Deadlock by Sara Paretsky

Narrator: Susan Ericksen Publisher: Brilliance Audio (2012) Length: 10 hours 28 mins Series: Book 2 V. I. Warshawski Author's Page Note: Even though this is Book 2 in the series, it works just fine as a stand alone novel. Set in the 1990s in Chicago, Vick Warshawski is a private detective. The story opens with a funeral for … Continue reading Deadlock by Sara Paretsky

Indemnity Only by Sara Paretsky

Narrator: Susan Ericksen Publisher: Brilliance Audio (2011) Length: 8 hours 43 mins Series: Book 1 V. I. Warshawski Author's Page Vick Warshawski is a Chicago cop's daughter and an independent private detective. A man calling himself John Thayer hires her to find his son's missing girlfriend, Anita Hill. Vick starts with the basics, such as checking the boyfriend … Continue reading Indemnity Only by Sara Paretsky

The Blue Ice by Hammond Innes

Narrator: Jerry Farden Publisher: Recorded Books (1989) Length: 9 hours 30 mins Author's Page This book was originally published in 1948 with the story being set in the 1950s. So, today, it reads a bit like historical fiction with plenty of action and a little romance thread woven in. George Farnell, a mineralogist, disappeared 10 years ago. Now … Continue reading The Blue Ice by Hammond Innes

Interview: Phyllis Entis, Author of the Damien Dickens Mysteries

Everyone, please give a warm welcome to author Phyllis Entis. We chat about the mystery genre, tougher side to being a microbiologist, and plenty more. Also, The Green Pearl Caper, Book 1 in the Damien Dickens Mysteries, is currently on sale on Amazon at 99 cents through the end of December 2016. You can also … Continue reading Interview: Phyllis Entis, Author of the Damien Dickens Mysteries

A Colder Kind of Death by Gail Bowen

Narrator: Lisa Bunting Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press Inc. (2015) Length: 7 hours 33 mins Series: Book 4 A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery Author's Page Note: While this is Book 4 in the series, it works mostly well as a stand alone. There are definitely some character backstories that I was a bit muddled on, but in regards to the main plot, they … Continue reading A Colder Kind of Death by Gail Bowen

Relentless by Nancy J. Alexander

Narrator: Nancy J. Alexander Publisher: NJA Productions (2014) Length: 16 hours Series: Book 1 Elisabeth Reinhardt Author's Page Gina Reynolds is a successful doctor specializing in babies suffering from chronic illness or deformities. She has a cat, good friends, an exercise routine, and a deep, traumatic history. Even as she begins to unfold these long-suppressed memories, her childhood tormentor Jake … Continue reading Relentless by Nancy J. Alexander

Book Giveaway & Interview: Nancy J. Alexander, Author of Relentless

Everyone, please welcome Nancy J. Alexander to the blog today! She's here to chat with us about her life and her book, Relentless, Book 1 in the Elisabeth Reinhardt series. If you want to find out about the GIVEAWAY, then scroll to the bottom. Is there a genre or literary niche that you feel hasn't gotten its … Continue reading Book Giveaway & Interview: Nancy J. Alexander, Author of Relentless

Five Minutes Alone by Paul Cleave

Narrator: Paul Ansdell Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC (2016) Length: 14 hours 37 mins Series: Book 4 Theodore Tate Author's Page Note: While this is Book 4 in the series, it works pretty well as a stand alone. There are some reveals about what happened to certain characters in previous books. Also, this series is part of the bigger overall … Continue reading Five Minutes Alone by Paul Cleave

Indexing by Seanan McGuire

Narrator: Mary Robinette Kowal Publisher: Brilliance Audio (2014) Length: 12 hours 5 minutes Series: Book 1 Indexing Author's Page In this urban fantasy, fairy tales can kill. A person can get caught up in their story and then the narrative will carry that person to the forgone conclusion. It doesn't matter if you're a Sleeping Beauty, a Wicked Stepsister, … Continue reading Indexing by Seanan McGuire

Marker Stone by Paul J. Joseph

Narrator: Paul J. Joseph Publisher: Paul J. Joseph (2015) Length: 2 hours 58 minutes Series: Book 1 Through the Fold Author's Page Sally Buds is the doctor on an underfunded and rather ill-equipped asteroid mining station full of gravity sick miners. She doesn’t get along with the station chief, LaValley, but in some ways his hands are tied with … Continue reading Marker Stone by Paul J. Joseph