AWRW Book Review: REDEMPTION, by Author N.F. Steiner #Giveaway

 Christina willingly gave up her successful career as the star of the New York Ballet Company in order to marry Adam. Now a happy wife and mother living in the small city of Lockville, she longs to tap into her creative life once again and introduce her new community to big-city culture. As the founding […]

AWRW Book Review: Splintered, by Author Kelly Miller @MillerMystery

Life turns from barely tolerable to complete hell when Maddy Eastin’s impulsive plan to win back the attention of her absentee father backfires. Word of her scheme spreads through her high school, but when mockery escalates to cyberbullying, Maddy and her failed stunt become headline news. But the worst is yet to come… A disturbed […]

AWRW Book Review 🎠 Carnival of Dead Girls 🎠 by Author Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

Nothing interesting happens in the podunk town of Lamison Point—until a freak show rolls through… When a traveling carnival stops in the sleepy countryside, sixteen-year-old Josie Crowley is psyched to go with her new friend, Freya. But what started out as a fun-filled night of games, candied apples, and ferris wheel rides quickly spirals into […]

AWRW Book Review 💔 The Bad Girl 💔 by Author L. Donsky-Levine @LDonskyLevine

  Synopsis 1971. Riley Madison is always looking over her shoulder. And always running. From poverty, from abuse, from a childhood snuffed out by a junkie mother, and a violent past marginally kept at bay. This twenty-two-year-old New Yorker lives in her less than perfect world where her only friend is a cat, and when […]

★ AWRW Book Review ★ The Trinity, by Author K.P Ambroziak @KPAmbroziak

Published December 12th 2015, by K.P. Ambroziak 288 Pages Genre: Thriller, Suspense, Crime, Mystery Goodreads Synopsis When Jacob’s mentor, Father Stephen Brentwood, the man for whom he joined the priesthood, is killed, he realizes he is embroiled in a plot far more sacrilegious than he originally thought. As he uncovers the mystery of Stephen’s past, […]

Sleeping with a Serial Killer Makes You a Target… ★ Cover Reveal ★ Like Glass We Break: The Glass Series Book 2 ★ by Author Kari Fisher @KFisherAuthor @LimitlessBooks #TeamLimitless

Welcome all, to a cover reveal of Like Glass We Break, Book 2 of The Glass Series by Limitless Publishing Author Kari Fisher! LIKE GLASS WE BREAK by Kari Fisher Publisher: Limitless Publishing Release Date: December 29th! Cover Designer: Redbird Designs – SYNOPSIS – He’s more than the man she sees. He’s a killer… Scott […]

★ Flocksdale Series BLOG TOUR ★ by Author Carissa Ann Lynch, @CarissaAnnLynch @EJBookPromos #Giveaway

Lately, my blog has been all about the Flocksdale Files Series and there is a good reason for that: I stand behind these edgy, thriller books! Therefore, any chance I can get to hop onto a blog tour for Carissa Ann Lynch, I take because I love putting good books into readers’ hands. ☺ At the […]

★ Blog Tour ★ House Of The Lost Girls, by Author Carissa Ann Lynch! @CarissaAnnLynch @HEABookToursPR

Is evil ever truly defeated—or is it just waiting for another chance? Seventeen year old Marianna Bertagnoli is miserable… Not only did her father abandon her five years ago, now she’s being uprooted and forced to move with her mother and new stepdad to a creepy Victorian house they inherited in the even creepier town […]

AWRW Book Review: House Of The Lost Girls, (Flocksdale Files Book 2), by Author Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch @LimitlessBooks

Is evil ever truly defeated—or is it just waiting for another chance? Seventeen year old Marianna Bertagnoli is miserable… Not only did her father abandon her five years ago, now she’s being uprooted and forced to move with her mother and new stepdad to a creepy Victorian house they inherited in the even creepier town […]

AWRW Book Review: The Jesus Gene, by Author Anne Kelleher @AKelleherAuthor

  All his life, Jack Chance has been plagued by dreams and the sense that he used to be someone else – or maybe many someone else’s. Raised in a Brooklyn ghetto by parents Jack knows aren’t really his, nothing has prepared him for the beautiful ghost that suddenly appears in his taxi, claiming she’s […]

AWRW Book Review: Renee’s Return (The Cass and Nick Series, Book 4), by Alretha Thomas @AlrethaThomas @SoulmatePublish

After finally marrying the man of her dreams and having the baby she’s always wanted, Cassandra Harte believes she has the perfect life. Could she, like Job in the Bible, have a life that’s too perfect? Cassandra feels she must have, or God wouldn’t have laid it on her husband Nick’s heart to have their […]

AWRW Book Review: Wave To Papa, by Author Erin Lee @CrazyLikeMe2015 @LimitlessBooks

Dawn Winchester is sure Dan didn’t mean to hurt their toddler son Noah…again. With the media swarming her on the courthouse steps, her husband in jail, her teenage daughter already in foster care, and a determined case worker and vigilant court appointed guardian fighting to “protect Noah,” Dawn doesn’t know where to turn. Nobody cared […]

AWRW Book Review: Have You Seen This Girl? By Carissa Ann Lynch @CarissaAnnLynch

Wendi Wise is a troubled young woman who snorts her breakfast through a straw and spends more time in rehab than in the real world… Her life is seemingly out of control. But now she has a plan. That plan involves a sharp set of butcher knives. She’s going back to where all of her troubles […]

Crimes Inspired By Fiction: Do Horror and Mystery Writers have a Moral Obligation to their Readers?

