Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews THE WIFE UPSTAIRS

★★★ Buy The Wife Upstairs: A Novel. Summary: It's an update to the class Jane Eyre set in Birmingham, AL where Jane is now a dog-walker in Thornfield Estates. It is there where she meets Eddie, who's wife has recently drowned in a boating accident. Everything, however, is not how it seems as his wife,… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE WIFE UPSTAIRS

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Lowcountry Boughs of Holly rings in with 5 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

What a wonderful gift from Susan M. Boyer!!! All wrapped up with a reindeer? Who knew murder and mayhem could end so joyously:) It was great. Definitely one of my favorites of Susan’s. I love all of the crazy characters in this Lowcountry Series. One of the best things about the series is that we… Continue reading Lowcountry Boughs of Holly rings in with 5 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Book Tags, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Can’t Wait Wednesday: THE WIFE UPSTAIRS

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight a future release that you’re excited about. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine. It's a re-imagining of Jane Eyre that takes place in Birmingham, ALABAMA! I'm so excited for this book. It's my #BookoftheMonth pick, and I have no regrets. I'm tracking my package right now.… Continue reading Kayla’s Can’t Wait Wednesday: THE WIFE UPSTAIRS

Coming-of-age Story, Mystery/Thriller, Young Adult

Magical Monday: FIRE KEEPER’S DAUGHTER

★★★★★ I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving. Becky and I took a bit of a break from blogging to spend time with the family (and to let her team beat my team). Now, I'm back with another review! I was blessed by #NetGalley to receive an advanced e-book for #firekeepersdaughter, and it was the… Continue reading Magical Monday: FIRE KEEPER’S DAUGHTER

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Arc Review: EVERY LAST FEAR

★★★★★ I just finished #EveryLastFear from #NetGalley, and I could not be more proud of my fellow Alabamian, Alex Finlay. This is a solid debut novel, and if it's not nominated for a best thriller award in 2021, I will be utterly shocked and appalled. SUMMARY: Matt Pine's family is famous...for all the wrong reasons.… Continue reading Kayla’s Arc Review: EVERY LAST FEAR

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Book Review: WINTER COUNTS

★★★★★ Author: David Heska Wanbli WeidenGenre: ThrillerPages: 336Warnings: Violence This is hands-down the best thriller I've read all year (and I read a LOT of thrillers). I have a hard time believing that this is David Heska Wanbli Weiden's first novel because it's just that good, but I'm getting ahead of myself. Summary: Virgil Wounded… Continue reading Kayla’s Book Review: WINTER COUNTS

Book Tags, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Can’t Wait Wednesday #3

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight a future release that you’re excited about. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine. Every Last Fear Here is the summary from BookishFirst: “They found the bodies on a Tuesday.” So begins this twisty and breathtaking novel that traces the fate of the Pine family, a thriller… Continue reading Kayla’s Can’t Wait Wednesday #3

Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Mystery Monday #6: Death on the Nile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-eSOOF7XMk The new movie looks so good. I'm not sure they can outdo the performances of David Suchet and Emily Blunt, but I'll take it. In honor of the fact that I've just watched this trailer (and because Death on the Nile is my favorite Poirot mystery), I will be spending this Mystery Monday reviewing… Continue reading Kayla’s Mystery Monday #6: Death on the Nile

Lists, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Tuesday Talk #3: Favorite Mystery Tropes

Okay, gang, I might be preaching to the choir here, but I'm going to assume that not everyone knows what a "trope" is. Let me explain. According to tvtropes.org, a trope "is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which… Continue reading Kayla’s Tuesday Talk #3: Favorite Mystery Tropes