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Honey Roasted

The Blend is Buzzing with Murder Author: Cleo Coyle It’s here at last – the 19th installment in the ongoing Coffeehouse mystery series. Normally, by the time a cozy is pushing twenty books, the magic is long gone, as is the realism, and the dynamic characterization. What keeps this series still perking, however, is the husband and wife author duo’s focus on relationship building alongside relevant and often quirky mysteries. In Honey Roasted, The Blend is literary buzzing with bees, and it’s not Claire’s latest honey cinnamon latte that is causing the buzz. Claire and her ex-husband and current business partner, [...]

Dead Girls Club

Killing Secrets Author: Damien Angelica Walters There was a time in Heather’s life when, like most children, she was obsessed with gruesome stories: serial killers, death and dismemberment, witch hunts, and more. The sly stories, half fable, half truth, drew Heather and her tight knit group of friends together. Story-time was a place of imagination and respite. But none of it was real . . . or was it? Heather’s best friend and the leader of the club, Becca, can only think about the Red Lady, a witchy figure, murdered and desperate for revenge. It started as a tall tale and [...]

2022-06-19T16:42:30-07:00June 19th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Green River, Running Red

An Incredible History, A Dull Telling Author: Ann Rule Long before I went from finding true crime ghoulish to fascinating, I’d heard all the applause for Green River, Running Red. Once I joined the true crime bandwagon, I kept remembering this title and decided it was time to try it. I’d read other Ann Rule books in the meantime, namely The 1-5 Killer, and loved the way she told a story, making it a true narrative while never loosing site of the facts. Her nonfiction read like a novel, but it had the poignancy and terror of facts. Green River, Running [...]

2022-06-19T13:04:42-07:00June 19th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |