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In Plain Sight
it was amazing
This is another great book by Adam. It is amazing to me how he comes up with new cases to put his detectives through. If you are looking at this book to read and have not read the entire series from book one then STOP and go find book on…

Before Sunrise
it was amazing
When I started reading this book I was taking a chance with a new author. This author has written many books but he was new to me. I really enjoy that this author is direct and to the point person. I found this book to be straight to the…

The A List
it was amazing
This is another great read from J.A. Jance. If you are picking up this series for the first time I would suggest start with book one and keep on reading. Each year I can’t wait for the next book in this series.

Ali gets into some very …

The Perfect Lie
it was amazing
What can you say about Adam Croft? This book is another great story from the mind of a great storyteller. Adam has a way to pull you into the story fast and then keep you turning pages. Even when you think you know who did it and why the…

Suffer the Children
it was amazing
Book #3 will not let you down. This is a great wrap up to a great series. It is nice how the characters built relationships with each other and all became friends when in the begging they didn’t even know each other. The author takes you…

Wounded Prey
it was amazing
This was a great read. I am glad that I started another series which I try not to do because I am reading so many already. Sean has a great ability to write scenes. I always enjoy when I am reading when I can close my eyes for a moment a…

The Battle Within
really liked it
The second book of RedRise house will not disappoint you. Caroline picks up right where she left off with book one. She also includes some great backstory within this book in case you need to catch back up to the storyline. What would yo…

Dead & Buried
it was amazing
Another great crime solved by two super police detectives. When you read any of the Knight & Culverhouse series of books you will find that you won’t be able to put them down. And in book 8 you will find the same results. Adam has a way …

The Haunting of RedRise House
it was amazing
I have to say I do my best to not pick up any more authors then I am reading now. It is really hard to keep up with all of the series I read. With that said I am very happy, I found Caroline Clark. This first book of this series will not…

Dawn Girl
it was amazing
I really try very hard not to find new authors. I read so many series now that it is hard to fit any more in my lineup. With that said, I am happy I found Leslie Wolfe. If the rest of her series is as well written and use well-written sc…

Cursed City
it was amazing
I normally do not pick up new authors to read especially when they are writing a series. But I can say I am glad that I read Cursed City. This book will pull you into the world of the supernatural. We all know that there are demons in th…

Duel to the Death
it was amazing
This is another great book in this series. I have to say I am one person that can’t wait to see the newest Ali Reynolds book being released. It is refreshing to see that this story has a direct connection to the company. I also really en…

With A Vengeance
it was amazing
Adam has produced another great read. I really enjoy the two main characters in this series. Knight and Culverhouse make a great team that you never want to see an end. Book 7 really draws your attention and you will not be let down. But…

The Girl in the Ice
liked it
I gave this book 3 stars, not for the storyline but more for the length of the story and the pulling along of the chapters. I have written a few books and short stories and I understand what I call filler. I will say that Robert can pull…

CyberStorm
liked it
This was a good read but not from the beginning. With the title, I was hoping for more about a Cyber Attack. This is more of a mystery without any killers. The writer does do a good job of describing what life might be like when we have …

Gone
it was amazing
This is a nice Kindle Single to pick up for a rainy night read. Sit in front of your fireplace and have the warmth and the words flow over you. This story will show you that our minds are always playing tricks on us. But this story takes…

Love You To Death
it was amazing
When you are young you think you would do anything for the person you are with. But would you agree to murder? Adam takes you into the minds of to younger people who set out upon a plan to murder for what else money. This story takes a v…

A Cry For Help
it was amazing
Adam Croft has a way of writing short stories like no other. Sometimes you just want to read a short story that gets the point across without any filler as I call it. Adam quickly sets the scenes in this book. You know right away that th…

ScootinAmerica: Inside My Helmet
it was amazing
What happens when you take a prizefighter and set a mission for them? Meet Adam Sandoval and Scooter. This great American gave up everything and set out on a mission to raise money for military and their families. When I bought this book…

Michael Gresham
it was amazing
First, let me start by saying this is not one of my normal genres to read. I found this book on my weekly Book Blup new feed and thought I would give it a chance. All I can say now is I am hooked on John Ellsworth and his Michael Gresham…

The Sister
liked it
Let me begin by saying that the base story was good. I was also excited to see what each character was doing from chapter to chapter. And going for Then to Now was an interesting way to bring the reader into the story. I found out at the…

The Folcroft Ghosts
it was amazing
This book is a page-turner. You know what I mean you just can’t put it down. What would happen if your kids had to go live with the grandparents? In a normal world this at most times would be fine. But this book and the author puts a gre…

