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The Dead Wife  by Sue Fortin Blog Tour with Review

17 Jul

The Dead Wife

The Dead Wife 

by Sue Fortin

 

About the Book:

 

SINCLAIR WIFE DEAD!  HUSBAND CLEARED! 

Police have ruled out suspicious circumstances in the investigation into the death of Elizabeth Sinclair, wife of charismatic entrepreneur Harry Sinclair, found drowned in the lake of the family’s holiday park.

It’s been two years since the Sinclair case closed but when reporter Steph Durham receives a tipoff that could give her the scoop of the year, she’s drawn deeper and deeper into the secretive Sinclair family.

Elizabeth’s death wasn’t a tragic accident. And the truth will come at a deadly price…




Christie’s Review

5 STARS

The Dead Wife literally takes off at break-neck speed from the very first page of the book. I was hooked until I finished the last page!!! 

Elizabeth Sinclair supposedly drowned in a freak accident at her husband’s family’s home two years ago, and the investigation was ruled that it was not a homicide. However, her mother has never given up on getting justice for her daughter. Steph Durham is a journalist, hoping for her big break. When her job takes her to the Sinclair estate, she is also contacted by Elizabeth’s mother, begging her to look into the case. Steph agrees even though her mother, a former detective, encourages her not to. However, she isn’t to be deterred. When she begins, spending more time with Elizabeth’s husband, Harry, she is drawn in deeper to the family. But, danger is closer than she could ever imagine. 

This is a taut mystery full of twists and turns I never saw coming. I would think I knew who the culprit was, but the author kept proving me wrong. Her writing is incredible. The story is told in two timelines and in three voices…Elizabeth’s, Harry’s, and Steph’s. It was one of those rare books that left me with some complicated feelings. You never want anyone to be harmed, but I have to be honest, Elizabeth was not a victim who was well-liked at all. I wasn’t even a big fan of hers, and I thought that was brilliant on the author’s part. 

This is mystery/suspense/thriller at its very best! It will keep you up late until the night until the very last secret and betrayal is exposed!!! It’s a must-read for every mystery fan!!!! Just be prepared to do nothing else until you finish the very last word!!!!




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Author Bio:

The Dead Wife - Sue Fortin March 2019

 

Sue Fortin is an award-winning USA Today and an Amazon best-selling author, an international bestseller and has reached #1 in the Amazon UK Kindle chart. Sue writes mystery, suspense and romance, sometimes combining all three. 

Sue was born in Hertfordshire but had a nomadic childhood, moving often with her family, before eventually settling in West Sussex where she now lives with her husband, children and grandchidren.

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Bitter Edge (DI Kelly Porter #4) by Rachel Lynch Blog Tour

6 Mar

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Bitter Edge

by Rachel Lynch

Synopsis: 

DI Kelly Porter is back, but so is an old foe and this time he won’t back down…

When a teenage girl flings herself off a cliff in pursuit of a gruesome death, DI Kelly Porter is left asking why. Ruled a suicide, there’s no official reason for Kelly to chase answers, but as several of her team’s cases converge on the girl’s school, a new, darker story emerges. One which will bring Kelly face-to-face with an old foe determined to take back what is rightfully his – no matter the cost.

Mired in her pursuit of justice for the growing list of victims, Kelly finds security in Johnny, her family and the father she has only just discovered. But just as she draws close to unearthing the dark truth at the heart of her investigation, a single moment on a cold winter’s night shatters the notion that anything in Kelly’s world can ever truly be safe.

Don’t miss this gripping crime thriller featuring a phenomenal detective. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Patricia Gibney and Robert Bryndza.

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Author Bio:

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Rachel Lynch grew up in Cumbria and the lakes and fells are never far away from her. London pulled her away to teach History and marry an Army Officer, whom she followed around the globe for thirteen years. A change of career after children led to personal training and sports therapy, but writing was always the overwhelming force driving the future. The human capacity for compassion as well as its descent into the brutal and murky world of crime are fundamental to her work.

Social Links

Twitter: @r_lynchcrime

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The Cursed Series by Rebecca Donovan Cover Reveal with Pre-Order & Giveaway

20 Feb

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Genre: YA Suspense

Release Date: March 26, 2019

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It was supposed to be a Friday night like any other for Lana and her best friends. Three girls out to cause a little trouble. Break a few hearts. And try not to get caught. Except on this night, Lana Peri is the sole witness to a horrific crime, and she can’t say a word. Not if she wants to protect her friends. No one will believe her word over his, so he gets away with it. And she’s forced to pay for her silence.

