All Blog Posts Tagged 'mystery' (69)

Dark Lullaby by Mayra Calvani

A spine chilling horror story.

 About Mayra Calvani Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The…


Added by Susan Keefe on September 17, 2013 at 11:44am — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Pelican Bay’ by Jesse Giles Christiansen

Part suspense novel, part literary mystery, Pelican Bay is an original story set in a small, forlorn beach town in South Carolina.

The tale begins with our young protagonist, Ethan Hodges, discovering a sunken cemetery just off the beach that could very well be four centuries old. Compelled to find answers, he begins to ask questions to an old,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 29, 2013 at 7:35am — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Sweet Karoline’ by Catherine Astolfo

“I met Ethan on the day that I killed Karoline.”

Thus begins this psychological mystery. One has to admit, it is a great hooky first line for a book!

What if, in a moment of thoughtless anger, you were to wish your best friend’s demise, then, soon after, that friend ended up dead?

This is the story of our smart, beautiful,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 25, 2013 at 4:17pm — No Comments

An Interview with Catherine Astolfo, Author of ‘Sweet Karoline’

Catherine Astolfo retired in 2002 after a very successful 34 years in education. She can recall writing fantasy stories for her classmates in Grade Three, so she started finishing her books the day after her retirement became official. Her short stories and poems have been published in a number of Canadian literary presses. Her story, “What Kelly Did”, won the prestigious Arthur…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 19, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

Spotlight & First Chapter Reveal: BLACK WATER, by Rosemary McCracken

BLACK WATER by Rosemary McCracken

A Pat Tierney Mystery – book 2

Added by Mayra Calvani on May 27, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments

Alexandra Sokoloff Talks About her Latest Thriller, BLOOD MOON

Alexandra Sokoloff is the Thriller Award-winning and Bram Stoker, Anthony, and Black Quill award-nominated author of the supernatural thrillers THE HARROWING, THE PRICE, THE UNSEEN, BOOK OF SHADOWS, THE SHIFTERS, and THE SPACE BETWEEN, and the Top Ten Amazon bestselling Huntress/FBI thriller series (HUNTRESS MOON,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 13, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

First Chapter Reveal: Shadows Over Paradise, by Anne K. Edwards




Available in ebook and paperback

Twilight Times Books

Shadows Over Paradise is peopled by…


Added by Mayra Calvani on April 5, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

At Home Mom's Making 50K or More with At Home Work

There are 10.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, not all of these business are work from home opportunities, but more and more of them are either changing the options available for moms and dads to be able to make a choice in Telecommuting or they started as a work at home business and have grown into large companies with multiple locations. These smart game changers are becoming professional Bloggers or Journalist, opening Research Companies, becoming full…


Added by Latisha McDougal on April 4, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Tiger Tales Books: the Fox in the Dark

This creative story will have your little ones cuddling up with you as they unravel the mystery of The Fox in the Dark.…

Added by Kristi Bernard on February 4, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments

Echo and the Bat Pack

What would you do if you helped rescue a bat from a rogue raven only to learn he could speak, read and write? According to Becca, Michael and Tyler Silver, it's absolutely cool!…


Added by Kristi Bernard on February 4, 2013 at 9:47am — No Comments

Interview with Gabriel Valjan, author of Wasp's Nest

My guest today is Gabriel Valjan, author of the Roma series, published by Winter Goose Publishing. The first book,Roma, Underground, came out earlier this year. The sequel, Wasp’s Nest, was just released this week. The third installment is scheduled for August 2013.…


Added by Mayra Calvani on December 14, 2012 at 5:53am — No Comments

Book Review: Wasp's Nest by Gabriel Valjan

In this the second installment of his Roma series, author Gabriel Valjan takes secret government analyst Alabaster Black from Rome to Boston to investigate Nasonia Pharmaceutical and its CEO, Cyril Sargent for Rendition, the covert government agency she works for.

Nasonia uses advanced molecular biology and genetic sequencing…


Added by Mayra Calvani on December 9, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

Book Review: Serial Date, by D.V. Berkom

Serial Date was a surprisingly entertaining read filled with witty writing and dark humor. 

In an unexpected turn of fate, former assassin Leine Basso is offered a job working security in Los Angeles at a gigantic hit reality show called  Serial Date–where beautiful young women get to date ex-cons posing as serial killers. Though L.A.brings her bad memories, Leine…


Added by Mayra Calvani on November 28, 2012 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Interview with Jack L. Brody, author of The Moroni Deception

Please welcome my special guest, Jack L. Brody, author of the latest suspense thriller, The Moroni Deception. I had the opportunity to read it and you can find my review in Blogcritics. In this interview, Brody talks about the history behind the book and how difficult it was to dwell in Mormon controversy, among…


Added by Mayra Calvani on September 12, 2012 at 3:34am — No Comments

Interview with Mar Preston, author of RIP-OFF

Mar Preston is the author of two mystery novels set in Santa Monica, California, featuring Detective Dave Mason of the Santa Monica Police Department. His girlfriend is a community activist, liberal in bent, which clashes with Mason’s traditional cop views. A third novel,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 27, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Book Review: Rip-Off by Mar Preston

A burglar is found dead in an upscale condo in the beautiful beach city of Santa Monica. The murder seems to be linked to a series of high-tech murders that have been taking place in the area. Dave Mason of the Santa Monica Police department is called to the case. Soon, he suspects that the Chechens are connected…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 18, 2012 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Conspiracy, double identities, car chases and espionage!

Alabaster Black is hiding from the United States Government. Over the past two years she’s had different identities. As a forensic accountant, she does forensic investigations of people’s finances in order to protect the country’s internal financial system and stop dangerous greed. But her latest report to secret organization…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 15, 2012 at 10:22am — No Comments

Saranmormal Ghost Town by Phoebe Rivers Book Trailer

The beach. The boardwalk. The ghosts… All Sara wants is to be “normal,” but her paranormal abilities

make that difficult. And, now that she’s moving across the country to an old New Jersey shore town

filled with ghosts, things are getting worse. Because this time, she doesn’t just see the ghosts, she can

hear them, too. Find out more at…


Added by Sheila English on May 9, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Vanishing Act in Vegas - Morgan St. James Phyllice Bradner, Authors

Vanishing Act in Vegas (A Silver Sisters Crime Caper) – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of A Book and A Dish, Think With Your Taste Buds and Stir, Laugh, Repeat.…


Added by Martha A. Cheves on February 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

When Nothing Else Was Right - Carol Costa, Author

When Nothing Else Was Right – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat and Think With Your Taste Buds…


Added by Martha A. Cheves on February 11, 2012 at 5:20pm — No Comments

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