False Prophet (Saul Marshall Thriller Book 1) by Richard Davis

Publication Date: January 25, 2016

 

Imagine seeing your obituary in the paper just before assassins break into your home. When a cult starts killing people, Agent Saul Marshall is on the case. When that cult kidnaps Saul’s son, he may officially be off of the case, but the rules have changed and it’s winner take all.

False Prophet was given to me as an advanced reader’s copy (ARC) in exchange for my review.

 

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The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Release Date: April 30, 2002

 

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If you haven’t read The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (go read it), this review may not be for you. It may seem illogical—but this is a review specifically written for those that reread Douglas Adams’ work regularly. These people exist. They are normally referred to as hoopy froods who always have a towel handy. Since Tammy a.k.a. Rabid Reader’s Reviews was tied up in the Vogon poetry appreciation chair, I volunteered to write this review. She is still alive and well, and I am pleased to inform you that she hasn’t gnawed off her own legs yet.

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Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection by Barbara Venkataraman

Publication Date: September 3, 2014

 

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Jamie Quinn is a lawyer based in Hollywood, Florida. The three short stories in this volume are “Death by Didgeridoo,” “The Case of the Killer Divorce,” and “Peril in the Park.”

 

 

 

Death by Didgeridoo: Jamie’s cousin, Adam, is accused of killing one of his teachers with a Didgeridoo. Jamie must find the real killers but with a man so disliked as the deceased, narrowing down the suspects may be an endless task.

The Case of the Killer: Divorceé Jamie is struggling to get back to her family’s law practice after a great personal loss. When a divorce case she’s handling turns into a murder case with her client as the suspect, she brings in a private investigator to try to find the true killer and to handle a personal lost relative problem for her.

Peril in the Park: When there’s a murder in the park and the park director, who is Jamie’s new boyfriend, disappears. Jamie must call in her investigator friend to help her solve the case and find her boyfriend.

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The Scarecrow’s Brane by D.L. Morrese

Publication Date: July 3, 2015

 

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Commander Lisa Chang and the crew of the Brane Child find themselves in Oddz. Their ship crash-lands into the only thing between the Emerald City and the Red Witch of the South, who is trying to take it over. Lisa must travel to the Great and Powerful Blue Wizards of the East to make a new weapon to protect the Emerald City.

The Scarecrow’s Brane: A Futuristic Fairy Tale (Adventures of the Brane Child Book 2) is the second book in the Brane Child series.

 

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Blog Tour with Author Alan Jones

 

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Today Rabid Reader’s Reviews is hosting the author Alan Jones whose latest novel “Bloq” will be released tomorrow.

Book Blurb

Bill Ingram’s daughter, Carol, moved to London from Glasgow to start her career as a journalist. When she goes missing, Bill will stop at nothing to find her. He finds that his little girl had problems that he couldn’t have imagined and her nightclub-owning Albanian ex-boyfriend looks like a likely suspect in her disappearance. Can he find Carol in time to save her?

This is a gritty crime novel with some sexual content.

 

Read my full review of Bloq by Alan Jones here.

 

 

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Do you want to read an excerpt? Download the excerpt for Bloq by Alan Jones as a PDF to read online and offline by clicking the cover.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Celebration Husband by Maya Alexandri

Publication Date: October 13, 2015

 

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Baroness Tanya von Brantberg’s husband is fighting with the British in East Africa. It’s the first decade of the twentieth century and Tanya knows that a war rages in Europe but her purpose is to work “for the cause.” Tanya is called upon to lead in a way that women rarely are and when her intelligence is recognized by others will she have the confidence to do what must be done?

 

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Broken Banners by Mark Gelineau and Joe King

Publication Date: February 15, 2016

 

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Elinor is a lieutenant in the Kings Army when she finds her fellow soldiers slaughtered outside of the city gates. She embarks on a quest of justice.

 

Broken Banners is the second book in the Reaper of Stone; An Echo of the Ascended series.

 

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Yancy (The Landon Saga Book 5) by Tell Cotten

Publication Date: December 30, 2014

 

 TC_YancyYancy Landon is losing an election when we meet him again. When he learns that his brother, Cooper, is looking for a boy captured by Apaches, he’s the first to volunteer to join the hunt. In the quest for recovery, how will Yancy react when his values and ethics are challenged?

“Yancy” is the fifth book in the Landon Family Saga.

 

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Paper Cuts (How to be Dead Book 2) by Dave Turner

Publication Date: August 12, 2015

 

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Dave Marwood, Death’s assistant (yes, THAT Death, though he rather likes to be called Steve) for four months and if nothing else, he’s discovered how hard ectoplasm is to get out of clothing. What’s up with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Could there be stranger things in the world that Dave has yet to see in his role as Death’s office help?

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Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross

Publication Date: May 29, 2009

 

DC_Pope_Joan In the 9th century, young Joan is thirsty for knowledge, which she is denied because of  her gender. When Joan’s brother dies, she assumes his identity and heads off to a Benedictine Monastery. As Joan distinguishes herself and rises in the religious ranks, she finds herself heading to Rome. As her star rises, Joan finds herself playing a dangerous and precarious political game.  

 

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