What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christina Dodd

What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christina Dodd Narrated by Vanessa Johansson When your whole life is built on a lie and you are living a constant nightmare it is difficult to trust anyone, even the man you love. For Kellen Adams, the person she trusts the least is herself. A year-long memory gap, a nightmare and a seven-year-old daughter she never knew threaten to undermine … Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christina Dodd

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

by Theodora Goss, narrated by Kate Reading The monsters’ daughters unite in this fun and fantastic mystery thriller. Based on some of literature’s best classic horror and sci-fi stories, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter brings together a band of misfits, the daughters of some of the most infamous heroes and villains of all time: Mary Jekyll, Diana Hyde, Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherine Moreau, and … Continue reading The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter

Addicted to Lady Sherlock Series

The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas read by Kate Reading The series of stories about a lady Sherlock Holmes/Miss Charlotte Holmes and her friend, Lord Ingram have become a new addiction. I love the time period when new things are happening in the world of forensics. I also think a lady Sherlock is intriguing, especially in an era when women were allowed to do … Continue reading Addicted to Lady Sherlock Series

Christmas Revels IV, another successful anthology

Christmas Revels IV : Four Regency Novellas by: Anna D. Allen, Hannah Meredith, Kate Parker, and Louisa Cornell I have been a fan of all the Christmas Revel Anthologies. Each year I am surprised by the excellence these authors exude. Anna Allen captured my heart with her story, The Sergeant’s Christmas Bride. Ms. Allen managed to give her readers a heroine who was both strong … Continue reading Christmas Revels IV, another successful anthology

The Golden Hour

I just finished The Golden Hour, the fourth in the Nora Tierney series by M.K. Graff. I have enjoyed the progression of the main characters: Nora Tierney and Detective Inspector Declan Barnes, from antagonists to partners. The Golden Hour is a little darker than the first books in this series. It deals with the very real threat of biological terrorism but the true theme of … Continue reading The Golden Hour

Beautiful Mystery by: Louise Penny

My first experience with the writing of Louise Penny, Beautiful Mystery is akin to a religious experience. The beauty of the Gregorian chants echo through the haunting wilderness setting of Quebec’s wild forest monastery, Saint Gilbert Entres les Loups. Ms. Penny’s words are almost lyrical, as she describes the monastic life of the monks, giving a cadence and rhythm to the investigation as Jean-Guy Beauvoir … Continue reading Beautiful Mystery by: Louise Penny