Broken by Roni Askey-Doran My rating: 5 of 5 stars Roni-Askey-Doran grabbed my attention from the very first sentence in “Broken”. I had to find out what would drive Emily Zylaz to decide to commit suicide on her birthday. As I followed Emily through her day and learned more about her journey to this pivotal day I began to understand how she came to that … Continue reading “Broken” by Roni-Askey-Doran
THE RIGHT ANGLE Many kinds of angles do exist, but only one amazed Pythagoras. In a right triangle, it states that “The square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.” This theorem seems to be simple, but it hides some traps. At the beginning we were in balance, but later on, as you two were convinced … Continue reading Thousand Word Challenge – THE RIGHT ANGLE : “Minerva”
Another submission for the Thousand Word Challenge! Mommies Do Too Lie Tina was not yet quite five years old, but she knew Mr. Binkley was up to no good when she saw him in her backyard at three o’clock in the morning. Tina was not what her mommy would call a light sleeper, but she awoke with a start when she thought she heard Mommy … Continue reading 1000 Word Challenge-“Mommies Do Too Lie” J. Conrad Guest
SECURING THE RED BUTTONMike Elphick In 2017, the US had a newly elected President— a Tea Party President. Rick Walker had been Governor of one of the Red states. To achieve smaller government (except for defense spending) he wanted to eliminate six segments of the Federal Government, including Environmental Protection. Most of the country set record temperature lows on Election Day 2016. In the minds … Continue reading 1000 Word Challenge – SECURING THE RED BUTTON
Congratulations to the three winners of my Goodreads Giveaway! Each winner will receive a signed copy of “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale. Dee Entrekin, Laura Maclean, Shelby Freese. For alternate history fans this book is an amazing passionate twist on Kenndy/Oswald saga. View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald TaleView From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale by Elizabeth Horton-Newton My rating: … Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway Winners & Latest Review
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View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale by Elizabeth Horton-Newton My rating: 5 of 5 stars As a fan of Alternate History literature I was in my element reading Elizabeth Newton’s imaginative and provocative tale of those tragic events–on that mind numbing day, November 22, 1963, But that’s merely the capstone on which this fine story is based;… Continue reading For alternate history fans this book is an amazing passionate twist on Kenndy/Oswald saga.
The Zebra Affaire by Mark Fine My rating: 5 of 5 stars It is not often a book as intensely dazzling as “The Zebra Affaire” by Mark Fine comes along. A forbidden love story takes place against the dramatic background of 1970’s South Africa and apartheid. Fine draws you into the story cautiously, laying the groundwork for the eventual affair between Elsa and Stanwell. By … Continue reading The Zebra Affaire by Mark Fine
Horror at Pine Ridge by Craig McDonough My rating: 5 of 5 stars These undead don’t sparkle! The horrors in Craig McDonough’s “Horror at Pine Ridge” are ruthless, bloody, and on a mission. From the first chapter it is obvious something very dark is going on in Pine Ridge Cemetery. Besnick and Bojan have come to bury their brother Vladimir and are appreciative of the … Continue reading Horror at Pine Ridge by Craig McDonough
Three SIGNED copies of this re-edited and re-formatted 4.6 star romantic thriller. A fictional tale that asks what if. Why are strangers suddenly appearing in a sleepy North Carolina town? What do they have to do with widow Olivia Roberts? Why is her neighbor and friend Bill Horton so dead set against her traveling to Dallas, Texas? When she journeys from her North Carolina home … Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway – Ends April 15th!
Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire by Rachael Stapleton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sophia Marcil has a secret and it’s a big one. In Rachel Stapleton’s “Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire” Sophia time travels, faces death, and finds love. That’s a lot for one book but it is excitingly handled by Stapleton. While this book is Part Two of a series the … Continue reading “Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire” by Rachel Stapleton