Bone Deep by Kendra Elliot & The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh

January 6th, 2023 Kimberly Review 13 Comments

6th Jan

Bone Deep by Kendra Elliot & The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh are the ninth and tenth novellas in the Widow’s Island series featuring Deputy Tessa Black and retired FBI agent Cate Wilde. These mysteries deliver suspense, romance and small-town charm on a Pacific Northwest island. You’ll want to grab a cup of hot tea and settle in….

Bone Deep by Kendra Elliot & The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh
Bone Deep
by Kendra Elliot
Series: Widow's Island #9
Genres: Mystery
Source: Kindle Unlimited
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Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star

When two men kidnap former FBI agent Cate Wilde’s fiancé, the boldness of the crime rattles the community. Desperate to find the man she loves, Cate joins forces with the FBI and the local sheriff’s department to launch an investigation and bring Dr. Henry Powers home.

Cate soon learns that a brotherhood of bank robbers abducted Henry in the hopes that he might be able to save their youngest brother, who had been shot during a robbery. But this man is beyond saving, which spells life-threatening danger for Henry.

While Henry plots his escape, Cate uses her investigative skills and experience to track down her fiancé. Can she get to him in time, or will Widow’s Island live up to its name?

In Bone Deep, two men kidnap Dr. Henry Powers, former FBI agent Cate Wilde’s fiancé. This was an intense story for both Cate and Henry. In fact, I devoured it in one sitting as there was no place to really stop. I needed to know the outcome.

Elliot quickly pulled me in as Henry finds himself abducted by two masked men. Apparently a third man has been injured. Henry’s life is in peril if he doesn’t save the third man.

The story gives us both Henry and Cate’s perspectives as he tries to save a life and his own. Meanwhile. Cat is relying on her agent skills to track their movements and find Henry.

Tessa and Logan will lend their aid. Along the way Cate makes a startling discovery, one that will forever change their lives. I loved every nail-biting moment.

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Bone Deep by Kendra Elliot & The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh
The Wrong Bones
by Melinda Leigh
Series: Widow's Island #10
Genres: Mystery
Source: Kindle Unlimited
Purchase*: Amazon | Audible *affiliate
Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star

A frantic chase to catch a grave robber reveals a startling discovery in this tenth installment of the Widow’s Island novella series by Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh.

Deputy Tessa Black spots a man disturbing a grave in the local cemetery and gives chase. But when Tessa catches him, she learns that the ghoulish trespasser wasn’t robbing graves; he was burying a box of bones.

With the help of her fiancé, park ranger Logan Wilde, Tessa discovers that the remains belong to a missing teenager from a nearby island. After the girl disappeared nine months ago, police labeled her a runaway. Now, though, it’s clear the teenager was murdered.

When the only witness is an uncooperative teenager, Tessa and Logan must find the killer before the boy becomes the next target.

In The Wrong Bones, a man is found disturbing a grave in the local cemetery. He soon has Deputy Tessa Black and her fiancé, park ranger Logan Wilde digging for answers. Those answers lead to a nine-month-old missing persons case.

This was another exceptional case with plenty of twists and turns. We’ve got strangers on the island, a kid camping in the woods and bones. I loved it. The tale was perfect for the spooky season, with its dark tones and graveyard.

We get updates on life at home and get to spend some moments enjoying life on the island, family and friends. The romance is always there and fans of the series will enjoy it. I know I closed the book with a smile.

Amazon | Audible*

I recommend the Widow’s Island Novella series to fans of murder-mysteries, small-towns, island life and romantic suspense.

* Audio & ebook available in KindleUnlimited

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About Kendra Elliot

Kendra Elliot

An Amazon #1 selling author, Kendra Elliot has sold over 4 million books. She grew up in the lush Pacific Northwest and still lives there with her husband, three daughters, two cats, and a Pomeranian. She's fascinated with forensics, refuses to eat anything green, and dreams of living every day in flip flops. The BONE SECRETS NOVELS: HIDDEN, CHILLED, BURIED, ALONE, KNOWN and VEILED (a novella) The CALLAHAN & McLANE novels are a spin-off of the Bone Secrets books. VANISHED, BRIDGED, SPIRALED, and TARGETED. The MERCY KILPATRICK series, a spin-off of the CALLAHAN & McLANE series, A MERCIFUL DEATH, A MERCIFUL TRUTH, and A MERCIFUL SECRET. She also writes the Rogue River novella series with author Melinda Leigh. A four-time Wall Street Journal best selling author, 2014 International Thriller Writers finalist, a three time Daphne Du Maurier winner, and a Romantic Times Reviewers Choice finalist.

About Melinda Leigh

Melinda Leigh

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh is a fully recovered banker. A life-long lover of books, she started writing as a way to preserve her sanity while raising her kids. Over the next few years, she learned a few things about writing a book. The process was much more fun than analyzing financial statements, and she decided to turn her hobby into a career. Melinda’s debut novel, SHE CAN RUN, was nominated for Best First Novel by the International Thriller Writers. She is a RITA® Award Finalist and has earned three Daphne du Maurier Award nominations, two Silver Falchion Awards, and a Golden Leaf.

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13 Responses to “Bone Deep by Kendra Elliot & The Wrong Bones by Melinda Leigh”

  1. Wendy

    I don’t think I’ve ever read a novella series before, I like the sound of this series. Terrific reviews, Kimberly.

  2. Lover of Romance

    Great reviews you have there! You are definitely making me realize I need to pick up another mystery/romantic thriller. The covers are so atmospheric.