A story written to help you understand the criminal mind and the women in authority that search them down relentlessly.
I just finished the Audiobook “The Informant” by James Grippando & narrated by George Guidall
Wow this story was an indepth study of a serial killer.
There were many twists & turns so in the end you are surprised by why Mike was selected as the reporter getting inside information.
Well developed characters & a plot that dug deep but kept the story moving. Very well done.
George Guidall’s voice is easy to listen to. He gives voice to the characters. I recognize them from the vocal tones alone. The narration reminds me very much of a one man play.
I recommend this book to all that don’t mind finding out about the criminal mind & enjoy understanding the woman in authority that go after them relentlessly.
I got my Digital copy from Hennepin County library on OneClickDigital but I wouldn’t mind owning & revisiting these characters from time to time.
Posted in 5 Stars, George Guildall, murder, MurderMysteries, mysteries, Psychological Thriller, Serial Killers
Tagged George Guidall, James Grippando, murder, mysteries, Psychological Thriller, The Informant
Murder on the Hoof by Kathryn O’sullivan
I recommend Kathryn O’Sullivan’s book “Murder on the Hoof,” Colleen McCabe #2
A mystery that kept me guessing until the very end. Well developed characters and plot make this book a great read.
I also like how Kathryn empowers women by placing them in non-traditional roles and portraying them as leaders of the community both personally and professionally.
“Murder on the Hoof” also has plenty of humor and well written dialog that makes reading easy. Hope you check out this author.
Also written by this author, “Foal Play” another excellent mystery the first book of the Colleen McCabe Series.
Posted in 5 Stars, Colleen McCabe #1, Colleen McCabe #2, Foal Play, Kathryn, Kathryn O'Sullivan, KOBookReviews, murder, Murder on the Hoof, mysteries, O'Sullivan
Tagged 5 Stars, Book Review, books, Colleen McCabe, Hoof, Inspiration, Inspirational, Kathryn, Kathryn O'Sullivan, murder, mysteries, O'Sullivan, reviews, Well Done
Nora Roberts Book Signing Today http://ttpbooks.com/category/VB.html in Boonsboro MD at Ttpbooks.com.“Obsession In Death” to be signed by JD Robb. More than books at Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe I’m attending virtually.
Posted in Book Signing Events, Books, BookSignings, Bookstores, Boonsboro MD, In Death Series, JDRobb, Lt Eve Dallas, MurderMysteries, Nora Roberts, NoraRoberts, Uncategorized
Tagged Book Review, book signing, books, Boonsboro, Brick & Mortar, J D Robb, JD Robb, Maryland, murder, mysteries, Nora Roberts, Romance Suspense, RomanceSuspense, Romantic, Romantic Suspense
I’m traveling to Boonsboro, Maryland for the November 1st book signing event at Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe see this link for further details: http://ttpbooks.com/category/VB.html
I’ve been listening to the In Death Series on digital audio and just completed book 20 in the series.
This title is available via this link: http://ttpbooks.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=TTPB&Screen=PROD&Product_Code=1AUDIOJDRa20
Summerset shines in this continuing story of the crime busting, Lieutenant Eve Dallas. 10 year old Nixie Swisher finds solace with Summerset when Lieutenant Dallas needs to keep her safe in the fortress Roarke built.
JD Robb writes several moving and vivid scenes in “Survivor In Death”. The most memorable was the trip to the morgue to take Nixie to say goodbye to her murdered family. Every time I read this section of the book I cry. It reminds me so much of those I’ve said goodbye to as a child and adult. The crowning scene though is when Nixie goes back to Lieutenant Eve and Roarke’s house and sits with Summerset. Brings tears to my eyes just remembering the moment between them. Take some time today and experience these touching scenes. This story is also a great Fall book – I love how Peabody describes the falling leaves and how bare the trees are after all the leaves have gone before the first snow falls. So true to the mid-west and New York too. May you find comfort for any loses you’ve experienced as you read “Survivor In Death”. Peace.
Posted in 5 Stars, Audiobooks, BookReviews, Books, BookSignings, Brick and Mortar Business, BrillianceAudio, Child Grief, fantasy, Five Stars, JDRBookReviews, JDRobb, Mystery, New York, Overcoming Grief, Romantic Suspense, Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe
Tagged audiobooks, Book Review, Book Stores, books, Boonsboro, Brick & Mortar, Family, Heartfelt, Inspiration, J D Robb, JD Robb, Lieutenant Dallas, Lieutenant Eve Dallas, Maryland, murder, mysteries, Nixie Swisher, RomanceSuspense, Summerset, Survivor In Death
I recommend “Festive In Death”, by J.D. Robb.
