Book Review: Home Before Dark

I’ll be honest. My first introduction to Riley Sager was his newest release Survive The Night which I found lacking in many ways. I was a bit skeptical about reading any of his other books, but I decided to check out Home Before Dark from my local library. Blurb What was it like? Living in … Continue reading Book Review: Home Before Dark

Book Review: The Couple Next Door

Hey, everyone. Time for another Tuesday book review. I keep thinking my reading time will decrease as I spend more time writing, but that hasn't happened yet. Matter of fact, I upped my Goodreads challenge from 35 books to 50 books for the year. (I really need to write but that's another story.) This week's … Continue reading Book Review: The Couple Next Door

Book Review: Finding Riley

A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Rescuing Finley the first book of Dan Walsh's Forever Home series. After reading Mae Clair's reviews of books three and four of that series, I decided to purchase and read the second one. Blurb An unexpected surprise brings the Mitchell family of Savannah a chance to experience the … Continue reading Book Review: Finding Riley

August – The Sturgeon Moon

Welcome to the eighth in a series of posts about the names of full moons. If you missed the others, you can click the following links. The Wolf Moon (January)The Snow Moon (February)The Worm Moon (March)The Pink Moon (April)The Flower Moon (May)The Strawberry Moon (June)The Thunder Moon (July) An August Full Moon The August Moon … Continue reading August – The Sturgeon Moon

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Update #Reviews – #Suspense Joan Hall, #Memoir Karen Ingalls, #Poetry Jude Itakali

Hey, everone. Sally Cronin is featuring a lovely review of Cold Dark Night. Hope you take time to hop over there.

Sally is a wonderful supporter of writers and is a talented author herself. If you aren’t following her blog, you’re missing out!

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Welcome to the Friday edition of the Cafe and Bookstore with recent reviews for authors on the shelves.

The first author today is Joan Hallwho has received great reviews for her recent release  Cold Dark Night: Legends of Madeira

About the book

New husband, new house, new town… and a new mystery to solve.

Tami Montgomery thought her police chief husband was going to be the only investigator in the family when she gave up her journalism career and moved with him to Madeira, New Mexico.

But after the historical society asks her to write stories for a book celebrating the town’s one-hundred fiftieth year, she becomes embroiled in a new mystery. If she can’t solve this one, she could lose everything. Her research uncovers a spate of untimely deaths of local law enforcement officials. Further digging reveals a common link—they all lived in the house she and…

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Book Review: The Secrets of Thistle Cottage

I love a good bargain, especially when it comes to books. (If you haven't signed up for BookBub, you really should. Not only can you follow your favorite authors, but you can get email notifications when books in your favorite genres are on sale.) Anyway... I also enjoy a good dual-timeline story. The Secrets of … Continue reading Book Review: The Secrets of Thistle Cottage

Book Review: Rescuing Finley

I've read and enjoyed several of Dan Walsh's books over the years. I purchased Rescuing Finley a few years ago where it sat in my never shrinking TBR pile. I moved it to the top earlier this year and like Dan's other books, it didn't disappoint. Blurb Amy Wallace has made plenty of mistakes in … Continue reading Book Review: Rescuing Finley

Ghost Blimp #MysteryMonday

Those who've read my blog for a while know by now I love a good mystery, especially those that aren’t easily explained. I happened upon this story while searching for another Mystery Monday post and found it intriguing. In 1942, the United States was still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor. The outcome of … Continue reading Ghost Blimp #MysteryMonday