Instead of serving time in juvie, Lana is sentenced to a boarding school for privileged teens. Removed from everyone she knows and cares about, she’s abandoned at Blackwood School in Vermont, where everything is an illusion, including the lives of those who attend the elite institution. Lana isn’t wealthy or privileged. The only thing she has in common with the sons and daughters of celebrities and politicians is that she’s a delinquent, just like them. And they’ve all been forced to grow up much too fast.

Just when Lana begins to feel accepted, mysterious notes start showing up in her belongings and ominous threats are painted on her wall. Only someone she knows could have done it. Someone she thought was a friend. As the pieces fall into place, secrets begin to emerge, leaving Lana with too many questions and not enough people to trust.

The Cursed Series is a thrilling and tangled mystery that explores the sacrifice of love and the secrets kept to protect friends. How do you know who to trust when no one is telling the truth?

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The Judas Tree (Linked Series Book #2) by Susan Bacoyanis Blog Tour

19 Dec

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Synopsis:

Mary Webster’s reaction to her lover’s betrayal is off the chart…

Mary seems like an ordinary 46-year-old divorcee, beginning a new life in rural England, but she has depths of pent-up pain, the result of 20 years of marital infidelities and abuse. All she needs is a trigger to unleash savage emotions.

When she becomes entangled with Jonas, a married man, Mary suddenly finds herself in the opposite role of the ‘other woman’. Jonas has a nasty streak, however, and taunts with the nursery rhyme ‘Mary, Mary quite contrary…’.

But when Mary uncovers Jonas’s web of seductive lies, betraying not only herself but his wife and several young village women, she plots her revenge and acts out the real meaning of the nursery rhyme…

As things go from bad to worse, Mary is driven over the edge of normality. Because Mary is not normal … she is damaged. Her only redeeming quality is her belief that she is acting for the greater good …

Susan Bacoyanis’s intriguing psychological thriller The Judas Tree is a chilling tale of multiple acts of betrayal and the consequences of greed. It has deep echoes of Penelope Mortimer’s angry woman classic of the Sixties, The Pumpkin Eater.

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Don’t miss the first book in the series:

 

There Are No Accidents (Linked Series #1)

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Accidents always breed consequences…

Frances Hay’s husband is having an affair.

She fears that his CIA girlfriend, Kelly, is watching her every move and when she discovers that the lies and deceit go deeper than she thought, tensions start to rise.

But is Frances’ husband really the adulterous man she believes him to be? Or has she simply imagined the whole thing?

After Frances moves out in a desperate attempt to start afresh, Lauren Carter moves in.

But it would seem that history is destined to repeat itself, for Lauren is also trapped in a loveless marriage with her abusive husband, Gary.

Gradually Lauren becomes obsessed with detailing his cruel misdemeanours in a private journal and it soon becomes a welcome escape from reality.

Events take a dramatic turn for the worse when Lauren is found dead on her patio floor and Gary is arrested for suspected homicide.

But did he do it?

Does Lauren’s journal hold the key to unlocking the mystery?

It’s not long before LA-based detective Tom pieces together the shocking truth, but will he come clean or is the truth too terrible to admit?

In a bizarre twist of fate, Lauren’s journal ends up in the hands of Frances Hay, who bids for it at the local auction house.

Inspired by their shared experiences, Frances continues Lauren’s story and it is at the signing for her new book that Frances first meets Tom.

They instantly fall in love but any hope of eventual happiness is shattered when Gary is released from prison and they become his next target.

What could he possibly want from them?

With an avenging criminal on the loose, Lauren’s journal may have brought Tom and Frances together, but it also holds secrets that could tear everything apart.

There Are No Accidents is a fast paced psychological thriller that will leave you questioning everything you thought to be true.

 

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Also Available on Kindle Unlimited

 

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The Stepsister by Jenny O’Brien Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway (1st Prize Win an e copy of The Stepsister and crystal, tulip slider necklace , 2 x 2nd Prize – an e-copy of The Stepsister~OPEN INTERNATIONALLY)

30 Oct

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The Stepsister

by Jenny O’Brien

Synopsis:

 

When a stranger leaves step-sisters, Victoria and Ness, a half-share in a house in Holland, they think it must be a mistake.
But there’s no mistake when Ness goes missing.

Desperate for the truth, Victoria heads to Holland to find out what happened to her. Has she, as her texts show, embarked on a whirlwind romance? Has someone abducted her or even worse?
But there’s someone watching, and that person wants her dead.
Can Victoria find out the truth before it’s too late?




