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    Murder in the Piazza by Jen Collins Moore

    Rating: Murder in the Piazza by Jen Collins Moore Series: A Maggie White Mystery Genres: Cozy Mystery Maggie White, a downsized American executive stuck in Rome on her husband's expat assignment, is finding the dolce vita isn't all it's cracked up to be. She's taken a job offering painting instruction to well-heeled travelers and her boss-a rather unpleasant English lord-has turned up dead in his penthouse. Maggie's left with a palazzo full of suspicious guests, a valuable painting her boss might have stolen, and a policeman who's decided she's the prime suspect. Now Maggie must keep the tour up and running while she tracks the killer and works to clear…

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    Christmas Protection Detail by Terri Reed

    Rating: Christmas Protection Detail by Terri Reed Genres: Romantic Suspense He’ll do anything to protect a baby in jeopardy… When a call from a friend in trouble leads Nick Delaney and Deputy Kaitlyn Lanz to a car crash that killed a single mother, they become the baby’s protectors. Now figuring out why someone is after the child is the only way to save her. But they must find answers soon…or this baby’s first Christmas might just be Nick’s and Kaitlyn’s last. From Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith. Buy the Book Add to Goodreads I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This post contains…

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    Protecting His Kidnapped Family by Leslie North

    Rating: Protecting His Kidnapped Family by Leslie North Series: Southern Soldiers of Fortune #2 Genres: Romantic Suspense, Military Romance Clint Buckman, former Navy SEAL and member of the elite Southern Soldiers of Fortune, had one job: keep Tara Crumb safe. But when shots ring out at an environmental rally where Tara is speaking—and a bullet grazes her—Clint knows he’s failed. Guilt-ridden, Clint vows to make things right, and takes on a full-time post as Tara’s bodyguard. It isn’t long before he and his six-year-old daughter end up living in Tara’s house where he can watch over her. However, Tara’s smoldering looks are just too tempting to ignore, and it isn’t…

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    A Very Highland Holiday Anthology

    Rating: A Very Highland Holiday Anthology by Kathryn Le Veque, Jennifer Ashley, Tanya Anne Crosby, Kerrigan Byrne, Eliza Knight, Darcy Burke Series: Mackenzies & McBrides #11.6 Genres: Historical Romance Ashley… Crosby… Le Veque… Knight… Burke… Byrne… It’s an enchanting Christmas in the Highlands with some of your favorite Historical Romance authors! It’s Christmas Eve 1747, and the Highlands are snowy. In the village of Calvine, north of Tay Forest, along a road that leads straight into Inverness, the only tavern in town is packed to the rafters with travelers. Eight months after the disastrous defeat at Culloden, the people haven’t recovered, nor has the land, and it’s a bad winter.…

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    Murder in the Snow by Verity Bright

    Rating: Murder in the Snow by Verity Bright Series: Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #4 Genres: Cozy Mystery An English Christmas has mince pies, cheerful carols, a twinkling tree… and a murder? Thank goodness Lady Swift is on the scene! Winter, 1920. Amateur sleuth Lady Eleanor Swift is feeling festive. She is playing host to the entire village at Henley Hall for gifts, games and gingerbread. She’s also purchased perfect presents for each of her household – not forgetting the biggest bone in the butcher’s shop for her partner in crime, Gladstone the bulldog – and is looking forward to celebrating her first English country Christmas. As snowflakes fall, Eleanor is…

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    A Deadly Chapter by Essie Lang

    Rating: A Deadly Chapter by Essie Lang Series: Castle Bookshop Mystery #3 Genres: Cozy Mystery Thousand Islands bookseller Shelby Cox is caught between a lethal rock and a hardheaded newcomer in Essie Lang's third Castle Bookshop mystery, a must-read for fans of Lorna Barrett and Vicki Delany. Wake up on a houseboat, moored in scenic Alexandria Bay, New York. Ride the gentle waves to work at quaint Bayside Books, where you spend your days supplying literature and conversation to the charming locals and seasonal tourists. Sounds pleasant, doesn't it? Except bookseller Shelby Cox has already sleuthed two murders from Bayside Books's home base on Blye Island, one of New York…