Mystery

Audiobook Review – The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter #20booksofsummer20

Book DetailsGenre: MysterySeries: Will Trent, #10Publisher: Blackstone PublishingPublication Date: 8/4/2020Narrator: Kathleen Early Goodreads Synopsis – Atlanta, Georgia. Present day. A young woman is brutally attacked and left for dead. The police investigate but the trail goes cold. Until a chance assignment takes GBI investigator Will Trent to the state penitentiary, and to a prisoner who says he recognizes the MO.… Continue reading Audiobook Review – The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter #20booksofsummer20

Fiction

Book Review – Evidence of the Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid #20booksofsummer

Book DetailsGenre: Fiction/Short StorySeries: NonePublisher: Amazon Original StoriesPublication Date: 9/20/2018Pages: 87 (eBook) Goodreads Synopsis – The correspondence between Carrie Allsop and David Mayer reveals, piece by piece, the painful details of a devastating affair between their spouses. With each commiserating scratch of the pen, they confess their fears and bare their souls. They share the bewilderment over how things went… Continue reading Book Review – Evidence of the Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid #20booksofsummer

Mystery

Audiobook Review – The Night Swim by Megan Goldin #20booksofsummer20

Book DetailsGenre: MysterySeries: NonePublisher: Macmillan AudioPublication Date: 8/4/2020Narrators: Bailey Carr, January LaVoy, and Samantha Desz Goodreads Synopsis – Ever since her true-crime podcast became an overnight sensation and set an innocent man free, Rachel Krall has become a household name – and the last hope for people seeking justice. But she’s used to being recognized for her voice, not her… Continue reading Audiobook Review – The Night Swim by Megan Goldin #20booksofsummer20

Fiction

Audiobook Review – Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano #20booksofsummer20

Book DetailsGenre: FictionSeries: NonePublisher: Random House AudioPublication Date: 1/6/2020Narrated By:  Cassandra Campbell Goodreads Synopsis – One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them is a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured vet… Continue reading Audiobook Review – Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano #20booksofsummer20

Blog Tour · Mystery/Thriller

Book Review – He Started It by Samantha Downing @smariedowning @BerkleyPub #blogtour #bookreview

I am thrilled to be taking part in the blog tour for He Started It by Samantha Downing! Thank you Berkley Publishing for the invitation! Book DetailsGenre: Mystery/ThrillerSeries: NonePublisher: Berkley PublishingPublication Date: 7/21/2020Pages:  384 Goodreads Synopsis – Beth, Portia, and Eddie Morgan haven’t all been together in years. And for very good reasons—we’ll get to those later. But when their… Continue reading Book Review – He Started It by Samantha Downing @smariedowning @BerkleyPub #blogtour #bookreview

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman #20booksofsummer20 #netgalley @KensingtonBooks

Book DetailsGenre: Historical FictionSeries: NonePublisher: KensingtonPublication Date: 7/28/2020Pages: 399 (eBook) Goodreads Synopsis – In the fall of 1918, thirteen-year-old German immigrant Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia’s overcrowded streets and slums, and from the anti-German sentiment that compelled her father to enlist in the U.S. Army, hoping to prove his loyalty. But an even more urgent threat… Continue reading Book Review – The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman #20booksofsummer20 #netgalley @KensingtonBooks

Mystery

Book Review – The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea #20booksofsummer20 #netgalley

Book DetailsGenre: MysterySeries: Rory Moore/Lane Phillips, #2Publisher: KensingtonPublication Date: 7/28/2020Pages: 368 Goodreads Synopsis – Inside the walls of Indiana’s elite Westmont Preparatory High School, expectations run high and rules are strictly enforced. But in the woods beyond the manicured campus and playing fields sits an abandoned boarding house that is infamous among Westmont’s students as a late-night hangout. Here,… Continue reading Book Review – The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea #20booksofsummer20 #netgalley

Mystery

Book Review – Fair Warning by Michael Connelly #20booksofsummer20 #audiobookreview

Book DetailsGenre: MysterySeries: Jack McEvoy, #3Publisher: Little, Brown and CompanyPublication Date: 5/26/2020Pages: 399 Goodreads Synopsis – Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he’s ever encountered. McEvoy investigates—against the warnings… Continue reading Book Review – Fair Warning by Michael Connelly #20booksofsummer20 #audiobookreview

Historical Fiction

Book Review – The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

  Book Details: Genre: Historical Fiction Series: None Publisher: Harper Publication Date: 9/24/2019 Pages: 337   Goodreads Synopsis – At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is… Continue reading Book Review – The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Historical Fiction

Book Review – Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon

    Genre: Historical Fiction Series: None Publisher: Doubleday Books Publication Date: 3/31/2020 Pages: 464     Goodreads Synopsis – It is 1936 and Nancy Wake is an intrepid Australian expat living in Paris who has bluffed her way into a reporting job for Hearst newspaper. She is fighting to cover the disturbing reports of violence coming… Continue reading Book Review – Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon