Friday, 31 May 2019

Magnetic by Anya J Cosgrove - Cover Reveal

Title: Magnetic
Author: Anya J. Cosgrove
Genre: Reverse Harem Shifter Romance
Release Date: August 8, 2019 Cover Design: Fiona Jayde Media

Who said life was a fairy tale? Because I’d gladly slice that jerk’s head off.
I never expected to end up half-naked in the woods with my guts hanging out. I didn’t plan to stumble upon the most powerful shifter clan in North America and three of the sexiest men I’ve ever laid eyes on.
Dominic, the fun and reckless new wolf. 
Sam, the hot doctor with glacial-blue eyes.
And Gabriel, the intense, secretive alpha who wants nothing to do with me.
My real name is a one-way ticket back to hell, and my secrets need to stay buried like the girl I used to be.
Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Red Riding Hood—I can be all three. I can use my powers to earn a place in their werewolf town, away from the bite of my past mistakes. I can use them—and their bodies—to survive.
The only thing I can’t do is fall for them.



Anya J Cosgrove lives in Qu├ębec with her husband, her beautiful son, and two mischievous cats. She works as a veterinarian by day. She’s a travel and Disney junkie and is passionate about her favorite paranormal series. 
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Monday, 27 May 2019

Lost in me - Lexi Ryan

Lost in Me (Here and Now, #1)Lost in Me by Lexi Ryan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a trilogy of books that tells the story of a love triangle. On the whole, these aren't my favourite type of romance stories, having an extra person or being torn between two people isn't that appealing, but I did like the premise behind this one. Not only is our heroine torn between two men, but she is also suffering from amnesia after a nasty accident (or is it?) and when she wakes up she remembers nothing of her relationship with either man, but she appears to be engaged to one of them.
I liked the way that the story unfolded, with Hanna learning as much about her recent past and love life as we do. The only slight issue that I have, is that she accepts that all was good with at least one of the men, even though there is at least some evidence to suggest that all might not be as it seems. Surely, any decent man would give her the space to remember what they had, or at least go all out to win them over again after such an injury, rather than taking it as a fait accompli?
Hanna's mother is vile, I'm not sure what kind of self-absorbed creature would push a daughter into a speedy marriage when she has lost nearly a year of her life? Her friends at least seem much nicer and perhaps provide some balance there.
Overall I enjoyed this read, I'd like to know what's going to happen next and I think I know who I'd like her to end up with. Of course, this book ends on a bit of a cliff hanger, although not an entirely unexpected one. Let's see what the next book will bring.
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Saturday, 25 May 2019

Their Little Secret - Mark Billingham

Their Little Secret (Tom Thorne, #16)Their Little Secret by Mark Billingham
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I haven't read a Mark Billingham book before, in fact, other than the name sounding vaguely familiar for some reason, I don' think that prior to a couple of weeks ago, I knew who he was. Then, via a round-about route, that involved watching Red Dwarf with my kids and thinking of other things that they would enjoy, I was looking into what happened to other actors from Maid Marion and her Merry Men and discovered that one of the Sherif of Nottingham's hapless sidekicks was now an author. It wasn't until I got into the most recent of his books, after getting it on NetGalley that I discovered that I'd actually see TV adaptations of some of them a few years ago. I'm well aware that I'm rambling and that this has nothing to do with my review, but please indulge me for a second or scan through that, until I start my review proper:
It's always a joy to discover a new detective series. This one is number 16, so it's clear that there has been a lot already in the series. Did that matter? Not really. I suspect that I could quite easily go back and read earlier ones without them being ruined, although at least one earlier case was mentioned in this book, at least in passing.
Thorn is, like many other of his ilk, a bit of a mess, but a good detective. I liked reading about him and although he's clearly far from perfect, he was an interesting lead in this story. Perhaps that's what made him interesting and likeable?
The story is about two people who work, in their own way, in a web of lies and fabrication. One is a con-man who takes women for their life savings and the other a woman who lies to satisfy what is lacking in her own life. Once they meet, they become something much darker and more intense. This particular story gives insight into the criminals from the start, so although everything isn't revealed, this isn't a mystery to solve by the reader. It is still gripping and entertaining and I read on, anxious to know how it would play out.
Told from multiple points of view, it was easy to almost feel some level of sympathy for the wrongdoers. I think Billingham is careful to not give too much insight into how they became who they are so that we know that Thorn and Tanner are on the side of justice and good.
This might be my first Mark Billingham, Tom Thorne novel, but I strongly suspect that it won't be my last. A great read.
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Right Next Door - Delilah Peters

