one side of the story, the chapters are told from … Continue reading

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Mrs. John Doe

Mrs. John Doe by Tom Savage My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mrs. John Doe is a fast paced thriller/mystery about an American actress who gets a phone call that her husband has been killed in an car crash. She … Continue reading

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The Girl at the End of the World by Richard Levesque

On Scarlett’s 15th birthday a deadly plague begins. Within a few days her whole family and all of her friends are dead. At first, she expects to die with them, but she has immunity and is left alone to fend … Continue reading

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Make Me: a Jack Reacher Novel

Make Me by Lee Child My rating: 5 of 5 stars Stephen King says Jack Reacher is “the coolest continuing series character now on offer,” and who am I to argue with Stephen King? Although it is true that after … Continue reading

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A Curious Beginning: a new Victorian mystery series

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn My rating: 5 of 5 stars Celebrate! A Curious Beginning is the FIRST Veronica Speedwell mystery! That means we have more to look forward to. Miss Speedwell is a most improper Victorian spinster. She … Continue reading

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Crooked Little Lies

Crooked Little Lies by Barbara Taylor Sissel My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s hard to put this story into a neat little slot and call it romance, or mystery, or suspense, or women’s fiction. It’s all of those things … Continue reading

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A Re-Blog from Susan Finlay

How to Write a Book Review 02ThursdayApr 2015 Posted by Susan Finlay Before I became an author, I never wrote book reviews on Amazon. It never occurred to me that I should. I would read them, but I didn’t think it … Continue reading

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Inherit the Past by Susan Finlay

Inherit the Past by Susan Finlay My rating: 5 of 5 stars Inherit the Past starts with two old women, who don’t seem to like each other very much, sharing a meal and arguing about a terrible, mysterious secret. Margrit … Continue reading

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The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cynthia Swanson’s debut novel brings a new twist, deftly written, to a well worn familiar theme: What would my life be like if I had made a different choice? … Continue reading

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CAPTURED by Neil Cross

Captured by Neil Cross My rating: 5 of 5 stars At first I thought this book was going to be a tear-jerker. It’s about a divorced man, living alone, who has just been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and has … Continue reading

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