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BOOK REVIEW: The Earl Not Taken by A.S Fenichel (Historical Regency Romance)

THE EARL NOT TAKENThe Wallflowers of West Lane #1 byA.S. FenichelGenre: Historical RegencyPublisher: Lyrical PressDate of Publication: March 17, 2020Number of Pages: 219Left standing on the side while their contemporaries marry into society, four young ladies forge a bond to guard each other from a similar fate...Finishing school failed to make a proper lady of Penelope Arrington.… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Earl Not Taken by A.S Fenichel (Historical Regency Romance)

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BOOK REVIEW: Failure to Protect by Pamela Samuels Young (Mystery/Legal Thriller)

Failure to ProtectDre Thomas and Angela Evans series #4byPamela Samuels YoungGenre: Legal ThrillerPublisher: Goldman House PublishingDate of Publication: October 22, 2019Number of Pages: 414When the classroom is no longer a safe space for her child, the outraged mother of a bullied nine-year-old is determined to seek justice for her daughter.An ambitious school principal, however, is… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Failure to Protect by Pamela Samuels Young (Mystery/Legal Thriller)

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SPOTLIGHT + EXCERPT: One Christmas Eve by Shannon Stacey (Romance)

ONE CHRISTMAS EVECedar Street #2by Shannon StaceyPublisher: HarlequinPages: 118Publication Date:  November 11, 2019Genre: Holiday RomanceThey couldn’t be more different. Or more perfect for each other. New York Times bestselling author Shannon Stacey returns with a warm and cozy opposites-attract Christmas story.Zoe Randall is busy living her life as she damn well pleases. She’s back in her… Continue reading SPOTLIGHT + EXCERPT: One Christmas Eve by Shannon Stacey (Romance)

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BOOK REVIEW: Her Last Whisper by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

HER LAST WHISPER(Detective Katie Scott #2)by Jennifer ChasePublisher: BookouturePages: 320Genre: Thriller/CrimeKatie focuses her mind, trying to keep another anxiety attack at bay. The victim’s long brown hair is slick and wet, her body rigid in the grass. She looks more like a mannequin than the woman Katie had spoken with only yesterday, the woman she had… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Her Last Whisper by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

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BOOK REVIEW: Dark Justice by Angela Smith (Romantic Suspense)

DARK JUSTICEbyAngela SmithGenre:  Romantic SuspensePublisher: IndependentDate of Publication: September 17, 2019Number of Pages: 249She’s in love with her sister’s killer...Lauren has loved Luke since first grade. They planned to marry—until he murdered her sister. The moment he was sentenced to prison, Lauren fled with her secret baby and made a new life. Now she’ll do anything… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Dark Justice by Angela Smith (Romantic Suspense)

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AUTHOR GUEST POST: The Desire Card by Lee Matthew Goldberg (Thriller)

THE DESIRE CARDbyLee Matthew GoldbergGenre: Crime/ThrillerPublisher: Fahrenheit PressDate of Publication: February 20, 2019Number of Pages: 311Any wish fulfilled for the right price.That’s the promise the Desire Card gives to its elite clients. But if the Card doesn’t feel like they’ve been justly compensated, the “price” will be more menacing than the clients could ever imagine. Harrison… Continue reading AUTHOR GUEST POST: The Desire Card by Lee Matthew Goldberg (Thriller)

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

Little Girls Sleeping(Detective Katie Scott #1)by Jennifer ChasePublisher: BookouturePages: 377Genre: Thriller/CrimeHe looked down at the little girl, sleeping peacefully, her arms wrapped around a teddy bear. He knew he was the only one who could save her. He could let her sleep forever. An eight-year-old girl, Chelsea Compton, is missing in Pine Valley, California and for… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

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BOOK REVIEW: Moments That Made America: From the Ice Age to the Alamo by Geoff Armstrong (Nonfiction)

Moments That Made America:From the Ice Age to the AlamobyGeoff Armstrong  Genre: American HistoryPublisher: History Publishing CompanyDate of Publication: October 15, 2018Number of Pages: 236If logic means anything, there should be no such nation as the United States of America. Except for a remarkable set of circumstances, some of them bordering on the miraculous, the United States should… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Moments That Made America: From the Ice Age to the Alamo by Geoff Armstrong (Nonfiction)

