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After Dark (Ghost Hunters, #1)
3.97
it was ok
I may be giving this book less credit than it deserves because it didn't fulfill my usual expectations from this author. There was something just a bi ...more
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Oct 27, 2010
 
Veil of Night
3.76
it was ok
Very disappointing. I think I only finished because I usually like this author. The mystery/suspense was almost painfulone of those in which the culpr ...more
not set
Dec 22, 2010
 
Eclipse Bay (Eclipse Bay Trilogy, # 1)
3.83
it was ok
My least favorite by this author so far. Since she seems to have dozens of titles, I suppose that's bound to happen sooner or later.

This book attempt
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Mar 05, 2010
 
Someone to Watch Over Me
3.86
it was ok
I was excited to learn of a Judith McNaught book out there that I had missed reading when I ran through all of her stuff a few years ago. I consider h ...more
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Apr 01, 2011
 
Haunting Rachel
3.83
it was ok
This was a real page-turner. Early on, I thought this was heading for a 4 or 5-star review. The setup was terrific and I desperately wanted to know wh ...more
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Apr 24, 2015
 
Dark Paradise
3.99
liked it
2.5 stars

This book stumbled over formulaic writing in a very unfortunate way. It didn't help that I read Lucky's Lady just before reading this book, b
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Nov 13, 2014
 
Harper Connelly Mysteries Quartet
4.30
liked it
I enjoyed reading these books and am very glad I picked them up. I'm particularly glad that I kept reading past the first book, which was a borderline ...more
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Mar 02, 2017
 
Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1)
3.94
liked it
Smooth, quick, enjoyable read. Nice combo of mystery and romance. The mystery turned to suspense pretty early on (we knew who the killer was and watch ...more
not set
Nov 20, 2014
 
After Glow (Ghost Hunters, #2)
4.11
it was ok
As I mentioned in my review of "After Dark," the first half of this duet, I was kind of annoyed that I had to read another book in order to get the re ...more
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Oct 29, 2010
 
Essentially Yours
4.50
really liked it
Marcella's best friend, Callie, goes missing and it all has something to do with the package Callie received from from her brother -- Marcella's long- ...more
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May 25, 2013
 
A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1)
3.82
liked it
All right. Can't honestly say I know what the fuss is about. I'm also not sure what an alibi had to do with anything as we learn early on that the vic ...more
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Jan 02, 2009
 
Leopard's Prey (Leopard People, #6)
4.27
liked it
Renny is a New Orleans cop (and a leopard shape shifter) hunting a serial killer who murders in a strange, ritualistic manner. Meanwhile, he falls har ...more
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Jan 28, 2014
 
What an Earl Wants (The Redgraves, #1)
3.62
it was ok
This book begins a series that will, judging from context, expose the mysteries of an evil secret society by the end. This pattern -- a mystery that s ...more
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Nov 16, 2014
 
Savage Nature (Leopard People, #5)
4.31
it was ok
I wish I knew why this author's shape shifter romance novels are leaving me cold when they seem to get everyone else hot and bothered. My only thought ...more
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Jan 31, 2014
 
Eye of the Beholder
3.76
it was ok
Trask is in town for the opening of his latest in a long line of hotels, 12 years after his father died under suspicious circumstances. Well, Trask th ...more
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Apr 20, 2015
 
Island Of Secrets (Allegra Fairweather Mystery #4)
3.69
liked it
Allegra is a paranormal investigator whose toe twitches whenever something unusual comes too near. Well, at least, that’s what happened in the first b ...more
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Jun 28, 2012
 
Dark Road Home (Maplecreek, #1)
3.84
liked it
This is one of those 3-star reviews that represents a combinations of really exceptionally good story elements and a few that just didn't work for me. ...more
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Jun 28, 2013
 
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1)
3.96
really liked it
I'm very surprised that I liked this book. I'm not even sure why I picked it up, except that I have been on a mission to find good contemporary fantas ...more
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Nov 22, 2010
 
Betrayal (Scarlet Deception #3)
3.95
it was ok
I enjoy Christina Dodd's work overall and am generally quick to pick up one of her books, but I didn't go for this series. And as for this final book. ...more
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May 16, 2013
 
The Other Daughter
3.99
liked it
This book intrigued me at the start. The setup for the mystery was bizarre but compelling: Melanie, 29, was adopted at the age of 9 by a family who ha ...more
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Jun 24, 2013
 
Dream Eyes (Dark Legacy, #2)
3.95
really liked it
Yet another fun paranormal mystery from Jayne Ann Krentz. In this story, Gwen is still messed up from confronting a serial killer two years ago when s ...more
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May 28, 2013
 
Deadly Night (Flynn Brothers, #1)
4.04
really liked it
Captivating mystery with a subtle ghost story woven in. My first guess as to who did it turned out to be correct, although she managed to throw me off ...more
not set
Nov 28, 2010
 
River Road
3.81
it was ok
It was kind of nice to see Krentz stepping back from her paranormal series. This was a typical mainstream mystery, complete with sociopaths and serial ...more
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Jun 30, 2014
 
The Mystery Woman (Ladies of Lantern Street, #2)
3.85
liked it
Amanda Quick writes good mysteries with a well-developed paranormal element. But I think I may need to stop reading them. The books are simply too sim ...more
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Jul 19, 2013
 
Kiss Me, Kill Me (Lucy Kincaid, #2)
4.14
really liked it
This was an entertaining, well-conceived and well-executed mystery. I did guess whodunit before the end, but it wasn't obvious. The key to this novel ...more
not set
Sep 25, 2014
 
Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, #0; Ghost Hunters, #8; Looking Glass Trilogy, #3; Arcane Society, #12)
4.04
liked it
We're on Castle's future world of Harmony, learning about a new mystery: A strange area called the preserve, protected by a border few can even penetr ...more
not set
Mar 13, 2012
 
The Girl Who Knew Too Much (Burning Cove, #1)
3.77
really liked it
This is the best Amanda Quick novel I've read in a long time -- by any of her pseudonyms. I hesitated before picking it up because I was just getting ...more
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Aug 25, 2017
 
Mischief in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #2)
4.17
liked it
This was another cute, fun mystery. I didn't like ti as much as the first book in the series, largely because aspects of the mystery were so mind-numb ...more
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Apr 23, 2017
 
High Tide (Montgomery/Taggert, #14)
3.68
it was ok
This book was okay up until the end, when it just kind of stopped. The epilogue attempted to sum up what had happened after the stop, but it didn't re ...more
not set
Jun 05, 2012
 
Darkfever (Fever, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
Editd 2/18/11: I've been going through and editing my review of this series after a re-read (in preparation for reading the final volume), and am real ...more
Mar 11, 2010
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