Christie’s Review

5 STARS

Prepare to have your mind blown with this book! Jenny O’Brien had my mind and stomach in knots throughout this brilliantly written novel!!

This review will not be a lengthy one because I don’t want to spoil this wild ride for anyone. Victoria and Ness are stepsisters who have inherited a home in Holland from a complete stranger, and this is where the story really begins. Victoria wanted no part of this, but Ness was determined to go to Holland to see the home herself. Not long after being there, she disappears and Victoria has no choice but to go looking for her. What she finds only leads to more questions and a lot of danger.

This is a psychological thriller, but it’s also a story about two women thrown together when they are just children and how that affects them each individually and as sisters. That background figures pretty heavily into the storyline and adds even more to it in my opinion.

It most definitely is a thriller. I never knew what secret or twist was coming next. O’Brien did a fabulous job of that in the very beginning of the book! That was a brilliant hook! She also did a wonderful job of connecting the dots and the entire story itself…the cover even tied in. Art is connected the book also, and I loved how the illustrator reflected that in the cover.

I will warn you that once you begin reading, you won’t be able to do anything else until you have finished the very last page. Excellent read, and I’m looking forward to reading more from this author!!!!




 

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Author Bio

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Jenny O’Brien was born in Ireland and, after a brief sojourn in Wales, now resides in Guernsey.
She’s an avid reader and book reviewer for NetGalley in addition to being a RoNA judge.
She writes for both children and adults with a new book coming out every six months or so. She’s also an avid collector of cats, broken laptops, dust and happy endings – two of which you’ll always find in her books.
In her spare time she can be found frowning at her wonky cakes and even wonkier breads. You’ll be pleased to note she won’t be entering Bake-Off.

Social Media Links: 

Readers can find out more about Jenny from her blog: https://jennyobrienwriter.wordpress.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JennyOBrienWriter/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScribblerJB

 

 

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Say a Sweet Prayer (Claire Goodnite Series Volume 3) by Jennifer Rebecca Blog Tour with 5 Star Review & Giveaway (Signed Paperback and Dangerous Dames t-shirt)

16 Aug

 

Today we have the blog tour for Say A Sweet Prayer by Jennifer Rebecca! Check it out and be sure to grab your copy today:

Title: Say A Sweet Prayer

Author: Jennifer Rebecca

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Cover by Alyssa Garcia at Uplifting Designs.

About Say A Sweet Prayer:

The sleepy little New Jersey township has been relatively quiet as plans for the wedding of Claire Goodnite and Wesley O’Connell are in full swing. But when the patrons of the church’s singles group are being picked off one by one and branded with a scarlet letter in blood, Claire and the team put their festivities on hold to track down a killer.

It’s just another case, another day in the life of a police officer until tragedy strikes their small circle of friends. When one of their own becomes one of the victims, how will the group go on? Or more importantly, can Claire survive it?

It’s probably best you say your prayers . . .

 



Christie’s Review

5 +++++ STARS

A Top 10 Read of 2018

All-Time Favorite Read

OMG! From reading the synopsis, I knew there would be a twist in the book, but Jennifer Rebecca completely pulled the rug out from under me! This book is the best yet in the series!

I don’t want to say too much about the book as I don’t want to ruin the book or the series for anyone who hasn’t had the absolute pleasure of reading the book. In each book, Rebecca continues to develop the characters even more, and she builds upon the relationships between the major characters: Wes, Claire, Lee, Anna, and Emma.

This book really made me love Wes and Claire even more. Claire has made great strides, and she is a different person than she was in the first book. I’m amazed at her strength, and that strength will be tested in ways she never thought possible in this book. Wes is one of the good ones!!!! Wes continues to stand by Claire, and he wants her to find the “peace and beauty” she deserves. Of course, he wants to be the one to give it to her. His patience and love for her is just incredible!!!!

The storyline is the best one yet in the series! The twists are wicked. The book is a romantic suspense, but a great deal of the book is about the relationships between the characters and how they are changing rapidly. Rebecca just continues to amaze me. The main character is Claire, but she has this talent of weaving in the rest of the characters into the plot of the book. She does so seamlessly. In addition, she manages to add humor in such a serious book. I’ve never seen an author who can do that quite as well as she does.

I’m not sure the direction the characters will take after reading the emotional ending, but I know I cannot wait to find out! If you haven’t discovered this great little series, do yourself a favor, and start today!!! You will not be disappointed!!!!



