Bone Canyon-Lee Goldberg

All star detective, Eve Ronin, is assigned to the case of recently discovered skeletal remains after wildfire have wrecked the Santa Monica Mountains. As Eve digs into this mystery with her soon retiring partner, she learns that not everyone can be trusted and that she must watch her back… even with her brothers in blue.

Bone Canyon is 295 pages and took me 4 days to read.

I’m not kidding when I tell you how much I’m going to shove this recommendation down everyone’s throat. I’m giving this book a 4.5 out of 5! It is one of my favorite books of 2020! I can’t wait to the next Eve Ronin book!

Thank you, Thomas & Mercer, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Wrong Family-Tarryn Fisher

This is the kind of book that has me afraid to describe it out of fear I’m going to spoil it so I’ll keep it real simple.

Juno recently moved in with what she thought was the perfect family, the Crouch’s. But Juno starts to see the cracks immediately and knows she has an opportunity to make things right in an attempt make amends for her own dark history. But in doing so it will leave Juno more exposed than she ever intended on being with the Crouch family.

The Wrong Family is 302 pages long and took me 3 days to read.

Holy crap, this book!!!! I’m giving it a 4 out of 5! It’s truly a thriller of epic proportions and you won’t know what hit you.

Thank you, Graydon House, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Interference-Brad Parks

When prominent physicist, Matt Bronik, goes missing after suffering from seizures possibly related to his work, his wife Brigid will do whatever it takes to get him back. Even if it means risking her own life.

Interference is 388 pages long and took me 3 days to read.

I loved this book and am giving it a 4 out of 5. It is an action-packed mystery thriller that will keep you flipping the pages long past your bedtime!

Thank you, Thomas & Mercer, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Preserve-Ariel A. Winter

After a plague has made the human race a minority, robots rule the United States. Humans have been allowed a small area called ”The Preserve” in which robots are banned in order to keep some semblance of peace. But when the first murder on ”The Preserve” is a cyborg, chief of police Jesse Laughton must solve the case quickly before the robots step in. What seems to be the future of humans peaceful way of living falls on the shoulders of the exhausted Chief of Police.

The Preserve is 239 pages long and took me 2 days to read.

I really enjoyed this book and am giving it a 3.5! I really liked the world-building and my only complaint is that the book isn’t longer!

Thank you, Emily Bestler Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

A Stranger At The Door-Jason Pinter

Rachel Marin has been on the run from her past for a long time. Working as an independent contractor helping solve cases for the local police department she finally feels semi-safe in the Illinois town she has settled down in with her two children. But when she receives a phone call from her son’s high school teacher minutes before he is murdered Rachel starts to suspect there is something bigger afoot. Then she gets a knock on her door from her past.

A Stranger At The Door is 392 pages long and took me 4 days to read.

I’m giving this book a 3.5 out of 5! It was “oh no, what’s going to happen next” sort of ride and I enjoyed every minute!

Thank you, Thomas & Mercer, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder-T.A. Willberg

A bright eyed and bushy tailed Marion Lane works for a secret detective organization in 1950s London. ”Miss Brickett’s Investigations & Inquiries” has it’s headquarters below an old bookshop located in the miles of hidden tunnels below the city. But when a murder takes place inside the organization, the detectives realize it was one of their own who committed the crime. Marion knows that her accused friend isn’t capable of murder and takes it upon herself to solve the case putting herself in imminent danger.

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder is 327 pages long and took me six days to read.

I absolutely adored this book and am giving it a 4.5 out of 5! I’m praying that this is a series because I didn’t want this book to end!! Highly recommend it to everyone!!

Thank you, Park Row Books, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

Every Last Secret-A.R. Torre

Cat and William have the picturesque life together. A mansion, a loving and faithful marriage, money galore…. But one thing that is lacking is from their business, Winthrope Tech, is William’s inability to manage his employees without firing them. William decides to hire Dr. Neena Ryder to help on the psychological end of the business to better communicate with his employees. But Cat quickly realizes that Neena may not only be interested in their thriving business and that it’s more likely she is using her skills to win over William.

Every Last Secret is 289 pages long and took me two days to read.

I LOVED THIS BOOK! It’s a must-read of 2020. I’m giving it a 4.5 out of 5! If you like mystery/thrillers then you need to pick up Every Last Secret!

Thank you, Thomas & Mercer, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey

The Dirty South-John Connolly

Former detective Charlie Parker picked the wrong murder to investigate. When Charlie comes to town chasing possible leads of the man who murdered his wife and child, he gets pulled into the brutal mystery of overlooked young African American girls in Arkansas. He knows he can use his expertise to help the inexperienced cops in the small town to help catch the killer but should he take time away from his obsession of catching the killer who ruined his life? He settles on yes and boy, does chaos ensue.

The Dirty South is 438 pages long and took me 5 days to read.

I’ve never read any of the Charlie Parker series before but after reading ”The Dirty South” I’ll be going back and reading the previous books. I really enjoyed this story and am giving it a 4 out of 5! You don’t need to read the backlist to enjoy this action-packed book!

Thank you, Atria, for sending me this copy!

Here’s to the adventure of finding a novel novel!

Lacey