Crime

Amounting To Nothing – Karis Walsh

Book three in the Tacoma Mounted Police series, although this will definitely stand alone if you haven’t read the previous stories. This is a sweet and gentle romance with a frisson of crime drama. Billie Mitchell is a vet with PTSD who has found a place in the Tacoma Mounted Police. Despite considering herself a […]

Without Justice – Carsen Taite

When prosecuting attorney Cade Kelly becomes the target of a hit man her old life is ripped away by the need for witness protection and severing all ties with the past. Slowly daring to open up the possibility of starting again she meets Emily Sinclair, newly elected DA in the small town Cade now calls […]

Lone Ranger – VK Powell

Emma Ferguson is a wannabe reporter in shock from her girlfriend’s heartless infidelity. She is running away to escape the fall out and another failed relationship. Emma accepts an assignment from an elderly lady in a small town to write the family history, but all is not as it seems and we soon have a […]

Deception – VK Powell

In Deception VK Powell takes some difficult social issues and portrays them with intelligence and empathy. DEA Agent Colby Vincent goes undercover as a homeless Vet investigating a prescription drugs racket. Instantly we have a whole heap of issues around homelessness, invisibility and drugs. Powell draws the Vet’s with compassion and realism – she has […]

Desert Places – Erica Abbott

I liked the main characters, Deputy County Attorney Jean McAllister and Sherriff Lea Hawkins’s, both strong independent and well established women. I particularly enjoyed meeting the Hawkins family, whose warmth and welcome were charming. For once the wicked homophobic family members (Jeans’ mother and brother) get their due comeuppance. The mystery is not hard to […]

Bury Me When I’m Dead – Cheryl A Head

Charlie Mack is a lesbian PI in Detroit, her small team are former officers of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and they make a tight knit group whose members compliment and challenge each other. Together they have formed and built a highly respected firm of Private Investigators. Called to Birmingham, Alabama on the trail of […]