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Review: Cold Brew Corpse (Book #2: A Coffee Lover´s Mystery) by Tara Lush

It’s a steamy September, and business is brisk at Perkatory, the hottest coffee shop in Devil’s Beach, FL. Much of the clientele pours in from Dante’s Inferno, the hot yoga studio next door. But the bright, sunny Gulf Coast days turn decidedly dark-roast when… Continue Reading “Review: Cold Brew Corpse (Book #2: A Coffee Lover´s Mystery) by Tara Lush”

Review: Under the Cover of Murder (Book #6: Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery) by Lauren Elliott

It promises to be Greyborne Harbor’s wedding of the year. The impending nuptials of Serena Chandler and Zach Ludlow will take place aboard his family’s luxurious super-yacht, currently moored in the harbor and the talk of the town. But on the day of the… Continue Reading “Review: Under the Cover of Murder (Book #6: Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery) by Lauren Elliott”

Review: Still Life and Death (Book #3: Shepherd Sisters Mysteries) by Tracy Gardner

Savanna Shepherd, a former art authenticator turned grade school art teacher, is delighted when her Uncle Max and Uncle Freddie move to Carson. Uncle Max takes a job at Libby’s Blooms, where Savanna teaches a still life painting class for adults. But one morning,… Continue Reading “Review: Still Life and Death (Book #3: Shepherd Sisters Mysteries) by Tracy Gardner”

Review: The Bookseller’s Secret by Michelle Gable

In 1942, London, Nancy Mitford is worried about more than air raids and German spies. Still recovering from a devastating loss, the once sparkling Bright Young Thing is estranged from her husband, her allowance has been cut, and she’s given up her writing career.… Continue Reading “Review: The Bookseller’s Secret by Michelle Gable”

Review: A Page Marked for Murder (Book #5: Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery) by Lauren Elliott

January isn’t the season for the seaside, but the big Fire and Ice festival is keeping bookstore owner Addie busy. Amid the plans for a fireworks display and an ice-carving competition, she’s also dog sitting for a friend in the hospital. When Addie goes… Continue Reading “Review: A Page Marked for Murder (Book #5: Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery) by Lauren Elliott”

Review: The Bookshop at Peony Harbor (An Aster Island Novel) by Rosie Summers

Eloise Paisley needs cash, and she needs it fast. Thanks to an unexpected divorce, Eloise is low on funds, and if she doesn’t figure out a way to make ends meet—soon—she’ll lose the beachfront cottage that’s been in her family for over three generations.… Continue Reading “Review: The Bookshop at Peony Harbor (An Aster Island Novel) by Rosie Summers”

Review: Aunt Ivy’s Cottage (Book #2: Dune Island Series) by Kristin Harper

All Zoey’s happiest childhood memories are of her great-aunt Ivy’s rickety cottage on Dune Island, being spoiled with cranberry ice cream and watching the tides change from the rooftop. Now, heartbroken from a recent breakup, Zoey can see her elderly aunt’s spark is fading,… Continue Reading “Review: Aunt Ivy’s Cottage (Book #2: Dune Island Series) by Kristin Harper”

Review: The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik

In 1918, Dorothea Lange leaves the East Coast for California, where a disaster kick-starts a new life. Her friendship with Caroline Lee, a vivacious, straight-talking woman with a complicated past, gives her entrée into Monkey Block, an artists’ colony and the bohemian heart of… Continue Reading “Review: The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik”

Review: Ruby Red Herring (Book #1: An Avery Ayers Antique Mystery) by Tracy Gardner

After their parents’ deaths, Avery Ayers and her teenaged sister, Tilly, take over the family business, Antiquities & Artifacts Appraised. Life in Lilac Grove is filled with jewels, tapestries, paintings…and the antics of eccentric Aunt Midge. But their world is rocked when they learn… Continue Reading “Review: Ruby Red Herring (Book #1: An Avery Ayers Antique Mystery) by Tracy Gardner”

Review: The Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Fraser

Thea Mottram is having a bad month. Her husband of nearly twenty years has just left her for one of her friends, and she is let go from her office job–on Valentine’s Day, of all days. Bewildered and completely lost, Thea doesn’t know what… Continue Reading “Review: The Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Fraser”