Right Next DoorRight Next Door by Delilah Peters
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I loved this story, but I can see why some people might not be so keen. This is a short, quick read. If you're expecting something completely light-hearted and fun, then this is possibly not the read that you are looking for. That's not to say that it's incredibly dark or hard going, but there are topics touched on here that won't be for everyone. The heroine has issues with intimacy after a traumatic birth and subsequent related injury. It also deals with the realities of juggling being a single parent (in some ways, any parent) with having a life, particularly a sex life. For people who are looking for something that is solely escapism, then this may not fit the bill.
I actually really enjoyed the realistic side of this story. Just because sex is sometimes awkward or less than glamorous, it doesn't mean that it is not a lot of fun.
I really enjoyed the romance and relationship between Emma and Will, it felt true to life, but still exciting and interesting. Will, in particular, was great. I always like a caring and thoughtful hero, but for someone like Emma, with all of the baggage that she has, he fits even better. Overall this was a good quick read, that I just didn't want to put down.
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Break me - Tracy Wolff

Break MeBreak Me by Tracy Wolff
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Sometimes, what I really want is an in-depth, rambling story that I can get lost in for days. At other times I want a quick read that satisfies and gets to the point. Break Me certainly falls into the latter category. This book is part of a series from Carina press, written by different authors, these short tales are designed to be a bite-sized romance that you can consume in a couple of hours. But that doesn't mean that there's nothing here.
Being a shorter story, this one certainly gets straight to the point. Our Heroine, Destiny, doesn't hold back when she knows what she wants. We're barely past introductions before she's getting exactly what she wants from journalist Heath, and believe me, it isn't being the subject of the interview that he's actually there for.
I really enjoyed this quick read. When you're in the mood for a bit of a romantic fix, with a side serving of some hot passion, then this will certainly hit the spot.
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Monday, 20 May 2019

Forget me - Kimberley Ash

Forget Me (Van Allen Brothers #2)Forget Me by Kimberley Ash
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I've always had a bit of a soft spot for 'broken' heroes. In this book, the heroine, Laurel, also has a bit of a thing for them. She spent much of her life trying to save her father, who was an alcoholic and now after his death her younger brother is rapidly following the same path. I'm also a fan of second chance romances, which this fall into.
What I really enjoyed about this story was that there wasn't a simple fix and everything was happy. Jonah has managed to conquer his alcoholism, but he knows that it never really leaves him. It's very easy for stories like this to feel contrived, but this was well written and the characters attempts to deal with their problems felt real.
I liked the chemistry and romance between Laurel and Jonah. Although they had been in a relationship in the past, the reasons that are given for having broken up made sense and didn't stop them from getting back together again. I also enjoyed about Laurels attempts to modernise and update her father's bar. Something that she does not always find successful and straightforward. This is a thoughtful and interesting romance with plenty of those moments that you look for to put a smile on your face and a warm feeling inside when reading romance. I'd certainly be keen to read the next in the series or go back to the first, which I haven't as yet, read.
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Saturday, 18 May 2019

