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Non-Review: “Blood and Fire,” Shannon McKenna

Review book provided by Penguin Group   I do a “non-review” when I couldn’t finish a book. I won’t review it on Amazon or GoodReads, but I don’t mind telling you here why I chose not to finish. If there’s

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Review: “True Shot,” Joyce Lamb

Pros: Great sexual chemistry; fun characters; nice tension Cons: Certain plot aspects and the villain are a bit florid Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Samantha Trudeau is a psychic FBI operative capable of

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"Delusion in Death", J.D. Robb

Pros: Trademark snappy dialogue; fascinating mystery; continuing character development Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Eve’s latest case is a terrifying one. A toxic brew of chemicals was released into a bar,

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"No One Left to Tell," Karen Rose

Pros: Larger-than-life blend of action, romance, and mystery Cons: Larger-than-life and melodramatic Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   PI Paige Holden took on a pro bono client—a woman she knows who believes that her

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"Betrayal," Christina Dodd

Pros: Love the sweeping family drama, the suspense, the small-town humor, and the hot hook-ups Cons: Tone/type of plot didn’t entirely match the book cover, which was a little confusing Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin

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"If You Know Her," Shiloh Walker

Pros: Absolutely fantastic conclusion to the trilogy; it had a lot to live up to and it pulled it off Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5   It all started in If You Hear Her when Lena heard screams

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"If You See Her," Shiloh Walker

Pros: So totally in tears! An emotional roller-coaster tied to a dark mystery and some wonderful characters Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5   Hope Carson is a survivor of domestic abuse, still battling her demons and trying to

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"Celebrity in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Good rationale for personal involvement this time; backs off of the dark personal stuff a bit; enjoyable murder mystery Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   A movie is finally being made

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"The Departed", Shiloh Walker

Pros: Intense! Cons: It helps to read The Missing first, but it isn’t necessary Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of the author and Penguin Group   Desiree (“Dez”) Lincoln is a psychic who works for the FBI.

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"The Unquiet," J.D. Robb et al

Pros: Enjoyable stories of odd happenings Cons: Some predictableness; due to the length of the stories, some characters lacked depth Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   The Unquiet contains five novellas by different authors,

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