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2019 Reads

 
Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith The Sixth Day (A Brit in the FBI, #5) by Catherine Coulter The Velveteen Rabbit (Rabbit Ears) by Margery Williams Bianco The Lady in the Cellar Murder, Scandal and Insanity in Victorian Bloomsbury by Sinclair McKay MINIMAL by Phillip R. Hall Colter's Journey (Tim Colter, #1) by William W. Johnstone Say You're Sorry (Romantic Suspense, #22; Sacramento, #1) by Karen Rose The Night Window (Jane Hawk #5) by Dean Koontz The Au Pair by Emma Rous Kraken's Keep by Jean Kilczer The Cowboy’s Forgetful Bride (Brothers of the Cooper Ranch, #1) by Leslie North Trafalgar The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History by Nicholas Best Savage Sam (Old Yeller, #2) by Fred Gipson Footprints in the Frosting (Holly Hart, #1) by Laura Pauling Spies of No Country Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman Dead In The Water by Penny Farmer Pruning the Dead (A Garden Squad Mystery #1) by Julia Henry The Sheikh's Tempting Assistant (Sheikh's Meddling Sisters, #1) by Leslie North Death March Escape The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust by Jack J Hersch Trapped (The Dr. van Wolfe Saga #1) by Amanda Byrd The Nowhere Man (Orphan X #2) by Gregg Hurwitz Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern, #1) by Anne McCaffrey The Odyssey by Homer Boss Girl by Emma Tallon The Invited by Jennifer McMahon Dig Your Own Grave (Will Tanner #5) by William W. Johnstone Guns of the Mountain Man by William W. Johnstone The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda Dragon Speaker (The Shadow War Saga, #1) by Elana A. Mugdan Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland Fierce Justice (True Heroes, #5) by Piper J. Drake Inside the Black Vault The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed by John Greenewald Jr. Blind Date Bet (Man's Best Friend, #1) by Nicole FlocktonWill Haunt You by Brian Kirk Perfect Crime (A DI Callanach Crime Thriller, Book 5) by Helen Sarah Fields The Last Night Out by Catherine O'Connell The Last Second (A Brit in the FBI, #6) by Catherine Coulter The A List (Ali Reynolds, #14) by J.A. Jance Cyber Attack by Tim Washburn The Jackals by William W. Johnstone Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews That Night by Cyn Balog Lying Next to Me by Gregg Olsen The Wife's Secret by Kerry Wilkinson Honor of the Mountain Man (Mountain Man, #20) by William W. JohnstoneConfidential by Ellie Monago The Never Game (Colter Shaw #1) by Jeffery Deaver My Favorite Cowboy (Heart of Texas #3) by Donna Grant You're Not Safe (Texas Rangers, #3) by Mary Burton Neon Prey (Lucas Davenport, #29) by John Sandford The Secrets We Bury (The Undertaker's Daughter #1) by Debra Webb Kim by Rudyard Kipling The Pandora Room (Ben Walker #2) by Christopher Golden Dark Blossom by Neel Mullick Only Daughter by Sarah A. Denzil The True Story of the Great Escape Stalag Luft III, March 1944 by Jonathan VanceThe Summoning (Krewe of Hunters #27) by Heather Graham The Liars An addictive and gripping new psychological thriller for 2019 by Naomi JoyThe Perfect Wife by J.P. Delaney The Sheikh's Royal Seduction by Leslie North The Third Mrs. Durst by Ann Aguirre A Prince on Paper (Reluctant Royals, #3) by Alyssa Cole The Wrong Side of Goodbye (Harry Bosch, #19; Harry Bosch Universe, #28) by Michael Connelly Japantown (Jim Brodie #1) by Barry Lancet Tokyo Kill (Jim Brodie #2) by Barry Lancet Luck of the Draw (Sterling's Montana) by B.J. Daniels Milady by Laura L. Sullivan Pacific Burn (Jim Brodie #3) by Barry Lancet The Five The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie RubenholdLock 'N' Load (Federal K-9 #1) by Tee O'Fallon Bad Debts (Jack Irish, #1) by Peter Temple Red (Fairy Tale Reboot #1) by S.W. Vaughn The Hummingbird Dagger by Cindy Anstey Closer Than You Think by Darren O’Sullivan Murder, She Wrote Murder in Red (Murder She Wrote Book 49) by Jessica Fletcher Evil Never Sleeps (Will Tanner, #4) by William W. Johnstone Blood for Blood (Ziba MacKenzie, #1) by Victoria Selman Wild Irish Rose (The Merriams, #1) by Ava Miles In a Jam by Cindy Dorminy The Relic Hunters by David Leadbeater Tailspin by Sandra Brown