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BOOK REVIEW: A Flair for Drama by Deborah Garner

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Book: A Flair for Drama  (A Sadie Kramer Flair Mystery) Author: Deborah Garner Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Cozy Mystery
My Rating:★★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2r46ggh
Synopsis:
When a former schoolmate invites flamboyant senior sleuth Sadie Kramer to a theatre production, she jumps at the excuse to visit the Monterey Bay area for a weekend. With quaint Carmel shops a short drive away and luxurious linens in her hotel accommodations, the excursion promises to be both entertaining and relaxing.

Plenty of action is expected on stage, but when the show's leading lady turns up dead, Sadie finds herself faced with more than one drama to follow. With both cast members and production crew as potential suspects, will Sadie and her sidekick Yorkie, Coco, be able to solve the case?

Review: An entertaining and charming cozy mystery.
A Flair for Drama is a well-written book that will keep you entertained with a mischievous cute little yorkie.  Sadie and her sidekick y…

BOOK REVIEW: Corraling Callie by Amelia Smarts

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Genre: Western Romance Book: Corralling Callie Author: Amelia Smarts Narrator: Gideon Welles
My Rating:★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2rbCiUc Audible: http://amzn.to/2r3iAwG
Synopsis:
For eighteen-year-old orphan Callie Broderick, going west as a mail-order bride seems to be the only hope she has for a decent husband. But when she sets out for the gold-mining town of Sacramento with nothing more than the clothes on her back and a stagecoach ticket, she quickly discovers that the trip will be quite a bit different than she expected.

As a former soldier and an experienced coachman, Jude Johnson is used to difficulties and dangers of all kinds during the arduous journey west, but he has never had to deal with trouble like Callie before. Not being the kind of man to kick a penniless orphan off his coach, he puts up with the sassy, disobedient girl for as long as he can, but when Callie’s antics put the lives of his passengers at risk Jude is forced to take matters into his own …

BOOK REVIEW: Grand Slam by Heidi McLaughlin

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Book: Grand Slam (The Boys of Summer, Book 3) Author: Heidi McLaughlin Genre: Contemporary Romance
My Rating:★★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2rNrJ9k
Synopsis: Win the game. Lose your heart.

Everyone knows who I am and that I could have any female fan I want. That's supposed to be the "perk" of playing left field for the Boston Renegades. But I don't want just any woman; I want her.

She should be just another face in the crowd, but I can't stop thinking about the one night we spent together-and her look of regret the morning after.

Because Saylor Blackwell is the kind of woman who haunts a man. Smart, sexy as hell, and one of the best managers in the business. She's every ballplayer's dream woman. And I'd do anything to make things right with her.

I'm done sitting on the bench when it comes to Saylor Blackwell. Time to swing for the fences. 
Review: Grand Slam is an entertaining, passionate, and fantastic story! This inspiring story is f…

BOOK REVIEW: Buried Secrets (Cavanaugh House #2) by Elizabeth Meyette

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Book: Buried Secrets (Cavanaugh House #2) Author: Elizabeth Meyette Narrator: Amy McFadden  Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
My Rating:★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2r4prq1 Audible: http://amzn.to/2pXvo8f
Synopsis:
When Jesse Graham almost runs over a “body” in the road one night, she is plunged into a labyrinth of secrets, lies and murder. All Jesse wants is a simple life teaching at St. Bart’s… and a chance at love with Joe Riley. She realizes that plan has been thwarted when puzzling occurrences at St. Bartholomew Academy for Girls get increasingly dangerous. The danger doesn’t just spring from the ghost who haunts the grounds of St. Bart’s, but from a sinister presence that is not ghostly at all. As she digs into the mystery, threats on her life and the life of her student escalate.

Which danger threatens her life the most? The ghost haunting her student or the secrets buried in the school?
Review: An intriguing, entertaining and thrilling suspense!
Buried Secrets…

BOOK REVIEW: Jester: No Prisoners MC Book 2 by Lilly Atlas

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Book: Jester: No Prisoners MC Book 2 Author: Lilly Atlas Narrator(s): Noah Michael Levine, Erin DeWard Genre: Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense/Motorcycle Club
My Rating:★★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2rpFjTQ
Synopsis:
Thrust into a world of danger and fear, first grade teacher, Emily, is forced to comply with a terrifying MC president’s demands in order to save her only brother’s life. Her only port in the storm is Jester, a member of a rival MC she’s supposed to use and betray. Jester proves to be the opposite of everything Emily expects, and before long she’s in his bed and he’s in her heart.

Jester would give life and limb for the No Prisoner’s Motorcycle Club. His sole focus should be on the impending attack against their enemies, the Grimm Brothers. Meeting sweet and innocent Emily wasn’t part of his plan, and falling for her is out of the question.

