The Elder

The Elder

A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the summer days are the men of the King family. When the patriarch Randall King is found dead, Detective Arabella Matthews will race the clock to stop the killer from striking again. Benton, the eldest of the King siblings, has to decide if he wants to cooperate with A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than t...

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Title:The Elder
Author:Celia Aaron
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Genres:Romance
ISBN:1984909517
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:378 pages pages

The Elder Reviews

  • Sunny
    Feb 12, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

  • Sissy's Romance Book Review
    Feb 04, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

  • Paula  Phillips
    Feb 08, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

    *** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it *** ** 100% spoiler-free review ** *5 suspenseful stars * In Celia Aaron's newest offering, The Elder, mystery and danger take center stage and readers are in for a treat. Written in a dual POV, the story begins with a murder ...

    When I saw this book was being released, it was one of the books that would go on my automatically wanting to read list as I love Celia Aaron as an author. Set in the South in Mississipi in a small community called Azalea, there is a family called the Kings who own the local law firm. ...

  • Penny
    Oct 20, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

  • Carlene Inspired
    Feb 06, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

  • CC
    Feb 01, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

  • Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
    Jan 29, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

  • Maayan
    Feb 09, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

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    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

  • SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
    Jan 21, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

  • Cyndi
    Feb 15, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

  • BleuBelle
    Feb 08, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

  • warhawke
    Feb 02, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

  • Elizabeth
    Jan 29, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

  • Laura- BookBistroBlog
    Jan 23, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

    *** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it *** ** 100% spoiler-free review ** *5 suspenseful stars * In Celia Aaron's newest offering, The Elder, mystery and danger take center stage and readers are in for a treat. Written in a dual POV, the story begins with a murder ...

    When I saw this book was being released, it was one of the books that would go on my automatically wanting to read list as I love Celia Aaron as an author. Set in the South in Mississipi in a small community called Azalea, there is a family called the Kings who own the local law firm. ...

    5 SUSPENSEFUL STARS!! Love, Love, Love this page turning book. The story kept me on the edge of my seat full of suspense, drama, sexy men, feisty investigator and all the feels. Benton and Arabella are working together on this murder investigation and feelings show up that keeps you wa...

    4 ???? 4 ???????? ...more ...

    I wanted to like this more but I?m sorry I didn?t. I enjoyed the dual povs and an H who wasn?t a manho. He was a bit prickly and snobby in the beginning, but he grew on me. I also liked that this wasn?t full of sex scenes. There was one kind of meaningful scene and that?s it....

    The Elder By: Celia Aaron 4 Stars Small town Azalea, Mississippi doesn?t know what has hit them! The King family is the top notch of this small town. The men are highly sought after from the single ladies in town. When the patriarch of the family turns up murdered in his own law...

  • Snow
    Jan 20, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

  • Mg ♥ The Bookishmedialite
    Feb 03, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

  • Tijuana *Book Twins Reviews*
    Jan 22, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

  • Tanaka K
    Feb 04, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

  • Carol
    Mar 20, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

  • Jessica-❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥
    Feb 06, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

  • Natalie The Biblioholic
    Feb 05, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

  • Jennifer
    Feb 12, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

    *** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it *** ** 100% spoiler-free review ** *5 suspenseful stars * In Celia Aaron's newest offering, The Elder, mystery and danger take center stage and readers are in for a treat. Written in a dual POV, the story begins with a murder ...

    When I saw this book was being released, it was one of the books that would go on my automatically wanting to read list as I love Celia Aaron as an author. Set in the South in Mississipi in a small community called Azalea, there is a family called the Kings who own the local law firm. ...

    5 SUSPENSEFUL STARS!! Love, Love, Love this page turning book. The story kept me on the edge of my seat full of suspense, drama, sexy men, feisty investigator and all the feels. Benton and Arabella are working together on this murder investigation and feelings show up that keeps you wa...

    4 ???? 4 ???????? ...more ...

    I wanted to like this more but I?m sorry I didn?t. I enjoyed the dual povs and an H who wasn?t a manho. He was a bit prickly and snobby in the beginning, but he grew on me. I also liked that this wasn?t full of sex scenes. There was one kind of meaningful scene and that?s it....

  • DW
    Feb 26, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

    *** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it *** ** 100% spoiler-free review ** *5 suspenseful stars * In Celia Aaron's newest offering, The Elder, mystery and danger take center stage and readers are in for a treat. Written in a dual POV, the story begins with a murder ...

    When I saw this book was being released, it was one of the books that would go on my automatically wanting to read list as I love Celia Aaron as an author. Set in the South in Mississipi in a small community called Azalea, there is a family called the Kings who own the local law firm. ...

    5 SUSPENSEFUL STARS!! Love, Love, Love this page turning book. The story kept me on the edge of my seat full of suspense, drama, sexy men, feisty investigator and all the feels. Benton and Arabella are working together on this murder investigation and feelings show up that keeps you wa...

    4 ???? 4 ???????? ...more ...

  • Coco.V
    Oct 09, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

  • Rhonda Ziglar
    Jan 22, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

    For more of my reviews: My Blog: Book Twins Reviews Facebook Blog Page Twitter Subscribe to Blog ...

    3.5 ? 3.5 ?? ...more ...

    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

    *** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it *** ** 100% spoiler-free review ** *5 suspenseful stars * In Celia Aaron's newest offering, The Elder, mystery and danger take center stage and readers are in for a treat. Written in a dual POV, the story begins with a murder ...

