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Killer Chameleon
4.29
None
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Flowers on Main (Chesapeake Shores, #2)
4.11
None
not set
Jan 13, 2014
 
About That Man (The Trinity Harbor Trilogy, #1)
3.87
None
Feb 20, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Jewels of the Sun
4.21
None
Jun 13, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Abandon (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #6)
3.68
None
not set
Jan 18, 2014
 
Murder With Peacocks (Meg Langslow, #1)
3.91
None
not set
Mar 04, 2014
 
Point Blank (FBI Thriller #10)
4.07
Local Virginia setting. Music college. Spelunking. Need to have read Blowout.
Sep 05, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
 
When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests
3.87
Directed toward the lay public, my rating reflects how this book (and the author -- I heard her speak before I purchased the title) changed my way of ...more
Oct 12, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
 
Mint Juleps and Justice (Adams Grove, #5)
3.55
Cute humorous romance that I got for free on my Kindle. Enjoyed the SE Virginia setting (bumped it up a star) and the unusual occupation of cooperativ ...more
Jan 18, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
Blow Out (FBI Thriller, #9)
4.11
Might be better in print than in audio. Lots of local Metro DC interest but some is mildly inaccurate. In the audio version, discussing the food, work ...more
Mar 20, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
Four Blind Mice (Alex Cross, #8)
3.94
**spoiler alert** A little more gruesome than I enjoy. Re: the series -- Alex's "last case" before leaving the DC Police Department; Sampson gets marr ...more
Mar 25, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
 
Jack and Jill
3.91
I kept waiting for the whole thing to come together and make sense -- but it never did. No real motives for either of the crime threads. Starting to f ...more
Jan 02, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
Sunrise
3.72
I love Leigh Ann Warren -- she's smart, spunky, and funny without being silly. The sense of place (NC) is strong and the secondary theme of changes in ...more
Mar 07, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
 
The Diva Takes the Cake (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #2)
3.97
This light, engaging cozy mystery series (Domestic Diva) continues with Sophie's sister's wedding and Sophie and Natasha struggling for culinary domin ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro, #1)
4.10
Classic Nora Roberts romance. For me the hook is that the Inn (and other places in the book) is real and is in the town where the minister than marrie ...more
Dec 2011
Dec 01, 2011
 
The Perfect Hope (Inn Boonsboro, #3)
4.10
The third in the trilogy (which probably ought to be read in order, if you are a Roberts fan. If this is a one-off, it doesn't matter) where the bigge ...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 20, 2012
 
The Diva Paints the Town (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #3)
4.07
In this third installment of Davis' Domestic Diva series, party planner Sophie Winston had me jotting down recipes and ideas for entertaining, as well ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
 
Mother's Day Out
3.71
You have to like cozy mysteries (and their lack of real investigation or logic) to get in to this title which may be better termed mom-lit. For me, te ...more
Oct 26, 2014
Oct 26, 2014
 
The Merlot Murders (Wine Country Mysteries #1)
3.43
First in the Wine Country series, Crosby introduces Lucie Montgomery and her family's historic vineyard on the Loudon/Fauquier county line. Strong on ...more
Aug 07, 2012
Aug 07, 2012
 
The Last Boyfriend (Inn BoonsBoro, #2)
4.02
Second in the Inn BoonsBoro trilogy, this is a classic Roberts contemporary family romance. The extra appeal for me is our connection to the real Boon ...more
May 14, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
The Lost Saints of Tennessee
3.79
This "coming to middle age" (vs. coming of age) family sage moves back and forth in time between the '60's and the '80's. Told in the first person by ...more
May 02, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
All That Remains (Kay Scarpetta, #3)
4.02
Cornwell's strength lies in her details. As Kay is a medical examiner (coroner), the violence is clinically rather than sensationally described (and d ...more
Jan 24, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
 
State of the Onion (A White House Chef Mystery, #1)
3.82
With a strong sense of place (the series IS called the White House chef mysteries), DC and a focus on food complete with some basic recipes, I found O ...more
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 28, 2012
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