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D.I. Lotte Parker: The Missing Ones, The Stolen Girls #BookReview #Audiobook #CrimeThriller #ReadingIrelandMonth23 @Bookouture @trisha460

The Missing Ones is the first story in the D.I. Lottie Parker series and Patricia Gibney’s debut published in 2017. She is up to #12 in the series and I hope to enjoy many more days with this wonderful group of characters. For Reading Ireland, I thought this was a good time to finally read a few books from the series and I enjoyed the first and second, The Stolen Girls. It was interesting to see that Lottie’s life (a widow with three children) is similar to Patricia Gibney’s own life (see About the Author at the end of the post).

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Mystery Mini-Reviews: Murder Most Royal, The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey, Finlay Donovan Jumps the Gun, A Hard Day For a Hangover and Killers of a Certain Age #BookReview #Audiobook

Over the last few weeks, I have been lucky to read and/or listen to various types of mysteries. They were cozies, crime stories, family mysteries and some humorous ones, but I enjoyed them all. I listened to most of each book, but also read some. I recommend them all!

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Three Library Book Reviews: It Starts With Us, The Dry, Once Upon a December #BookReview #Audiobook #BeatTheBacklist2023

It Starts with Us (It Ends with Us, #2) by Colleen Hoover, Narrated by Olivia Song and Colin Donnell

Published October 18th 2022 by Atria Books, Simon & Schuster Audio

4 Stars: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Thriller Thursday (on Sunday, oops) – Crime Thrillers: Six Graves, Hidden Scars and Domestic Thriller: The Housekeeper #BookReview #Audiobook #FinishingTheSeries2023 #BeatTheBacklist2023 @Bookouture

I need you to pretend it is Thursday. I had this post ready, but didn’t schedule it, so it is Sunday and I finally pressed the publish button. I finally finished the DI Kim Stone series, or at least caught up because I hope there will be more in the series. I also am a big fan of Joy Fielding, so when The Housekeeper showed up at my library in audiobook format, I decided it would be an interesting one to listen to while down at the pool. I enjoyed all three of them, some more than others, but I recommend them all.

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Last Mystery Reviews from 2022: The Lost, No Strangers Here #BookReview #Audiobook #2022AudiobookChallenge

The Lost (Mace Reid K-9 Mystery #3) by Jeffrey B. Burton, Matt Godfrey (Narrator)

Published June 28th 2022 by Minotaur Books, Vibrance Press

4 Stars: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Finishing The Series: DI Kim Stone – Deadly Cry (13), Twisted Lies (14), Stolen Ones (15) #BookReview #Audiobook @Bookouture

At the beginning of 2022, I set myself the goal of catching up on the DI Kim Stone series by Angela Marsons. I had been purchasing the audiobooks along the way with the plan of listening to them. I love Jan Cramer’s narration of this series. At the time, there were 15 published books in the series. Technically, I did catch up in the sense that I listened to everything that had been published prior to 2022 but, there were two more published in 2022. I will say that the crimes in this series are often quite grisly, so if you are squeamish, they might not be for you. I did not get all the reviews posted, but here are the last three I listened to, with the hope that I will listen to #16 and #17 before the end of January.

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Finish a Series: Kate Burkholder by Linda Castillo – Pray For Silence (#2), Her Last Breath (#5), The Dead Will Tell (#6), Disappeared (#12.5), Blood Moon (#13.5) #BookReview #Audiobook #2022AudiobookChallenge #FinishingTheSeries2022

The final series I finished for my Finish The Series Challenge was the Kate Burkholder series by Linda Castillo. As you can see I had missed 3 of the full length novels along the way, and I also listened to the two most recent novellas. I enjoyed them all, but Pray for Silence was just a bit more gruesome than I had expected which resulted in a lower rating from me. I enjoy Kathleen McInerney’s narration of the audiobook and besides Pray for Silence I listened to all of these. If you enjoy crime thrillers, police procedurals or Amish Detective stories, I recommend this series.

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Their Burning Graves by Helen Phifer #BlogTour #BookReview @Bookouture @helenphifer1

Their Burning Graves (Detective Morgan Brookes #8) by Helen Phifer

Published December 19th 2022 by Bookouture

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Thriller Thursday – Killing Mind, Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six #BookReview #Audiobook @Bookouture @HarperAudio

Welcome to Thriller Thursday! Read on for my reviews of Killing Mind, a crime thriller featuring D.I. Kim Stone by Angela Marsons and a Psychological Thriller, Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six by Lisa Unger. These are two authors that are among my auto-reads and although not their best books, both are enjoyable.

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