Rocky Ground (Crimson Point #4) by Kaylea Cross The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne Total Bravery (True Heroes, #4) by Piper J. Drake Without a Trace by Carissa Ann Lynch Homecoming for the Cowboy (Bad Boys of Last Stand Book 1) by Nicole Helm Saving Meghan by D.J. PalmerKing of Fools (The Shadow Game, #2) by Amanda Foody Strange Weather by Joe Hill Rage for Vengeance (A Byrnes Family Ranch Novel Book 12) by Dusty Richards Captivated by Jeffery Deaver Lone Wolf Cowboy (Gold Valley, #7) by Maisey YatesCorsair (The Oregon Files, #6) by Clive Cussler  The Cutthroat (Isaac Bell, #10) by Clive Cussler The Summer House by Jenny Hale Deadly Obsession (Steele Ops, #1) by April Hunt I'll Be Watching You by Courtney Evan TateJackson (The McBrides of Texas #1; Eternity Springs #16) by Emily March A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing (Heart of the Wolf, #9) by Terry Spear The Most Dangerous Duke in London (Decadent Dukes Society, #1) by Madeline Hunter The Body in the Wetlands (A Jazzi Zanders Mystery #2) by Judi Lynn Pekoe Most Poison (A Tea Shop Mystery, #18) by Laura Childs Last Night (The Searchers, #2) by Karen Ellis A Map of the Dark (The Searchers #1) by Karen Ellis The Body Keeper (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3) by Anne Frasier A Devil of a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, #2) by Madeline Hunter Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, #3) by Madeline Hunter Hometown Cowboy (Rocky Mountain Riders, #1) by Sara Richardson Falcon's Prey (Blackthorne, Inc. Book 8) by Terry Odell Death at Whitewater Church (Inishowen Mysteries #1) by Andrea Carter Painting Watercolor Basics Master the art of painting in watercolor by Deb Watson Drawing Dragons Learn to draw step by step by Michael Dobrzycki Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery, #1) by Laura Childs The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1) by Ann Cleeves Mafia Spies The Inside Story of the CIA, Gangsters, JFK, and Castro by Thomas Maier Hellrider by J.G. Faherty White Peak by Ronan Frost Fierce Girl (Anna Davis #4) by Emma Tallon Charles Manson The Man Who Murdered the Sixties by David J. Krajicek Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1) by Rachel Caine The Himalayan Codex (R.J. MacCready #2) by Bill Schutt Searching for Black Confederates The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth by Kevin M. Levin The Darwin Strain (R.J. MacCready #3) by Bill Schutt Puppy Love (Service Puppies #1) by Lucy Gilmore The Dancing Girls (Detective Jo Fournier, #1) by M.M. ChouinardCutthroats by William W. JohnstonefCowboy Rebel by Carolyn Brown The Extinction Agenda (The Extinction Agenda #1) by Michael Laurence A Pedigree to Die For (Melanie Travis, #1) by Laurien Berenson All the Little Lies by Chris Curran The Tombs (Fargo Adventure, #4) by Clive Cussler Labyrinth (FBI Thriller #23) by Catherine Coulter Hero Dogs How a Pack of Rescues, Rejects, and Strays Became America's Greatest Disaster-Search Partners by Wilma Melville The Escape Room by Megan Goldin The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Backlash Tender Trap / Aftermath by Lisa Jackson Sweet Wild of Mine (Where the Wild Hearts Are #2) by Laurel Kerr A Rogue by Night (The Devils of Dover, #3) by Kelly Bowen Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson Visions in Death (In Death, #19) by J.D. Robb The Scottish Rogue by Heather McCollum The Wicked Viscount by Heather McCollum Breakout by A.M. Rose Barefoot Beach (Harmony Harbor) by Debbie Mason Getting Hot with the Scot (Sometimes in Love, #1) by Melonie Johnson The Damned (The Darkest Hand Trilogy #1) by Tarn Richardson The Orchid Throne (Forgotten Empires, #1) by Jeffe Kennedy Death at Hazel House (Sukey Reynolds, #1) by Betty Rowlands The Starter Wife by Nina Laurin The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher The Victim by G.D. SandersDeath at Dearley Manor (Sukey Reynolds #2) by Betty Rowlands For His Pleasure by Shelly Bell New Starts and Cherry Tarts at the Cosy Kettle (Cosy Kettle, #1) by Liz Eeles A Promise to the Dead (Detectives King and Lane, #4) by Victoria Jenkins Death at Beacon Cottage by Betty Rowlands SEAL Wolf Surrender by Terry Spear 