Cursed Souls - Anya J. Cosgrove

Cursed Souls (Bloody Hearts, #3)Cursed Souls by Anya J. Cosgrove
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I both love and hate coming to the end of a good series. Since I first read Shadow Walker I've been dying to know what would happen to Alana and Liam. Despite all of his (many) flaws, I've liked Liam from the beginning and much prefer him for Alana. Fortunately, she finally agreed with me in the last book even if she had really hurt him along the way. Now in this final instalment, we're faced with Liam and Alana trying to work out exactly what they mean to one another and what their relationship will be.
As I already mentioned, I loved both Liam and Alana, both as individual characters and as a potential pair. This book built on that. There is a lot to work though, but that just added to the enjoyment of the story. Obviously, things don't just work smoothly and even when some things are sorted out, there are still other things to deal with.
This was a fantastic trilogy, I greedily read to the end as quickly as I could and am now left with regret that it's over. I seem to have another book hangover, this time caused by the fact that it's the end of the series, rather than my craving for the next instalment (there really is no pleasing some people is there?) Is this the end though? There is more to come in this world, with a spin-off due in a few months. There's plenty of room for more stories with some of the characters that we've already met in this book. I also wonder (hope) that this might not be the last we hear of Liam and Alana either. Not that I'm wanting to put ideas in the author's head or anything, but I'd love to hear more about them, even if it's in the form of a novella or similar, maybe with a newsletter as a little bonus sometime, just a thought...
I really enjoyed this whole series, in case that wasn't clear. I can't wait to read more from this world. In the meantime, I'll just have to recover from reading this final story and wait patiently.

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Thursday, 16 May 2019

Forget me not - Claire Allan

Forget Me NotForget Me Not by Claire Allan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I was quite excited when I saw that there was a new Claire Allan book coming out. This is her third thriller novel and having enjoyed the first two, I was hoping that there would be more of the same with this one. I am pleased to report, that I wasn't disappointed.
This time, the story is told from two points of view. Elizabeth, an older woman who finds a younger woman dying after being brutally attacked and Rachel, one of the dead woman's best friends. As the story progresses it becomes clear that both of these women have problems that are brought to the surface by this brutal murder and might even be threatened by whoever has committed this crime themselves.
This is an exciting read and one that it's quite easy to get through quite quickly. I found that I wanted to know what was happening and where the story was going to go, so I couldn't really put it down. There are a few twists and turns and although I had figured out who was behind it all before the end of the book, that didn't stop me from thoroughly enjoying this read.
If you enjoy exciting, edge of your seat reads, then I think that you will enjoy Forget Me Not. I'll certainly be reading any future books that Claire Allan reads, having really enjoyed this one.
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Monday, 13 May 2019

Deadlock - Cherrie Lynn

Deadlock (Hacker World, #1)Deadlock by Cherrie Lynn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book is clearly the first in a series and what a start to a new series it is. Lindsey is the quiet and 'good' twin. While her sister Lena is the one to go rushing into adventure, not worrying about who she hurts or upsets along the way, Lindsey has always followed her picking up the pieces. When Lena goes missing, Lindsey has no choice but to turn to the man who Lena almost destroyed when they were younger.
This is very much a romantic suspense novel. The suspense element being just about as important as the romance. In fact, apart from a kiss when the two first meet, it's a while before the romance side comes through for Lindsay and Jace.
I am quite a big fan of enemy to lover romances. In this case, Jace and Lindsay aren't really enemies as such, it's Lena that Jace has a problem with. After the way that she, in his eyes, ruined his life, he's never going to be that welcoming towards her identical twin sister.
I really enjoyed this read. While it came to a conclusion of sorts at the end of this book, there's clearly more to come. Both for Lena, who I think is probably nowhere near as bad as everyone seems to think, and for the group that Jace works for and with. I'm looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
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Sunday, 12 May 2019

