I love books set in the Pacific Northwest. Having grown up here in Oregon, I always love reading books that set in this general region for a number of reasons. For one, I love when I recognize a town name or place I have been to before and I also love seeing my home region described by others.
When I saw this new mystery series from author Laurie Buchanan was set in the Pacific Northwest, I was eager to check it out. Buchanan hails from Idaho, a neighbor to my home state, and I cannot wait to check this novel out! Besides the setting of the book though, I was pleased to see that the summary sounded just as intriguing.
Early reviews have high praise for the fast paced action and riveting suspense. I am very interested in the character dynamics in this one for sure! After his partner is killed, our protagonist retreats to become a handyman of sorts in a remote area in the Pacific Northwest only to have a brief respite before being drawn back into the criminal world. I cannot wait to check this one out!
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This book sounds like The Guest List and Rebecca got together and had a baby. I am so excited to check this one out and see if that assumption is correct! This domestic thriller is out tomorrow and I am so excited to check it out. It sounds full of atmosphere, menace, and twists. Not to mention an exotic location.
The book is set on an island off the coast of Italy and I don’t know about everyone else in the world but I can’t wait to travel again once COVID is more manageable, but until then I am more than happy to travel to all the exotic book locations! I think the location is going to be one of the things that really makes this book, I know it’s one of the things that attracted me first!
As the book is out tomorrow, I wanted to offer you all a little teaser for what’s to come with an excerpt from the book! If this sounds like a book that’s going to hook you, then reserve your copy today and keep reading tomorrow when it comes out on Tuesday! J. T. Ellison has a lot of of wonderful novels under her belt so this one promises to be another great addition!
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Like many devoted Netflix fans, I binge watched the new true crime documentary, Crime Scene the story of Elisa Lam. There is something about mysteries set in Lala Land that just add so much intrigue and a twisted sort of glamour. After watching the documentary, I was interested in finding not only some true crime books but also some thrillers that were also set in Hollywood.
That was one of the reasons that this book is so timely for me—it’s a murder mystery set in old Hollywood. I am so excited to share about this book with you guys today! If you love Hollywood’s golden age, starlets, investigative journalists, and of course murder then this is one you want to get on your radar! I am so excited to read it this spring but it’s out now and if you have been looking for a new murder mystery to read, this one might be your book!
Not to mention this amazing cover! This cover is so reminiscent of a Hollywood movie poster and I am in love with it! This is author Ava Barry’s debut and I think it’s going to be a hit for her and I will be sure to share my review here with you guys once I do read it but for now check out all the details below!
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This book has been on my radar for a couple of months now and I am so excited to read a book about nonconventional women! And when I say nonconventional, I mean criminals and murderers.
I adore historical thrillers and this one sounds like it’s going to be one that historical fiction fans want to have on their nightstands! Author Hope Adams has written a couple of other romance novels but this one sounds like it’s going to have a little more grit to it and I cannot wait to see how this one is received by audiences!
Having already received a lot of advanced praise, this one is high up on my TBR. If you are looking for a historical thriller featuring an exotic location and nonconventional women then this book needs to be on your radar! Keep reading for all the details and where you can pick up a copy for yourself!
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If you are a fan of Breaking Bad, then this might be a book you would be interested in. I have only watched a couple of Break Bad episodes but I love the idea a regular every day person faced with an unprecedented choice to sell drugs to try and save themselves or someone they love.
This book caught my eye for that reason, the main character Emma, decides to sell drugs to fund her son’s cancer treatment and as a mother I can say that I would do anything if it meant saving my son’s life. I could immediately sympathize with the main character before cracking open the book based on the bonds of motherhood.
Not only did this book promise to be a unique medical thriller but it also explored the darker world of drugs, addiction, and all the dangers that come along with that lifestyle. I enjoyed this one a lot more than I anticipated. When I first picked it up I was coming off of a long romance binge and wasn’t in the mood to read a thriller……but this one grabbed me!
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