Secrets, Danger, and More Than ‘A Trace of Deceit’ Abound in Victorian England [REVIEW]

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When a talented art restorer is found dead, his sister will stop at nothing to discover who did it in Karen Odden’s new Victorian mystery, A Trace of Deceit. (Photo courtesy Canva).

A murdered artist. A missing painting. An auction house in crisis. Scotland Yard may be on the case, but so is the victim’s sister! Together, will they be able to hunt down a killer and solve the mystery or will the truth prove as elusive as the absent portrait? Find out in Karen Odden’s new Victorian mystery, A Trace of Deceit. Read more of this post

In ‘Rival’s Break,’ Revenge is Served with a Side of Deadly Mushrooms [REVIEW]

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In Carla Neggers’ Rival’s Break, a yacht is the perfect place to die. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A criminal mastermind. Deadly poison. And a stolen painting. Can two FBI agents put the pieces of the puzzle together in time to stop a fatal threat before it strikes again? Find out in Carla Neggers’ breathless new thriller, Rival’s Break. Read more of this post

Some Answers Are ‘Worth Killing For’ in Jane Haseldine’s New Mystery [REVIEW]

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Determined to solve the mystery of her past once and for all, crime reporter Julia Gooden won’t stop digging until she discovers the truth about her brother’s disappearance in Jane Haseldine’s Worth Killing For. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

A young man is brutally murdered and another man seems to have been raised from the dead. Now a tenacious Detroit crime reporter is about to discover that these two incidents may be linked to her own traumatic past and to the one case she’s never been able to reconcile. But at what cost will she pursue the truth? Find out in Jane Haseldine’s nail-biting new mystery, Worth Killing For.  Read more of this post

‘The Paris Secret’ Opens the Door to the Fascinating World of Art [REVIEW]

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Long-buried secrets resurface when an abandoned Paris apartment is suddenly rediscovered in Karen Swan’s The Paris Secret. (Photo by Ian Whalen, Flickr)

When thieves break into an old Paris apartment, they are met with empty rooms and thick layers of dust. But as they navigate the space, they unearth something more… something far better than anything they’ve come across even in their wildest dreams. Discover what enamored them so in Karen Swan’s The Paris Secret.  Read more of this post

Murder and Malice Abound in ‘Liar’s Key’ [REVIEW]

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Will Sharpe and Donovan get caught up in a case of art theft? Find out in Carla Neggers’ Liar’s Key. (Photo by David Ohmer, Flickr)

A surprise visit from a legendary FBI agent is never a good sign, especially when you’re in the midst of planning a wedding. But old rumors are hard to ignore, and soon Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan find themselves tangled up in a sticky web of blackmail, greed, and murder in Carla Neggers’ Liar’s Key. Read more of this post