The Damned

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Title: The Damned
Series: The Darkest Hand Trilogy #1
Author: Tarn Richardson
Pages:352
Genre: Historical Fiction Horror
Sep, 26, 2019

1914. The outbreak of war. In the French city of Arras, a Father is brutally murdered. The Catholic Inquisition - still powerful, but now working in the shadows - sends its most determined and unhinged of Inquisitors, Poldek Tacit to investigate: his mission to protect the Church from those who would seek to undermine it, no matter what the cost.

Yet as Tacit arrives, armed forces led by Britain and Germany confront each other across No Man's Land. As the Inquisitor strives in vain to establish the truth behind the murder and to uncover the motives of other Vatican servants seeking to undermine him, a beautiful and spirited woman, Sandrine, warns British soldier Henry Frost of a mutual foe even more terrible lurking beneath the killing fields that answers to no human force and wreaks their havoc by the light of the moon. Faced with impossible odds and his own demons, Tacit must battle the forces of evil, and a church determined at all costs to achieve its aims, to reach the heart of a dark conspiracy that seeks to engulf the world, plunging it ever deeper into conflict.

Morally complex and fast paced, this is a gripping work of dark fiction set in an alternative twentieth century, where humanity's desire for love, compassion and peace face daunting challenges in a world overwhelmed by total war and mysterious dark forces

My thoughts
Rating: 5
Would I recommend it? yes
Will I read the rest of the books?yes
Would I read anything else by this author? yes
WOW , just WOW , right from the very start this story had me hooked , and  I was lost from the begging to the end of  it, yes its slow at the begging and some times if a story is slow going it takes me a while to get in to it but surprisingly it works for this story because gives it a more dark , and twisted feel , which made me enjoy it even more , another reason why I loved it was it was how it reminded me a little bit of my all time favorite series, by James Rollins , and that series is the Order Of the Sanguines , and just like that one is one had It is everything  in it that made me fell in love with the Oder of the Sanguines series  which is  : the historical backdrop with supernatural ties, the struggle of good against evil and a little bit of conspiracy!With that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me  read and review in exchange for my honest opinion 

Death At Hazel House

 

Title: Death At Hazel House

Series: Sukey Reynolds Mystery #1

Author: Betty Rowlands

Genre: cozy mystery

Description Meet Sukey Reynolds: police photographer, proud mother… and amateur detective. Years ago, Sukey was hoping to become a detective but life took a different turn. Now she’s happy to be involved with the local police force, as long as she still gets to work the occasional murder case... When Sukey arrives to photograph the body of Lorraine Chant, the beautiful wife of a wealthy businessman, she’s baffled. At first, it looks like a botched burglary, as the huge family safe has been left wide open and empty. But why does Lorraine’s rich husband claim nothing was taken? And what is he not telling the police? Deciding to do a little investigating of her own, things take a darker turn for Sukey when she is brutally attacked by a masked figure. What do they think she knows? As Sukey finds herself in the firing line, can she expose the true killer before it’s too late? If you love murder mysteries by Agatha Christie, Faith Martin or Joy Ellis, then this unputdownable novel from the bestselling queen of cozy crime will have you hooked! This book was previously published as An Inconsiderate Death.

 

My thoughts

Rating: 4.5

Would I recommend it? yes

Will I be reading the rest of the series? yes

Would I read anything else by her ? yes

What a great start to a new cozy mystery series , now that I've read this one I can't wait to read the others that I already have books 2-5 with that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me read and review it .

The Christmasaurus

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Title: The Christmasaurus
Author: Tom Fletcher
Genre: children fiction

Description

Why settle for a pony or a puppy for Christmas when you could have a dinosaur? A rollicking adventure from singer-songwriter and YouTuber Tom Fletcher.

Once upon a time--long, long ago, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth--an egg rolled away from its mother and landed in the ocean, where it froze solid and stayed peacefully for thousands of years. Then one day Santa and his elves discover the frozen egg, and Santa sits on it to see if it will hatch. But he can't guess what's inside. . . . A dinosaur!

Meanwhile, a young boy named William Trundle has only ever wished for one thing for Christmas: a dinosaur! So when Santa accidentally gives William the real Christmasaurus instead of a stuffed replica, it's the BEST CHRISTMAS EVER! Until an evil man known as the Hunter decides a dinosaur will be the perfect addition to his collection. 
 
My thoughts: 
Rating: 4
Would I recommend it? yes
Will I read anything else by this author ? I don't know because I don't usually read children's fiction
A cute and adorable story about a boy and his dinosaur ( yes you read it right , not about a boy and his dog but about a boy and his dinosaur) ,As well as being  Charming, funny, whimsical and heart-warming, it's truly a festive treat for readers young and not so young , and the more you read it the more you fall in love with the characters , its so to be a favorite of anyone no matter their age. With that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me read and review . 

The Starter Wife

The Starter Wife

 

The Starter Wife
Nina Laurin
Genre: Psychological Thriller
Pages: 307

June 11,2019 
Local police have announced that they're closing the investigation of the suspected drowning of 37-year-old painter Colleen Westcott. She disappeared on April 11, 2010, and her car was found parked near the waterfront in Cleveland two days later, but her body has never been found. The chief of police has stated that no concrete evidence of foul play has been discovered in the probe.


I close the online search window, annoyed. These articles never have enough detail. They think my husband's first wife disappeared or they think she is dead. There's a big difference. 

My phone rings, jarring me away from my thoughts, and when I pick it up, it's an unknown number. The only answer to my slightly breathless hello is empty static. 

When the voice does finally come, it's female, low, muffled somehow. "Where is it, Claire? What did you do with it? Tell me where it is."

A woman. A real flesh-and-blood woman on the other end of the phone. She's not just in my head.

A wave of panic spreads under my skin like ice water. It's Colleen.

