The Last Hours by Minette Walters takes near the port in Dorsetshire in June 1348 where it is believed the Black Death (plague) entered England. With her husband away, Lady Anne of Develish along with her serfs take drastic measures to ensure their safety. Isolation, discord and danger made for a clever tale.
Give a warm welcome to Sophia Rose, who is here today sharing the Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King. Come see what Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are up to as they work to solve another mystery.
The Librarian’s Vampire Assistant by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff grabbed my attention through Facebook Ads. A librarian, and a vampire? Yes, please. This was a cute paranormal mystery with suspenseful aspects and hints of romantic infatuation.
Please welcome Sophia Rose to the blog today as she shares The Glory of the Empress by Sean Danker, the third book in the riveting science fiction series, Evagardian. I loved book one, so I am excited to see what Sophia has to say. Enjoy!
Owl and the Tiger Thieves by Kristi Charish is the fourth book in the Adventures of Owl featuring an antiquities thief and her Mau cat. In this installment, Owl and her friends are in a race to stop the Electric Samurai, save her incubus boyfriend and the world. Monsters, twists and a little history made Owl and the Tiger Thieves a non-stop action page-turner.
A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe is the second book in the Four Hundred series set in the glittering world of New York City’s Gilded Age. While this is a series, each book works completely as a standalone. In A Scandalous Deal Shupe gives us a feisty, modern thinking young woman and a forwarding thinking hero worthy of her. Sexy, relevant and low on drama A Scandalous Deal will transport you in time from the comfort of your reading chair.
I have been craving urban fantasy and paranormal stories, so when I scrolled past a Facebook Ad for How to Save an Undead Life by Hailey Edwards I clicked to learned more. Necromancers, magical houses and more had me one-clicking. How to Save an Undead Life was addictive, entertaining and offered a well-developed world where the paranormal begins live among humans.
Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone is the final book in the Hatching series. The series has taken us through an apocalyptic disaster involving spiders. Told from multiple perspectives from around the world, we get the third-person POV accounts of man’s reactions and attempts to survive. While we didn’t get as much time with the eight-legged monsters, Boone delivered an intense climax.
This Fallen Prey returns us to the remote town of Rockton, in Kelley Armstrong’s gripping Casey Duncan suspense series. Sheriff Eric Dalton and Detective Casey Duncan have their hands full when the Council has them babysitting a serial killer. Twists and non-stop danger had me reading into the wee hours.