The Harder They Fall
it was amazing
Leave it to Adam Croft to bring us a short story with so many twists. This is a story that all men should read so they know what to watch out for in life and relationships. It is also a book all women should read to know what not to do i…

Man Overboard
really liked it
Another good story from Ja Jance featuring Ali Reynolds. It is funny when you read so many books covering the same characters you begin to feel like they are somehow real people. It was sad to find out in this book that one of the main c…

The Demonists
it was amazing
When I picked this book I knew I was looking for horror. I was not disappointed! I have read a lot of books covering possessions and this one is right up there with the exorcist. When this loving husband and wife team set out to help wit…

Wildlife
it was amazing
If you are into horror then you need to read this amazing story. There has not been many novels that I pick up and truly can not put down, this was one of those stories. The author takes you directly into the lives of some amazing and of…

The Invention of Hugo Cabret
it was amazing
This is a wonderful story with a lot of illustrations. If you have three hours and want a good read of a boy trying to find his way and a man who tries to stop him this is the book. I read this book for a project for our school which is …

With A Vengeance
it was amazing
This is another great book in this series. I continued to be amazed at how well this author Annette can build scenes. I have told her this the many times that I have had a chance to speak with her at readings or book releases. When you c…

In the Name of the Father
it was amazing
This is another great read by Adam Croft. As the other books in this series you will not want to put it down. The detectives come to life once again in this gripping novel. You will also enjoy all the back stories and how Adam so skillfu…

No Rest for the Wicked
it was amazing
If you are up for a short story then sign up for Adam Crofts fan club and he will make sure you get a copy of No Rest for the Wicked. Adam takes you into the world of a police detective and teaches us about life, living and the pain of b…

Exit Stage Left
really liked it
This is another good story from Adam Croft. You would have never guessed from the beginning where two men meet in a bar that they would become a team of private detectives. As the story unfolds you will find twists and turns as Adam love…

Clawback
it was amazing
Another great read by JA Jance. This story we find Ali Reynolds caught up in another murder mystery with a twist this time. Her, B and their team of Cyber detectives are set out to help Ali’s father who gets arrested while trying to be a…

Data Jack
it was amazing
What can I say? Another great read in the Jack Stratton series. It is great how from one book to the next it feels like you are more of a part of these couple than just reading about them. Sometimes even getting a job networking can lead…

Jack and the Giant Killer
it was amazing
Another great read in a great series. Jack is at it again and he and Replacement is getting a little closer. This story will bring you to a love with animals if you don’t already. I enjoyed the twists and turns in this mystery. If you ar…

Jacks are Wild
it was amazing
This was another wonderful story by Mr. Greyson. This series never fails to deliver. With each page you turn the author takes you deeper and deeper into the characters that he is presenting us with. Even with each new character you will …

Jack Knifed
it was amazing
This is another great mystery from Christopher Grayson. I really enjoy the settings that he put his characters into. And how he makes you feel that you a part of every scene. I do hope somewhere down the line that the Jack and Alice some…

In Too Deep
it was amazing
I have to say while many series of books loose pace over time, this series picks up the pace. With each new book I feel myself waiting for the next one to be released. Adam Croft has a way of pulling you into each story he is putting on …

Girl Jacked
really liked it
This read was a little slow to get started but then picked up the pace. I found the characters to be very well set to the story. I enjoyed how they played off of each other and they used each other to solve the case. I will be reading th…

A Journal of Sin
liked it
I think I could start this review by saying this is a long read. No the book does not have a lot of pages, it just has too much fluff. There are some chapters that you will read and wonder why the words were ever put onto paper. And the …

Her Last Tomorrow
it was amazing
What would happen if one of your children was taken away from you? Would you kill your spouse to get the child back? How Adam keeps coming up with these stories is beyond my thought process. This story is set at a nice pace you will neve…

EL FUEGOS:
it was amazing
This is another great story taking you into the country with a old sheriff and his partner. I really enjoy how the author can take us into the mind of the sheriff’s dog. It is funny how much stuff can happen in one small town. But it’s f…

Fraidy Hole
really liked it
As one person who reviewed this book stated, it is a little long winded. But I think the author had to do this to set the tone for who the characters were in the book. There is one chapter that will leave you wondering why it was written…

Rough Justice
it was amazing
This was another great who did it from Adam. It’s great to see how he can build his characters into living and breathing people. You want to keep following them into and out of danger. I hope that he keeps this team going for years to co…

Jack Be Nimble
it was amazing
Another great mystery from Adam Croft. You will really enjoy how a group of detectives can pull together and figure out just what the killer is doing. As you work your way through the book you will learn how a murder can be done right un…

