“Cons, Dames & G-Men” An Anthology

Part Two: I grew up reading crime stories and watching crime movies. I don’t mean the kind of crime tales you can get now. I’m talking about the gritty crime of the thirties through the early fifties. My father introduced me to the genre and I was immediately hooked. Back then people didn’t give a lot of thought to what was appropriate for children. So, … Continue reading “Cons, Dames & G-Men” An Anthology

“Written in the Ashes” by K. Hollan Van Zandt

Written In the Ashes by K. Hollan Van Zandt Publisher: Harper Collins (Nov. 29, 2016) Category: Historical Fiction Tour Dates: May-June, 2017 ISBN: 978-0062673688 ASIN: B01CY3A8X4 Available in: Print & ebook,  554Pages “Written in the Ashes is one of those rare novels that sets ‘history’ afire, to bathe readers in the glow of a greater, hotter truth. Fans of The Mists of Avalon will find this romantic/alchemical/feminist/spiritual epic equally … Continue reading “Written in the Ashes” by K. Hollan Van Zandt

Cons, Dames and G-Men: An Anthology

Cons, Dames, and G-Men An Anthology Celebrating the Golden Age of Crime From Stab in the Dark Crime Writers Circle I grew up reading crime stories and watching crime movies. I don’t mean the kind of crime tales you can get now. I’m talking about the gritty crime of the thirties through the early fifties. My father introduced me to the genre and I was … Continue reading Cons, Dames and G-Men: An Anthology

“The Path of Silence” by Edita A. Petrick

Author Edita A. Petrick wastes no time in grabbing her readers’ attention in this crime thriller, The Path of Silence. When Baltimore Homicide Detective Meg Stanton and her partner Ken Leahman leave their desk jobs in the cold case unit and make a quick stop at the local 7-Eleven they are pulled into the strangest case of their careers. On leaving the convenience store they … Continue reading “The Path of Silence” by Edita A. Petrick

“An Ill Wind Is Blowing” by Donald Montano

  After reading the first two books by author Donald Montano, I was eager to read the third book featuring John Sampson and Arley Ruttlinger. An Ill Wind is Blowing picks up where Escape Back to Charleston left off. Sampson, Arley, and Joshua Smith have arrived in Charleston in search of Serena, the black slave Joshua is in love with. The South is undergoing reconstruction … Continue reading “An Ill Wind Is Blowing” by Donald Montano

Who Is She? Elizabeth Horton-Newton EXPOSED!

I was honored to receive an invitation from author and blogger Anita Kovacevic to take part in her series on women writers. I was given a series of words and tell what they meant to me. Want to get inside my head? Read it all here, on Anita’s Haven, if you dare. It might creepy in there. Who is SHE? – Elizabeth Horton Newton BY ANITA … Continue reading Who Is She? Elizabeth Horton-Newton EXPOSED!

“Gems of Freedom” from The Sisterhood

(Gems of Sisterhood Book 3) Available to Pre-Order Release Date June 30th, 2017 “As a tribute to soldiers fighting for freedom all over the world, The Sisterhood brings you a special edition of the Gems of Sisterhood Series. Dedicated to those serving their countries in a military capacity, this book is chock full of stories about soldiers fighting for freedom! Meet Neferure, a true-life historical … Continue reading “Gems of Freedom” from The Sisterhood

“Escape Back to Charleston” by Donald Montano

      After reading Donald Montano’s first book in this series, A Stranger Came Among Them, I was eager to read this second part of the adventures of Arley Ruttlinger and John Sampson. Escape Back to Charleston, takes the reader back to Sampson’s roots. Now engaged in an intimate relationship with the fiery Arley, he turns his attention to helping Joshua, the freed black … Continue reading “Escape Back to Charleston” by Donald Montano

“Something Wicked Draws Near: The Phoenix Series Book 7” by Ted Tayler

  I’ve been reading the Phoenix/Olympus Project series from the first book. As an avid fan, I am happy to review the most recent book, Something Wicked Draws Near: The Phoenix Series Book 7 by Ted Tayler. This installment picks up after Phoenix and Athena are married and introduces Olympus to a new and growing threat, The Grid. This organization is led by a wealthy … Continue reading “Something Wicked Draws Near: The Phoenix Series Book 7” by Ted Tayler

The God Virus by Indigo Voyager

  There’s something fascinating about a science fiction story that includes mobsters and romance. The God Virus by Indigo Voyager provides this combination as well as other tantalizing details. The book starts off full blast and is instantly engaging.   Derek Evans, is an attractive young man who has moved to New York from Maine. Recovering from a broken heart, and left with nothing but a … Continue reading The God Virus by Indigo Voyager