Trina needs to tag Eve in this story when a friend finds herself in a situation that demands the services of a murder cop.
J.D. Robb delivers in this fresh In Death tale of double crossing lovers and a conniving personal trainer.
I didn’t figure out who did the murder until the very end. The journey to finding the murderer is brilliantly interwoven with Christmas shopping, and preparing for the annual gala thrown at Lieutenant Dallas and Roarke palatial home.
J.D. Robb is an artist painting a word picture with fantastic dialog and narration that is completely engrossing. The world and characters that make up the In Death series is maintained and consistent with each new release. Festive In Death develops Trina in a new way without taking away from the core players that all fans love so well.
Susan Ericksen, In Death narrator in the audiobooks, does an excellent job bringing each character to life with her voice inflection and flowing delivery of the script. I purchased my copy with my iPhone at the iTunes store. Listening to the reading is like attending a play. Every move, feeling and expression is represented during the telling.
I appreciate both the hard copy and the audiobook each have their own gifts to bring to the story and reader.
Thank you J.D. Robb for writing another best seller that stays true to the beautiful characters you have created over the years. I also appreciate the signed copy – you know how to treat your fans and I’m happy to be one.
Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe http://ttpbooks.com/ is also something I’m grateful for – offering book signings both on site and virtually. I know it takes a lot of work to track all the orders and get them safely to their destinations. Thanks to one and all.
In Death Series Fan,
Posted in 5 Stars, BookReviews, Books, BookSignings, Bookstores, Brick and Mortar Business, Five Stars, JDRBookReviews, Lt Eve Dallas, MurderMysteries, Mystery, New York, Nora, Nora Roberts, NoraRoberts, Novel, Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe
Tagged Book Review, Book Stores, books, Boonsboro, Brick & Mortar, Death Series, J D Robb, Maryland, murder, mysteries, Nora Roberts, reviews, Susan Ericksen
This link takes you to the official author page:
“Festive In Death” by J.D. Robb will be arriving signed from Turn the Page Bookstore Cafe at http://ttpbooks.com/category/VB.html soon. The next in person book signing is scheduled for September 13, 2014
You can get the book signed in person at Boonsboro Maryland or virtually via the website (follow the rules on the website to indicate how you’d like the book signed).
I’ve been ordering signed books from http://ttpbooks.com/SFNT.html virtually since last year at this time. I always receive the books signed correctly and in good shape here in Minneapolis MN.
Hope all will take advantage of this opportunity to connect with the author. I’m thankful that the service is provided. If you get the chance to travel to Boonsboro MD – http://ttpbooks.com/SFNT.html is a great brick and mortar business to visit and support.
Posted in Books, BookSignings, Bookstores, Brick and Mortar Business, JDRobb, MurderMysteries, Mystery, Nora, Nora Roberts, NoraRoberts, Novel, Roberts, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe
Tagged book signing, Book Stores, books, Boonsboro, Boonsboro Maryland, Brick & Mortar, Death Series, J D Robb, Maryland, murder, Page Bookstore Cafe, RomanceSuspense
“The Collector,” by Nora Roberts surprises, entertains and inspires. Lila is charming with how she makes the most out of all situations. She’s always willing to help out which, in one case, may get her into some trouble.
I don’t want to give away any of the treasures you must uncover for yourself, so not much about the details of the story here. This is a murder mystery romance. It’s also an adventure, comedy and drama.
Laughter, crying and anger are the emotions I experience as I read “The Collector”. Nora is very good at pulling the emotions out of me. She also writes page turners I’m unable to put down – home run with this book. Descriptions of the settings are out of site from downtown New York – street level and a bird’s eye view from the 14th floor window – to Italy. Beautiful scenes of the people, city and rural landscape. Nora took me there for an afternoon better than any movie.
The hard cover book is pictured above with cover and without. Note the back flap is hard to read so I’ll give the credits here:
Jacket design by Richard Hasselberger
Jacket photograph of city
Copyright Sandra Kreuzinger/Getty Images
Photograph of the author Copyright Bruce Wilder [Personal note from me – thank you Bruce Wilder for an excellent picture of Nora – love the scene you chose to frame your subject.]
a member of
Penguin Group (USA)
“The Collector” book is well crafted and very beautiful with burgundy shades and gold lettering on cover and spine. A great edition to any library shelf. Mine also has a signature from the author virtually via the link: http://ttpbooks.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Store_Code=TTPB&Screen=PROD&Product_Code=COLLECTOR_HC
Getting a personalized copy of your own is still an option, just follow the link above and be sure to read my post at this link: https://melissablanchard62.wordpress.com/2014/04/19/facebook-posting-from-turn-the-page-bookstore/
Where you’ll learn all the best practices to get your signed copy anywhere in the world that mail is able to reach.
