All Blog Posts Tagged 'mystery' (78)

Author Interview: The Writing Life with John DeDakis


Journalist, Novelist and…


Added by Mayra Calvani on October 20, 2016 at 8:26am — No Comments

Spotlight: ‘Death Steals A Holy Book’ by Rosemary and Larry Mild

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Steals A Holy Book

By Rosemary and Larry Mild

Release: September 2016

Magic Island Literary Works

Available in trade paper (ISBN 978-0-9905472-0-4, 243 pages, $14.95)and eBook editions…


Added by Mayra Calvani on September 12, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments

The Starlight Club 8: Elvis: A World Full Of Movie Stars, Gentlemen and Killers... by Joe Corso

All I can say is wow. After finishing The Starlight Club 7 on a cliff-hanger, and his fans not knowing if there would be another Starlight Club, the master of storytelling Joe Corso has once again well and truly pulled the cat out of…


Added by Susan Keefe on June 23, 2016 at 11:38am — No Comments

She Bites by Roger Arsht and Caitlin Hawker

A fast paced psychological murder, mystery.

Being an animal lover I immediately warmed to the lead character in this fast paced psychological murder mystery, what a woman! However I have to say at the beginning that this is no soppy animal story, it enters the horrific dog fighting world and some…


Added by Susan Keefe on May 30, 2016 at 7:31am — No Comments

The Writing Life with Mystery Novelist jd daniels

jd daniels is a mystery writer who divides her time between Southwest Florida and Iowa City, Iowa. She has also lived, written prose and poetry, and taught writing at the college level in Boston, Massachusetts and Ankara, Turkey.  She’s published five books, receiving an Iowa Arts Grant for her biography and reached the top of a best seller list for her book of poetry. Over the years, she has worked as a college professor, an aerobics instructor,…

Added by Mayra Calvani on May 10, 2016 at 2:41am — No Comments

The Writing Life with Mystery Author Rosie Claverton

Rosie Claverton grew up in Devon, daughter to a Sri Lankan father and a Norfolk mother, surrounded by folk mythology and surly sheep. She moved to Cardiff to study Medicine and adopted Wales as her home. She then moved to London to specialize…

Added by Mayra Calvani on April 26, 2016 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Chapter reveal: Irish Jewel, by Julie Ann James


Genre: Suspense

Author:  Julie Ann James


Publisher: …


Added by Mayra Calvani on April 8, 2016 at 6:28am — No Comments

Ghost of the Forbidden City by Sumita Mukherjee

This is a wonderful children’s adventure story set in Beijing the capital of China.

The stars are Keiko, her brother Kenzo and their pet squirrel Eji. The brother and sister are very lucky because their father Mr Kimura is a brilliant scientist and his genius has rubbed off on Kenzo.

Kenzo is…


Added by Susan Keefe on March 7, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Chapter reveal: Karma’s a Killer, by Tracy Weber


Genre: Mystery

Author: Tracy Weber

Publisher: Midnight Ink

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Added by Mayra Calvani on January 15, 2016 at 9:44am — No Comments

Interview with Jane Tesh, Author of ‘Butterfly Waltz’

Jane Tesh is a retired media specialist and pianist for the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mt. Airy, NC, the real Mayberry. She is the author of the Madeline Maclin Series, A Case of ImaginationA Hard Bargain, A Little Learning, and A Bad Reputation, featuring former beauty queen,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on September 23, 2015 at 8:45am — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Madison’s Song’ by Christine Amsden

Madison’s Song is the latest addition to the Cassie Scot Paranormal Detective fantasy/mystery series. Though not the latest instalment, it is a stand-alone, companion book to the series and, though there are mystery elements in it, it is primarily a romantic fantasy.

So far I’ve read and enjoyed all of the books and this one didn’t…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 19, 2015 at 5:47am — No Comments

Profile: Christine Amsden, Author of the Cassie Scot Series

“Writing has taught me the importance of self-confidence in becoming good at anything,” says Christine Amsden, who, in spite of having been diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease, a condition that effects the retina and causes a loss of central vision, has gone on to become the award-winning, bestselling author of the …


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 15, 2015 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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Added by Jody on June 29, 2015 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Book Review: Turning to Stone (Roma Series Book 4), by Gabriel Valjan

International spy Alabaster Black returns in this the latest instalment in Valjan’s exciting mystery/suspense Roma series.

This time Alabaster (aka Bianca Nerini) and her colleagues takes us to Naples, where tension is rapidly escalating between mafia clans and where she must outwit a powerful crime syndicate named Camorra.

Counterfeited euros and bonds,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 18, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments

A Murderer's Heart by Julie Elizabeth Powell

I thoroughly enjoyed this story!

I reviewed this book as an audiobook and had never read or listened to Julie Elizabeth Powell’s books before.

I have to…


Added by Susan Keefe on June 16, 2015 at 3:59am — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Death Is Always a Resident,’ by Lorraine Jeffery

Jan Myers is a widowed mom and director of the Forest Hills Skilled Nursing Facility in Ohio. One day she receives an unexpected visit from Detective Pollander from the Columbus Police Department, asking unsettling questions about a Mr. Packard Nickle, who used to be a resident but had suffered a heart attack and died…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 1, 2015 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

Book Spotlight: Silk by Chris Karlsen (Victorian London detective thriller)

London-Fall, 1888

The city is in a panic as Jack the Ripper continues his murderous spree. While the Whitechapel police struggle to find him, Detective Inspector Rudyard Bloodstone and his partner are working feverishly to find their own…


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 5, 2015 at 6:26am — No Comments

An Interview with Anne K. Edwards, Author of ‘This and That—Collection of Light and Dark Tales ‘

Anne K. Edwards enjoys reading as well as writing and would be hard put to choose one over the other since her love affair with the printed word started with reading at age six. When she found she could write stories as a third grader, she found a certain sense of self-fulfillment that lonely kids often miss. That love…


Added by Mayra Calvani on March 30, 2015 at 5:56am — No Comments

Chapter Reveal: Cooler Than Blood, by Robert Lane


Genre: Mystery

Author: Robert Lane

Publisher: Mason Alley

Purchase on …


Added by Mayra Calvani on March 6, 2015 at 7:07am — No Comments

Damaged Goods: A Detective Inspector White Caper - Written by Jack Everett and David Coles

Brilliantly gripping mystery.

Firstly, I have to say that if you are looking for a book to grab your attention right from page one and then keep you hooked right through to…


Added by Susan Keefe on December 16, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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