Murder/Mystery

Roots of Evil (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Roots of Evil (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Roots of Evil (Merrychurch Mysteries #2) Author: K. C. Wells Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 22, 2019 Genre(s): Cozy Mystery Page Count: 228 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Many consider Naomi Teedle the village witch. Most people avoid her except when they have need of her herbs and potions. She lives alone on the outskirts of…
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Conspiracy Theory (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Conspiracy Theory (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Conspiracy Theory (Hamarsson & Dempsey #1) Author: Elle Keaton Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 7, 2019 Genre(s): Murder / Mystery, Suspense Page Count: 242 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Years of grueling police work have left Niall Hamarsson jaded and disillusioned with life…although it’s likely he’s been that way all along. The last straw lands when…
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No Good Men (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

No Good Men (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: No Good Men (The Caro Mysteries #1) Author: Thea McAlistair Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: September 16, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Suspense / Mystery Page Count: 225 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: In 1934, almost everyone struggles to pay the rent, and Alex Dawson is no exception. To support his writing habit, he moonlights with his mentor Donnie…
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Tallowwood (Belen’s Review)

Tallowwood (Belen’s Review)

Title: Tallowwood Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 25, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Suspense, Murder/Mystery, Romance Page Count: N/A Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cold cases, murder, lies, and an unimaginable truth Sydney detective August Shaw has spent the last decade of work solving cold cases. Since the death of his boyfriend eight years ago, August works…
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Tallowwood (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Tallowwood (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Tallowwood Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 25, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Suspense, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cold cases, murder, lies, and an unimaginable truth. Sydney detective August Shaw has spent the last decade of work solving cold cases. Since the death of his boyfriend eight years ago, August works alone,…
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Tallowwood (Kirstin’s Review)

Tallowwood (Kirstin’s Review)

Title: Tallowwood Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 25, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Suspense, Murder/Mystery Page Count: N/A Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cold cases, murder, lies, and an unimaginable truth Sydney detective August Shaw has spent the last decade of work solving cold cases. Since the death of his boyfriend eight years ago, August works alone,…
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Tallowwood (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

Tallowwood (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

Title: Tallowwood Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 25, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Suspense, Murder/Mystery Page Count: Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cold cases, murder, lies, and an unimaginable truth Sydney detective August Shaw has spent the last decade of work solving cold cases. Since the death of his boyfriend eight years ago, August works alone, lives…
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Mystery of the Bones (Larissa’s Review)

Mystery of the Bones (Larissa’s Review)

Title: The Mystery of the Bones (Snow and Winter #4) Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: September 24, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery, Murder Mystery, Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s been a full year since the mystery that brought antique shop owner and part-time amateur sleuth Sebastian Snow together with NYPD homicide detective…
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The Mystery of the Bones (Kristin F’s Review)

The Mystery of the Bones (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: The Mystery of the Bones (Snow and Winter #4) Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: September 24, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s been a full year since the mystery that brought antique shop owner and part-time amateur sleuth Sebastian Snow together with NYPD homicide detective Calvin Winter.…
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Ian and Edward (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Ian and Edward (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Ian and Edward Author: David McMullen-Sullivan Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 27, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Romance, Time Travel Page Count: 351 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: If Jane Austen had written a gay romance with a murder mystery and time travel, this book would be it. Edward Ford Westcott has accepted a position in a clandestine…
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Ian and Edward (ParisDude’s Review)

Ian and Edward (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Ian and Edward Author: David McMullen-Sullivan Publisher: Self-published Release Date: July 27, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Romance, Murder mystery Page Count: 351 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: If Jane Austen had written a gay romance with a murder mystery and time travel, this book would be it. Edward Ford Westcott has accepted a position in a clandestine program…
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The Black Marble Pool (ParisDude’s Review)

The Black Marble Pool (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: The Black Marble Pool Author: Stan Leventhal Publisher: ReQueered Tales Release Date: August 15, 2019 Genre(s): Murder mystery Page Count: 163 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When you first notice it, something seems a bit unusual. Then it occurs to you that most, if not all, of the pools you’ve ever seen before were painted blue or…
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Mainly by Moonlight (ParisDude’s Review)

Mainly by Moonlight (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Mainly by Moonlight: Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1 Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing, Inc. Release Date: August 1st, 2019 Genre(s): Murder Mystery/Magic Page Count: 252 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A gay high-society wedding. A stolen book of spells. A love-threatening lie. Can a witch avoid a murder rap without revealing the supernatural truth? Cosmo Saville guiltily…
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“I was always a storyteller” — Interview with Josh Lanyon (part 1)

“I was always a storyteller” — Interview with Josh Lanyon (part 1)

Great news! Some days ago, I sent Josh Lanyon an email asking her if she’d accept to be interviewed on Skype, and she replied straight away saying she’d be delighted. Here I am now, fiddling with the button-down shirt I’ve donned for the occasion. I know I’m not going to have high tea with royalty, but shoot me—in my eyes, Josh is somehow like Male/Male murder mystery royalty, so I…
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