Carpet Diem By Misty Simon: Review/Giveaway/Interview

by Cynthia Chow

Tallie Graver may have left behind her life as a Desperate Housewife to her ex-and-now-late-husband Walden Phillips III, but that doesn’t mean that she can avoid uncomfortable reminders and awkward interactions. Unpleasant even when Tallie was married to high society’s “Waldo,” Present Prescott’s obnoxiousness kicks into high gear now that her new cleaning company is in competition to win a contract for his aunt.

No Stone Unturned By James W. Ziskin: Review/Interview/Giveaway

by Cynthia Chow

Being an unmarried, twenty-four year old woman in 1960 isn't easy, especially when Eleonora "Ellie" Stone is struggling to establish herself as a professional reporter at The New Holland Republic newspaper. Now that her professor father recently died, Ellie knows that she can now never gain his approval and so she is on the brink of giving up and going back home to New York City. Fortunately for Ellie, but tragically for a young socialite, Ellie has the opportunity to make her career when she is the first reporter on the scene when hunters stumble over the body of Jordan Shaw.

Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery By Craig Johnson & A Behind The Book Interview

by Cynthia Chow

At any other time, Absaroka County, Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire would have been on the first flight to Philadelphia to be at his daughter's side as she gives birth to his first grandchild. Instead, Walt's loyalty has him accompanying his old mentor and former boss Lucien Connally to Campbell County on of a plea to investigate the suicide of another detective. Gerald Holman's widow insists that he was not suicidal, and her years of experience as a court reporter allow her to recognize when the investigating detectives are telling lies.

Black Arts By Faith Hunter: Review/Interview/Giveaway

by Terrance Mc Arthur

In Black Arts, Faith Hunter’s latest book in the series, Jane Yellowrock is a shape-shifting vampire hunter with a mountain lion trapped inside her soul, and is metaphysically chained to Leo, the master vampire of New Orleans. This is a ticklish situation for her, and she doesn’t want him to know she is bound to him. Leo has a security job for Jane, running things for a high-stakes vampire event, but she has her own problems: Molly is missing. Molly, a witch, used to be Jane’s best friend…until Jane killed her sister.

A Chorus Lineup By Joelle Charbonneau: Review/Interview/Giveaway

by Sandra Murphy

Paige Marshall is still teaching kids how to sing, dance and perform in hopes of winning the big interstate contest. Teaching is not a calling, just something to pay the bills while waiting for her big break as an opera singer. It doesn’t hurt that Devlyn, a remarkably handsome man, shows interest in pursuing a relationship–if only he hadn’t spread the rumor that he’s gay to keep the teenage girls at bay. There was that cop she liked, Mike, but he declared his love for her and then disappeared–no return phone calls, nothing. Guess he’s out of the picture.

Dead, White and Blue, A Death On Demand Mystery by Carolyn Hart: Review/Interview/Giveaway

by Lorie Lewis Ham

I didn't get into mysteries until my late teens through Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie. In my early 20s, I was ready to check out some more current authors and went on a search. Carolyn Hart's Death On Demand series was one of the first to catch my eye--the setting of a mystery bookstore sounded wonderful--and it was. Now all these many years later her 23rd book in the series, and her 50th published book, Dead, White and Blue, is out!