Captive Hearts - LM Connolly

Captive Hearts (Hearts on Fire #2)Captive Hearts by L.M. Connolly
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I've been meaning to read one of Lynne Connolly's books for quite some time and somehow managed to start reading one without realising that I was. This title is part of the Hearts of Fire series and released under the name L.M. Connolly. Unlike some of her other work, this is a contemporary, rather than historical romance.
The Hearts on Fire Series follows three brothers who share the same mother but grew up separately. I haven't read the first book Racing Hearts, but this is the kind of series where it really doesn't matter. Although the main character mentions his brothers and mother, we don't really 'see' them in this book and it works well as a stand-alone story.
Hotel owner Scarlett Woodward is struggling to keep her business afloat. On the day that she opens a letter containing an eye-watering offer for the place, she finds herself alone in the hotel. With no guests, her staff are all at home and when the mysterious Evan turns up, she soon finds herself drawn to him. Evan isn't all that he seems, he is actually Ethan Black, director of his family hotel business and mega rich. He's also the person looking to buy her hotel.
This romance story contains quite a few of the elements that often crop up in romances: A very wealthy hero, an arranged marriage, an unexpected baby, evil family members trying to keep them apart, a hero who thinks that he can't love. But it doesn't matter, together it all works well and I enjoyed reading about the romance between Ethan and Scarlett work well as a couple together. Ethan is quite sweet most of the time, (when he's not being too Alpha) and Scarlett can certainly stand up for herself and be her own woman.
There were a couple of times I was a little confused, as it seemed that they were talking as if something that had just been established hadn't actually happened. That was perhaps my misunderstanding though.
This was an enjoyable read and while it might be my first LM Connolly/Lynne Connolly read, I'm sure that it won't be my last.
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Saturday, 11 May 2019

Death at Beacon Cottage - Betty Rowlands

Death at Beacon Cottage: An absolutely addictive cozy mystery novel (A Sukey Reynolds Mystery Book 3)Death at Beacon Cottage: An absolutely addictive cozy mystery novel by Betty Rowlands
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This third book in the Sukey Reynolds series is a little different from the first two. Yes, there's a crime and a murder or two that Sukey finds herself interested in, but there isn't a mystery as such to solve.
Sukey is again doing her job as SOCO when she finds herself under threat from a violent gang of criminals. She looks just like an undercover officer, who has been getting close to one of the gang. When a robbery doesn't quite go to plan, people start getting bumped off left right and centre and Sukey is spotted by one of the gang.
Although this book isn't a mystery in the usual sense, I still really enjoyed it. Sukey, her son Gus and boyfriend Jim are becoming characters that I know well and reading a crime story that involves the three of them is always interesting. I think the fact that this was a little different was perhaps a little more believable too, even someone who works for the police as Sukey does isn't always going to find themselves investigating a murder directly.
There was at least one occasion when the police seemed to think that the danger had passed when I'm not entirely sure that they would have been so quick to assume that in reality. that didn't detract from my enjoyment of the book. I'll certainly be looking for book four in this series.
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Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Drakon's Knight - N.J. Walters

Drakon's KnightDrakon's Knight by N.J. Walters
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is the seventh book in a series, something that I wasn't actually aware of when I started reading it. I don't think that really mattered though, as I didn't feel that there was anything missing or that I didn't understand as the story progressed.
In some ways, this is a bit of an unusual story. It is a tale of enemies to lovers but is perhaps a little different as in this case, the hero and heroine don't slowly discover that they feel for one another, but it's quite sudden and then they have to deal with the consequences of that. Karina loses her memory after being in a car accident, both of what lead to the accident and who she is. Jericho had intended to kill her, as she is the leader of a group who kill drakons. The moment that he first sees her, he realises that she is, in fact, his mate and he can't possibly do anything but take her with him.
Not only do Karina and Jericho have to come to terms with their feelings for one another, but Karina has to discover who she really is. Not only, who she has been in recent years, but who she really is and why she may have acted in a certain way.
This was an interesting story and for me, a new and interesting take on the idea of Dragon Shifters. I did struggle a little with Karina as a character, possibly because she had so much to deal with in quite a short space of time. I haven't read previous books in the series to have come across her character before, but I do wonder if she was all that was suggested in this book, how easy that transition would sit with readers who had read about her in previous books.
Overall I enjoyed this story and may well look into others in the series.
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Tuesday, 7 May 2019

