John Grisham’s ‘The Guardians’ Reminds Us to Appreciate the Freedom We Sometimes Take For Granted [REVIEW]

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An innocent man is in prison in John Grisham’s latest, The Guardian. (Photo by Canva)

A lawyer who becomes a victim. A client who becomes a suspect. A plea for help that can either save an innocent man or raise the body count. Find out which way the tide will turn in John Grisham’s latest number-one bestseller, The Guardians. Read more of this post

Secrets Abound in Jess Montgomery’s Second Novel, ‘The Hollows’ [REVIEW]

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An old woman meets her demise when she follows old tracks through the Appalachian hills. (Photo by Canva)

A new murder. An old asylum. And the women who will do their best to dig up the truth behind a frightening myth. Return to Kinship, Ohio in Jess Montgomery’s follow-up tale to her dazzling debut.
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Two Women Prove Their Mettle in Jess Montgomery’s ‘The Widows’ [REVIEW]

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One of Ohio’s old coal mining facilities located in the Glouster area in northern Athens County. (Photo courtesy Southeast Ohio History Center)

One man. Two women. A lifetime of secrets. Step back in time nearly a century to a small town where nothing is what it seems and everyone is suspect. Meet Jess Montgomery’s The Widows.
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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