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Another Great Kindle Read: Circle of Bones, Sailing, Adventure, Romance!

Clive Cussler and Dan Brown move over! This is a rip-roaring sailing adventure set in the Caribbean islands.

A young woman, Riley, retired from the Marine Corp, sails the Caribbean while she tries to forget the loss of her fellow marines in a tragic bombing. A diving archeologist, Cole, whose absentee father mails him coded letters about a WWII French submarine sends him on a quest to see if the clues will help him realize the prize.


The submarine, which may or may not be is sitting intact under water somewhere near the Caribbean islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe,… Continue reading

My Review of Dr. DP Lyle’s newest forensic book

[subscribe2]More Forensics by Dr. DP Lyle

ISBN#978-1605423-94-4 US



Release date: April 2012


The first books in this all important series, Murder and Mayhem: A Doctor Answers Medical and Forensic Questions for Mystery Writers appeared in 2003, the second, Forensics and Fiction: Clever, Intriguing and Downright Odd Questions from Crime Writers, came out in 2007, and lucky me, his publicist asked if I’d like to read for review his latest offering on the subject of murder and bodies and poisons… boy, howdy, would I!

I dove right into drugs, poisons, toxins, medications and got so caught up… Continue reading

Review: Uneasy Spirits by M. Louisa Locke: Kindle $.99

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This is Ms. Locke’s delightful sequel to Maids of Misfortune, and the second in the Annie Fuller historical mystery series.  Set in the late 1800’s in one of my favorite cities, San Francisco, California, I felt like I was there, walking these streets as they were a hundred years ago.

By day, Annie Fuller makes her living as the proprietor of a respectable and well established boarding house, but at night, she becomes Madame Sybil, fortune teller. Annie may have been brought up studying finance at her father’s knee,… Continue reading

Great review for A Dead Red Cadillac, featuring Lalla Bains



$2.99 Kindle

KittyGlam did this unsolicited review for A Dead Read Cadillac.

glamkittydiana@gmail.com A Dead Read Cadillac. http://theliteratekitty.blogspot.com/2012/01/lipstick-red-dead-caddy-in-lake.html

Wise-cracking detectives–from the rank amateurs who somehow stumble into the practice of investigating, to the licensed professionals with their fancy gizmos and snazzy Yellow Pages listings–are a dime a dozen in mystery novels… but a wise-cracking, ex-fashion-model, crop-dusting sleuth? That puts a quirky new spin on the genre, in R.P. Dahlke’s peppy debut, A Dead Red Cadillac.

Lalla (short for–or preferable to–Eula May) Baines is reaching a memorable conclusion to her thirty-ninth year. Still limping around, recovering… Continue reading

Review: Whispering by Gerrie Ferris Finger: Kindle $2.99

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Kindle e-book: $2.99

Link: http://www.amazon.com/WHISPERING-ebook/dp/B006GWO4EY/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1325686922&sr=1-1


Step back into 1921, that free-for all time of flappers and bobbed hair, shortened hemlines, this romantic historical mystery gives one a glimpse into the lives of the privileged in a melee of fortunes won and lost all in the span of a few years.

Cleo, who has lost her fiancé in the Great War, take a vacation with her wealthy cousin, Neill, south to Sago Island, Georgia, where they will vacation with his best friend and war buddy, Graham Henry, the son of a steel tycoon and his… Continue reading