INTERVIEW WITH KAREN ROSE ABOUT HER LATEST EDGE OF...

EDGE OF DARKNESS by Karen Rose is the fourth book of the famous suspenseful Cincinnati series.  As with most of her books she explores relevant issues centered around friends and colleagues.  This one is no different since the current issues of abuse and addiction become the main theme of the novel. Meredith Fallon counsels sexually abused women like Mallory Martin to help them reintegrate into the world. But not everyone sees it as honorable and decides to eliminate her by hiring a killer. Detective Adam Kimble doesn’t even hesitate when his boss orders him to investigate.  Old feelings come to the surface since the two had a brief...

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...

BACK BLAST by Mark Greaney Reviewed

Back Blast Book Five in the Gray Man series Mark Greaney Feb 16, 2016 Berkley Pub Back Blast by Mark Greaney brings back the Gray Man, a former paramilitary officer with an agenda. Anyone looking for characters and plotlines in the fashion of Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp series should read this book. It discusses intelligence organizational politics, technology possibilities, and has a main character whose job it is to assassinate bad guys. The plot is spellbinding and riveting with non-stop action. The Gray Man, Court Gentry, has been away from the US for five years. He has returned to find out why his former agency, the CIA, has turned on...

CRIMESPREES by John A. Connell

CRIMESPREE ARTICLE by John A. Connell Spree [sprē]: an unrestrained indulgence in or outburst of activity Spree…an appropriate word for what the killer does in my crime thriller, Ruins of War—and with a vengeance! Much like Jack the Ripper terrorized London, the killer in my novel terrorizes post-World War II Munich. When the inspiration first came to me to create a story with U.S. Army detective Mason Collins in devastated Munich, I hadn’t yet decided on what kind of cataclysm would befall Mason. I knew I wanted him to be challenged to his limits, and that the stakes would be so high that failure to solve the case would have terrible...

Safe from Harm by Stephanie Jaye Evans

Berkley Prime Crime Pub Date: March 5, 2013 When Bear Wells and his wife comply with their daughter Jo’s texted request – a simple, two-word message imploring them to “come home” – they don’t expect to find her alone in their darkened house, cradling the dead body of her estranged friend Phoebe. To hear Jo tell it, she arrived home to find the lifeless girl on the floor of her bedroom. But as devastated as Jo is, she doesn’t seem to be telling her parents – or the police – the whole truth. Phoebe didn’t leave a note, and at any rate, suicide wasn’t her style. But if Phoebe didn’t kill herself, who did kill her – and why? And how did she end...