Murder at Melrose Court by Karen Baugh Menuhin

If you know me as a reader, you know a country manor house at Christmas is my favorite setting for a murder. After finding a dead man on his doorstep – apparently from natural causes – Lennox heads to his uncle’s manor house for Christmas. Unfortunately, one of the other …

99 Percent Kill by Doug Richardson

In 99 Percent Kill, Lucky Dey has to find the missing/runaway daughter of a Wisconsin millionaire; a tough enough job in LA, where a pretty young girl is a target for all kind of nasty stuff, made even tougher by the father who insists on riding along. I liked Lucky …

Blood Money by Doug Richardson

Blood Money is an action-packed thriller with plenty of violence—it’s not surprising to learn the author is also a screenwriter of action movies. The book is non-stop, it never gives you time to breathe. There are several people whose lives intersect in disastrous ways. Few of the characters are likable, …

The St. Valentine’s Day Cookie Massacre by Elisabeth Crabtree

If I’ve learned anything from cozy mysteries, it’s that holidays go perfect with dead bodies. So, instead of reading a romance for today, I went with The St. Valentine’s Day Cookie Massacre and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. Kat has must moved back home from a …

The World Beneath by Rebecca Cantrell

The World Beneath is just a fun book. Joe Tesla is rich and extremely intelligent, but can’t go outside due to extreme agoraphobia. While in the tunnels under New York, he meets a man who is then brutally murdered near a long bricked in train car. Joe has to make …