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A fairly short novel at just over two hundred pages, For Love or Money by Cathy Perkins is an exciting suspense story with some will-they-won’t-they romance action. Heroine Holly Price is on a hunting trek with her boyfriend, Alex, when his dog leads them to the body of one of their colleagues, Marcy. Her corpse has been there for some time, as the birds have already begun to devour it, but as far as Holly knew, Marcy was well liked at work and no-one had a bad word to say…


Identity Crisis is quite a short novel (136 pages), but so much is packed into it that it feels longer.  The story starts at the funeral of Olivia Doyle’s only relative, her father.  After the funeral, Olivia is handed a letter that blows her world apart. She discovers that she was placed in the Federal Witness Security program with her father when she was 5 years old.  Olivia’s father had been involved in an art forgery scam, and had testified against the mob. From the letter, she learns that she has family…

Beg for Mercy - Jami Alden (UK)

Beg for Mercy is the first book in Jami Alden’s Dead Wrong romantic suspense trilogy. I will start off by saying that I love this author’s voice, the writing is so easy to read, and I just sink into the prose and let the story take me along for the ride. This, for me, is romantic suspense “crack” – although I really enjoyed it, I know there were some inconsistencies, a few plot holes, and the big one: the heroine not recognising the voice of the killer, even though she…

Guilty as Sin - Jami Alden

Guilty as Sin was a lovely surprise. I haven’t read anything by this author before so I didn’t really have any expectations, but after reading the fab Rescue Me by Christy Reece, (review coming soon) I have been looking around for a similar read. And Guilty as Sin was it. It begins fourteen years in the past when our hero, Tommy, and heroine, Kate, are nineteen and sixteen respectively. They are in love, and one night, when Tommy sneaks over while her parents are out, Kate’s world comes crashing down…

The Waiting Game by Eve Devon

The Waiting Game by Eve Devon Entangled Publishing (May 2013) Ebook, 243 pages Romantic Suspense I have to say, the premise of this book didn’t exactly capture me from the get-go. In a market saturated with all kinds of variations on this exact plot, I was counting on the romance to pull me across the line into fandom. Alas, it was not to be. Brooke Bennet used to live the glamorous life of a famous musician – her success was as big as her personality. Then a madman stole her…

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Betrayed by Trust by Ana Barrons Carina Press (July 2013) Ebook, 276 pages Romantic Suspense Betrayed by Trust by Ana Barrons is a novel that tries to incorporate a multitude of elements into a murder investigation, including politics, a broken heart and a potential cover up that could devastate the White House. Catherine Morrissey is emotionally plagued by the murder of her attractive sister, Blair. She was everything that men typically find attractive, being busty, blonde and seductive, and moved in the same social circles as the vice president, Sam Mitchell….

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The Tease by Nikki M. Pill (Darling Killer #1) Self-Published (Jan 2013) Ebook, 185 pages Romantic Suspense Mixing the worlds of crime, romance and burlesque, The Tease by Nikki M. Pill sets up an intriguing mystery about a killer who scrawls the word ‘darling’ upon his victims after violently strangling them. Our heroine is Anna Zendel, a psycho-therapist who is preparing for her clinical exam, having worked hard for three years in preparation for it. She even has a CD of revision material on her car radio nicknamed Walter, and…




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