Category Archive: Reviews

Sep 11

Review: Bloom and Doom

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Bloom and Doom by Beverly Allen Berklyy (2014) Bloom and Doom, Beverly Allen’s first Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery, is an entertaining read. Allen has created the perfect heroine in Audrey Bloom. She’s intelligent, imaginative, quick-witted, and just a little clumsy. Totally delightful. Audrey and her cousin Liv co-own a florist shop in Ramble, Virginia. Ramble’s …

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Sep 04

Review: Beneath the Surface

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Beneath the Surface by Mike Martin Biaco Publishing (2014) Once again Mike Martin delivers a gently meandering mystery set in beautiful Newfoundland. Always polite Sgt Windflower, the star of this series, has been farmed out to another detachment as part of a task force investigating drug related crimes. There’s a murder, this is a mystery …

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Feb 25

Review: Riptide

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Riptide by Eric Wright Harbourlight (2014) Craig and Ashlyn Forsyth stand at the back of the church listening to the choir. He hands her a sealed envelope, and walks out. Leaving Ashlyn alone, and her hope that this romantic vacation would rekindle their marriage destroyed. Ashlyn is a Christian marriage councillor who thought she had …

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Feb 12

Review: A Small Death in the Great Glen

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      A Small Death in the Great Glen by A.D. Scott Atria (2010) The year: 1956 The place: a highland village, Scotland The crime: a murdered child   Tucked away from the world, trying to balance traditions and modernity of post-war Britain, this village has welcomed foreigners and embraced the wounded. It’s an …

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Nov 28

Review: The Body on the T

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The Body on the T by Mike Martin Baico Publishing (2013)   RCMP Sgt. Winston Windflower’s been three years in Grand Bank, Newfoundland. He’s set down roots, built friendships, fallen in love. He enjoys east-coast life. He loves cod tongues. And thanks to the odd murder, boredom—if it does come—never lasts for long.   Mike …

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