Category Archives: Mira Books

Review: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Harlequin MIRA (July 29, 2014) ISBN: 9780778316558 Source: Publisher Mia Dennett is the daughter of a prominent Chicago judge.  As the black sheep of the family, she doesn’t necessarily have the strongest of relationships with her parents. One night, Mia waits at a bar for her boyfriend. When he doesn’t show, […]

Review: The Returned by Jason Mott

Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Harlequin MIRA (August 27, 2013) ISBN-10: 0778315339 Source: Publisher In 1966, Harold and Lucille Hargrave’s son died at his eighth birthday party. Now in their seventies, their lives have resumed without him, filled with loss and regret.  Then the dead begin to return, not as zombie-like version of their previous selves […]

Frightful Friday: Edge of Black by J. T. Ellison

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to link up yours as well in the comments below. Today’s featured book is: Edge of Black by J.T. Ellison: Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Harlequin MIRA; Original edition (November 13, 2012) ISBN-10: […]

Love is Murder Blog Tour, Featuring Lee Child!

Hardcover: 608 pages Publisher: Mira (May 29, 2012) ISBN-10: 0778313441 Source: Publisher To celebrate the release of Love Is Murder, an anthology including works by 30 of the hottest authors writing romantic suspense today, featured bloggers will “host” one of the authors on their blog, including a teaser of that author’s short story. I’m excited […]

Frightful Friday: One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauff

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured book is One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauff: Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Harlequin MIRA; Original edition (June 26, 2012) ISBN-10: 077831365 Source: Publisher   The quiet serenity of the small town of Broken Branch is […]

Review: The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman

Judy McFarland, a kindergarten teacher, and Zach Patterson, a sixteen-year-old high school student, are thrown together to work on a fund-raising project together. Both are extremely lonely: Judy’s family is falling apart, Zach is forced to bear the brunt of his mother’s infidelity by moving to a new school and making new friends. The affair […]

Review: The Summer We Came to Life by Deborah Cloyed

Paperback:320 pages Publisher:Mira; Original edition (May 31, 2011) ISBN-10: 0778312917 Source: Planned Television Arts Childhood friends Samantha, Isabel, Kendra and Mina get together every summer at some luxurious vacation spot, joined by their parents. This year, however, the clan is not complete; Mina lost her battle with cancer six months ago.  They all join Sam […]

Frightful Friday: So Close the Hand of Death by J.T. Ellison

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! Be sure to include a link to your post in the Mr. Linky at the bottom of this post! This week’s book is So Close […]

Review: These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf

Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Mira; Original edition (January 18, 2011) ISBN-10: 0778328791 Source: Publisher   Allison Glenn is about to be released from jail after serving time for committing a horrible crime: killing her own child moments after birth. Now twenty-one, Allison must face the world she’s been protected from for the past five years.  […]

Review: American Vampire by Jennifer Armintrout

Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Mira (February 22, 2011) ISBN-10: 0778328783 Source: Netgalley Graf, on his way to a party hosted by his vampire sire Sophia, gets lost and finds himself trapped in the small town of Penance, OH. No one has been able to enter or leave in five years. This situation is […]