Posts Categorized: Book Review

Jul 28 2013
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The Corpse with the Golden Nose by Cathy Ace

The Corpse with the Golden Nose by Cathy Ace

The Corpse with the Golden Nose by Cathy Ace
Genre: Traditional/Cozy Mystery
Published by: Touchwood Editions
Release Date: (March 12, 2013)
Number of Pages: 233
2nd in Series

A heartfelt plea to look into the death of a world-famous vintner goes hand in hand with the opportunity to attend an exclusive gourmet event in British Columbia’s stunning wine country. How can overindulgent foodie and criminologist Cait Morgan resist?

Sure that the award-winning owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered, Cait shares her findings with Bud Anderson, a retired homicide cop. But he is convinced that the woman took her own life, whatever her grief-stricken sister might say. That is, until death strikes once again, in the neat rows of grapevines that clamber up the banks of …

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Jul 27 2013
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{Review} A Harbour Falls Mystery Series by S.R. Grey

{Review} A Harbour Falls Mystery Series by S.R. Grey

I received A Harbour Falls Mystery Series by S.R. Grey in exchange for my honest opinion. No compensation was received. This post contains affiliate links; thank you for supporting Brooke Blogs!

Harbour Falls
S.R. Grey
First in A Harbour Falls Mystery Series
Genre: Romance/Mystery

Best-selling author Maddy Fitch, researching material for a new novel, returns to her hometown of Harbour Falls to investigate a disappearance that has haunted the tiny Maine coastal town for the past four years. Maddy soon discovers that the case has gone cold, but the prime suspect, Adam Ward, is hotter than ever. Now living on an isolated island, Maddy takes up residence near the sexy Mr. Ward’s home. As she begins to seek out answers, the mystery …

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Jul 25 2013
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Why is the Sky Blue? by Shabana Muhajir

Why is the Sky Blue? by Shabana Muhajir

Why is the Sky Blue? by Shabana Muhajir

While playing at the beach, two boys begin to wonder why the sky is blue and ask their mother to explain the reason to them. As they are very young, their mother needs to decide how best to explain to her boys. She discusses the phenomenon of the blue sky in a manner that even her six year old can understand. While addressing their initial query, the boys come up with several other related questions, and the mother answers them all with simple facts and drawings. To make it easier and more interesting, she performs a fun experiment with her boys, which shows them why the sky is blue at sunrise and red/orange …

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Jul 19 2013
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Review: Skinless (A Novel in III Parts) by L.M. Davis

Review: Skinless (A Novel in III Parts) by L.M. Davis

Skinless Part 1

Title: Skinless (Part 1)

Author: L.M. Davis

Genre: YA Sci-Fi Novella

Description:

Looking at Luca, who’s just saved my life, I can’t respond. No explanation I might offer will satisfy after all of the extraordinary things he’s just witnessed. —Ankh

AnCaela Murphy’s body is a ticking bomb that only her mom can defuse. The problem: her mother is missing and presumed taken by the Skinless, bogeymen from Ankh’s home world who have been hunting her and her mother for two years–ever since they fled that world and certain death.

With help from Luca, a boy whose touch confuses and who refuses to back down, Ankh races …

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Jul 14 2013
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The Granite Key by N.S. Wikarski

The Granite Key by N.S. Wikarski

The Granite Key by N.S. Wikarski
Archaeological Thriller
Date Published: 2/12/2011

“Think ‘MEDIUM meets THE LOST SYMBOL’ and it only begins to describe the pleasures of THE GRANITE KEY – 5 Stars.” (Kindle Nation)

A Wake-Up Call
In a nightmare, nineteen year old Cassie Forsythe sees her sister attacked by a man in a cowboy hat who demands something called “the key.” Her nightmare mutates into reality before the night is over. Cassie is called to identify her sister’s body–murdered exactly as her dream foretold. Cassie dismisses her vision as a fluke and fights to get on with her life. Disconnected and aimless now that her only family is gone, she drifts until the evening when she catches the man in the cowboy hat …

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Jul 13 2013
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{Review} The Corpse with the Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace

{Review} The Corpse with the Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace

In the south of France where hatred simmers in the heat, a man seemingly admired, and certainly feared, drops dead at a dinner party. All of the guests fall under suspicion, including Welsh-Canadian professor Cait Morgan. A criminologist who specializes in profiling victims, Cait sets out to solve the murder—and clear her name. Add to this the disappearance of an ancient Celtic gold collar said to be cursed and there you have the ingredients for a Nicoise salad of death, secrets, and lies. Will Cait find the killer before she, too, falls victim to a murderer driven by a surprising and disturbing motive?

The Corpse with the Silver Tongue is the first in the Cait Morgan mystery series, a classic whodunit …

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Jul 10 2013
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Last Wool and Testament: A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae

Last Wool and Testament: A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae

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Last Wool and Testament: A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae

Thank Goodness It’s Fiber: That’s the name of the spunky group of fiber and needlework artists founded by Ivy McClellan, Kath’s beloved grandmother. Though Ivy has recently passed on, the members still meet regularly at her fiber and fabric shop, The Weaver’s Cat, which Kath has now inherited. But that’s only the first in a series of surprises when Kath returns to the small town of Blue Plum, Tennessee, to settle her grandmother’s affairs.There’s been a murder, …

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Jun 30 2013
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{Review} The Wishing Well Curse by Lynn Donovan

{Review} The Wishing Well Curse by Lynn Donovan

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The Wishing Well Curse by Lynn Donovan

Zeke Clay is down on his luck. He’s lost everything—an apartment, an education, a girlfriend, his job….

When a mysterious letter comes from a law firm in Colorado, he decides things just might be looking up. Now he stands to inherit a fortune, but it comes with a price. He must break a family curse and restore true love. What does he know about breaking a …

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Jun 12 2013
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The Final Arrangement (The Flower Shop Mystery Series, #1) by Annie Adams

The Final Arrangement (The Flower Shop Mystery Series, #1) by Annie Adams

I received a copy of this book for free in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting my blog!

The Final Arrangement
The Flower Shop Mystery Series, #1
Annie Adams

The Vulture is dead.

The body of Quincy McKay’s nemesis and biggest competitor in the floral business has just been discovered in a casket at the mortuary, complete with flowers on the lid.

Derrick Gibbons, aka The Vulture, stole all of Quincy’s funeral business, and now she’s on a mission to get it back. But there’s a problem—Quincy is now the main suspect in The Vulture’s murder.

Armed with only her Zombie delivery van, good intentions, and the …

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Jun 04 2013
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Shepherd’s Pie De-Lite and Steamed to Death

Shepherd’s Pie De-Lite and Steamed to Death

Disclosure: I received a copy of Steamed to Death from the author in exchange for my honest review. No compensation was received. This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase on Amazon by using these links, thank you so much for supporting this blog!

Gourmet health food caterer Gigi Fitzgerald is used to helping dieters drop a dress size. But when her clients start dropping dead, she’s ready to switch her chef’s hat for a detective’s cap and track down a killer. . .

Aging soap star Felicity Davenport is looking to revamp her image, and she’s using Gigi’s Gourmet De-Lite to help her shed a few of those unwanted pounds. Having such a high-profile client is definitely good …

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