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The Doll’s House by M.J. Alridge

The Doll’s House is the third book in the DI Helen Rome series. My two previous reviews are at Eeny Meeny and Pop Goes the Weasel In The Doll’s House, DI Helen Rome… Continue reading

Mini Review-The Girls she Left Behind by Sarah Graves

This is a pretty standard thriller novel featuring a female deputy sheriff (previously badass Boston detective) working in rural Maine. She finds herself investigating the case of a missing child which lures her… Continue reading

Swerve by Vicki Petterson

This is an intense thriller with a strong and compelling female lead. Physician’s assistant Kristine Rush is driving through the Mojave Desert with her fiance, Daniel, a talented surgeon. They stop for a… Continue reading

Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Alex Dale is a broken woman who convinces herself she is managing her unmanageable alcoholism… after all, she wakes up for a morning run each day and does some writing. That’s functioning right?… Continue reading

Mini Review-Justice Redeemed by Scott Pratt

Darren Street is a hotshot lawyer who successfully kept a corrupt DA out of the running for a prominent political position. Two years later, he is asked to take on an impossible case–defend… Continue reading

Mini Review–The Golem of Paris by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman

  I love Jonathan Kellerman. His books are my absolutely favorites. I found this novel, a collaboration with his son Jesse, to be a little odd but ultimately enjoyable. Set in several time… Continue reading

The Good Neighbor by AJ Banner

Description from Netgalley — “Shadow Cove, Washington, is the kind of town everyone dreams about—quaint streets, lush forests, good neighbors. That’s what Sarah thinks as she settles into life with her new husband,… Continue reading

CBR5 Review #14: Girl Afraid by Ciarán West

[An old review initially posted in 2013 on the Cannonball Read site, but never made it here] I received this book for free through the Cannonball Read several weeks ago. It took me… Continue reading

Review–The Bones of You by Debbie Howells

In a quiet English town, the teenaged daughter of a well-known news reporter goes missing. Her name is Rosie and she is a quiet young lady, getting ready to go off to university.… Continue reading

Caring for Chrissy – Fundraising campaign

Every once in a while, you hear a story that just strikes you. My friend Lizzy is raising funds to help Chrissy, who has been paralyzed since age 3 and now also suffers… Continue reading