4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie (review)

First published in 1957, 4:50 from Paddington is a delightful post-war era English country house mystery that left me guessing until the surprise reveal, making this a perfect first experience reading a Miss Marple Mystery and my first book by Agatha Christie as well. Witnessing a murder on a passing train, Elspeth Miggilicuddy diligently reports … Continue reading 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie (review)

1887 The Day They Turned Off the Water by A.E. Wasserman (review)

Water rights, a murder trial, and a quest for justice make for a lively tale, as Sally Sanders fights for a fair trial when her husband and hired man are charged with murder. In 1887 The Day They Turned Off the Water, author A.E. Wasserman has crafted a historical thriller/mystery that does not flinch from … Continue reading 1887 The Day They Turned Off the Water by A.E. Wasserman (review)

The Lady in Attendance by Allison Pittman (review)

Mixing storylines from 1915 and 2017, the connections grow between magician Dini Blackstone and Hedda Krause as well as between Quinn Carmichael and his great-great grandfather. Dini’s obsession with Hedda, the titular “lady in residence,” and the mysteries around her stay at Menger Hotel bring Quinn to her San Antonio ghost tour. As he shares … Continue reading The Lady in Attendance by Allison Pittman (review)

The Vanishing at Loxby Manor by Abigail Wilson (review)

Of late I tended to shy away from conflict, so it was strange of me to stand there and eavesdrop...but I did so like a curst statue.The Vanishing at Loxby Manor, Chapter 3 A disappearance, a haunted monastery, and secret societies make for an unexpected and delightfully Gothic Regency Mystery with romance in Abigail Wilson’s … Continue reading The Vanishing at Loxby Manor by Abigail Wilson (review)

Spotlight: Amish Cradle Conspiracy by Dana R. Lynn (book excerpt+giveaway)

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Amish Cradle Conspiracy by Dana R. Lynn, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Amish Cradle Conspiracy Series: Amish Country Justice #13 Author: Dana R. Lynn Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense Release Date: May 24, 2022 Genre: Christian, Romantic Suspense To protect an Amish community… She’ll make herself … Continue reading Spotlight: Amish Cradle Conspiracy by Dana R. Lynn (book excerpt+giveaway)

Spotlight: A Deadly Legacy by Malia Zaidi (book excerpt+giveaway)

A Deadly Legacy by Malia Zaidi Publication Date: March 15, 2022 Paperback & eBook Genre: Historical Mystery Series: A Lady Evelyn Mystery, Book 6 A few months after the Carlisle Detective Agency opened its doors, Lady Evelyn and her partner, Hugh, are twiddling their thumbs. The cases are slow to trickle in, leaving the detectives … Continue reading Spotlight: A Deadly Legacy by Malia Zaidi (book excerpt+giveaway)

Spotlight+Excerpt: Secrets of Rosenli Manor by Heidi Eljarbo

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Secrets of Rosenli Manor by Heidi Eljarbo, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Secrets of Rosenli Manor Series: Mysteries of the Modern Ladies' Society #1 Author: Heidi Eljarbo Publisher: Independently Published Release Date: March 29, 2022 Genre: Christian Historical Fiction/Mystery Betrayal and trust go … Continue reading Spotlight+Excerpt: Secrets of Rosenli Manor by Heidi Eljarbo

Twilight at Moorington Cross by Abigail Wilson (review)

Murder and secrets abound in Twilight at Moorington Cross, as a young widow hidden away for her affliction must choose between two men in order to receive an unexpected inheritance while working with an attractive solicitor to solve the murder of her benefactor. Author Abigail Wilson, in her fifth published work, again displays her flair … Continue reading Twilight at Moorington Cross by Abigail Wilson (review)