 
My thoughts
Rating: 5
Would I recommend it? yes
Will I read anything else by this author? yes
WOW what a  story, its dark , and twist and that's the type of read I like , it had me hooked from the start and I didn't want to stop reading , the characters where characters that i  wouldn't want to know in person , while it did make me feel sorry ( a little bit ) for  Byron, but that changed after a while . There was just something about him ,that mad me have a love / hate feeling towards him. As for Clair there was something that made me dislike her , I think it was because how she acted towards Byron though out the story, and then there's that third character that comes up , the one that's dark and twisted , the crazy one as I call her ,because you don't know who it is , in fact that's what makes the story because you have no idea who that character is , and if Colleen is really dead and if so who killed her or if it was suicide , or if someone is out to get Clair or is it all in her mind , all I can say is that you need to read the book to find out for yourself , with that said I want to thank Forever ( Grand Central Publishing )  for sending me a copy as well to Netgalley for the ARC copy they let me request in exchange for my honest opinion. 

Getting Hot With the Scot

Author: Melonie Johnson

Genre: romantic comedies

Book 1

Out to buy Now

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Title: Getting Hot With The Scot

Pages 361

IT’S TIME TO FLIRT WITH A MAN IN A KILT 

 

Cassie Crow, a pop-culture reporter for a TV talk show, is focused on becoming a “serious” journalist. But when she stumbles into a kilted Highlander with a killer accent, Cassie decides that taking one night off from work and spending it with a sexy Scot couldn’t hurt. . .

 

Logan Reid has built a career on his charm, hosting a series of off-the-wall hijinks on the Web. But when the Scottish prankster meets the all-American, equal parts intelligent and irresistible Cassie, Logan realizes that one night of fun won’t be enough. Could it be that this career-focused, commitment-phobic couple is finally ready to take a chance at true and lasting love?


My thoughts

Rating: 4.5

Would I recommend it? yes

Will I read any thing else by this author ?yes

Was sure what to expect , because I've never read anything by this author but I heard from my from friends that this was good and they was right, it was funny and light , the type of story I like to read when I have a bad day or just want something light to read , a story i can just get lost in and not think about anything but what I'm reading, it had me smiling all the way though the book and shaking my head at what was happen . With that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me read and review it , and I'll be picking up the next to as soon as I can to read.  


Barefoot Beach

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Title: Barefoot Beach
Series:Harmony Harbor #8
Author: Debbie Mason
pages: 306
Genre:Contemporary Romance
comes out to day
July 4 ,2019

Can a summer of love make up for a lifetime of secrets?

Wedding fever has taken over Harmony Harbor this summer, and the local matchmakers have set their sights on Theia Lawson, a former navy pilot who's in town for a stay at Greystone Manor. And while Theia's got her reasons to put this small town behind her as fast as she can, there's a certain tall, dark, and irresistible man that she can't seem to get off her mind. 

Firefighter Marco DiRossi wants to beat the matchmakers at their own game so he conspires with Theia to pretend they've already fallen in love. It's only for the summer. What could go wrong? Yet as the beach season draws to a close, Marco and Theia find their pretend relationship has led to very real attraction. But when a secret from the past is revealed, jeopardizing everything they hold dear, can this unlikely couple find their way to a happily-ever-after?

My thoughts
Rating: 5
Would I recommend it? yes
Will I read more of this series? yes
Would I read more by this author? yes
This was my first time reading anything by Debbie Mason and I'm so glad that I picked this up and read it , I can see why mt friend Shelleen loves reading her books and told me she was good because she is , her romances are just like I seem to love them lately, which is funny , and cute as well as adorable with a touch of mystery , secrets , lies , a questionable disappearance or a murder that may or may not have happened mixed with a paranormal feel to it , the characters are likable and you can get lost in the story , she  also has away of bring her places that she writes about to life and they seem to jump of the page as does her characters, because once you start to read your hooked , you get pulled in to the story and want to keep reading and seeing what happens next . And the more you read the more you get lost in the story and you won't stop until your at the very end, which is what happened to me , after rereading this one I  want to read the rest of this series , and I can't wait to read more by her , with that said I want to thank Forever as well as Grand Center Publishing for send me a copy of exchange for my honest opinion

Update on my June TBR

Currently reading
 Getting Hot with the Scot (Sometimes in Love, #1) by Melonie Johnson 

Series: Sometimes In Love:
 Smitten by the Brit (Sometimes in Love, #2) by Melonie Johnson Once Upon a Bad Boy (Sometimes in Love, #3) by Melonie Johnson

Series: Sukey Reynolds Mystery 
Death at Hazel House (Sukey Reynolds, #1) by Betty Rowlands Death at Dearley Manor (Sukey Reynolds #2) by Betty Rowlands Death at Beacon Cottage by Betty Rowlands Death at Burwell Farm (Sukey Reynolds, #4) by Betty Rowlands The Dirty Work (Sukey Reynolds, #5) by Betty Rowlands

Kitt Hartley Yorkshire Mysteries 
Murder by the Minster Kitt Hartley Yorkshire Mysteries 1 (The Kitt Hartley Yorkshire Mysteries) by Helen Cox

