I Have A Secret by Cheryl Bradshaw


5 STARS. I Have A Secret by Cheryl Bradshaw is book three of The Sloane Monroe Series. It is a fast-paced murder mystery thriller that grabs your attention from the start.
On a twenty-year high school reunion cruise, Doug, the class heart throb is murdered. Sloane puts on her PI hat and promises his wife to find the killer. Ms. Bradshaw weaves a web of mystery, violence and intrigue as our heroine uses her ingenuity to solve the crime. Every chapter brings a new twist to the story, which makes it impossible to put down. The ending is a complete surprise.
The characters are well drawn and several of them remind us of our own high school acquaintances. This is a must read for those who love murder mysteries. Amazon link:

The Second Duchess by Elizabeth Loupas

4 STARS. The Second Duchess, by Elizabeth Loupas is a captivating tale of a mystery murder that keeps the reader turning the pages. Inspired by Robert Browning’s classic poem, My Last Duchess, it takes place in the Italian city state of Ferrara. Filled with detailed descriptions of Renaissance court life, readers will warm to the not so beautiful Barbara of Austria and feel the coldness of her husband Alfonso, the Duke, as they embark on court intrigues to solve the mystery.
Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Second-Duchess-Elizabeth-Loupas/dp/0451232151/ref=sr_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1366416625&sr=1-1&keywords=the+second+duchess