All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham

★★★★☆ In this slow-burn suspense novel, Isabelle Drake has been suffering from insomnia for a year since her son, Mason, was kidnapped from his crib while she and her husband, Ben, slept in the next room. She’s so sleep-deprived she’s no longer sure of reality. This isn’t the first time Isabelle has had sleep troubles. Isabelle faced sleep demons during her childhood.

Shampoo and Condition by M.L. Ortega

★★★☆☆ Shampoo and Condition is book two in M.L. Ortega’s Conditions cozy mystery series.  When her estranged sister-in-law drops dead while getting her hair shampooed at the salon, Maggie Chessman gets involved in the investigation when her brother becomes a suspect. The characters, especially Maggie and her best friend Jane, are fun and the premise grabbed my attention from the beginning.

The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth

★★★★☆ Sometimes bad things happen in the most beautiful places. In this case, the beautiful place is a picturesque cliff overlooking the ocean outside Pippa and Gabe’s beachside cottage.  The cliff has become a popular place for people planning to jump to their deaths. Since moving in, Gabe has always been able to calmly talk potential jumpers out of leaping until one day Pippa watches as a young woman meets her death during an intense encounter with Gabe.

Frances and the Navajo: The Mystery of the Vanishing Bullets by Jon Jones

★★★☆☆ The Mystery of the Vanishing Bullets is an old-fashioned, cozy mystery. Frances is a young, cash-strapped woman who acts bravely to help an older man stay safe in the midst of an attack.  She later learns this nameless man, referred to as Navajo, is a detective. He invites her to help solve a murder … Continue reading Frances and the Navajo: The Mystery of the Vanishing Bullets by Jon Jones

The Girl in the Window by Renee Pawlish

★★★☆☆Trapped in an unfulfilling life, Amber watches from the window as her neighbor’s good-looking husband, Caleb, leaves for work every morning. He knows she is watching and the two share knowing waves and glances. It’s the most exciting thing happening in Amber’s life aside from refusing to sign the divorce papers served by her abrasive estranged husband.