The Chance Series - Extract


Not By Chance
J. Bliss
(Chance, #1)
Publication date: June 5th 2017
Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense
Drew Rodd has the desire to escape the shadow of his parents and avoid following in the footsteps of his father and his destructive tendencies. At just twenty-four, Drew is promoted to Executive Director at Rival Tech.
Drew’s way of life involves a constant struggle with his father’s devious intentions and manipulations. He is always seeking to prick and prod Drew to advance and become a pawn to further his own success. Drew is determined to value his hate to get ahead professionally, but the beasts from his past keep lurking.
Jasmine Chance is in her last year of college, a challenge she chose after suffering through physical abuse and leaving home without ever looking back. She has done all she can to carry on toward graduating with her college degree, she believes a brighter future will keep her away from the nightmare that was her childhood.
However, her life changes forever the day she met Drew.
A dinner party draws the two together in an electrifying way. After being preyed upon by their pasts, they stick together closely as a couple once their life circles out of whack. Will their electrifying romance be their saving grace or will it destroy them?
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Author Bio:
J. Bliss Influenced by, Maya Angelo, Terry McMillan, and her own mother's prestigious writing, J. Bliss began writing stimulating poetry at the age of thirteen. She dreamt of being an author and never gave up on the passion deep to write that she held within herself.
Her first novel originated from a past radio talk show she was the host of, based on many callers that spoke about having marital problems, most of which stemmed from a lack of intimacy. Drawing from her own experiences and struggles, she felt compelled to write Lovers of Convenience leading to Not by Chance.

Extract

Jasmine
Upon the varied shades of the sky stood a man, flexing the muscles in his legs. This man is a masterpiece. What can I do to capture his attention? He turns towards me as if he can hear my thoughts while walking in my direction. Dramatically, I stand up dusting the imaginary sand off of my thighs with feathery strokes.
His eyes turn and in a devil-may-care voice he speaks right away as he catalogues every curve and dip upon my body, “Hello beautiful, I’m Drew. What a pleasure to see you. I mean meet you.”
My eyes rolled to the top of my head, and I said in a dignified tone, “Wow, you are most confident.” Now it was confirmed that I grabbed his attention, I was coy saying, “We haven’t met because I haven’t even told you my name.” I gather my purse and he moves to grab my books, while finding excuses to touch my hand.
Let me help you with that.” I must admit I am enthralled by Drew’s touch. He is devastating my ability to remain dignified. Coming to a halt, my words follow in a sugary pitch. “Thank you.” He observes the title of one of my books Starting Your Own Business and asks if I am an entrepreneur? My eyes follow his full lips, imagining them upon my body.
Yes. I am a business owner.”  He knows I am into him. 
I walk towards Tenth Street alongside Drew. He asks, “Why are you alone during such a beautiful sunset?”
I have been coming here for the past four weeks, daily. Mostly to study. It’s not a big deal, besides security roams through here often.” 
We cross over Tenth Street as the oncoming traffic to our left stops until we pass. The approaching driver is wearing a business jacket, on his way to work downtown I assume. He is anxious, hands resting on the steering wheel, for us to make it through the walk way. I look up noticing the apartment unit, The Gathering straight ahead has a nice sitting porch surrounded by a garden of ivy. We turn right at the corner facing the incline until our feet reach Arrgone Street. I see my red Pontiac Sunfire positioned along the road; I take the keys out of my purse. “My car is here.” Placing the key in the door lock, he touches my hand. In a short pause he admires me once more.
You never told me your name.”
I think for a moment. “I didn’t, did I?”
Drew, holding my books in the crook of his strong arms says, “Come on tell me your name. I’m holding your books the least you can do is tell me your name.” He reminds me he has earned the right to know my name.
I say to him, “Well, if you want to learn my name perhaps asking will benefit you.”
Okay, will you please write your name and phone number down so I can ask you for a date?” His ambition arouses me as he insists on getting my name and phone number. A smirk grows on my face while I reach in my purse for a pen and piece of paper to write my number on. I look up towards Drew, thanking him for carrying my books while passing the paper to him with one hand as I hold my other hand out to collect the books. He places his business card in my palm, which I tuck into my book, not paying attention to it.
He looks at the paper with a big smile upon his face and exclaims, “Your name, you still did not tell me your name!” I sit in my car, and he closes my door. He bends down just enough for his eyes to meet mine and pulls closer to me. “Can I call you tonight?” he asks. I am completely powerless, spellbound as I look deeper into his bedroom eyes.
Yes, anytime.”
Drew moves a bit closer to me; I place my right hand on the gear and left hand upon the steering wheel. He looks like he wants to kiss me. He asks, “Are you in a rush to leave?”
I bat my eyes, staring at him intensely for three seconds, “No, I’m not.”
The soothing sound of Drew’s voice is so easy to listen to, “Would you mind if I kiss you?”
He is such a charmer, wooing me with his words. With a smile, cocking my head to the side I respond, “We don’t know each other. I don’t just kiss people I don’t kn—”
At that exact moment he interrupts my speech with his firm lips that tells me that he knows what he wants. Persuaded by his kiss I continue to kiss him back. His soft lips caress me, as I taste his warm tongue. My mouth opens with a soft moan of bliss.
In a deep, dark chocolate, hypnotic, smooth tone Drew says, “I am very attracted to you.” I pull in reverse, resting my head back on the seat of my car. My focus is no longer on driving, yet my interest in riding Drew becomes a pleasant thought. I push the gear forward to park. Suddenly, I remember I was kissing someone I did not know and push the gear back in reverse as if Drew were on fire. He jumps away from the car and put his palms on top of his head.
"I'm sorry," he shouts in a stifled voice. "That wasn't right."
"It felt right, it's okay." Looking in the review mirror, the idea of appearing easy, troubles me. I’m thinking of my ex and how I don’t need to start a relationship; although, I still carry around a list of the perfect, ideal man for me with a picture of Morris Chestnut in my purse. I lower my eyes and turn away. I'm uncertain of what just happened from me kissing a man that doesn’t know my name. Or was it the abrupt apology that’s bothering me?
Again, he apologizes, reaching his hand into the car just enough to touch my arm while avoiding eye contact. I wonder if his heart is beating as fast as mine. Can he hear my heart pounding as the heightened surge of energy fires inside of me? Without hesitation I slowly drive in reverse, pulling away from the parked vehicle in front of me, I move my head once more to look at Drew. I smile hoping he imagines us molded against one another. He stands there watching me as if it is his last time seeing me. 


