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Suspense Sunday Review: Who Do, Voodoo? (A Mind for Murder Mystery #1) by Rochelle Staab

Suspense Sunday Review: Who Do, Voodoo? (A Mind for Murder Mystery #1) by Rochelle Staab

Who Do, Voodoo? (A Mind for Murder Mystery #1) by Rochelle Staab Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime (Penguin/Nov.1st 2011) Source: From publisher for review *A Mind for Murder Series *Mystery/Suspense 4/5  Synopsis Clinical psychologist Liz Cooper doesn’t believe in ghosts. But when her best friend finds a tarot card tacked to her front door-and is then accused of murder-Liz will have to find a way to embrace the occult if she wants … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday: Call Me Princess by Sara Blaedel

Suspense Sunday: Call Me Princess by Sara Blaedel

Suspense Sunday titles are thriller or suspense titles that I’ve either read or am anticipating reading! Enjoy! Today’s title is: Call Me Princess by Sara Blaedel Synopsis: A young woman in Copenhagen, Susanne Hansson, becomes the victim of an unusually brutal rape attack in her own home. detective inspector Louise Rick is summoned to talk to the victim, where she quickly determines that Susanne met the rapist via a dating … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday: The Brotherhood of the Rose by David Morrell

Suspense Sunday: The Brotherhood of the Rose by David Morrell

Suspense Sunday titles are thriller or suspense titles that I’ve either read or am anticipating reading! Enjoy! Today’s title is: The Brotherhood of the Rose by David Morrell Synopsis: They were orphans, Chris and Saul–raised in a Philadelphia school for boys, bonded by friendship, and devoted to a mysterious man called Eliot. He visited them and brought them candy. He treated them like sons. He trained them to be assassins. … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday: Tropic of Night by Michael Gruber

Suspense Sunday: Tropic of Night by Michael Gruber

For Suspense Sunday I feature suspense titles that I’ve either read or are on my wishlist! Today’s Title: Tropic of Night by Michael Gruber About the book: Jane Doe lives in the shadows under an assumed name. A once-promising anthropologist and an expert on shamanism, everyone thinks she’s dead. Or so she hopes. Jimmy Paz is a Cuban-American police detective. Straddling two cultures, he understands things others cannot. When the … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday Review: Spider Bones (Tempe Brennan #13) by Kathy Reichs

Suspense Sunday Review: Spider Bones (Tempe Brennan #13) by Kathy Reichs

Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs-I’ve been a fan of this series for a while now, and was so excited when Spider Bones hit the shelves! This one starts off rather luridly (fascinatingly so), with a body being discovered submerged in water, wrapped in plastic, with a rock tied to his ankle. Turns out it’s a weird sexual practice gone wrong, and kicks off a case that will turn Tempe Brennan … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday Review: Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Suspense Sunday Review: Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Cold Vengeance (Special Agent Pendergast #11) by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (August 2011) Source: Publisher for review Thriller/Suspense Special Agent Pendergast Series 5/5 Hats Synopsis Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple. As he stalks his wife’s betrayers-a chase that takes him from the wild moors of Scotland to the bustling … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday: Internecine by David J. Schow

Suspense Sunday: Internecine by David J. Schow

For Suspense Sunday I feature suspense titles that I’ve either read or are on my wishlist! Today’s Title: Internecine by David J. Schow About the book: “Inter-what?” When advertising executive Conrad Maddox returns from a redeye flight and finds a mysterious locker key waiting in his rental car, he discovers a briefcase loaded with guns and money. Several hours later, his entire life tumbles down a rabbit hole when he … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday: A Cold Day In Paradise by Steve Hamilton

Suspense Sunday: A Cold Day In Paradise by Steve Hamilton

Happy Sunday gang! From now on, for Suspense Sunday, I plan to not only feature great suspense that I have read, but also books that are upcoming or on my wishlist! Today’s Feature Title: A Cold Day In Paradise by Steve Hamilton (Alex McKnight #1) About the book (from BN.com): In an unprecedented literary event, Steve Hamilton’s A Cold Day In Paradise has hit mystery’s Double Play, winning the two … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday: What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris

Suspense Sunday: What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris

Today’s Suspense Sunday Pick is: What Angels Fear (Sebastian St.Cyr #1) by C.S. Harris Penguin (2006) Historical Mystery Sebastian St.Cyr Series About the book: In London, 1811, a young woman is brutally raped and murdered, her body left on the altar steps of an ancient church. The prime suspect: Sebastian St. Cyr, a brilliant young nobleman still haunted by his experiences in the Napoleonic Wars. Now he is running for … Continue reading

Suspense Sunday #26: Secret Smile by Nicci French

Suspense Sunday #26: Secret Smile by Nicci French

Today’s title: Secret Smile by Nicci French Synopsis Miranda’s sister, Kerri, has a new boyfriend. He’s a raven-haired, handsome charmer who seems to dote on Kerri. But Brendan isn’t the man he says he is. Miranda should know, because she broke off her own affair with him just a few weeks ago when she found him reading her diary.Now Brendan claims that it was he who ended their short-lived relationship … Continue reading

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