I also purchased the audiobook from iTunes at this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/audiobook/the-collector-unabridged/id852344791
Julia Whelan is an excellent narrator. Her accents and vocal artistry identified each character for me. Every inflection of Julia’s voice convey the emotions of the characters. I enjoy listening to Julia and will again I hope. Nora’s excellent dialog and seamless narratives did the rest.
I hope you all find “The Collector,” as entertaining and adventurous as I do. Now I’m off to read, “Shadow Spell” by Nora Roberts. I’m loving the Cousins O’Dwyer’s trilogy so far. Thank you Nora Roberts for delivering with “The Collector”.
Posted in Amazon, Audiobooks, BookReviews, Books, BookSignings, Bookstores, Hope, Inspire, Italy, iTunes, MurderMysteries, Mystery, New York, Nora Roberts, NoraRoberts, NRBookReviews, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe
Tagged audiobooks, Book Review, Book Stores, books, Boonsboro, Brick & Mortar, Bruce Wilder, Copyright Bruce Wilder, Inspiration, Italy, Maryland, murder, mysteries, New York, Nora Roberts, reading, reviews, RomanceSuspense, The Collector
Ava is in Washington DC it’s warm and humid when she’s planning for a big event at a museum. The museum her ex-lover owns which brings back the memories of the breakup. She’s also dealing with a call that says her main assistant who she relies on heavily, Adair MacLean, is missing.
From beginning to end this book is mysterious and Ashley Barron does a great job blending the old romance Ava’s character had with Kader and the mystery of Adair’s disappearance.
The story entitled “Ava” takes us on an adventure of intrigue and danger with many actors. The Priya club (formed by college friends) adds depth to the tale.
I enjoyed Ashley Barron’s writing style and hope to soon be able to read Bonner’s story.
I bought my copy of the book from Amazon’s Kindle for iPad click on the link below:
Posted in Amazon, Amazon (Kindle), Ashley Barron, BookReviews, Books, Event Planner, MurderMysteries, Mystery, Priya Series, Professional Woman, Romantic Suspense
Tagged Adair MacLean, Ashley, Ashley Barron, AshleyBarron, Barron, Book Review, books, murder, mysteries, Professional Woman, reading, reviews, RomanceSuspense, Washington DC
Follow the link above to place a virtual signing order.
Here’ what I put on order for the virtual Signing:
THE COLLECTOR (APRIL 15 ON SALE) by Nora Roberts
NORA ROBERTS / J D ROBB coffee mug
SURPRISING LORD JACK by Sally MacKenzie
TURN UP THE HEAT by Kimberly Kinkaid
HIS ENCHANTMENT by Diana Cosby
THE MacGREGORS:ALAN & GRANT by Nora Roberts
CHESAPEAKE BLUE by Nora Roberts (Special Offer)
“The WRW Mega Booksigning will be
Friday April 4th from 11:30 – 1:30
Scheduled to attend Robyn Carr, Robin Perini, Liliana Hart, Tara Janzen, Cathy Maxwell, Diana Cosby, Diane Gaston, Kimberly Kincaid, Sally MacKenzie, Kieran Kramer, Leigh Duncan, P. A. DePaul,
Meridith Bond, Mary Strand, Mindy Klasky & Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb”
Quoted material and images copied from the following website:
Posted in Books, BookSignings, Bookstores, Diana Cosby, EasternUnitedStates, Historical Romance, HistoricalRomance, Hope, Inspire, JDRobb, Kimberly Kinkaid, Nora Roberts, NoraRoberts, Romance, Sally MacKenzie, THE MacGREGORS, Turn The Page Bookstore Cafe
Tagged Book Stores, books, Boonsboro, Brick & Mortar, Cathy Maxwell, Diana Cosby, HistoricalRomance, Inspiration, Kimberly Kincaid, Kimberly Kinkaid, Liliana Hart, murder, mysteries, Nora Roberts, Nora Roberts NORA ROBERTS, reading, Robin Perini, RomanceSuspense, Sally MacKenzie, THE MacGREGORS