Forever Romance
Barefoot Beach (Harmony Harbor) by Debbie Mason For His Pleasure by Shelly Bell The Highland Earl (Lords of the Highlands, #6) by Amy Jarecki Justified (Loveless, Texas, #1) by Jay Crownover The Last True Cowboy (Chestnut Creek, #1) by Laura Drake The Starter Wife by Nina Laurin

Maybe reads
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Paranoid by Lisa Jackson


Romanceathon June 17-23
Soul Keeper (Brotherhood of Shadows #1) by Cathryn Marr The Dark Ones (The Dark Ones Saga, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken New Starts and Cherry Tarts at the Cosy Kettle by Liz Eeles For His Pleasure by Shelly Bell The Sheikha’s Unexpected Protector by Leslie North Winter by M. Raiya The Luck of the Bride (The Cavensham Heiresses #3) by Janna MacGregor


Read
The Scottish Rogue by Heather McCollumThe Wicked Viscount by Heather McCollum

My June 2019 TBR / Currently reading

Currently reading
 The Scottish Rogue by Heather McCollum The Wicked Viscount by Heather McCollum

Series: Sometimes In Love:
Getting Hot with the Scot (Sometimes in Love, #1) by Melonie Johnson Smitten by the Brit (Sometimes in Love, #2) by Melonie Johnson Once Upon a Bad Boy (Sometimes in Love, #3) by Melonie Johnson

Series: Sukey Reynolds Mystery 
Death at Hazel House (Sukey Reynolds, #1) by Betty Rowlands Death at Dearley Manor (Sukey Reynolds #2) by Betty Rowlands Death at Beacon Cottage by Betty Rowlands Death at Burwell Farm (Sukey Reynolds, #4) by Betty Rowlands The Dirty Work (Sukey Reynolds, #5) by Betty Rowlands

Kitt Hartley Yorkshire Mysteries 
Murder by the Minster Kitt Hartley Yorkshire Mysteries 1 (The Kitt Hartley Yorkshire Mysteries) by Helen Cox

Forever Romance
Barefoot Beach (Harmony Harbor) by Debbie Mason For His Pleasure by Shelly Bell The Highland Earl (Lords of the Highlands, #6) by Amy Jarecki Justified (Loveless, Texas, #1) by Jay Crownover The Last True Cowboy (Chestnut Creek, #1) by Laura Drake The Starter Wife by Nina Laurin

Maybe reads
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Paranoid by Lisa Jackson


Romanceathon June 17-23
Soul Keeper (Brotherhood of Shadows #1) by Cathryn Marr The Dark Ones (The Dark Ones Saga, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken New Starts and Cherry Tarts at the Cosy Kettle by Liz Eeles For His Pleasure by Shelly Bell The Sheikha’s Unexpected Protector by Leslie North Winter by M. Raiya The Luck of the Bride (The Cavensham Heiresses #3) by Janna MacGregor


