Review of THE GUESTS ON SOUTH BATTERY and Q&A...

THE GUESTS ON SOUTH BATTERY Tradd Street Series, Book Five Karen White Jan 10, 2017 Berkley Pub THE GUESTS ON SOUTH BATTERY by Karen White is part paranormal, mystery, historical, with a little romance. Readers will be kept enthralled with the scenes of historic Southern houses and spooky happenings. The mystery begins after a young woman, Jayne Smith, is bequeathed a home in Charleston by someone she does not know. Questions arise as to why she randomly inherited this house and what is her relationship with the spirits who do not want her to inhabit it? She seeks out Melanie Middleton, a Charleston realtor, who specializes in historic real...

Five Quick Questions With Chris Holm Sep29

Five Quick Questions With Chris Holm

We love the new book by Chris Holm and asked a quick five questions about RED RIGHT HAND.     Jon: After the Anthony Award win in New Orleans do you feel any extra pressure for the book you are working on now? If not, why not? Chris: Honestly, no. My next book will be a high concept standalone. I’m confident that folks will find the premise pretty cool. The only pressure I feel is to make sure the story delivers on the promise of that premise. (No, I won’t tell you what it is yet.) That said, I was sweating bullets over the release of RED RIGHT HAND. It’s obvious that Hendricks struck a chord with people who read...

FOGGED INN by Barbara Ross Reviewed

FOGGED INN by Barbara Ross Kensington Pub Date: March 2016 It’s late autumn in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and the Snowden Family Clambake is closed until spring. To help make ends meet during the off-season, Julia Snowden and her boyfriend, Chris Durand, are doing dinner service out of Gus’ diner. Everything is going swimmingly—until Gus opens up one morning and finds a corpse in the walk-in. Chris and Julia recognize the deceased as a customer of theirs from the previous evening, but neither of them caught the man’s name and both are certain he left before they locked up. Who is he? Who killed him? And how did his body end up in their fridge?...

A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER by Diana Orgain, Reviewe...

A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER by Diana Orgain Love or Money Mystery Series: Book Two Berkley Prime Crime January 2016 Reality TV stars Georgia and Scott could use an influx of cash, so the pair signs on to compete in a new game show called Expedition Improbable. They’ve got a good shot at taking home the grand prize—until Scott goes missing in the Spanish Pyrenees and his watch is found lying near the body of a dead woman. Georgia knows Scott is innocent, but the show must go on, so she’s forced to split her focus between reaching the finish line, finding her partner, and clearing his name. Diana Orgain’s A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER is a fresh...

Crimespree’s Favorite Reads of 2015 Jan08

Crimespree’s Favorite Reads of 2015

In no particular order: Ava Black: THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN – Paula Hawkins THE DAMNED – Andrew Pyper TWISTED – Andrew Kaufman A DARK LURE – Loreth Anne White EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES – Lisa Scottoline THE DARKEST HEART – Dan Smith NEW YORKED – Rob Hart Ayo Onatade: My favourite books of 2015 are a varied bunch. They are as follows fiction and non-fiction in no particular order and mainly as I have remembered them. Fiction PLEASANTVILLE by Attica Locke (Serpent’s Tail) THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES by Sascha Arango (Simon and Schuster) THE KILLING KIND by Chris Holm (Mulholland Books) A SONG OF SHADOWS by John...