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PRE-ORDER BLITZ! Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

Little Girls Sleeping(Detective Katie Scott Book 1)by Jennifer ChasePublisher: BookouturePages: 377Genre: Thriller/CrimeHe looked down at the little girl, sleeping peacefully, her arms wrapped around a teddy bear. He knew he was the only one who could save her. He could let her sleep forever. An eight-year-old girl, Chelsea Compton, is missing in Pine Valley, California and… Continue reading PRE-ORDER BLITZ! Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

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BOOK EXCERPT: Song of the Boricua by Olivia Castillo (Fiction)

SONG OF THE BORICUA by Olivia Castillo Genre: FictionPublisher: IndependentPublication Date:  July 28, 2018Pages: 335  Puerto Rico an island of contradiction, serves as an enchanting backdrop following three generations of women.Elena: Resilient and ambitious, but trapped by duty to her children. Maria: Passionate and headstrong, but married to a man she does not love. Josephina: Optimistic and romantic, but… Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT: Song of the Boricua by Olivia Castillo (Fiction)

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BOOK REVIEW + EXCERPT: Winter at the Beach by Sheila Roberts (Cozy Romance)

WINTER AT THE BEACH Moonlight Harbor #2by Sheila RobertsGenre:  Women's FictionPublisher: Harlequin/MiraPublication Date:  October 23, 2018Number of Pages: 384Take a wintry trip to the harbor in this holiday novel. The town of Moonlight Harbor needs to convince tourists that the beach is still the place to be—even when the sunshine goes south for the winter. Jenna Jones,… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW + EXCERPT: Winter at the Beach by Sheila Roberts (Cozy Romance)

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BOOK REVIEW: Where Wishes Grow by Chris Sarracini (Children’s)

WHERE WISHES GROW by Chris Sarracini Genre:  Children's Picture BookPublisher:  Brownridge PublishingPublication Date:Number of Pages:  56A young girl learns that dreams do come true, especially when wishes grow into prayers of the heart. This is the story of eight-year-old Maggie, a pensive and courageous dreamer, whose big heart starts to break when her grandmother becomes bedridden and sick… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Where Wishes Grow by Chris Sarracini (Children’s)

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BOOK REVIEW: Cruel Candy by Mildred Abbott (Cozy Mystery)

The Cozy Corgy Series by Mildred AbbottTitle: CRUEL CANDY (Book 1)Author: Mildred AbbottPublisher: Wings of Ink Publications LLCPages: 282Genre: Cozy MysteryEstes Park, Colorado: picturesque mountains, charming shops, delightful bakeries, a cozy bookstore… and murder.Winifred Page and her corgi, Watson, move to Estes Park to hit the Reset button on life. Fred is about to open her dream… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Cruel Candy by Mildred Abbott (Cozy Mystery)

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BOOK REVIEW: Scene of the Crime by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

Greetings Friends!Today, I have a BOOK REVIEW for SCENE OF THE CRIME, the second book in the Chip Palmer mystery series, featuring a forensic scientist. SCENE OF THE CRIMEA Chip Palmer Forensic Mystery, #2byJennifer Chase  Genre: Mystery/SuspensePublisher: JEC PressDate of Publication: May 16, 2018Number of Pages: 320A calculating cold-blooded predator closes in...When a community has barely recovered from… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Scene of the Crime by Jennifer Chase (Thriller)

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GUEST POST: Scene of the Crime by Jennifer Chase (Suspense)

Greetings Friends!Today, as part of the Pump Up Your Book blog tour for her latest book in the Chip Palmer forensic mystery series, author Jennifer Chase has graciously provided a GUEST POST discussing whether movies influence how a novel is written!SCENE OF THE CRIMEA Chip Palmer Forensic Mystery, #2byJennifer Chase  Genre: Mystery/SuspensePublisher: JEC PressDate of Publication:… Continue reading GUEST POST: Scene of the Crime by Jennifer Chase (Suspense)