Posts Tagged: PICT

May 08 2015
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Trader of Secrets by Steve Martini – Review

Trader of Secrets by Steve Martini – Review

Trader of Secrets by Steve Martini is the 12th book in the action-packed series featuring attorney Paul Madriani. This is a continuation of the previous book, The Rule of Nine, and picks up right where that book left off. See my review of The Rule of Nine here. The cliffhanger ending of The Rule of Nine made me glad I had Trader of Secrets to dive into.

I have only read The Rule of Nine and Trader of Secrets in the Paul Madriani series. I have seen several reviews that do not like this story line at all. I am thoroughly enjoying Madriani’s world travels as he tries to track down the elusive killer, Liquida and doing what he …

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Apr 09 2015
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The Rule of Nine by Steve Martini – Review

The Rule of Nine by Steve Martini – Review

The Rule of Nine by Steve Martini is the 11th book in the Paul Madriani series. It is the first book I’ve read by Mr. Martini. I felt it read well as a stand-alone. The author subtly includes information that gives you a good back story of the characters and situations as the book goes along, but the information doesn’t intrude on the current story line.

Defense attorney Paul Madriani is neck deep in trouble. He is shaken up from being near the scene of a crime where the terrorists had a nuclear device. He has just recently come out of ‘hiding’, since he was branded as a suspect in the case by the media because he was …

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Mar 24 2015
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The Fourth Amendment by SM Smith – Review + Giveaway

The Fourth Amendment by SM Smith – Review + Giveaway

The Fourth Amendment by SM Smith
on Tour

Book Details:

Genre: Thriller
Published by: Camelot Publishing
Publication Date: December 3, 2014
Number of Pages: 299
ASIN: B00QJK68NI
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Synopsis:

When Kris Storm, the new manager of an elite cyber security team at Illuminate, a global internet powerhouse, receives an order to sift through web traffic to further the presidential ambitions of the mayor of New York, she stomps out the door in protest. But her staunch belief in the protection of an individual’s right to privacy is tested when her boss abruptly shuts down the project a few weeks later. By then, a disturbing trail of terrorist activity, albeit circumstantial, has emerged: Brighton …

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Sep 10 2014
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The Corpse Who Walked in the Door by Jackie King – Review + Giveaway

The Corpse Who Walked in the Door by Jackie King – Review + Giveaway

The Corpse Who Walked in the Door by Jackie King
on Tour September 2014

Book Details:

Genre: Cozy Mystery
Published by: Deadly Niche Press
Publication Date: June 2014
Number of Pages: 206
ISBN: 978-162016-112-8
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Synopsis:

Former society wife Grace Cassidy is learning to live on the minimum wage she earns as a bed & breakfast inn-sitter. Grace finds her cat’s bloody paw prints leading away from a bathtub and wants to run for her life. But she can’t. Her 19-year-old son is accused of pushing his pregnant girlfriend down a flight of concrete steps and she won’t abandon him.

Read an excerpt:

Blood colored paw prints trailed from the white tile bathroom onto the faux Oriental rug in the …

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Sep 08 2014
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Clam Wake by Mary Daheim – Book Review + Giveaway

Clam Wake by Mary Daheim – Book Review + Giveaway


Clam Wake


by Mary Daheim

Book Details:

Genre: Mystery
Published by: William Morrow
Publication Date: 8/12/2014
Number of Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780062317728
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Synopsis:

Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim.

With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle’s retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal …

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Jun 16 2014
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Blessed are the Dead by Kristi Belcamino – Excerpt + Giveaway

Blessed are the Dead by Kristi Belcamino – Excerpt + Giveaway

Blessed are the Dead by Kristi Belcamino
on Tour June 1-30, 2014

Book Details:

Genre: Suspense
Published by: Witness
Publication Date: June 10, 2014
Number of Pages: 100 (Goodreads)
ISBN: 13: 9780062338907
Series: Gabriella Giovanni Mysteries, 1
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BLESSED ARE THE DEAD offers chilling, authentic glimpses into the mind of a psychopath while also mining the psyche of a likeable protagonist. The novel sets up a new series featuring Gabriella Giovanni, an Italian-American Bay Area crime reporter. BLESSED ARE THE MEEK, the second book in the series will be published in July.

