Lucy Foley’s ‘The Hunting Party’ Reminds Us Why We Fell in Love with the Mystery Genre To Begin With [REVIEW]

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It starts as a gathering of old friends. It ends with a deadly game. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Nine friends. An idyllic vacation. One vindictive killer. A friendly reunion becomes a holiday nightmare in Lucy Foley’s delicious new mystery, The Hunting Party. Read more of this post

Six Questions for Vanessa Kelly [INTERVIEW]

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Vanessa Kelly visits with Jathan and Heather about her new Regency romance. (Photo courtesy Vanessa Kelly, Facebook)

Vanessa Kelly may have studied British literature in graduate school, but today she spends her time writing bestselling, award-winning historical romances of her own, including the popular Clan Kendrick series which takes place in the heart of the Scottish highlands. What does it take to write stories that Booklist praises as “completely charming?” Find out in our exclusive interview with the author herself. Enjoy!—J&H Read more of this post

‘The Highland Earl’ Meets His Match in Amy Jarecki’s Latest Scottish Adventure [REVIEW]

A Scottish highlander must find his bride in Amy Jarecki’s latest novel. (Photo by Canva)

A newly minted Scottish widower with two young hellion sons. A beautiful English woman making her London debut. They both need to get married, but both have secrets neither wants to share. Will they find happiness or disaster waiting at the end of the wedding procession? Find out in Amy Jarecki’s new historical adventure, The Highland Earl. Read more of this post

No Easy Fix for Julia London’s Latest Highland Groom [REVIEW]

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A seemingly easy trip across the Scottish countryside puts a confirmed bachelor’s heart in peril in Julia London’s new novel. (Photo by Frank Winkler, CCO)

He always says he likes a challenge. But soon the job he thought would be a piece of cake runs into complications… albeit beautiful complications… in the form of a young woman determined to forge her own destiny in Julia London’s latest addition to her Highland Grooms series.  Read more of this post

Old Secrets Prove Deadly in ‘Thief’s Mark’ [REVIEW]

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When new bodies appear and old secrets resurface, FBI agents Sharpe and Donovan must crack the case in Carla Neggers’ Thief’s Mark. (Photo by JR P, Flickr)

FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan never can seem to stay far from trouble. When a body turns up in a tranquil English village, dark secrets about a ghastly past rope the duo into yet another hair-raising adventure in Carla Neggers’ latest, Thief’s Mark.  Read more of this post