  Is it possible that someone who was already intent on committing a crime could learn tips and tricks from a novel to aide them in said crime? If so, do horror and mystery writers have a moral responsibility to their readers, to NOT provide an accurate textbook, if you will, on how to kill […]

AWRW Book Review: Wilde Chase, (Wilde Brothers Book I), by Susan Hayes

Police Officer Ben Wilde is married to his work, and he wants a divorce. A third generation cop, he knows the price his career demands, but he still hopes for more out of life than taking down criminals and late nights with his canine partner, Chase.  Veterinarian Kelly Towers loves all animals, but she has […]

Above, by Isla Morley, Book Tour with GIVEAWAY!

In ABOVE, chosen for the March 2014 Indie Next List, award- winning author Isla Morley crafts a stunning and harrowing novel about a Kansas teenager who is abducted and locked away in an abandoned missile silo by a conspiracy theorist who believes the end of the world is coming. Blythe Hallowell is sixteen when she […]

Happy Easter! The Chocolate Book Tag

Happy Easter everyone! In keeping with the Easter spirit, I found a chocolate book meme created by Well Done Books that I of course MUST participate in! The idea is to compare your favorite books with different types of chocolate. Check it out! 1.) Dark Chocolate: A Book with a Dark theme/content. This book, Such a […]

A Well Read Woman Presents: Freebie Friday!

  Welcome all! This Freebie Friday I have found some great FREE Kindle titles on Amazon for you to download and enjoy! Check these deals out!  CALL ME CAT (Contains mature content. Mystery/Romance) “Make me forget about everything except you.”Catelyn Travis is a good girl who gets good grades in law school, doesn’t date and […]

Book Review: Indiscretion, by Dahlia Savage

Elisa’s husband Ryan is a work-a-holic. He frequently gets called off on business trips, and 2 hour conference calls. So when Elisa notices a man checking her out from the balcony at the fancy Vegas hotel she is staying at ALONE, it feels great to be noticed. Unfortunately for Elisa, soon enough she will get […]

Book Review: A Witch Before Dying, by Heather Blake

“When there’s a witch, there’s a way…” Darcy, a witch with the power of granting wishes, is hired by Elodie Keaton to clean up her missing mother’s home. What Darcy wasn’t expecting to find was the body of Elodie’s dead mother, under a pile of rubbish. Fortunately for Elodie, Darcy does possess a certain ability […]

Blog Tour! Book Review & Excerpt: American Specter, by Rasheedah Prioleau

This book is one of a kind! Rasheedah Prioleau really breathed life into the paranormal romance genre. Not that it is strictly a paranormal romance, because there are so many layers to this story. It is part paranormal, part romance, and part murder mystery. Specter Georgia is a high class American ghost town… literally. The […]

Book Review: Something Returned, by Jerrie Brock

“I don’t know what happened that night, I swear to God. But I know a person died in my presence and there’s a very real possibility I killed him.” In the follow up story to Something Taken, Melissa McCurdy, aka Terry Roche, receives a disturbing note in the mail telling her that they have reopened […]

Book Review: Turkey Day Murder, by Leslie Meier

Resident amateur sleuth Lucy Stone has a lot on her plate this Thanksgiving… Besides fixing dinner for 12, having to come up with something suitable for two vegan college kids to eat, write for the pennysaver, and deal with her chauvinistic boss, she also has a murder to solve! Curt Nolan and his chicken murderer […]

My Interview with Author Jerrie Brock

Welcome all! Today I am lucky to be interviewing Jerrie Brock, Author of the dramatic fiction Something Taken! Thank you Jerrie for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about your background. I can honestly say that my life’s been an adventure. I was married for 25 years, to a wonderful guy nearly as […]

Book Review: Something Taken, by Jerrie Brock

Something Taken, by Jerrie Brock brought out a lot of emotions in me. I experienced disgust, anger, fear, and eventually happiness and hope. At times this book isn’t easy to read, but once you reach the end you will find the light at the end of the tunnel. At 17 yrs old, Terry is starved […]

Book Review: Red Velvet Cupcake Murder, by Joanne Fluke

All Hannah Swenson wants to do is bake and deliver red velvet cupcakes for the grand opening of a refurbished hotel. However, Hannah gets herself embroiled into yet another mystery when one of the party-goers, (the sheriff’s secretary), is either pushed/or jumps from the rooftop of the hotel. To make things even worse, Hannah’s long […]

Book Review: Enemy Waters, By Justine Davis

Loved the story. The heroine is relatable, the romance comes naturally, and the suspense keeps you turning the pages. I only wish the story was longer than 224 pages, because it reads rather quick. Maggie Scott is on the run from her abusive, big-shot husband when she meets Cooper Grant, a P.I. unbeknownst to her, […]

Book Review: Such a Pretty Girl, By Laura Wiess

Such a Pretty Girl is a novel about a courageous 15 yr old girl who is forced to face the man who raped her after a brief 3 yr prison sentence. This man is her father, and he is coming home… She takes the burden of becoming ‘jail bait’, setting cameras up in their home […]

Book Review: Sex, Murder, and a Double Latte, by Kyra Davis

I was hooked on this book from the surprising long, (70 page), Google preview I read online. You wouldn’t imagine my disappointment when trying to purchase the paperback, and learning that it was out of print. Fortunately, I was able to purchase this book USED for only a dollar from an independent seller on Ebay. […]

The Jamison Family; Missing (?) in Oklahoma UPDATE

***Updates at the bottom. The Jamison family, from Latimer County, Oklahoma went missing on October 8th, 2009. The circumstances surrounding their disappearance are mind-boggling to say the very least. If you haven’t already heard about this case, sit back and get cozy. I promise you this is more intriguing than any best selling mystery book. […]