Genre: Suspense

The Promise of Deception by Jessica Sly – Book Review

The Promise of Deception by Jessica Sly – Book Review

Shrouded in mystery and magic, The Promise of Deception is set in fog-shrouded London at the turn of the 20th Century. Tensions between the Irish and English are at a peak. Just 30 years have passed since Jack the Ripper’s unsolved crimes puzzled Scotland Yard. Jessica Sly’s debut novel was […]

The Barrister and the Letter of Marque by Todd M. Johnson – Spotlight & Excerpt

The Barrister and the Letter of Marque by Todd M. Johnson – Spotlight & Excerpt

I’m not familiar at all with Todd M. Johnson. When I saw this book and the synopsis, I was intrigued. I’m looking forward to reading this book in the future. Read on for a synopsis and an excerpt of this historical legal thriller. Excerpt Madeleine listened. From a distance behind […]

Dark Threat by Kimberly Rose Johnson – Book Review

Dark Threat by Kimberly Rose Johnson – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
May 13, 2021
Book Reviews

I have been enjoying the Protection Inc. series by Kimberly Rose Johnson. Set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and filled with action and light suspense (maybe we should coin a new genre – Cozy Suspense!) Dark Threat reintroduced FBI agent Kyle Reynolds, who assisted the team previously, and introduced Trinity, […]

Framed in Death Valley by Dana Mentink – Book Review

Framed in Death Valley by Dana Mentink – Book Review

Growing up in Southern California, my family spent many weekends camping in the desert, though we were usually further South than Death Valley. I love the way Dana Mentink captured the beauty of this land which is often described with words like “barren” and “lifeless” in her thrilling suspense tale, […]