I was attracted to “The Battered Wife And Her Five Little Kids All Dressed In White”, a work of non-fiction by George Garrigues, because I was a battered wife for ten years. The fact that these events took place in the early 1900’s piqued my curiosity. I wondered how different things were in those days. This is the story of Margaret Claire Beutinger and her husband, … Continue reading “The Battered Wife And Her Five Little Kids All Dressed In White” by George Garrigues
When I think of Jean Gill the word “renaissance” immediately comes to mind. I don’t mean the renaissance of the 12th century (the time period in her latest series) which was more social, political, and economic. Jean is like the renaissance of the 14th through the 17th centuries. Often considered the link between the Middle Ages and Modern History, the renaissance saw the “rebirth” of … Continue reading Jean Gill – Renaissance Woman in a Modern Age
Donating To Charity – It’s Win/Win For You! I don’t know about you, but when I hear people raising money for charity I develop a mixed jumble of emotions. Announcement First up, let me say: for 99 cents/pence you can purchase a wonderful ebook (“hauntingly beautiful”) and I will donate 50% to charity…. please do read on…. Over the years I’ve given to cancer research, … Continue reading Jackie Parry – Guest Blogger: Not Just Another Horse Tale
The world has been stunned by the horrifying terrorist activity in France last week. Seventeen people were killed in attacks on the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo and a Kosher supermarket in Paris. Universal response has been loud and clear, we all stand with Charlie Hebdo as well as the Jewish citizens of Paris. When any nation is attacked world leaders speak out against the violence … Continue reading Where Was the US Leadership?
Day 10 Twelve days until Christmas! I have decided to launch a holiday giveaway. I will post a blog every day for the next 12 days. All you need to do to be entered in the giveaway is leave a comment about why you want to read my book http://www.amazon.com/View-From-Sixth-Floor-Oswald-ebook/dp/B00NPCZW6W. I will be choosing a winner every day for the next 12 days to receive … Continue reading Book Giveaway-Day 10 (Police Shooting-More Empty Chairs)
From the very first page I was drawn into this deeply moving tale of the writer’s story. Following her as she journeyed along the crooked and bumpy path her life followed was an intense experience. Impactful and insightful, The Velvet Marigold Couch: My Private Waltz Into Madness truly takes you into the shadow world of one who suffers from bipolar psychosis which is compounded by … Continue reading The Velvet Marigold Couch: My Private Waltz Into Madness by Tasha Pedersen
Me & Lee: How I Came to Know, Love and Lose Lee Harvey Oswald by Judyth Vary Baker My rating: 1 of 5 stars Judyth Vary Baker and The Lie Heard Round the WorldA couple of years ago I was doing research for my current book, “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale”. It is a work of fiction but I wanted to use … Continue reading Me and Lee by Judyth Vary Baker
The Girl on the Stairs: The Search for a Missing Witness to the JFK Assassination by Barry Ernest My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you were anywhere in the world on November 22, 1963 you were undoubtedly aware of the assassination of President John Kennedy. There have been questions surrounding the event since that day. Was there a single assassin? Where did the shots … Continue reading “The Girl on the Stairs: The Search for a Missing Witness to the JFK Assassination”