Newly Wed and Slightly Dead, set in the world of the Seattle Haven, Danielle Garrett introduces us to a new series, A Touch of Magic Mysteries. From the setting to the characters, Garrett pulled me in as Amanda Ronconi delivered the perfect narration.
Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn may have started off slowly for me, but I soon found myself caught up in this cunning murder-mystery set against the roaring twenties in Manhattan.
The story of the “marsh girl” was beautiful, brilliant and captivating making the one-hundred and forty-five-day wait to borrow the audiobook copy of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens from my local library completely worth it.
I was drawn to A Murder on Jane Street by Cathy Cash Spellman by the door on the cover (I will share more on that in another post) and upon reading the synopsis dove in. Historical conspiracies, murder and a quirky gang led by a former NYPD kept me flipping the pages of this tantalizing thriller.
A murder-mystery and 1920s Chicago Speakeasy? Come to momma. Murder Knocks Twice by Susanna Calkins, narrated by Sarah Naughton delivered a well-crafted tale that quickly transported me to Chicago and the world of a speakeasy.
Murder, suspense, and tea await you in Death in Kew Gardens by Jennifer Ashley. I love this series and its colorful cast of characters. Now I am left longing for the next installment.
The Body Keeper by Anne Frasier is the third novel in the Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries series. The protagonist is a police detective was left an uncanny intuition after being held captive for three years.
The Scent of Murder by Kylie Logan is the first in the Jazz Ramsey mystery series. Murder, loss, friendships and an old romance kept cadaver dog trainer Jazz Ramsey busy in this murder-mystery.