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A Twist of Murder

Book Review A Twist of Murder by Heather Redmond “Please, sir, I want some more.” — Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist Reader’s Thoughts: The fifth installment in the Dickens of a Crime series, A Twist of Murder by Heather Redmond once again sees Charles Dickens acting as an amateur sleuth. This time, he’s in pursuit of missing orphans, legendary treasure, and …

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Murder in Westminster

Book Review Murder in Westminster by Vanessa Riley The first in a vibrant, inclusive new historical mystery series by acclaimed author Vanessa Riley portrays the true diversity of the Regency-era. The new series is perfect for fans of Bridgerton or mystery readers seeking more authenticity about the time period, as it introduces the strong, capable Lady Abigail Worthing, who must …

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Are You Sara?

Book Review Are You Sara? by S.C. Lalli Two women named Sara each get into a rideshare. . . but only one makes it home alive. Which Sara was the real target? Reader’s Thoughts: The premise of this story started out really strong. I was immediately captivated by the hook — two girls named Sarah, who accidentally get into the …

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The Midnight Ride

Book Review The Midnight Ride by Ben Mezrich Ever heard of the Gardner Museum Heist? On March 18, 1990, thirteen works of art were stolen from the museum by two men posing as police officers. The case remains unsolved, the artwork still missing, and no arrests made. And that’s where this story begins…

Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies

Book Review Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babiesby Laura Thompson Throughout history, the lives of the rich and wealthy have provided much fodder for research and novels. Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies explores the lives of countless heiresses — both their “fortunes” and misfortunes. And what stories and lives have been lived within these pages!

The Ex-Husband

Book Review The Ex-Husband by Karen Hamilton It’s an offer she can’t refuse… and can’t escape. Charlotte is an ex-con. But her past is catching up with her. And when she’s invited aboard a luxury yacht to act as a personal assistant, she realizes that someone else on board knows what she’s done. And they won’t be happy until they …

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Daughters of War

Book Review Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies For fans of historical fiction comes a brand new series of books by Dinah Jefferies. Set in 1944 France, Daughters of War follows three sisters who each have a very different approach to processing and surviving the war. This sweeping novel shares of love, heartbreak, secrets, and the realities of occupation. (Keep …

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The Pilot’s Daughter

Book Review The Pilot’s Daughter by Meredith Jaeger Plop me in a bookstore, twirl me around, and inevitably, you’ll find me standing in front of a pile of WWII set novels. The covers feel romantic and dreamy — and usually include a woman facing away. No matter how many I read, I find them irresistible. So it was no surprise …

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The Open House

Book Review The Open House by Sam Carrington Everyone’s welcome. But not everyone leaves… In the midst of a divorce, Amber and her ex-husband Nick are selling the family home. But for such a desirable location, it’s curious that there’s been no interest. When her real estate agent suggests an open house, Amber is less than enthusiastic. The idea of nosy …

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Five Little Words

Book Review Five Little Words by Jackie Walsh Laura Caldwell arrives home from the hospital with her newborn baby, Shay in tow. But amidst the congratulatory cards, there’s a note that makes her blood run cold. Those five little words — your husband is a murderer — change everything. Could her husband, Conor, really be behind the brutal murder of …

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