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Tell Me A Story:

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Tuck Me In Tight:

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About the Author:

Jennifer is a thirty something lover of words, all words: the written, the spoken, the sung (even poorly), the sweet, the funny, and even the four letter variety. She is a native of San Diego, California where she grew up reading the Brownings and Rebecca with her mother and Clifford and the Dog who Glowed in the Dark with her dad, much to her mother’s dismay.

 

Jennifer is a graduate of California State University San Marcos where she studied Criminology and Justice Studies. She is also an Alpha Xi Delta.

 

10 years ago, she was swept off her feet by her very own sailor. Today, they are happily married and the parents of a 8 year old and 6 year old twins. She can often be found in East Texas on the soccer fields, drawing with her children, or reading. Jennifer is convinced that if she puts her fitbit on one of the dogs, she might finally make her step goals. She loves a great romance, an alpha hero, and lots and lots of laughter.

 

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Redemption: Part 4 by Kate Benson Blog Tour with Review

31 Jul
Title: Redemption Part Four
Author: Kate Benson
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Editor: Chasing Sophie Publications
Cover Designer: Dana Leah at Designs by Dana
Publication Date: July 23rd, 2018
 
Blurb:
***This book contains content intended for mature readers***
ADAM
After months of keeping our secret, Bella and I were sure we’d find a way to stay together, to keep our romance from taking us down.
We’d been so careful, taken every measure, every failsafe option there was to stay under the radar.
My cousin, the rightful heir to the Avery fortune, found out anyway.
Now? He’s out for blood.
I swore I’d keep her safe, promised I’d do whatever it takes to make sure this side of my life never touched her.
I had no idea that promise would be so impossible to keep.
I’ve already failed her once.
I’d be damned if I do it again.
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I still can’t believe how quickly I fell for Adam.
We spent our first two months in a whirlwind, keeping our secret from the world until one day, it spilled to the masses.
We faced losing everything.
My career, my reputation, my freedom…
I’d risk it all to keep him.
The problem with that is that he would, too and he had more to lose than anyone I’d ever known.
He asked for my trust, earned it plenty of times over, but how far would he go to keep me?
Am I destined to be the reason his empire comes crashing down?
Or would we somehow find redemption?

Christie’s Review
5 STARS

Redemption:  Part Four is the exact reason why Kate Benson remains one of my go to writers. Just when I think Adam and Isabella have reached the end of their journey, Benson surprises me and adds yet another twist.
This book picks up right where Part Three ended with Adam’s and Isabella’s secret relationship completely laid out in the open. Adam’s cousin is out for blood, and he doesn’t care who gets hurt in the process. Adam has tried so hard to keep this part of his life away from her, and she worries she will be the reason he loses it all. They both have to process a lot in this book, both as a couple and as individuals.
Their unique, devoted, and deep relationship is at the core of the book, but it doesn’t overwhelm the story itself. Benson has taken the suspense and thrills up a notch. Who revealed their relationship to the public? How will this affect their future?
I thought I knew all I could about Adam and Isabella, but Benson showed me very quickly I still had more to learn about them. Trust is a theme throughout this entire series, and that continues in this book. This couple has learned to trust each other in their relationship, but in this book, they will have to learn to trust each other in a whole different light.
Even though each book in this series is short, don’t let that fool you. Benson has a unique ability to pull her readers into the book and make you fall hard for each character she creates, whether it’s one of her full-length novels or one of her novellas. I always know when I read one of her books, she will have my entire heart and soul! Looking forward to seeing where Adam and Isabella are going in the next book, especially after this ending!!!!

 


Kate Benson was raised in Texas and currently resides in central Florida with her husband and their growing army of fur minions.She learned to read at the age of four and has been hooked ever since. She credits her passion for literature to her mother, her love of story-telling to her father and her unwavering faith in happily-ever-after’s to her husband, Sean.Some of her favorite things include rainy days, loud music, superhero movies, hot tea and of course, lazy afternoons with a great book.To find out more about Kate, her work or to just say hello, she loves hearing from her readers and can be found on social media.

Author Links:
Benson’s Book Babes (Fan Club/Readers Group): https://www.facebook.com/groups/PromiseSeriesSupportGroup/
Buy Links:
Redemption: Part One (The Vault Book 1): https://amzn.to/2IPcIwx
Redemption: Part Two (The Vault Book 2): https://amzn.to/2HRBywv
Redemption: Part Three (The Vault Book 3): https://amzn.to/2IHth1C
Redemption: Part Four (The Vault Book 4): https://amzn.to/2LcmRZF