Can Emily save her brother’s life without destroying the man who opens her eyes and heart to an amazing world of…

BOOK REVIEW: Taking on Water by David Rawding

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Book: Taking on Water Author: David Rawding Narrator: Curt Simmons Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Crime
My Rating:★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2rDetou Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/Taking-on-Water-Audiobook/B01N0MHHLX
Synopsis:
When James Morrow, a social worker, first meets Kevin Flynn, he suspects the teen is being abused. To learn more about Kevin’s home life, he gets to know the boy’s father, Tucker, who’s a lobsterman. James is able to put his suspicions to rest, and the two families begin to form a friendship.

When a kid at the local recreation center dies of an overdose, Detective Maya Morrow adds the case to the long list related to the drug problem plaguing the small New Hampshire coastal town of Newborough. But her investigation gets her much too close to the dangerous players.

Both the Morrows and the Flynns are holding dark secrets, and when their lives collide, tragedy is inevitable.
Review: Taking on Water was a thrilling st…

BOOK REVIEW: Sharpe Shooter (Cozy Suburbs Mystery Series Book 1) by Lisa B Thomas

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Cozy Mystery Book: Sharpe Shooter (Cozy Suburbs Mystery Series Book 1) Author: Lisa B Thomas Narrator: Madeline Mrozek
My Rating:★★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2rdoloI Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/Sharpe-Shooter-Audiobook/B01L2U0ICQ
Synopsis:
Never underestimate a country girl!
When Deena Sharpe gets fed up and quits her teaching job after thirty years, she has no idea she’s just traded in lesson plans for lethal weapons, gradebooks for guns, and report cards for ballistics reports. 
It all starts when a Texas sheriff’s deputy uncovers a 50-year-old skeleton in the closet—literally. Deena’s family turns to her to solve the murder mystery. But as she tries to unravel family secrets with the help of her quirky brother, she discovers someone else is interested in the case, and this mystery man will stop at nothing to prove his conspiracy theory is true.
With car chases and ghosts in the night, the story will kee…

BOOK REVIEW: The DEAD Among Us (A Millerfield Village Cozy Murder Mysteries Series) by Carrie Marsh

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Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense/Cozy Mystery Book: The DEAD Among Us  (A Millerfield Village Cozy Murder Mysteries Series)  Author: Carrie Marsh
My Rating:★★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2qDM4RX
Synopsis:
With no murders plaguing Millerfield for over a year, Amateur sleuth Laura Howcroft is finally able to enjoy her surroundings without distraction. Happy to settle into life with the man she loves, and Monty too, of course. Laura is able to focus her attention on being the best receptionist the Woodend Cottage Hotel has ever seen. Even Janet has finally found the love of her life. What could possibly go wrong?

But when an uninvited guest turns Melrose Place - Janet's new home - upside down, Laura finds herself, not only back on the case, but trapped in the 1800’s... just in time for a murder. With a strange ghost scaring away all of the clientele and potential buyers from Melrose Place and a brutal murder playing out in front of her in a visit to the past, Lau…

BOOK REVIEW: Rocky Mountain Home (Roberts of Silver Springs Book 7) by Cassie Hayes

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Genre: Contemporary Romance Book: Rocky Mountain Home (Roberts of Silver Springs Book 7) Author: Cassie Hayes
My Rating:★★★★★
Amazon: http://amzn.to/2qC8R0F
Synopsis:
When a career-ending injury forces Michaela ‘Mike’ Roberts to hang up her skis for good, she returns to her hometown in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains humbled, confused and completely directionless. She’d be utterly lost if she didn’t have the support of her family…and her best friend, Zach.

Zach McCormick has been waiting ten years for Mike to return to Silver Springs so they could pick up where they left off in high school, but the moment he sees her, it’s clear she doesn’t remember the one kiss he can’t forget. To save his sanity — and their friendship — he vows to let go of his childhood crush and get to know the woman Mike has become.

When an accidental discovery leads Mike to see Zach in a new light, she discovers something else…even the most exciting prospects for her future will be meaningless unless…

BOOK REVIEW: Truly, Madly, Whiskey by Melissa Foster

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Genre: Contemporary Romance Book: Truly, Madly, WhiskeyAuthor: Melissa FosterMy Rating: ★★★★★
Amazon:  http://amzn.to/2p2BbY4

Synopsis:
Eight months is a long damn time to have the hots for a woman who keeps a guy at arm's length. But Crystal Moon is no ordinary woman. She's a sinfully sexy, sass-mouthed badass, and the subject of Bear Whiskey's midnight fantasies. She's also one of his closest friends.

Just when Crystal thinks she has her life under control, scorching-hot, possessive, aggressive, and fiercely loyal Bear pushes all her sexual buttons, relentless in his pursuit to make her his.

The more Bear pushes, the hotter their passion burns, unearthing memories for Crystal that are best kept buried. But there's no stopping the collision of her past and present, catapulting the two lovers down an emotionally charged road that has them questioning all they thought they knew.

My Thoughts: Passion. Hope. Determination. Strength.
Melissa Foster ha…