Read

Books read so far 145

May Reads :25
Mafia Spies The Inside Story of the CIA, Gangsters, JFK, and Castro by Thomas Maier White Peak by Ronan Frost Fierce Girl (Anna Davis #4) by Emma Tallon Charles Manson The Man Who Murdered the Sixties by David J. Krajicek Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1) by Rachel Caine The Himalayan Codex (R.J. MacCready #2) by Bill Schutt Searching for Black Confederates The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth by Kevin M. Levin The Darwin Strain (R.J. MacCready #3) by Bill Schutt Puppy Love (Service Puppies #1) by Lucy Gilmore The Dancing Girls (Detective Jo Fournier, #1) by M.M. Chouinard Cutthroats by William W. JohnstoneCowboy Rebel by Carolyn Brown The Extinction Agenda (The Extinction Agenda #1) by Michael Laurence A Pedigree to Die For (Melanie Travis, #1) by Laurien Berenson All the Little Lies by Chris Curran The Tombs (Fargo Adventure, #4) by Clive Cussler Labyrinth (FBI Thriller #23) by Catherine Coulter Hero Dogs How a Pack of Rescues, Rejects, and Strays Became America's Greatest Disaster-Search Partners by Wilma Melville The Escape Room by Megan Goldin The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Backlash Tender Trap / Aftermath by Lisa Jackson Sweet Wild of Mine (Where the Wild Hearts Are #2) by Laurel Kerr A Rogue by Night (The Devils of Dover, #3) by Kelly Bowen Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson Visions in Death (In Death, #19) by J.D. Robb 
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April Reads:43
Blood for Blood (Ziba MacKenzie, #1) by Victoria Selman Wild Irish Rose (The Merriams, #1) by Ava Miles In a Jam by Cindy Dorminy The Relic Hunters by David Leadbeater Tailspin by Sandra Brown Rocky Ground (Crimson Point #4) by Kaylea Cross The Red House Mystery by A.A. Milne Total Bravery (True Heroes, #4) by Piper J. Drake Without a Trace by Carissa Ann Lynch Homecoming for the Cowboy (Bad Boys of Last Stand Book 1) by Nicole Helm Saving Meghan by D.J. PalmerKing of Fools (The Shadow Game, #2) by Amanda Foody Strange Weather by Joe Hill Rage for Vengeance (A Byrnes Family Ranch Novel Book 12) by Dusty Richards Captivated by Jeffery Deaver Lone Wolf Cowboy (Gold Valley, #7) by Maisey Yates Corsair (The Oregon Files, #6) by Clive Cussler The Emperor's Revenge (The Oregon Files, #11) by Clive Cussler The Cutthroat (Isaac Bell, #10) by Clive Cussler The Summer House by Jenny Hale Deadly Obsession (Steele Ops, #1) by April Hunt I'll Be Watching You by Courtney Evan TateJackson (The McBrides of Texas #1; Eternity Springs #16) by Emily March A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing (Heart of the Wolf, #9) by Terry Spear The Most Dangerous Duke in London (Decadent Dukes Society, #1) by Madeline Hunter The Body in the Wetlands (A Jazzi Zanders Mystery #2) by Judi Lynn Pekoe Most Poison (A Tea Shop Mystery, #18) by Laura Childs Last Night (The Searchers, #2) by Karen Ellis A Map of the Dark (The Searchers #1) by Karen Ellis The Body Keeper (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3) by Anne Frasier A Devil of a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, #2) by Madeline Hunter Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, #3) by Madeline Hunter Hometown Cowboy (Rocky Mountain Riders, #1) by Sara Richardson Falcon's Prey (Blackthorne, Inc. Book 8) by Terry OdellDeath at Whitewater Church (Inishowen Mysteries #1) by Andrea Carter Painting Watercolor Basics Master the art of painting in watercolor by Deb Watson Drawing Dragons Learn to draw step by step by Michael Dobrzycki Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery, #1) by Laura Childs The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1) by Ann Cleeves Hellrider by J.G. Faherty
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March total books read: 29
Neon Prey (Lucas Davenport, #29) by John Sandford Only Daughter by Sarah A. Denzil Honour the Dead by John Anthony Miller Dark Blossom by Neel Mullick The Pandora Room (Ben Walker #2) by Christopher Golden The True Story of the Great Escape Stalag Luft III, March 1944 by Jonathan F. Vance You're Not Safe (Texas Rangers, #3) by Mary Burton Kim by Rudyard Kipling The Secrets We Bury (The Undertaker's Daughter #1) by Debra Webb The Summoning (Krewe of Hunters #27) by Heather Graham The Liars An addictive and gripping new psychological thriller for 2019 by Naomi JoyThe Perfect Wife by J.P. Delaney The Sheikh's Royal Seduction by Leslie North The Third Mrs. Durst by Ann Aguirre A Prince on Paper (Reluctant Royals, #3) by Alyssa Cole The Wrong Side of Goodbye (Harry Bosch, #19; Harry Bosch Universe, #28) by Michael Connelly Japantown (Jim Brodie #1) by Barry Lancet Tokyo Kill (Jim Brodie #2) by Barry Lancet Luck of the Draw (Sterling's Montana) by B.J. Daniels Milady by Laura L. Sullivan Pacific Burn (Jim Brodie #3) by Barry Lancet The Five The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie RubenholdLock 'N' Load (Federal K-9 #1) by Tee O'Fallon Bad Debts (Jack Irish, #1) by Peter Temple Red (Fairy Tale Reboot #1) by S.W. Vaughn The Hummingbird Dagger by Cindy Anstey Closer Than You Think by Darren O’Sullivan Murder, She Wrote Murder in Red (Murder She Wrote Book 49) by Jessica Fletcher Evil Never Sleeps (Will Tanner, #4) by William W. Johnstone 
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February : 26
The Odyssey by Homer
Boss Girl by Emma Tallon The Invited by Jennifer McMahon Dig Your Own Grave (Will Tanner #5) by William W. Johnstone The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland Inside the Black Vault The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed by John Greenewald Jr. Fierce Justice (True Heroes, #5) by Piper J. Drake Will Haunt You by Brian Kirk Blind Date Bet (Man's Best Friend, #1) by Nicole Flockton Perfect Crime (A DI Callanach Thriller #5) by Helen Sarah Fields The Last Night Out by Catherine O'Connell Guns of the Mountain Man by William W. JohnstoneConfidential by Ellie Monago Honor of the Mountain Man (Mountain Man, #20) by William W. Johnstone The Last Second (A Brit in the FBI, #6) by Catherine Coulter The A List (Ali Reynolds, #14) by J.A. Jance Cyber Attack by Tim Washburn Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews The Wife's Secret by Kerry Wilkinson That Night by Cyn Balog Lying Next to Me by Gregg Olsen The Jackals by William W. Johnstone The Never Game (Colter Shaw #1) by Jeffery Deaver My Favorite Cowboy (Heart of Texas #3) by Donna Grant
Dragon Speaker (The Shadow War Saga, #1) by Elana A. Mugdan
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jaunary reads :22 Books
Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco The Sixth Day (A Brit in the FBI, #5) by Catherine Coulter The Lady in the Cellar Murder, Scandal and Insanity in Victorian Bloomsbury by Sinclair McKay Colter's Journey (Tim Colter, #1) by William W. Johnstone Say You're Sorry (Romantic Suspense, #22; Sacramento, #1) by Karen Rose The Night Window (Jane Hawk #5) by Dean Koontz The Au Pair by Emma Rous MINIMAL by Phillip Hall Kraken's Keep by Jean Kilczer The Cowboy’s Forgetful Bride (Brothers of the Cooper Ranch, #1) by Leslie NorthFootprints in the Frosting (Holly Hart, #1) by Laura Pauling Trafalgar The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History by Nicholas Best Savage Sam (Old Yeller, #2) by Fred Gipson Spies of No Country Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman Dead In The Water by Penny Farmer Pruning the Dead (A Garden Squad Mystery #1) by Julia Henry The Sheikh's Tempting Assistant (Sheikh's Meddling Sisters, #1) by Leslie North Trapped (The Dr. van Wolfe Saga #1) by Amanda Byrd Death March Escape The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust by Jack J. Hersch The Nowhere Man (Orphan X #2) by Gregg Hurwitz Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern, #1) by Anne McCaffrey

