{Book Review} The Violin Conspiracy

The Violin Conspiracy has a little something for everyone – mystery, family drama, passion, music. Who stole a priceless violin? And can the violinist still perform at the same level without it? 

Book Review: The Violin Conspiracy

The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb

Not long before competing in the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia, Ray McMillian’s rare and expensive Stradivarius violin is stolen. The thief left a random note but there’s no way Ray can find the money and get his violin back before the competition. The only answer is to find the violin himself. 

But who might have it? His family who is attempting to sue him for the instrument, given to him by his grandmother? The descendants of the man who enslaved Ray’s great great grandfather, who are also suing Ray for the return of the violin? A competitor? 

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{Book Review} The Wife Between Us

Full of twists and turns, The Wife Between Us is a psychological suspense novel that will get you hooked. Just be warned – assume nothing! 

Book Review: The Wife Between Us

Nelli. Vanessa. Emma. 

A jealous ex-wife. A stalker. The perfect husband. 

But there is more than what meets the eye. 

There are so many twists and turns in this novel that it’s impossible to give a good summary without spoilers. The book jacket, which is also published as the Goodreads summary, doesn’t give you any more than I have above. The greatest take away is this: don’t make assumptions. You might think you know what story is unfolding, but it’s unlikely you’ll be correct. 

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{Book Review} A Different Dawn

Book Review: A Different Dawn

A Different Dawn by Isabella Maldonado

Nina Guerrera #2

The story of Nina Guerrera, foster child turned FBI Special Agent, continues in the second book of the series. 

A family in Phoenix is murdered in their sleep, and the crime is linked to one four years earlier in New York, through a footprint. The FBI is brought in to determine whether the two cases are linked. Very quickly, the team – including Nina and her team from the first book in the series – determine that not only are the two crimes linked, they are the most recent two crimes in a series of murders going back years.

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{Book Review} The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

Book Review: The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado

The Cipher by Isabella Maldonado 

Nina Guerrera is a fighter. Emancipated at age 17 after a difficult childhood, Nina put herself through college, joined the police force, and later the FBI as a Special Agent. She had put her past behind her and moved on, creating a successful life for herself.

That is, until Nina is attacked in a park. Someone records Nina fighting off her would-be rapist and inadvertently awakens a nightmare from her past. 

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{Book Review} Girls of Brackenhill

cover of the thriller, Girls of Brackenhill by Kate Moretti

{Book Review} Girls of Brackenhill by Kate Moretti

When Hannah’s aunt dies in a car accident, she returns to the castle where she spent several summers, Brackenhill. Her uncle is on his deathbed and the police cannot decide – was her aunt’s wreck actually an accident or was it intentional? 

The castle and history pull at Hannah’s heart strings, bring up unresolved questions about her family’s past. After 17 years apart, Hannah quickly discovers that she didn’t know much about her aunt and uncle (and their relationship with her own mother). Additionally, being back at Brackenhill stirs memories of the last summer she spent at the castle, the summer her sister disappeared. Continue reading “{Book Review} Girls of Brackenhill”