Romantic Suspense

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The Secrets She Kept

The Secrets She Kept is the second book in Brenda Novak's Fairham Island series about a prominent family on… you've got it... Fairham Island. In the first book, The Secret Sister, Maisy Lazarow returns to Fairham Island to help her troubled brother Keith and ends up unearthing old family secrets a ...

B
Heart Strike

Heart Strike is the second book in M.L. Buchman’s Delta Force series, but the first of his that I’ve read. When I’m not reading romances, I’m a big fan of espionage thrillers (the Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum variety) and so I was intrigued to see how a male writer would take those kinds of sce ...

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APB: Baby

APB: Baby is the first volume in Julie Miller's new series about the Kansas City Police Department, The Precinct: Bachelors in Blue. As usual with Miller, it is carried over from her last series, The Precinct: Cold Case, with the the leads from Kansas City Cover-Up getting married in the very first ...

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All the Missing Girls

I'm not entirely sure I can fully articulate my feelings about this book, but I'm going to give it a go. All the Missing Girls is the story of Nicolette Farrell, who left her hometown immediately after high school and has not really returned. Summoned back by her father's rapidly progressing dement ...

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The Shark

I really wanted to love The Shark, the first book in Mary Burton’s new Forgotten Files series. I’ve enjoyed many of the author’s books in the past and with its low price and intriguing premise I was excited at the prospect of recommending this latest novel. Unfortunately, I found myself quickl ...

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Body of Evidence

Mara Garrett, our heroine in Body of Evidence, begins in a bad place. She is a forensic archaeologist, who has dedicated her life to searching for the remains of American soldiers who were lost or have died in combat. Mara graduated from Stanford, is beloved by the media, and is the niece of a forme ...

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Seconds to Live

In Melinda Leigh’s Seconds To Live, the hero, Mac Barrett, is a wildlife biologist. I read that in the blurb and requested the novel at once, because… wildlife biologist. In a romantic suspense. This was new. I couldn’t wait to see how he would use scientific principles or field techniques. ...

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Seconds to Live

I love a well-executed cop romance and Seconds to Live is one of the best I have read in awhile. This third book in the author’s Scarlet Falls series deals with the final sibling in the Barrett family (youngest brother Mac), and his interest in local police officer turned detective Stella Dane. ...

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Facing Fire

The Bad Boys Undercover series by HelenKay Dimon is an action packed series that deals with the Alliance, an undercover group made up of former MI6 and CIA operatives. In Facing Fire, the third story in the series, an enemy thought dead turns out to be very much alive, and he’s on a personal vende ...

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Deep Dark

Laura Griffin’s Tracers series has provided me with reliable romantic suspense reads for several books now. I know I can count on a deftly-plotted mystery, a solid romance, and a thrilling conclusion with each book. Deep Dark is no exception. Laney Knox is employed by the Delphi Center, a crime l ...