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The Tip Line by Vanessa Cuti Narrated by Sarah Naughton

Title: The Tip Line Author: Vanessa Cuti Narrator: Sarah Naughton Genre: General Fiction, Mystery Format: Audiobook Listening Length: 9 hours 48 minutes   Date of Publication: April 18, 2023 Description:  Anxious to get married, thirty-year-old Virginia Carey lands a job as an operator at a police tip line, where she thinks finding a husband will be easy. There’s Charlie Ford, a surprisingly sweet homicide detective, and charming police chief Declan “Deck” Brady. But just as Virginia’s plans begin to fall into place and she can almost picture a ring on her finger, she answers a call from Verona—a mysterious woman who provides a tip about four bodies on a remote local beach. Verona, a sex worker, also gives Virginia details on sordid and raucous parties attended by law enforcement officers—and on the strange fetishes of cops she has been involved with. Then comes an explosive tip: Verona thinks it’s a police officer who is responsible for the killings. But it can’t be true—the cops Virg

No Parm No Foul by Linda Reilly

Title: No Parm No Foul Author: Linda Reilly S eries: Grilled Cheese Mystery Genre: Mystery Format: Kindle No. of Pages: 336 Date of Publication: July 26, 2022 Description:  The second book in a delicious culinary cozy series-the muensters have arrived in Balsam Dell in this Halloween cozy mystery featuring a grilled cheese shop owner turned amateur sleuth After a long hot summer in Balsam Dell, Carly Hale is ready for crisp Vermont weather and gourmet grilled cheeses at her Grilled Cheese Eatery. And the upcoming Halloween food competition is the perfect way to impress the locals. But Ferris Menard, the owner of Sub-a-Dub-Sub, is nursing a serious grudge against Carly. Two days before the competition, one of Carly's employees quit his part-time gig at Menard's sub shop, sending Menard into a serious snit. In a confrontation at the Eatery, Menard accused Carly of sabotage and vowed to bring her down. That's when Menard's body is found in his kitchen the morning after the

Strawberried Alive by Jenn McKinlay Narrated by Susan Boyce (Audiobook)

Title: Strawberried Alive Author: Jenn McKinlay Narrator: Susan Boyce Series: A Cupcake Bakery Mystery Genre: Mystery Format: Audiobook   Listening length: 6 hours 36 minutes Date of Publication: May 3, 2022 Description:  Life is smooth as buttercream at the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery, and newlyweds Mel and Joe are stopping to smell the flours. But things start to crumble one night when an unknown gunman takes a shot at Mel. Even though the bullets miss their mark, the cupcake crew goes on high alert to figure out who would want to kill a small-town baker—and why. When more business owners are attacked, things turn fatal, and locals begin to wonder if the killer could be one of their own. Every shop owner in town starts to fear it’s only a matter of time before they too become victims of the mystery murderer. Despite the cupcake crew's superb baking skills, it will be anything but a piece of cake to catch the killer, as they try to prevent anyone else from being berried. My Thought

Little Bird Finds Christmas by Marianne Richmond

Title: Little Bird Finds Christmas Author:  Marianne Richmond Genre: Children's fiction      Format: Kindle No. of Pages: 40 Date of Publication: November 4, 2022 Description:  A delightful holiday book from beloved author Marianne Richmond,   Little Bird Finds Christmas   reminds us all of what's really important during the holidays. Back in their warm and cozy nest, Mama and Little Bird cuddled against the December chill. "Want to know my favorite place to find Christmas?" said Mama. "I do," said Little Bird. "With you," Mama said. An adorably sweet new Christmas story from a bestselling author whose books have become family classics, LITTLE BIRD FINDS CHRISTMAS is a delightful journey of finding Christmas wherever you are-in your heart. My Thoughts: The premise behind this book is cute as it is about a little bird who goes to find Christmas as if it is an actual person. The little bird journeys through town and observes people going about typica

Cats Don't Like Christmas by Andy Wortlock

Title: Cats Don't Like Christmas  Author: Andy Wortlock Genre: Children's Fiction Format: Kindle No. of Pages:  Date of Publication: September 6, 2022 Description:  It’s Christmas time! It’s here again! But first I need to say… I think you’re making too much fuss about this holiday! Our adorable little cat is back this Christmas and he thinks there might be a little too much fuss this holiday season. Cats aren't great with change and there's plenty this time of year, in such a short period of time! For little and big readers, this is the funny, festive, companion to the award winning, Cats Don’t Like That! by Andy Wortlock and Nahum Ziersch. My Thoughts: I choose to read and review this book because I love cats. Before we moved to Australia from the United States we had three cats, which we unfortunately left behind because it was not humane in our eyes to make them take the long journey. The cover and the drawings in the book all display an image of a grumpy cat, which