logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
back to top
Search tags: Serial-Novel
Load new posts () and activity
Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
review 2018-06-04 23:11
Nighttime is My Time
Nighttime Is My Time - Mary Higgins Clark

I was having a bad day yesterday and pretty much did nothing after I got out of bed but sit on the couch.  I started this book but couldn't concentrate on reading so I got the audio book.  I got out my knitting and tried to relax.  It was my husband's birthday so we had planned to go to a movie and dinner.  I wished I could have an out-of-body experience because inside my body was not a good one.  Too bad I can't move out.  

 

Anyway, I was enjoying the book and I could tell because I wasn't getting much knitting done.  I kept finding myself holding my knitting needles paused in front of me while I stared into space, listening.  I finished it the same day I started it.  

 

__________

 

Jean doesn't want to go to her 20 year school reunion where she was to be honored but once they decided to have a memorial for her friend that passed away she couldn't skip it.  She had planned to go with her friend when she died in an accident.  There are a lot of memories there and she hated to bring them all back to the surface.  Several of her classmates had died in accidents and one committed suicide.  She also visited the mother of a classmate who had been stabbed in her bed 20 years before.  The first day there she was accosted by a pushy teen reporter doing interviews for the school paper and he asked her to look at list of names.  She was started to learn that 5 of the girls she used to share a table with during school lunches had died over the past 20 years and there were only 2 of them left.  She was shocked when the reported asked if she thought it was odd that they had died in the order they sat at the table.  Laura, the next one in the lineup disappears and the other's get worried.  She hasn't checked out of her room but it isn't the first time she changed her plans and took off.  The other's don't know what to think.

 

____________

 

I was really surprised to see so many bad reviews for this book since I loved it.  To each his own I guess.  

 

 

Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
review 2018-06-04 10:00
Release Week Review! Saving the King (A King’s Tale #1) Leilani Love!
Saving the King - Leilani Love

 

 

The fate of Camelot rest on Katrina being able to save the newborn Prince Arthur. 

Katrina would do anything for her long-time friend and Queen, so when the newborn Prince is thrust into her arms she promises to protect him as she is rushed with Arthur to Merlin’s. When Morgana’s Demon Army attacks her carriage, Katrina is outnumbered and outmatched as she finds herself surrounded with nowhere to run. 

 

On his way home Bryan stumbled upon a turned carriage. His wolves take off following after the trail of what looks to be a small army of men. When he sees a giant painted man about to kill a small woman he rushes to help without thinking about the consequences. 

 

Riding his horse as fast as he dares, the woman in his arms lips are blue from the cold, the baby cries getting softer Bryan feels his panic rising. Who is she and how did she come to be traveling along with a baby that wasn’t hers? Will he be able to figure out before those men come back to try and finish the job? 

A fantasy King Arthur retelling.

 


A King’s Tale is off to a fascinating start with Saving the King! The characters are strong, captivating and easily draw readers along on their thrilling adventure. Bryan and Katrina’s romance is full of excitement and emotional turmoil while they strive to protect each other and the prince. The story is fast paced and full of exciting and adrenaline pumping thrills as Morgana sets her henchmen after the prince and there is surprising twists.

 

I was completely caught up in Leilani Love’s new book, she brought it to vivid life and painted vibrant images that made it easy for me to picture each and every scene and I love the way she is bring one my favorite character’s (King Arthur) world to life but there is definitely a cliffhanger and it’s way too short so be prepared to have to anxiously await the next book to find out what happens but so far this A King’s Tale is an adventure worth joining.

 


Saving the King


Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39310336-saving-the-king

 

The 1st book in the A King’s Tale series.

 

Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/series/231085-a-king-s-tale

 


& is available in ebook at:


Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Saving-King-Kings-Tale-Book-ebook/dp/B07BB317X9/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526150049&sr=1-1&keywords=Saving+the+King+%28A+Kings+Tale%2C+%231%29+Leilani+Love



B&N - https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/saving-the-king-leilani-love/1127971459?ean=2940155423744

 

iBooks - https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/saving-the-king/id1349856738?_bbid=9371326&mt=11



GPlay - https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/saving-the-king-1

 

 


Leilani Love can be found at:


Website - http://leilanilovebooks.com/

 

Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8378318.Leilani_Love

 

