Book Review

A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair #1) by Emma Jane Holloway

London, April 4, 1888 ~ Evelina Cooper, niece of Sherlock Holmes, is ready for her first London Season - except for a murderer, missing automatons, a sorcerer, and a talking mouse. In a Victorian era ruled by a ruthless steam baron council, mechanical power is the real monarch, and sorcery the demon enemy of the… Continue reading A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair #1) by Emma Jane Holloway

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The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

Ex special-forces commander Jacobi Slate is drawn into a downward spiraling vortex of fear and doubt while investigating a brutal murder that's been committed by an old friend. As evidence mounts that someone else might be pulling strings from the shadows, Jacobi struggles to understand a developing connection to his own past, which is quickly… Continue reading The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

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Map of the Impossible (Mapwalker #3) by J.F. Penn

A journey through the realm of the dead.A threat that will change the world.A choice that might save everything—or end it all.As natural disasters sweep Earthside, a mutant army rises in the Borderlands, driven by the dark force behind the Shadow Cartographers.Sienna and the Mapwalker team must use the Map of the Impossible to journey… Continue reading Map of the Impossible (Mapwalker #3) by J.F. Penn

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Map of Plagues (Mapwalker #2) by J.F. Penn

A city threatened by an ancient plague.A love across borders.A desperate choice that could break their worlds apart forever.When a fragment of a deadly map is recovered from a medieval plague pit in London, the Mapwalker team must cross over into the Borderlands once more. I read this book right after I read the first… Continue reading Map of Plagues (Mapwalker #2) by J.F. Penn

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Map of Shadows (Mapwalker #1) by J.F. Penn

A map of skin etched in blood.A world under threat from the Borderlands.A young woman who must risk the shadows to save her family.When her Grandfather is murdered under mysterious circumstances, Sienna Farren inherits his map shop in the ancient city of Bath, England. Once there, she discovers that her family is bound up with… Continue reading Map of Shadows (Mapwalker #1) by J.F. Penn

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A Deeper Look # 2

Taking a deeper look into The Dead Room by Heather Graham doing a fun reader's challenge presented by Gabriela Pereira creator of the diymfa. There will be spoilers, warning for those who have not read this book. She talks to dead people... A year ago, archaeologist Leslie MacIntyre barely survived an explosion that took the life of… Continue reading A Deeper Look # 2

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Detective Docherty and the Demon’s Tears (Detective Docherty #1) by Sarah WaterRaven

Ghosts. Fairies. Demons. Vampires and Gods.It was called the Great Awakening, when magickal kind returned to our world. They live among us now, renting apartments, laboring in the workforce, and paying taxes. Ares is a vampire and doing very well for himself in the modern world. Between teaching at the local university and assisting a… Continue reading Detective Docherty and the Demon’s Tears (Detective Docherty #1) by Sarah WaterRaven

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Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock ’em Dead with Style by Hallie Ephron

With the help of interactive exercises, mystery author and crime fiction critic Hallie Ephron gives you the momentum you need to turn a kernel of an idea into an intriguing mystery novel. You'll learn to capitalize on your writing strengths and shore up your weaknesses. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of mystery writing

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The Dead Room (Harrison Investigation #6) by Heather Graham

She talks to dead people...A year ago, archaeologist Leslie MacIntyre barely survived an explosion that took the life of her fiancé, Matt Connolly. Since then she's slowly come to terms with both her loss and an unsettling ability to communicate with ghosts, a "gift" received in the wake of her brush with death. I have… Continue reading The Dead Room (Harrison Investigation #6) by Heather Graham