BLESSED ARE THE DEAD pits Gabriella Giovanni against a serial killer who preys on children. When they were little girls, Gabriella …

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Feb 28 2014
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Dead End by Leigh Russell – Tour + Giveaway

Dead End by Leigh Russell – Tour + Giveaway

Dead End

by Leigh Russell

on Tour Jan 27 – Feb 28, 2014

Book Details:

Genre: Mystery & Detective; Women Sleuths
Published by: Witness Impulse
Publication Date: 1/28/2014
Number of Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780062325631
Series: DI Geraldine Steel #3, Stand Alone
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Synopsis:

When headmistress Abigail Kirby’s corpse is discovered in the woods, police are shocked to learn that her tongue was cut out while she lay dying. Then, shortly after a witness comes forward, he is blinded and murdered. With mangled dead bodies appearing at an alarmingly increasing rate, Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel is in a race against time to …

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Feb 27 2014
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Deep Sleep by Frances Fyfield – Book Tour + Giveaway

Deep Sleep by Frances Fyfield – Book Tour + Giveaway


Deep Sleep

by Frances Fyfield

on Tour Jan 20 – Feb 28, 2014

Book Details:

Genre: Crime Fiction
Published by: Witness Impulse
Publication Date: 1/21/2014
Number of Pages: 276
ISBN: 9780062303967
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Synopsis:

Pip Carlton is a devoted husband and a highly respected pharmacist, cherished by his loyal customers. When his wife dies in her sleep, with no apparent cause, he is distraught. Comforted by his caring assistant, Pip ignores the rumors about Margaret’s death, relieved that the police seem to have moved on.

But Prosecutor Helen West refuses to believe that Margaret simply slipped into her final slumber. As she probes deeper into the affairs …

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Feb 21 2014
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Little Girl Lost by Brian McGilloway – Review

Little Girl Lost by Brian McGilloway – Review

Little Girl Lost

by Brian McGilloway

on Tour February 17 – March 21, 2014

Book Details:

Genre: Thriller
Published by: Witness Impulse
Publication Date: 2/18/2014
Number of Pages: 305
ISBN: 9780062336583
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Synopsis:

During a winter blizzard a small girl is found wandering half-naked at the edge of an ancient woodland. Her hands are covered in blood, but it is not her own. Unwilling or unable to speak, the only person she seems to trust is the young officer who rescued her, DS Lucy Black.

DS Black is baffled to find herself suddenly transferred from a high-profile case involving the kidnapping of a prominent businessman’s teenage daughter, to the newly formed Public Protection Unit. Meanwhile, …

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Feb 20 2014
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A Fly Has A Hundred Eyes by Aileen Baron

A Fly Has A Hundred Eyes by Aileen Baron

A Fly Has a Hundred Eyes

by Aileen Baron

on Tour Feb 1 – 28, 2014

Book Details:

Genre: Mystery
Published by: Aileen Baron
Publication Date: September, 2013
Number of Pages: 217
ISBN:
Mobi: 978-0-578-12887-0
epub: 978-0-578-12888-7
POD: 978-0-578-12956-3
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Synopsis:

In the summer of 1938, Jerusalem is in chaos and the atmosphere teems with intrigue. Terrorists roam the countryside. The British are losing control of Palestine as Europe nervously teeters on the brink of World War II.

Against this backdrop of international tensions, Lily Sampson, an American graduate student, is involved in a dig—an important excavation directed by the eminent British archaeologist, Geoffrey Eastbourne, who is murdered on his way to the opening of the Rockefeller Museum. Artifacts from the dig are …

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