Too Close For Comfort
really liked it
This was a great who done it book. When you are reading this story the author pulls you into the direction of one person. This reads like a episode of CSI. The lead suspect is found very quickly and you know it can’t be them. And in the …

Guilty as Sin
it was amazing
I can first say this is another great who did it mystery. As you walk in the shoes of the detectives you will be lead to think it is a lot of people. It is funny to me when you read books. You will always find more then one person that h…

Our Souls at Night
liked it
I think to give a review they can’t always be completely positive. Let me start by saying. I almost stopped reading this book three different times. But I am one of those people who once I start reading a story I want to see it through. …

Alpha
it was amazing
If you have ever thought you wanted to know what life could be like in the future this book will put you there. I often wonder what it would be like to have internal computing power. I know today we all carry smart phones or have compute…

No Honor Among Thieves
really liked it
It is amazing to me how JA Jance how she can get Ali out of bed then on a helicopter and send her out in the field to help solve another case. With a few words as possible you will find a deep fast paced story in this novella. I only gav…

Never Look Away
it was amazing
I am going to start by saying if I had to think of two words to describe this book is would be Uncommon Mystery. It starts off simple enough but then take you into some twists and turns that you will not see coming. It might make you loo…

The Other Side
it was amazing
This is a short book that will keep you turning the pages. It is a fast paced story of a girl always thinking that someone close to her killed her mother. She has been working this case for years as she has been working others. It’s grea…

The Girl on the Train
it was amazing
I don’t normally read much off of any best selling lists. I think most times it is a lot of hype to get a book sold. But I took a chance with this one and I could not put it down. Each chapter is brilliantly written and will pull you int…

The Bridges of Madison County
it was amazing
My wife bought this book for me some years ago. This is a book that she read and said it will give me some insight into what women look for. I told her I seen the movie and I don’t normally read a book after seeing a movie. Once I opened…

No One Gets Out Alive
liked it
Some of this book was a little hard to read with some of the pronouncing of the words. This is only due to it being written in the UK. It is however a really good story of a person that many of us might know of. When you have friends tha…

The Eye of Minds
it was amazing
I often wonder why I allow authors to pull me into a series? But then you read one of James Dashner’s books and you are hooked. I never thought I would be one to read anything in the YA genera but these books also have an adult feel to t…

The Game of Lives
it was amazing
This book brings an exciting end to this great series. If you ever wondered what it would be like to be in one of your online games and then come back a changed person? Well, this series is for you. I really enjoyed how James wraps these…

The Rule of Thoughts
it was amazing
This was a good read. It was a great continued story from the last book. If you enjoyed the Maze Runner Series you will not be let down with this group of books. Again you will follow the amazing three young adults who at the point feel …

End of Watch
it was amazing
What can you say? It’s Stephen King at the keyboard once again. If you started reading the trilogy Mr. Mercedes then you have to read Finders Keepers and finally End Of Watch. Mr. King takes you into the unknown with this last book. When…

Bridges Burned
really liked it
This was another great read from a great local author. I did however find quite a few typos but that happens and didn’t take away from the story. This book has a lot of twists and turns and you won’t know who did it until the last second…

A Guilty Mind
really liked it
I know there were some people talking about the writing and grammer in this book. I didn’t find that to be the case. This was a good read. It keeps you into the story and makes you want to turn the page. The book will take you into minds…

Finders Keepers
it was amazing
Another great book from another great series. What can you say it’s Stephen King! It always amazes me how he can make reference to other books. It makes you want to build you reading list even more. Make sure you read these books in orde…

Never Knowing
really liked it
Very good read. I enjoyed that you were always kept on your toes when reading this one. Chevy is a great author who I enjoy reading.

A.I. Apocalypse
really liked it
This is one of those books that you have to think outside of the box. Wonder if computers ran the world? And could a computer really have feelings at all? I always say every computer has its own personality. This book goes much deeper th…

Avogadro Corp
it was amazing
This is a wonderful book that will take you on a trip into the minds of computer engineers. Where people who was once just like you and I but who now feel that the world might be a better place if we allow the machines to run our lives. …

The Last Firewall
it was amazing
This is another great book in this series. With every page I felt lost in a world that does not YET exist. But the author will make you begin to look at people and wonder are they human or AI? He also puts the thought into your head that…

Pure Evil
liked it
I gave this book three stars simply because of the lack of editing. I have also self published in the passed and understand how much editors will cost. Once you get over some of the writing the rest of the book was really good. I enjoyed…