    When I saw this book was being released, it was one of the books that would go on my automatically wanting to read list as I love Celia Aaron as an author. Set in the South in Mississipi in a small community called Azalea, there is a family called the Kings who own the local law firm. ...

    5 SUSPENSEFUL STARS!! Love, Love, Love this page turning book. The story kept me on the edge of my seat full of suspense, drama, sexy men, feisty investigator and all the feels. Benton and Arabella are working together on this murder investigation and feelings show up that keeps you wa...

  • Sophia Triad
    Feb 08, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

  • Celia Aaron
    Jan 19, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

  • Jennifer Miller
    Jan 22, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

    DNF I stop listening at 70%. It is not that there is something wrong here, it is simply that I don't find this story interesting. I am not into the investigation because the suspense is barely existent,it has nothing juicy enough to keep me intrigued there, and I have been waiting ...

    Now LIVE! ...

    I have to thank my friend Alex for leading me to this one! I loved it! I loved the heroine and the hero, I loved the secondary characters- especially Vivi! The mystery was done really well! I liked Porter, but he is such a manwhore I don't think I could read a book about him. Hopefully...

    3.5 stars. This romantic suspense novel was a different type of read than I have come to expect from Celia Aaron. It took me a while to get into this story and relate to the characters involved, in addition to this being more of a slow burn romance to begin with . It did however ...

    Review pending ...

    4.5 Stars Benton carries the notorious last name of King, one half of the town's law firm, King and Wallace. His attitude matches the name, he's handsome, stuck up, and incredibly put out by anything that interferes with his life, at least that's what Arabella Matthews thinks. When h...

    3.5 stars! ...

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    I like stories featuring small towns in the South. I almost always find interesting characters and the town itself becomes a feature player. Put a little murder mystery into the mix and a cover that makes you take a second look, and I'm excited for the read. The story begins with t...

    The Elder by Celia Aaron is the story of Arabella Matthews and Benton King. This opens to Randall King the father of the King family being killed. Randall ran the Kings & Mills law-firm and was a well known person to the people of Azalea. Benton is a strong hard working son who f...

    Welcome to Azalea, Mississippi, where bodies are dropping like flies, everyone is a suspect, and love it's found in the strangest of places. or people... I've enjoyed everything I have read by Celia Aaron, and this time was no different. What was different was what I've come ...

    Sweet and safe read. ...

    Anything that Celia Aaron writes turns to gold. She manages to convey a lot of emotions in me especially while reading her books. Original. Well written. Authentic. Celia Aaron's books just grab everything in my heart. Wow. Her books just leave me with a satisfied look on my face. Just...

    *** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it *** ** 100% spoiler-free review ** *5 suspenseful stars * In Celia Aaron's newest offering, The Elder, mystery and danger take center stage and readers are in for a treat. Written in a dual POV, the story begins with a murder ...

  • Melanie (mells_view)
    Feb 06, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...

    3.5 stars Benton King, a wealthy Mississippi lawyer, gets the surprise of his life when he walks into his father?s office one morning to find him dead via a bullet wound to the head. His father, a well-liked member of the community, owns the law firm where they both work and leads...

    I?ve always been a fan of Celia Aaron?s books, but when I read this line from the blurb, This is a full-length mystery with a slow-burn romance, I knew this book was going to be different from what I?ve come to expect. The romance definitely took a back seat in this plot. The s...

    Genre: Mystery/Romantic Suspense Type: Standalone POV: First Person - Dual Rating: In the small town of Azalea, the Kings ruled. Benton, as the eldest took responsibility in keeping the family together. But the shocking murder of the family patriarch shook the family and t...

    3.5 Stars Arabella Matthews is an Azalea city police detective and a single parent. Assigned as lead on the homicide case, she effortlessly takes charge. Knowing the city has limited resources, Arabella must accept reinforcements from the Sheriff?s department. Accepting the he...

    A great romantic suspense read! This was such a good read! Well rounded main characters who for both the author peels back the layers at the perfect speed. A mystery that wasn?t super easy to figure out. Crimes that were interesting. Side characters that you want to more know ...

  • Alex ♈
    Feb 06, 2018

    LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Detective Arabella Matthews takes on Benton King! LIVE at 99! (limited time) | AMZ US | AMZ UK | Blurb: A shocking murder. A suspicious son. A dedicated detective. In Azalea, Mississippi, the only thing hotter than the ...

    "There's a killer on the loose." The Elder is a contemporary romance with heavy intrigue, suspense, and murder. Azalea is a small town where gossip, money, and lust is alive and well. When a town's beloved lawyer is murdered, everyone becomes a suspect. Arabella Matthews, a single...

    This book in all honesty surprised me. I am not into murder mysteries, don?t care for dark suspense books all that much. I?m a sucker for the love, for the romance, and for the passion. This book doesn?t have much of it, although it does sizzle a bit in the background throughout ...

    Release: Feb 06, 2018 Opa!!! Celia Aaron ventured into the romantic suspense drama as a sub-genre to the those oldies noir crime mysteries...and yet she gave its layer a new shine and colour. I'm not gonna go all deep and insightful into the story, the blurb already provide...

    3.5 stars + 1 extra ? for the strong heroine! Loved the heroine! Strong and intelligent woman. She didn't wet her panties, she didn't drool over the hero, she didn't embarrass herself. Gotta love woman in charge! ? Well-passed crime story. Good romance. I got a bit l...