With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

February 25, 2021

The Russian Cage (Gunnie Rose #3)

Picking up right where A Longer Fall left off, this thrilling third installment in the Gunnie Rose series follows Lizbeth Rose as she takes on one of her most dangerous missions yet: rescuing her estranged partner, Prince Eli, from the Holy Russian Empire.

February 24, 2021

Zahara and the Lost Books of Light

When Seattle journalist Alienor Crespo travels to Granada to apply for citizenship as a descendant of Jews expelled from Spain in 1492, she uncovers her own family story, along with a hidden treasure trove of medieval Hebrew and Arabic books, saved from the fires of the Inquisition.
With a touch of magic realism honoring the mystics of Andalusia, as well as an emerging romance entangled in mystery, this fast-paced novel is rich with conflict and suspense.

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February 23, 2021

The Last Straw

PI Charlie Dodge may be down, but he’s most definitely not out. He’s still reeling after a series of earth-shattering events, so when a desperate woman hires Dodge Investigations to find her missing sister, the head-scratcher of a case is exactly the distraction Charlie and his steadfast partner, Wyrick, need. Two days prior, Rachel Dean disappeared without a trace from her locked-from-the-inside Dallas apartment, and every possible trail has gone cold.

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February 23, 2021

Necessary Sins: Lazare Family Saga #1

In celebration of the release of the fourth and final book in the Lazare Family Saga we take a look back on book one. NECESSARY SINS is the first book in the sweeping Lazare Family Saga that transports readers from the West Indies to the Wild West, from Charleston, Paris, and Rome into the depths of the human heart. Passion, prejudice, secrets, and a mother’s desperate choice in the chaos of revolution echo through five generations. If you enjoyed THE THORN BIRDS or the novels of Sara Donati, dive into Elizabeth Bell’s epic historical fiction today.

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February 22, 2021

The Burning Girls

C.J. Tudor has quickly become an auto-read author me and The Burning Girls did not disappoint! If you enjoy a great mystery with a bit of horror, religion, and an ominous setting, I absolutely recommend The Burning Girls!

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February 21, 2021

Flowers of Darkness

From the internationally bestselling author of Sarah’s Key comes Tatiana de Rosnay’s Flowers of Darkness, a riveting and emotionally intense novel, set in a near future Paris, where a woman confronts past betrayal and present mystery.

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February 20, 2021

Bloodsworn by Scott Reintgen

When I received the email inviting me to apply for this tour, I didn’t know anything about Scott Reintgen or the Ashlords duology, but I saw a gorgeous Friesian-looking horse and a genre label of fantasy and had to check it out. I was hesitant to apply knowing it was a second book and that the tour would not be providing the first, but fortunately a library I have access to through Libby had both ebook and audiobook licenses of Ashlords, the first book, available. I flew through my listening experience of Ashlords, rated it 5 stars with a rave review, and shamelessly begged to be granted a spot on the tour on whatever date was available in the comment box at the end of the application form. I had to know how this story concluded, and as a book blogger, I wanted to share my love for this story with a wide audience. Now that I have experienced Blood Sworn I can confidently say that I am not disappointed in the least, Reintgen has does it again, and I give the whole duilogy 5 stars!

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February 19, 2021

The Blame

The Blame by Kerry Wilkinson Published February 19, 2021by Bookouture Rating: 4 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thrillers

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February 18, 2021

One-Knight Stand

One-Knight Stand by Julie Moffett Published January 27, 2021by Berkley Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Spy Thriller SYNOPSIS: My name is Angel Sinclair and I’m a spy. Well, I’m not actually a spy yet, but I’ve been tapped to train at a top-secret government facility where I’m honing my hacking and technical skills and […]

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