Family Scandals Haunt ‘The Bad Daughter’ [REVIEW]

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One family’s dream house becomes the scene of a horrible crime in Joy Fielding’s The Bad Daughter. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

A Los Angeles therapist must return to her tiny hometown when she receives a shocking voicemail message from her estranged sibling. A heinous crime has been committed and she is needed on the scene as soon as possible. But before she can even leave, she is plagued by unanswered questions. Who is behind the violence? Why did someone target her family? And what can she possibly do about it? Find out in Joy Fielding’s mesmerizing new novel of suspense, The Bad Daughter.  Read more of this post

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Heather Graham Takes No Prisoners In ‘A Dangerous Game’ [REVIEW]

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When a woman drops dead at her feet, a criminal psychologist must find out who she is in Heather Graham’s A Dangerous Game. (Photo by Owen Blacker, Flickr)

It’s been just one more day at the office for Kieran Finnegan, a New York City criminal psychologist. But just as she’s wrapping things up and looking forward to heading to the family pub to go see one of her favorite bands play, a distraught woman shows up and thrusts a baby into her arms, then flees before she can answer any questions. Whose child is it? Is the woman the mother? And why is she murdered moments after giving the baby away? Find out in Heather Graham’s breathlessly paced new novel, A Dangerous Game. 

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Southwestern Goulash [RECIPE]

Southwestern Goulash

A heartwarming bowl of Southwestern Goulash is just what the doctor ordered. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

As a child, our family’s budget was incredibly tight. In order to stretch pantry items to feed a family of four, my mom used to whip up goulash from time to time. I remember it being comforting and delicious, and something that we always enjoyed eating. Although many years have passed since those days, having practical budget saving recipes in our culinary repertoire still makes sense. This recipe puts a Southwestern spin on my mom’s classic standby with yummy results. Read more of this post

Danger Lurks Around Every Corner in Tiffany Reisz’s ‘The Lucky Ones’ [REVIEW]

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A lonely little girl finds solace in the home of a kindhearted philanthropist in Tiffany Reisz’s The Lucky Ones. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

Thirteen years after she is taken from the only haven she has ever really known, someone from the past reaches out to lure her back to the very place she has tried to forget. Should she accept the invitation? And what will happen to her if she does? Find out in Tiffany Reisz’s delicious new suspense novel, The Lucky Ones.  Read more of this post

Chicken, Pecan, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry [RECIPE]

Chicken, Pecan, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry - Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment

Craving healthy, Asian-flavored goodness? Try our Chicken, Pecan, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

You don’t have to order takeout dinner to enjoy a delicious Asian-inspired meal at home. Our Chicken, Pecan, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry is healthy, light, and packed with flavor. Best of all, you can get it on the table in about 30 minutes.  Read more of this post