Category Archives: mystery

The Mystery of Moutai by G.X. Chen Excerpt

The Mystery of Moutai By G.X. Chen Editions: ebook, paperback Published: April 14th 2014 Genre: Adult Mystery A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother, Shao Mei, in Boston’s Chinatown has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai—the most exotic and expensive Chinese liquor—left at the scene and traces of rat poison in one of the two shot glasses on the kitchen counter. This was evidently a homicide, but who could possibly be the killer? Ann Lee Read more [...]

The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison

The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows #2) By Kim Harrison Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: January 25th 2005 by HarperTorch Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy Source: own copy In a Flutter: Amazeballs! Rachel Morgan, sexy witch, independent bounty hunter, prowls the downtown Cincinnati for criminal creatures of the night. She can handle leather-clad vamps and a cunning demon or two. But a serial killer who feeds on the experts in the most dangerous kind of black magic is an ancient, implacable evil Read more [...]

Q&A with Nitesh Kumar Jain

The Seventh Cup By Nitesh Kumar Jain Editions: paperback Published: September 25th 2013 by Cyberwit.net Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance / Mystery The Seventh Cup by Nitesh Kumar Jain is a well-crafted mystery novel that contains just enough elements of a Shakesperean tragedy to make the reader sympathetic to the sociopathic protagonist, Avinash, a drama student from Goa, India. Enter Verona Schmidt, an unsuspecting Swiss exchange student, to upstage everyone in the college Dramatics Club and to become front and center in Avinash's Read more [...]

Q&A with Brynn Chapman & Giveaway

Boneseeker By Brynn Chapman Editions: ebook, paperback Published: June 17th 2014 by Month9Books Genre: YA Historical Romance/ Mystery Arabella Holmes was born different and raised different. After it became apparent she wouldn't fit the role of a proper 1900's lady, her father, Sherlock, called in some lingering favors, and landed her a position at the Mutter Museum. The museum was Arabella's dream; she was to become a purveyor of abnormal science. What her father called a BoneSeeker. Henry Watson arrives at the Mutter Museum with Read more [...]

Poison in the Blood by Robyn Bachar, Q&A & Giveaway

Poison in the Blood (Bad Witch: The Emily Chronicles #2) By Robyn Bachar Editions: ebook, paperback Published: June 18th 2013 by Samhain Publishing Genre: Adult Historical Paranormal Romance / Mystery Source: review copy In a Flutter: Fun! She is honey to his throat…but one sweet taste could part them forever… Banished from home while her husband adjusts to life as an immortal, blood-drinking chronicler, Emily Black is homesick, heartsick and struggling under the constant sensory barrage of a city drenched in ancient magic. Read more [...]