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The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker: Review

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker is an intelligently crafted crime thriller showcasing the classic police vs serial killer.   Here is an alternate cover I found in the website provided to me for the author’s photograph. Love both the artwork.   The serial killer   Hannibal Lecter was lost into the horizon long ago. …

Hollywood Homicide (Detective by Day #1) by Kellye Garrett: Review

Hollywood Homicide

Hollywood Homicide, Kellye Garrett‘s debut with the series Detective by Day, is an entertaining piece of a cozy mystery with a damsel under a lot of stress who takes matters into her hands instead of playing the easier role of a damsel in distress.   Dayna Anderson is a superb character. A ‘retired’ Hollywood actress …

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Thursday Teasers

I started reading these two books last night. Look at the gorgeous covers!   The Emerald Blade (The Landkist Saga #2)┬áby┬áSteven Kelliher   One Sage is dead. Five remain. For Kole, Linn and the newly-minted heroes of the Valley, their victory is short-lived in light of new revelations. The King of Ember is alive. But …

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (Charley Davidson, #11) by Darynda Jones

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight

  Eleventh Grave in Moonlight is a new paranormal romantic suspense by the NYTimes and USA today bestselling author Darynda Jones. I received an advanced review copy from the publishers via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not influence my opinion in any way. Book cover The Eleventh Grave in Moonlight is …

Murder in Absentia

Book review Felix is not a tabby cat (thanks to the author’s lovely wife whom he has dedicated this book) but a middle-aged, toga-donning, magic wielding(sometimes faking), sleuth lurking in the dark lanes and docks of Egretia. Oh, I missed squid-on-a-stick-loving and cunning. Assaph Mehr has posted a decent collection of short stories on his website …