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/missleilanilove?fref=ts



Twitter - https://twitter.com/LeilaniLoveBook

 

BookBub - https://www.bookbub.com/authors/leilani-love

 

G+ - https://plus.google.com/u/0/107714480982638924507

 

 

Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
review 2018-05-08 17:50
Find You In The Dark by Nathan Ripley
Find You in the Dark: A Novel - Nathan Ripley

Martin is a family guy who has what some may consider a very creepy hobby. No, he doesn’t collect Living Dead Dolls or horror movies like the rest of weirdos, he digs up the corpses of people murdered by serial killers and taunts the police with his ghastly finds. His wife and daughter have no idea what he’s doing on the side even though he comes home dirty and smelly after a long day of playing with old bones. The police also haven’t a clue.

 

Find You In The Dark has a twisted and unique to me story. On his last dig, something goes awry that may expose Martin’s strange little hobby to the world and put he and his family in danger. Martin will do anything to keep his family safe (even though one member doesn’t deserve his loyalty, if you ask me) and that is all I am going to say about the plot.

 

I love being in the head of messed up people rather than being stuck reading a story from the lead investigators POV the entire time. Martin, a serial killer and the police officer who gets involved in the case all share page space and I enjoyed that. I see a lot of people taking issue with the female officer but she didn’t bug me at all. The person I didn’t like was Martin’s wife. She was spoiled and selfish and every conversation with her was insufferable and I kept hoping bad things would happen to her. If my spouse took off for a few days and came home smelling of anything foreign, never mind death (frigging death, people!), you can bet he’d be answering questions until his lips fell off. This woman? All she cared about was helicoptering her teenager and getting her boutique ready for opening day. Not a nosy bone in that one’s body. How is she even a wife?!

 

This wasn’t a fast paced book and it took me longer to finish than I had hoped. Something about the pace was just a wee bit off but I liked the strange turns the story took. There aren’t fifty shocking twists but it walks down some dark and unexpected paths. If you don’t mind a slower pace and like to spend a little time with deviants this one is for you!

 

 

Thank you Atria Mystery Bus for surprising me with a copy of the ARC!

Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
review 2018-05-03 16:25
Told From the Dark Side
Mr. Midnight - Allan Leverone

Great thriller story revealing the dark side's perspective, Mr Midnight is a winner for horror readers. The paranormal ability between twins is an interesting twist that is the making of a monster. 

 

This story isn't for anyone squeamish, there's blood and guts involved as one would expect when describing the acts of a serial killer. But the gore isn't the main event.

 

~ The psychological suspense is what will keep you on the edge of your seat. Winner of horror awards, this is definitely a horror fan's great read. A page turner for sure.

 

Like Reblog Comment
show activity (+)
review 2018-05-02 19:02
Into the Black Nowhere by Meg Gardiner
Into the Black Nowhere: An UNSUB Novel - Meg Gardiner,Hillary Huber

I gave Unsub three 1/2 stars and this one will be getting three minus the 1/2 and I will be stopping with the series right here. It’s just not one for me. Everyone else seems to love it so I think it’s a case of personal taste. And, to be totally honest, I wasn’t really in the mood for it when it arrived in from Overdrive but I plunged in anyway because I had waited so damn long for my turn.

 

This is book #2 in the Unsub series and follows FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix as she tracks down a serial killer inspired by true life murderer Ted Bundy.  I’ve come to realize recently that I’m not a huge fan of police procedural type books unless the serial killer is given his/her own POV like the most excellent The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker. I love getting into their heads and seeing what makes them tick. I think I’m spoiled for all serial killer books now that I’ve read that one. This is my problem and not the fault of this book. This story was told mostly from Caitlin’s POV and while she’s a determined, single-minded, strong woman, she wasn’t the killer and when the killer was caught halfway through the story (are you kidding me?!), my attention began to wane pretty quickly and it just devolved into something that I didn’t like. A supposedly meticulous killer suddenly goes batshit crazy and starts a-killing willy-nilly? Seriously? Nope, that just didn’t work for me.

 

I listened to the very end but it was only “meh” for me. The narrator Hillary Huber is very professional sounding but I definitely felt as if she were reading to me in many spots (something I didn’t notice in Unsub) and it would pull me out of the story which didn’t help the book go down any easier for me.

More posts
Your Dashboard view:
Need help?