Romanceathon TBR
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June 17-23

Going to join this , going to try and do all 7 books I picked out , but if not then that's ok
challengs all :
Read a forbidden romance
Read a new adult romance
read a book with pink on the cover
read a romance released in 2019
read a book with a man on the cover
Read an LGBT Romance
Read Seven Books

My Picks
Reading a Forbidden Romance
Soul Keeper (Brotherhood of Shadows #1) by Cathryn Marr

Read A New Adult romance :
The Dark Ones (The Dark Ones Saga, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken

Read a book with pink on the cover
New Starts and Cherry Tarts at the Cosy Kettle by Liz Eeles

Read a Romance released in 2019 
For His Pleasure by Shelly Bell

Read a book with a man on the cover
The Sheikha’s Unexpected Protector by Leslie North

Read an LGBT Romance
Winter by M. Raiya

read 7 books
The Luck of the Bride (The Cavensham Heiresses #3) by Janna MacGregor 

Liar,Liar

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Title :Liar,Liar
Author: Lisa Jackson
Genre: thriller
Pages: 416

In this riveting page-turner from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson, a woman searches for the mother she hasn’t seen in twenty years, and uncovers a nightmare of greed and deception . . .  

In death, Didi Storm is finally getting the kind of publicity that eluded her in life. Twenty years ago, the ex-beauty queen worked the Vegas strip as a celebrity impersonator, too busy trying to make it big to spare much time for her daughter, Remmi. Shortly before she leaped from a San Francisco building, Didi’s profile was rising again, thanks to a tell-all book. To Detective Dani Settler, it looks like a straightforward suicide, or perhaps a promotional stunt gone wrong. But Remmi knows the truth isn’t so simple. Because though the broken body on the sidewalk is dressed in Didi’s clothes and wig, it isn’t Didi.

Remmi was fifteen when she last saw her mother. Their parting came in the aftermath of a terrible night in the Mojave desert when Remmi—who’d secretly stowed away in Didi’s car en route to meet her crush, Noah Scott—instead became witness to a mysterious rendezvous. Didi handed over one of her newborn twins to a man Remmi didn’t recognize. Subsequently, Didi disappeared, as did Remmi’s other 
half-sibling. Remmi has pleaded with the authorities to find them, but there have been no clues. Yet she’s always had the sense that someone is watching her . . .

If the victim isn’t Didi, who is it—and what’s the connection? Remmi is shocked when Noah resurfaces. He was also in the desert that night, and now runs his own PI firm. He too believes it’s time to find out what really happened. As they and Detective Settler dig deeper, the truth about Remmi’s missing family begins to emerge . . . a story of ruthless ambition and twisted lies that someone will kill again and again to keep hidden . 

My thoughts
rating: 4.5
Would I recommend it: yes
would I read more by this author? yes
First off I want to say that this one was way better then her Backlash , while that one made me want to put it down and I struggled with it , this one I didn't have any problems with it, it had me question every thing I knew was going on , and had me wanting to know whiter her mother was a live or dead, if her sister and brother was a live or die , what happened the last time she seen her mother and brother and sister , in fact I would say that it didn't let me down at all ,With that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me read and review it exchange for my honest opinion. .

A Rogue By Night

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TITLE: A Rogue By Night
Series:The Devils of Dover #3
Author: Kelly Bowen
Comes out to day May 28,2019
From the author who Sarah MacLean calls "a charming, clever, and engaging storyteller" comes the next regency romance in the witty and sexy Devils of Dover series!

Baron. Physician. Smuggler. Sir Harland Hayward is living a double life as an aristocrat by day and a criminal by night. As a doctor, Harland has the perfect cover to appear in odd places in the dead of night, a cover he uses to his advantage to bring in all sorts of illicit cargo from across the English Channel. He's chosen this life to save his family from financial ruin, but he draws the line at taking advantage of the honest and trustworthy Katherine Wright.