Cold Betrayal
it was amazing
What can you really say about JA Jance? This is another great book in the Ali Reynolds series. It really amazes me how JA Jance can take her characters into so many places and have them come into contact with some many different people. …

No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels
liked it
I do not normally read non-fiction but I do like a good motorcycle read. The book is well written but at time very leading, but the truth will do that on it’s own. I am glad we have people in this world that can be undercover there is no…

Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
it was amazing
This story will bring you some of the chilling facts into a major bike gang. You will read about how a bike gang is financed and how the run their day to day operations. Someone said that the writing was not that good? I thought the writ…

Black Cobra
it was amazing
Another page turner. With each chapter ending you will want to turn the page and see what is coming next. John Avery knows how to really pace a story. You never feel like any of his books are filler. You know reading about a long love sc…

Always Watching
liked it
I really enjoying Chevy Stevens. Still Missing was a really good read with turns and twists. This book however was not really a story that took you anywhere. It reads more like a non-fiction. When you read about someones past life and it…

That Night
it was amazing
What can you say about another great read from Chevy Stevens? This book will keep you turning pages but more important then that it takes you into a world where you will find that all the evidence stacked against someone may not make the…

Three Days to Die
it was amazing
Let me just say this book gripped me like no other story has for sometime. Once I started reading this book I could not put it down. Finishing it in just two days really says something. Each chapter will make you want to read the next an…

Still Missing
it was amazing
I have to admit when I started reading this book I thought I would put it down and not complete it. It just didn’t feel like the kind of story I would want to read. But then a friend of mine from our little book club rang in my ear. She …

Delirious
really liked it
When I started reading this book I was looking for a story in a single binder. This is getting harder to find because everyone wants to keep making money from the same set of characters. This book will take you on a ride inside of one mi…

11/22/63
it was amazing
Another great read by King himself. This book will take you on a journey like no other. It begins simple enough but take you on some time travel. I didn’t think I would like that type of story line but King does it with great detail. The…

A Last Goodbye
liked it
Let me first begin with I am a huge fan of JA Jance. With that said, this is one book that would have been better tied into a full novel. Each year at this time I wait for the next Ali Reynold’s book to be released. And the writing was g…

Virals
This is what I would consider to be a YA genre. When I started reading this one I wanted to put it down. I am not really into this type of read so I thought. I decided to continue reading and see where the store took me. As I read each c…

Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
really liked it
This is a great book if you have ever wondered why you never started something as powerful as Twitter. But as you turn each page you will soon find that money and greed are both powerful drives that can destroy every friendship that you …

Mile 81
it was amazing
This is a book that brings you back to King. It is one of those twisted tells of death and killing by the unknown. It also has a hero in the story that you would not have guessed. Many time we see someone broke down on the side of the ro…

Lost Legacy
it was amazing
Zeo Chambers can find herself in all sorts of strange places and with some strange people. It is relaxing to read how she can take each new step in directions that she has never been before. And with her new love Pete they seem like they…

Sharp Objects
really liked it
I gave this book 4 stars because I felt about half way through I knew who did it? There are a lot of twists and turns in the book and they will come at a time when you think you have it all wrapped up. The book is a page turner and you a…

Uncaged
it was amazing
When I first choose this novel to read I thought I was getting into a one book story. As you start rrading the story you will begin to notice that this is John’s first attempt into the YA genre. Which makes sense these days. If you get t…

Help for the Haunted
really liked it
In this story we are brought into the world of the unknown. We know or at least should believe that there are spirits all around us. And we know that there are forces around us that we can’t explain. In the pages of this book we are intr…

Mr. Mercedes
really liked it
This book will open the eyes to new readers who say they will not read Stephen King because he scares them with his horror. This book have proven to me that King also can write a page turner of a murder mystery. When I began reading this…

Circle of Influence
it was amazing
Annette knows the true meaning of the craft of writing. Each new character she introduces you to leaps off the page and into your very room. Her gift to dialog is amazing. You will feel that the characters are speaking to you. And her gi…

The Kill Order
it was amazing
After reading the first three books of the Maze Runner how could I not read the prequel. This book begins and takes you on a journey from where the first book began. You will learn about why the project was first designed and how the Wor…

Moving Target
it was amazing
This is a fast moving book. It takes you into two different plots at the same time. Both in their own direction and in the end bringing it all together. I truly enjoy reading JA JANCE novels and it was also a joy to meet her in person an…

Unblogger: Discovering the Power of Story in a 'How-To' World
it was amazing
This is one of those books that will open you mind to what you are doing wrong or if you seem to get off course with your online content creation.

There is a lot of talk about blogging in this book but I related it to my content creatio…




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