Publisher: Penguin


Easy Holiday Cross-Stitch Patterns with Better Off Thread (An Embroidery Mystery #10) Author Amanda Lee

Easy Holiday Cross-Stitch Patterns with Better Off Thread (An Embroidery Mystery #10) Author Amanda Lee
Posted December 6, 2016 by Melissa in Author Guest Post, Book promo / 9 Comments

Marcy is busy helping her customers make hand-crafted ornaments at her embroidery shop, the Seven-Year Stitch. But despite the yuletide bustle, when her friend Captain Moe asks for her help, she can’t refuse—especially when the favor is to play the elf to his Santa for sick children at a local hospital. Despite the ridiculous outfit, Marcy finds herself enjoying spreading cheer—until the hospital’s administrator is found murdered.


Book Review: When All The Girls Have Gone by Jayne Ann Krentz

Book Review: When All The Girls Have Gone by Jayne Ann Krentz
Posted November 29, 2016 by Melissa in Book Review / 19 Comments

When Charlotte Sawyer is unable to contact her step-sister, Jocelyn, to tell her that one her closest friends was found dead, she discovers that Jocelyn has vanished. Beautiful, brilliant—and reckless—Jocelyn has gone off the grid before, but never like this. In a desperate effort to find her, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling PI who recently moved to Seattle after his previous career as a criminal profiler went down in flames—literally.


Excerpt & Giveaway: Death at First Sight (Bay Island Psychic Mystery #1) by Lena Gregory

Excerpt & Giveaway: Death at First Sight (Bay Island Psychic Mystery #1) by Lena Gregory
Posted November 21, 2016 by Melissa in Book promo, Giveaway / 10 Comments

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see that something’s not right on Bay Island…
Since she left her psychiatric practice in New York City to open up a psychic shop in her hometown on Long Island, Cass Donovan has given her fair share of readings to conflicted customers. But what she sees in Ellie Hawkins’ future doesn’t bode well.


Halloween Book & Movie Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Halloween Book & Movie Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

When the beautiful and precocious sisters Sally and Gillian Owens are orphaned at a young age, they are taken to a small Massachusetts town to be raised by their eccentric aunts, who happen to dwell in the darkest, eeriest house in town. As they become more aware of their aunts’ mysterious and sometimes frightening powers — and as their own powers begin to surface — the sisters grow determined to escape their strange upbringing by blending into “normal” society.