Category: Mystery-Suspense Fiction

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Review: Shadows & Dreams by Alexis Hall

Shadows & Dreams Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: “Here lies Kate Kane. She achieved something. Beloved daughter. Sorely missed.” After having so much fun with the re-release of Iron & Velvet, I was fairly confident I’d enjoy the second novel in the Kate Kane, Paranormal Investigator just as well. […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review + Giveaway: The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas

Today we are celebrating the upcoming release of THE HOLLOW OF FEAR by Sherry Thomas. I’ve got my audiobook review, plus the publisher is offering a giveaway of the print edition. Read on and celebrate with us! Audiobook review: The Art of Theft Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #4 Genre: Historical Mystery […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Author: Alexis Hall Narrator: Nicholas Boulton Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Affair of the Mysterious Letter is a unique and clever retelling of the Sherlock Holmes tales, set in an adventure-filled, wild fantasy world. The story is shared from the first person memoirs of Captain John Wyndham […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Dangerous Collaboration by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Dangerous Collaboration Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #4 Genre: Historical Mystery, romantic elements Source: Recorded Books Although A Dangerous Collaboration opens on the heels of the previous book, the story quickly jumps forward six months, to a time after Veronica and Lady Cordelia’s hasty expedition to Madeira. While Veronica […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Treacherous Curse Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Treacherous Curse is the third exciting tale in the Veronica Speedwell Mysteries. I truly enjoy this amazing set of stories. This time around, Veronica and Stoker are drawn into a murder mystery that has ties […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Crown Jewel Mystery by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Crown Jewel Mystery Authors:  Anna Elliott & Charles Veley Narrators: Simon Prebble & Wendy Tremont King Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery #4 (PREQUEL) Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Narrator When I put a call out for historical mysteries with strong-willed lead women, I got some great suggestions. It was narrator Wendy […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Note: This review contains spoilers from the previous titles in the series. Dealing with the aftermath of the shocking discovery that Lady Ingram is a spy for Moriarty, The Hollow of Fear shifts […]

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​Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Study in Scarlet Women Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #1 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Charlotte Holmes is an odd duck, especially among her peers of the time. Knowing she’d never want to marry, she made a deal with her father that she could go to school and become a […]

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Posted July 27, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion by Sheila Connolly

Audiobook Review: Murder at the Mansion Author: Sheila Connolly Narrator: Emily Durante Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Victorian Village Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Murder at the Mansion is the first in the new Victorian Village Mysteries.  Emily Durante’s narration of Kate’s multiple sleuthing was gripping and fascinating. I really enjoyed this new […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Audiobook Review: Ten Author: Gretchen McNeil Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ten is a delightfully suspenseful, young adult mystery that seems inspired by Agatha Christie.  I am a fan of Agatha Christie murder mysteries and could not pass up a new version.  Though the novel […]

JIAM! #Audiobook Review: Ravel..

Posted June 12, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating A
JIAM! #Audiobook Review: Raveled by Anne McAneny

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Raveled Author: Anne McAneny Narrator: Rebecca Roberts Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Mystery/Thriller Source: Narrator Suffice to say, I thoroughly enjoyed Raveled. It is an intensely emotional thriller as a daughter digs into a dark and haunted past on behalf of […]

JIAM #Audiobook Review: To Spe..

Posted June 8, 2018 by Una in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating B
JIAM #Audiobook Review: To Spell and Back by ReGina Welling & Erin Lynn

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: To Spell and Back Authors: ReGina Welling & Erin Lynn Narrator: C.S.E. Cooney Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Lexi Balefire Matchmaking Witch Mystery/Fate Weaver #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Things are truly coming to a breaking point for Lexi.  In […]