Who Killed Vivien Morse (A DCI Hatherall Book) by Diana J. Febry

Publication Date: August 1, 2016

 

Who Killed Vivien Morse (A DCI Hatherall Book) by  Diana J. FebryIn Who Killed Vivien Morse (A DCI Hatherall Book) by Diana J. Febry, Vivien Morse, a social worker, is found beaten to death in the woods, it seems an open and shut case. Obviously, Vivian’s estranged husband is her killer. What seems to be isn’t always the case when one of Vivian’s co-workers goes missing. Can D.C.I. Hatherall solve the case of Who Killed Vivien Morse?  Continue reading Who Killed Vivien Morse (A DCI Hatherall Book) by Diana J. Febry

Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

Publication Date: February 24, 2015

 

Bad Monkey by Carl HiaasenIn Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen, a dismembered arm leads a quirky cast of characters on a wild chase through South Florida and the Bahamian Islands. Catching a killer becomes the sole focus of Andrew Yancy, a disgraced cop searching for redemption and longing to leave his new roach patrol assignment to return to investigating. 

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Caelie After The Massacre by Wendy Fisher

Publication Date: February 2, 2017

 

Caelie After The Massacre by Wendy FisherIn Caelie After The Massacre by Wendy Fisher, Caelie’s family has been betrayed by a trusted confidante and she is the lone survivor. She wanders through the frozen tundra looking for healing and safety. Caelie After The Massacre is a short story and the first book in the Moosewolf series. 

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Cinderelleper: A Fairytale Satire by Ford Forkum

Publication Date: February 14, 2017

 

Cinderelleper: A Fairytale Satire by Ford Forkum

Cinderelleper: A Fairytale Satire by Ford Forkum is a satirical retelling of the classic Grimm fairy tale and the Cinderella movie produced by Disney in the 1950s.

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Rising Tide by Susan Roebuck

Publication Date: May 19, 2015

 

Rising Tide by Susan RoebuckLuminosa, Portugal is a small, seaside community with deep secrets. In Rising Tide by Susan Roebuck, Leo Shines and Piper Pines arrive from vastly different areas of the world each with the goal of discovering more about their mothers. Can they break the ice of the furtive town and find the information they seek?

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Infamy (A Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi Thriller) by Robert K. Tanenbaum

Publication Date: September 20, 2016

 

Infamy (A Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi Thriller) by Robert K. TanenbaumIn Infamy (A Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi Thriller) by Robert K. Tanenbaum, An army veteran kills an officer and claims that he’s was compelled to do so as a result of mind control experiments. When an influential criminal defense attorney with important friends steps up to defend the soldier, defense attorney Roger “Butch” Karp knows there’s more to this case than meets the eye. Infamy is the twenty-eighth book in the Butch Karp — Marlene Ciampi Thriller Series.

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Rabid Reader’s Valentine’s Day book recommendations

Over the past years, we reviewed tons of romance, chick-lit and cozy mystery books and we would like to take the opportunity to present and share some book reviews for Valentine’s day 2017. This is just a short list of books that readers may enjoy. Don’t forget to check out our other book reviews. Check out our romance, chick-lit and cozy mystery reviews.

 

 

Veronica Scott, science fiction, romance and a U.S. Today best-selling author, released Trapped on Talonque last year. Be sure to check out the latest review of the Sector series.

 

 

 

A classic everyone that enjoys adventure mixed with romance will like A Kiss at Kilhali by the New York Times best-selling author, Ruth Harris.

 

 

 

If you are into romantic suspense, try out The Rigid Rules by Christina Thompson. Readers with a passion for mysteries that contain elements of romance novels will enjoy Thompson’s Chemical Attraction series.

 

 

 

If you’re a fan of romance, particularly Regency, try out Sense and Sensuality by Alicia Quigley. This is a well-polished novel Quigley’s characters are witty, fast and wonderfully framed.

 

 

 

Andrea Weir’s A Foolish Consistency is a high-octane drama piece that gives readers the impression they are reading a real-life story. If you love reading romance novels with lots of ups and downs, this is the book for you.

 

 

 

Readers that have a knack for typical cozy mystery books should check out Hide nor Hair by Jo-Anne Lamon Reccoppa. The story takes place in New Jersey and contains everything that makes up a great cozy mystery. Also, check out the review of the first book, New Math is Murder.

 

 

Another cozy mystery series worth reading is Chef Maurice Series by J.A. Lang. If you are seeking a culinarian cozy mystery series with a dash of humor, be sure to check out Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle. You won’t be disappointed.

 

 

 

Romancing Mister Bridgerton by the New York Times best-selling author Julia Quinn, is a fun and interesting historical story. This book is the fourth one in a series. If you love Regency novels, be sure not to miss out on this series.

 

 

 

Playing Charlie Cool is a charming romance novel and the third book in the Trager Family Secrets series by the best-selling author, Laurie Boris. A smooth flow, great writing, clever plotting and wonderfully, fleshed-out characters make this book endearing to read.

 

 

 

What would a romantic recommendation reading list be without the author Ellie Campbell? In Meddling With Murder Cathy O’Farrell and her band of Crouch End crazies from Looking for La La are finally back. Cozy mystery readers that are looking for a book with beautifully ridiculous plot elements and a touch of humor will not want to pass up on this series.

Clownfish Blues (A Serge Storms Book) by Tim Dorsey

Publication Date: January 24, 2017

 

Clownfish Blues: A Novel (Serge Storms) by Tim DorseyIn Clownfish Blues (A Serge Storms Book) by Tim Dorsey, Serge and Coleman are on the road in a Route 66 homage-type expedition. Their plan is to go town, taking temporary jobs at leisure, making sure they hit all of the high points including the bedding of a local that everyone knows happens during the commercial breaks. They soon notice a lottery manipulating scheme with everyone involved from small-town convenience store owners to the big guys. In keeping with their quest, it’s time to get in on the action. Clownfish Blues is the twenty-first book in the Serge Storms series.

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The Final Girl by Brandon Ford

Publication Date: April 12, 2015

 

The Final Girl by Brandon FordIn The Final Girl by Brandon Ford, the slasher classic “Bloodletting” has been remade and viewers brave the single screen Colonial Theater to see the midnight show. Before the movie begins, a killer starts picking off patrons. Will the movie blogger, the set of teen twins, the fugitive or the woman running from betrayal get out alive?

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Rules for Revenge: A Declan McIver Novel (Black Shuck Thriller Series) by Ian Graham

Publication Date: October 2, 2016

 

Rules for Revenge: A Declan McIver Novel (Black Shuck Thriller Series) by Ian GrahamIn Rules for Revenge: A Declan McIver Novel (Black Shuck Thriller Series) by Ian Graham, after the thwarting a terrorist attack in which officials believe he was involved, Declan McIver is lying low with his pregnant wife. When bombs go off again, Declan is caught up in a plot that could expose him and his wife and jeopardize their safety. Can he, with the help of a secretive MI6 officer, stop the terrorists in time? Rules for Revenge is the second novel in the Black Shuck Thriller Series.

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