Katherine has returned to Dover to find that her family is working for a mysterious new crime boss. Growing up in a family of smugglers, she knows it's only a matter of time before they are caught—and killed. So after her brother is shot, she convinces her family to move away and start over. After they honor their last contract, of course. With her injured brother and elderly father unable to work, Katherine reluctantly steps back into the life she had left behind. And straight into the path of the merciless Harland Hayward.

My thoughts
Rating: 4.5
Would I recommend it? yes
Would I read anything else by this author: yes
Even though this this is the 3 book in the series and I haven't read the other 2 books in this series , I didn't have any trouble following the story line at all , there was times I couldn't  stand Katherine but the more I read she grew on me, loved the historical feel it has .With that said I want to say thanks to Netgalley for letting me read and reviewing it as well as for Forever sending me a copy of it .

Sweet Wild Of Mine

 

title: Sweet Wild Of Mine Series: Where the Wild Hearts Are Series #2

Author: Laurel Kerr Genre:

romance May 28,2019 - out now to buy

Love runs wild at the Sagebrush Flats Zoo... In a bid to revitalize his career, bestselling author Magnus Gray's comes to Sagebrush Flats to write about the local zoo's latest rescue—an orphaned baby polar bear. But Magnus dreads the drama of small towns and is bullishly determined to keep to himself. June Winters is a people person, and delights in welcoming Magnus to Sagebrush Flats, though it seems unlikely she can get the handsome stranger to crack a smile. Until a mishap with an open gate forces Magnus and June to deal with a stampeding flock of fainting goats, an adorable but clingy polar bear cub, a cranky pregnant camel and two star-crossed honey badgers. Never mind small town drama—the lively animals may just convince them that opposites really do attract...

 

 

My thoughts rating;5 Would I recommend it? yes Will I read any thing else by this author? yes This is the first book by Laurel Kerr that I've read and I loved it , its funny, and cute and adorable , it had me laughing and smiling all the way though the book , and I loved the characters as well as the animal ones, not once did I want to stop reading in fact I've been enabling my friends to pick it , and now I want to read the first book to this series , so if your looking for a funny, cute and adorable romance this is for you . With that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me read and review it exchange for my honest opinion,

Backlash

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Title: Backlash Author: Lisa Jackson Genre: romance pages:514 Has in it : Tender and Aftermath Dear Reader, Montana has provided the setting for some of my favorite stories. In the late 1980s I wrote Tender Trap and Aftermath featuring Denver and Colton McLean—two brothers returning to their family ranch after years away, confronting the secrets left behind. I’m thrilled that they’re now available in one volume, with a striking new cover and title, Backlash . . . The ranch country of Montana is beautiful, unforgiving, and for Colton and Denver McLean, filled with a whole lot of bad memories. It’s been seven years since a fire claimed their parents’ lives and drove both brothers away. Now their uncle’s death has brought them back to a place where loyalty and love runs deep—but so do grudges. Suspicion still swirls about what caused that tragic fire. It created a rift between Denver and the foreman’s daughter, Tessa Kramer. Now Tessa hopes to buy the ranch, if Denver and Colton will agree to sell, but the property is beset by problems. A prized stallion disappears. Other horses start falling sick. Someone seems determined to disrupt—or destroy—the McLean family’s legacy by any means necessary. And finding answers will turn this homecoming into a time of reckoning with enemies past and present . . .

 

My thoughts Rating: 3.5 Would I recommend it: no Will I read anything else by this author? yes it had the romance but unfortunately it didn't have the suspense I was hope it would have, there was times I wanted to put it down because of how slow both stories seem to be which was other surprise for me because I tend to like Lisa Jackson's work , but this one not so much, with that said I want to say thanks to Natgalley for letting me read and review .

The Escape Room

 

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Title: The Escape Room Author: Megan Goldin Genre: thriller July 30,2019 Vincent, Jules, Sylvie, and Sam are ruthlessly ambitious high-flyers working in the lucrative world of Wall Street finance where deception and intimidation thrive. Getting rich is all that matters, and they'll do anything to reach the top. When they are ordered to participate in a corporate team-building exercise that requires them to escape from a locked elevator, dark secrets of their team begin to be laid bare. The biggest mystery to solve in this lethal game: What happened to Sara Hall? Once a young shining star—”now gone but not forgotten”. This is no longer a game. They’re fighting for their lives.

 

 

My thoughts Rating : 5 Would I recommend it ? yes Would I read anything else by this author: yes Fast pace, and will have you hooked after the first page, and won't let you go, it had me on the edge of my set wanting to know who and why would someone do something like this to Vincent, Jules, Sylvie and Sam, and what did they do to end up in the predicament they was in , and the more you read the more you find out that there's a something more going on ,plus the more you read it you don't know who will come out on top the game master ( as I called him or her ) or the victims.I should say that its told in the past and future so you get the hole picture of what is going on , with that said I want to thank Netgalley for letting me read and review .