Genre: Mystery & Detective

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Jun 30
Book Review – A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

Book Review – A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

A Study in Death by Anna Lee Huber Series: Lady Darby Mystery #4 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 2015 Genres: Mystery & Detective, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 336 Audiobook Length: 10 hours 50 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Heather Wilds Rating: Description: Scotland, 1831. After a tumultuous courtship complicated by three deadly inquiries, Lady Kiera Darby is thrilled to have found both an investigative partner and a fiancé in Sebastian Gage. But with her well-meaning – and very pregnant – sister planning on making their wedding the event of the season, Kiera could use a respite from the impending madness. Commissioned to… Read more »

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Mar 01
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Audiobook Tour Review, Spotlight, Dream Cast, and Narrator Interview

Author: Jennifer Kincheloe Narrator: Moira Quirk Length: 12h 44m Publisher: Jennifer R. Kincheloe, Ltd⎮2016 Genre: Historical Mystery/Thriller Release date: Nov. 14, 2016 It’s 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels, but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era’s rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron… Read more »

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Feb 26
Book Review – The Anatomist’s Wife

Book Review – The Anatomist’s Wife

The Anatomist’s Wife by Anna Lee Huber Series: Lady Darby Mystery #1 Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime Date Published: 2012 Genres: Historical, Literary, Mystery & Detective, Science Fiction, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 357 Audiobook Length: 11 hours 44 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Heather Wilds Rating: Description: Scotland, 1830. Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when her hosts throw a house party for the cream of London society, Kiera is unable to hide from the ire of those who believe her to be as unnatural… Read more »

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Jan 08
Book Review – Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum #22)

Book Review – Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum #22)

Tricky Twenty-two by Janet Evanovich Series: Stephanie Plum #22 Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Date Published: November 17th 2015 Genres: Humorous, Mystery & Detective, Romance, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 304 Audiobook Length: 6 hours 27 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute.   Stephanie Plum might not be the world’s greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she’s being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the… Read more »

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Dec 28
Eighth Grave After Dark Review

Eighth Grave After Dark Review

Eighth Grave After Dark by Darynda Jones Series: Charley Davidson #8 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: May 19th 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Mystery & Detective, Paranormal, Private Investigators, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 352 Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: With twelve hellhounds after her, pregnant Charley Davidson takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can’t get to her: the grounds of an abandoned convent. But after months of being cooped up there, Charley is ready to pop. Both metaphorically and literally since she is now roughly the size of a beached whale. Fortunately, a new case has… Read more »

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Sep 25
Book Review – The Lightning Stones

Book Review – The Lightning Stones

The Lightning Stones by Jack Du Brul Series: Philip Mercer *8 Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Date Published: August 11th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Hard Science Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Suspense, Thriller, Thrillers Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 Rating: Description: An exciting new adventure for Doubleday–introducing #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor Jack Du Brul, and his erudite geologist with a special taste for international intrigue, Philip Mercer.      Sinking thousands of feet below the surface of the earth in the Leister Deep copper mine in Minnesota, Philip Mercer rides a series of heavy-duty elevators to visit his old friend and mentor, Abraham… Read more »

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Aug 21
Book Review – The Tournament

Book Review – The Tournament

The Tournament by Matthew Reilly Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited Date Published: July 17th 2014 Genres: Action & Adventure, Historical, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Thriller Pages: 432 Rating: Description: England, 1546. A young Princess Elizabeth is surrounded by uncertainty. She is not currently in line for the throne, but remains a threat to her older sister and brother. In the midst of this fevered atmosphere comes an unprecedented invitation from the Sultan in Constantinople. He seeks to assemble the finest chess players from the whole civilized world and pit them against each other. Roger Ascham, Elizabeth’s teacher and mentor… Read more »

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Jul 27
Seventh Grave and No Body Review

Seventh Grave and No Body Review

Seventh Grave and No Body by Darynda Jones Series: Charley Davidson #7 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: October 21st 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Mystery & Detective, Paranormal, Private Investigators, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 336 Audiobook Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Lead me not into temptation. Follow me instead! I know a shortcut!–T-shirt Twelve. Twelve of the deadliest beasts ever forged in the fires of hell have escaped onto our plane, and they want nothing more than to rip out Charley Davidson’s jugular and serve her body to Satan for dinner. So there’s that. But… Read more »

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Jul 13
Sixth Grave on the Edge Review

Sixth Grave on the Edge Review

Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones Series: Charley Davidson #6 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: May 20th 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Mystery & Detective, Paranormal, Private Investigators, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 336 Audiobook Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Sometimes I wrestle my demons. Sometimes we just snuggle.–Bumper Sticker Most girls might think twice before getting engaged to someone like Reyes Farrow–but Charley Davidson is not most girls. She’s a paranormal private eye and grim reaper-in-training who’s known to be a bit of a hell-raiser, especially after a few shots of… Read more »

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Jun 03
Fifth Grave Past the Light Review

Fifth Grave Past the Light Review

Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones Series: Charley Davidson #5 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: July 9th 2013 Genres: Fantasy, Mystery & Detective, Paranormal, Private Investigators, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 352 Audiobook Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Never underestimate the power of a woman on a double espresso with a mocha latte chaser high. –T-shirt Charley Davidson isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill grim reaper. She’s more of a paranormal private eye/grim reaper extraordinaire. However, she gets sidetracked when the sexy, sultry son of Satan, Reyes Farrow, moves in next door. To further… Read more »

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