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Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Books and Adventures, Oh My!

Books and Adventures, Oh My!

I had hoped to write up individual blog posts about all of these things, but time has just crept away and I decided to just combine the past month’s worth of books and random adventures into one. This post will include short reviews of Flat […]

Book Review and Giveaway! Friends and Other Liars by Kaela Coble

Book Review and Giveaway! Friends and Other Liars by Kaela Coble

Friends and Other Liars is an engaging novel: part mystery, part friendship tale, and part drama about finding your way through life by making peace with the past. In Kaela Coble’s intriguing debut, the author explores the lives of a group of friends and the […]

Book Review: Local Artist by Paul Trembling

Book Review: Local Artist by Paul Trembling

Trembling’s book is an exciting mystery set in the U.K. It’s the second book in a loosely related series that began with Local Poet, and although there are some continuing characters, you won’t feel lost if you didn’t read the first one (because I didn’t either). […]

Book Review: Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

Book Review: Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

Another fast-paced psychological suspense novel I completed recently is Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake. It is the intriguing story of friendship and lies, and how far those friends are willing to to cover something up in the name of friendship loyalty. This post contains […]

Book Review: The Woman in the Window, a Psychological Suspense Novel by A.J. Finn

Book Review: The Woman in the Window, a Psychological Suspense Novel by A.J. Finn

Next up on my psychological suspense list is this debut novel by A.J. Finn (Actual name Dan Mallory, former editor at William Morrow–check out a great interview in BookPage Magazine ) I was captivated from the first page, and although I was able to work out some […]

Book Review: Pretty, Nasty, Lovely, a Psychological Suspense Novel by Rosalind Noonan

Book Review: Pretty, Nasty, Lovely, a Psychological Suspense Novel by Rosalind Noonan

I was in a sorority in college, and I was even in one in Oregon (like the book depicts, but the college and sorority in the book are completely fictional), but mine never had such drama (or death, eep!). This was the next book in […]

Book Review: Psychological Suspense Novel Keep Her Safe by Sophie Hannah

Book Review: Psychological Suspense Novel Keep Her Safe by Sophie Hannah

I’ve been on a psychological suspense/thriller kick lately. I’ve read quite a few and they’ve all been fairly engaging. I’ve read many books by Sophie Hannah in the past, she’s written a large number of books and they generally entertain me with their twists and […]

The Wife Between Us Psychological Suspense Book Review and Blog Tour+ Giveaway!

The Wife Between Us Psychological Suspense Book Review and Blog Tour+ Giveaway!

The Wife Between Us is a psychological suspense novel written by Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendrickson. It’s full of some delicious twists that will keep you intrigued and turning pages quickly to find out what is really going on. This novel has everything I love […]

Book Review: The Last Day of Emily Lindsey by Nic Joseph + GIVEAWAY!

Book Review: The Last Day of Emily Lindsey by Nic Joseph + GIVEAWAY!

Nic Joseph’s psychological suspense novel is filled with some twists that you will not see coming. Once I picked this book up and started reading, my life pretty much came to a standstill until I finished because I was completely absorbed in the story and […]

Book Review: Secrets and Undercut from the Kill Zone Collection

Book Review: Secrets and Undercut from the Kill Zone Collection

I recently had the opportunity to read two suspense novellas from the Kill Zone:Ten Deadly Thrillers collection boxed set, which is filled with 10 short stories from Christian authors known for their mystery and suspense tales. This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure statement for […]