Suspense

C-
Cause for Alarm

With a title like Cause for Alarm, Erica Spindler's newest suspense novel almost seems destined for life on the silver screen, or at least on the small screen as a T.V. movie of the week. If it ever does receive a second life in one of these incarnations, I recommend skipping it. The book has its ch ...

B-
Sooner or Later

Sooner or Later is a suspense novel with a romantic sub-plot and an interesting California setting. I have to admit my blatant bias - both the hero and the villain are alumni of my alma mater, UC Santa Barbara. I always enjoy settings of which I have first hand knowledge, so this was a fun book for ...

A
No Safe Place

Let me say right away that this is not a romance. I wanted to review this book for two reasons - I love this author, and the heroine is someone who has had an experience not often depicted in romance novels. Also, Patterson has done an amazing amount of research for this book; he talked to various p ...

D
Power

Part of the fun in reading a book by Jackie Collins is trying to figure out on whom her characters are based. I read some of her earlier books and found them ho-hum, but when Pocket sent me Power, I decided to give her another shot. There's plenty of gore and violence in this 126-page book, and tr ...

B+
Kill and Tell

Ah, those sexy, slow-handed Southern men. First, there was Dane Hollister in Dream Man; and now there's Marc Chastain in Kill and Tell. Being a Northern girl, I'm beginning to think I've been missing something - and I'll bet you Southern gals know what that is, too. "Nooawlins" - that's New Orl ...

A+
Kill and Tell

This book is not the standard romance; it’s actually a mystery but it’s a book that nobody should miss out on. It’s that good! Picture New Orleans in the summer; hot, humid, sultry, murderous and you've got the makings of one heck of a story. Karen Whitlaw is our heroine, and she's exact ...