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Review: Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian

Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man… Continue Reading “Review: Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian”

Review: The Tearoom on the Bay by Rachel Burton

After a tough break-up, Ellie returns to the only place she’s ever really felt at home – the coastal town of Sanderson Bay. A year later, she’s living her dream, brewing delicious artisan teas and selling them at her very own café. And when… Continue Reading “Review: The Tearoom on the Bay by Rachel Burton”

Mini Review: Murder on the Menu (Book #1: The Nosey Parker Mysteries Series) by Fiona Leitch

Still spinning from the hustle and bustle of city life, Jodie ‘Nosey’ Parker is glad to be back in the Cornish village she calls home. Having quit the Met Police in search of something less dangerous, the change of pace means she can finally… Continue Reading “Mini Review: Murder on the Menu (Book #1: The Nosey Parker Mysteries Series) by Fiona Leitch”

Mini Review: Death at a Country Mansion (Book #1: Daisy Thorne Mystery Series) by Louise R. Innes

No one would ever accuse famous opera star Dame Serena Levanté of lacking a flare for the dramatic. Unfortunately, it’s curtains down on the dysfunctional diva when she’s found dead at the bottom of a staircase in her elegant home. Solving an opera singer’s… Continue Reading “Mini Review: Death at a Country Mansion (Book #1: Daisy Thorne Mystery Series) by Louise R. Innes”

Mini Review: Deadly Delights (Book #2: A Bookish Baker Mystery Series) by Laura Jensen Walker

August in Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, always means one thing: the annual baking contest. Picture The Great British Baking Show, writ Midwestern. It’s a huge draw for the upper crust of Wisconsin pastry aficionados. And, of course, bon vivant baker-turned-mystery writer Teddie St. John has… Continue Reading “Mini Review: Deadly Delights (Book #2: A Bookish Baker Mystery Series) by Laura Jensen Walker”

Mini Review: Murder at the Lakeside Library (Book #1: A Lakeside Library Mystery Series) by Holly Danvers

Rain Wilmont has just returned to her family’s waterfront log cabin in Lofty Pines, Wisconsin after the untimely death of her husband. The cabin is peaceful compared to Rain’s corporate job and comes with an informal library that Rain’s mother, Willow, used to run.… Continue Reading “Mini Review: Murder at the Lakeside Library (Book #1: A Lakeside Library Mystery Series) by Holly Danvers”

Review: One Poison Pie (Book #1: Kitchen Witch Mysteries Series) by Lynn Cahoon

What’s a kitchen witch to do when her almost-fiancé leaves her suddenly single and unemployed? For Mia Malone, the answer’s simple: move to her grandmother’s quirky Idaho hometown, where magic is an open secret and witches and warlocks are (mostly) welcome. With a new… Continue Reading “Review: One Poison Pie (Book #1: Kitchen Witch Mysteries Series) by Lynn Cahoon”

Review: Rosie’s Traveling Tea Shop by Rebecca Raisin

A swanky job as a Michelin-Starred Sous Chef, a loving husband and future children scheduled for exactly January 2021. That’s until she comes home one day to find her husband’s pre-packed bag and a confession that he’s had an affair. Heartbroken and devastated, Rosie drowns… Continue Reading “Review: Rosie’s Traveling Tea Shop by Rebecca Raisin”

Mini Review: Take the Lead (Book #2: Dance With Me Series) by Shelley Shepard Gray

Growing up in foster care, Officer Traci Lucky had a rough start to life, but things are looking up now that she’s found a place in Bridgeport with two sisters she never knew she had. One night while on the job Traci finds Gwen,… Continue Reading “Mini Review: Take the Lead (Book #2: Dance With Me Series) by Shelley Shepard Gray”

Review: Reserved for Murder (Book #2: Booklovers B&B Mysteries Series) by Victoria Gilbert

Beaufort, North Carolina, is home to Chapters Bed and Breakfast, owned and operated by former schoolteacher Charlotte Reed. This historic 18th-century inn draws in voracious readers from far and wide with its lovingly curated special events celebrating a host of genres and authors.On this… Continue Reading “Review: Reserved for Murder (Book #2: Booklovers B&B Mysteries Series) by Victoria Gilbert”