Tag: Mystery

Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Review from my 2005 book journals: In summer 1954, two U.S. marshals, protagonist Teddy Daniels and his new partner, Chuck Aule, arrive on Shutter Island, not far from Boston, to investigate the disappearance of patient Rachel Solando from the prison/hospital for the criminally insane…

Night Gardener by George Pelecanos

When the body of a local teenager is found in a community garden, detective Gus Ramone relives intense memories of a twenty-year old case. Back when he was a rookie, Ramone and his partner “Doc” Holiday assisted legendary detective T.C. Cook in the investigation…

Audio Book Giveaway: The Swimsuit by James Patterson

Thanks to Hachette Audio Books, I am able to offer 3 of this audio book for giveaway! Syd, a breathtakingly beautiful supermodel on a photo shoot in Hawaii, disappears. Fearing the worst, her parents travel to Hawaii to investigate for themselves, never expecting the…

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

I had a couple books that I had read a while ago that have recently become movies so I thought it would be fun to blog on them as I had read these books before I even knew what blogging was.  One of these…

Freebie Friday: Jordan’s Crossing by Randall Arthur

This is my first Friday giveaway.  I have a new extra copy of this book Jordan’s Crossing, and as I start this post… I keep thinking…. pick a different book, pick a different book.  Why?  Randall Arthur’s writing was one I had discovered several…

Book Giveaway! Leave a comment to register for The Night Gardener

WINNERS OF THIS GIVEAWAY!!! Using Random.org…. the winners of the 5 books are: Brett    Adventures in Intentional Children’s Ministry Susanne Vicki     Reading At The Beach Susan    Scraps Of Life Amy You have been emailed and I have asked that you email back your…

Audio Giveaway! Cementary Dance by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Thanks to Anna and Hachette Book Group, I am able to offer three copies of this audio book, Cemetery Dance. Pendergast-the world’s most enigmatic FBI Special Agent-returns to New York Cityto investigate a murderous cult. William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife Nora…

Audio Book Giveaways!!! The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly

Thanks to Anna with Hatchette Book Group – I have 3 copies of The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (audio book) to give away. Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a…

Hold Tight by Harlan Coben

Mike held his son’s hand and told him to “hold tight,” and he could feel the little hand dig into his but the crush got bigger and the little hand slipped from his and Mike felt that horrible panic, as if a wave hit…