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Coyote by Kelly Oliver: Mystery Fiction Review

Coyote by Kelly Oliver: Mystery Fiction Review

Jessica James rides again. This time into the world of big oil fracking, corruption and sex trafficking all set in the mountains of Montana. Coyote by Kelly Oliver is the second in a 3-part series following Jessica James through the unraveling of murder mystery. Intriguing Characters from Kelly Oliver When I reviewed the first in […]

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Wolf by Kelly Oliver Mystery Book Review

Wolf by Kelly Oliver Mystery Book Review

Written by on September 18, 2016 in Kelly Oliver, Mystery Series, Women Sleuths with 1 Comment

It certainly didn’t take long for me to be pulled into the world of Jessica James. A graduate student suddenly thrust into a murder, campus drugs and sexual assault, Russian mafia, and plenty more, our heroine stumbles her way along with talented and skillful friends. Wolf by Kelly Oliver is a mystery story with a […]

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Stephanie Plum Series: The Boxed Sets

Stephanie Plum Series: The Boxed Sets

What a treat to have all the Stephanie Plum series in neat boxed sets. Author Janet Evanovich has brought to life one of our favorite female sleuths in her famous By the Numbers mystery series. And those numbers are nicely grouped together in boxed sets of 3 Stephanie Plum mysteries. Stephanie Plum Series: In the […]

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Ghost-In-Law Mystery Series from Jana DeLeon

Ghost-In-Law Mystery Series from Jana DeLeon

Mystery, romance and humor, a combination few can resist. But also a combination that comes together for Jana DeLeon’s Ghost-In-Law mystery series. The ghost turns out to play a hilarious part in solving the mysteries. An interesting and fun twist on the typical mystery novels. On the Death of Helena A pushy, manipulative and rich […]

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Christmas Mysteries: Time for Holiday Fun

Christmas Mysteries: Time for Holiday Fun

Written by on November 20, 2014 in Holiday mysteries, Mystery Series with 2 Comments

Ah, Christmas mysteries. What a fun way to break away from all the hectic world of getting ready for the holidays. Many of our favorite mystery authors included a Christmas story or two. Here are some of the favorites from that world for you to enjoy. The Mystery Series Go for Christmas Don’t you know, […]

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Jana DeLeon and the Miss Fortune Mystery Series

Jana DeLeon and the Miss Fortune Mystery Series

The world of women sleuths is advanced with humor and intriguing mysteries with Jana DeLeon and the Miss Fortune mystery series. Here is an author who knows how to combine great characters, can’t-put-down plots and hilarious writing to create the kind of stories that we love to read. The series includes 5 novels at this […]

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New Mystery Releases: Enter Eddy Harkness in Third Rail

New Mystery Releases: Enter Eddy Harkness in Third Rail

Written by on June 17, 2014 in Mystery Genres, Mystery Series, New Mystery Releases with 1 Comment

Enter Eddy Harkness, a new police detective on the mystery scene. Third Rail, by Rory Flynn, is one of the new mystery releases. The first in the Eddy Harkness series. I’ve just finished the novel and wanted to share with you my take on this debut book from Flynn. Third Rail, New Mystery Releases Meeting […]

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The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly – A Review

The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly – A Review

Written by on February 17, 2014 in Mandee's Mysteries with 3 Comments

The Gods of Guilt (Lincoln Lawyer) I have been looking forward to the new release from Michael Connelly — The Gods of Guilt. It was for his Lincoln Lawyer series featuring defense attorney Mickey Haller. I do love the Harry Bosch series as well but for some reason, I relate to Mickey a bit better. Incidentally, in […]

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Mystery Books for Kids: What, Where, How

Mystery Books for Kids: What, Where, How

The writing of mystery books for kids is quite a bit more difficult than writing for adults. Good children’s mysteries tend to be more puzzle-oriented. Finding and figuring out the clues. What makes a good kid’s mystery book? Let’s find out. Mystery stories for both younger kids and older kids are dissected here. Mystery Books […]

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Use Wacky-Holiday-Excuse to Read a Mystery

Use Wacky-Holiday-Excuse to Read a Mystery

Written by on December 26, 2013 in Just for Fun with 4 Comments

Wacky holidays abound in our culture, so we are taking them as an excuse to read a mystery book. I can hear you saying it – wacky holidays? What are you talking about? Did you know April 7 is No Housework Day? Why not read a mystery instead of doing housework? Yep, we have bunches […]

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