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Saturday, 4 May 2019

Unchained Desire - R.C. Alvarez

Unchained DesireUnchained Desire by R.C. Alvarez
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In many ways, this is an unusual read. Yes, it is a romance, but there's an awful lot more going on besides that. I've read plenty of books that would fall into a similar genre to this, the paranormal style of romance, with the heroine discovering that she's more than she originally understood and a hero that feels that he's too damaged for her. I don't know if it was how well written this book was, or that the plot was just the little bit different, or a bit of both, but there was something compelling about this story. Once I started reading, I was reluctant to put it down and had to keep reading until I got to the end.
There's something about the hero, Ramiel, in particular, which makes you want to follow his story and see what is going to happen with him. I enjoyed finding out about the world in which they live. It's clear that there's a lot more to come here, with questions left unanswered that I assume are going to be addressed in future books.
There was one little bit that I didn't enjoy. The ending of the book was a little bit cliche and unnecessary. I don't want to go into details and give away spoilers, but I can't help but feel that archangels and the like really wouldn't bother with conventional 'human' things, even if they were trying to provide some normality for their partner. I personally, would have prefered the book without that.
I really enjoyed this read and I am looking forward to reading what comes next.
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Death at Dearly Manor - Betty Rowlands

Death at Dearley Manor by Betty Rowlands
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the second Sukey Reynolds book, and like the Melissa Craig series before it, I've got another amateur detective that I'm enjoying reading about. As a rule, I'm not that keen on so-called cosy mysteries. I don't know that I'd entirely label this series as that. It's not particularly dark or nasty, but a lot more true to life than some of the comedy style cosy mysteries. I prefer to call this type a classic mystery myself.
This time the Sukey find's that the murder is close to home, with her ex-husband being married to the victim and therefore a potential suspect himself. Sukey is not able to be involved directly in the investigation herself and she hands the SOCO work over to a colleague. But, with her son, Gus, worried about his father, she can't help but try and help to get to the bottom of who has committed the murder.
Unfortunately, this time I didn't solve the mystery. There were plenty of suspects that might have been guilty and I just didn't guess right. I really enjoyed reading it though and I can't wait to read her next mystery.
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