Murder on Bedford Island: Alex Trotter Mystery #1 Cheryl Peyton

While looking for an easy to read mystery, I came across the Alex Trotter series by Cheryl Peyton. Attracted by the main character’s career as a tour operator I chose the first book in the series, Murder on Bedford Island. I found the idea of a group of strangers vacationing at an old inn on an island with no cell phones appealing. There’s the flavor … Continue reading Murder on Bedford Island: Alex Trotter Mystery #1 Cheryl Peyton

“Here’s looking at you kid”

Originally posted on A Little more Fiction:
It was like the Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman scene from Casablanca. We were standing on the tarmac saying our last goodbyes and musing over lost possibilities. She was to fly away. Disappear over the far horizon to chase the sun and her dreams. I was to remain here and… and spend countless evenings listening to the sad… Continue reading “Here’s looking at you kid”

Summer Reading, 2019. Win a FREE Dragonfly Book! — Dragonfly Books

Every summer, lists come out recommending great books for summer reading. We’ve put together links to some of the sites with these lists. What’s the number one book on your summer reading list? What will you take to the beach or lounge by the pool reading? We’d love to know what book you would recommend […] via Summer Reading, 2019. Win a FREE Dragonfly Book! — … Continue reading Summer Reading, 2019. Win a FREE Dragonfly Book! — Dragonfly Books

“Kept by the Zandian (Zandian Brides)” By Renee Rose and Rebel West”

When Taina escapes from the Ocretions by stowing away on a Zandian ship her adventures are only beginning. Kept by the Zandian by Renee Rose and Rebel West starts off with action and never loses steam. In fact, this book gets steamier as the pages turn. This is the second Zandian romantic science fiction adventure I’ve read, and I already have two more lined up … Continue reading “Kept by the Zandian (Zandian Brides)” By Renee Rose and Rebel West”

May Book Deal!

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? May 13th thru May 17th two of our most popular books will be available on Amazon Kindle for $.99/£.99 “The Queen & the Viper” – US – http://bit.ly/ACMQnVi, “Stolen Gypsy” http://bit.ly/gypEHN “The Queen & the Viper” – UK –  http://bit.ly/qvamuk, “Stolen Gypsy” http://bit.ly/sgehnuk Policewoman Peggy Ellen has secret – by night, she’s a caped vigilante, known as The Queen of Spades. Her city… Continue reading May Book Deal!

Silent Admirer (Detective Temeke Crime Series Book) By Claire Stibbe

Once again author Claire Stibbe hits a home run with the latest addition to the Detective Temeke series. “Silent Admirer” showcases Stibbe’s grasp of police procedures and the disturbed human psyche. Beginning with a 10-year old girl waking to the sound of her mother shouting and seeing the woman shot, Stibbe takes the reader on a twisted journey of murder, drugs, and terror. When Dai … Continue reading Silent Admirer (Detective Temeke Crime Series Book) By Claire Stibbe

“Eye Of The Fire” (Coffee Cup Pulps Book 1) By Adam C. Mitchell

I love a good noir thriller and I’ve read several of author Adam C. Mitchell’s, so I was eager to see how he handled this action adventure. Set in the jungle Eye of the Fire is the first in his Coffee Cup Pulps. Once again Mitchell takes hold of a genre and runs with it.             Mike and his wife Samantha fly to the jungle … Continue reading “Eye Of The Fire” (Coffee Cup Pulps Book 1) By Adam C. Mitchell

“MORRIS MORRIS: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Jack Kregas

I LOVE this book! I love it for several reasons. For one thing, it’s very well written. Short stories, novelettes, and novellas can be challenging. Jack Kregas succeeds in developing his characters and painting colorful settings with five stars. “Morris Morris” is facing something many elders face in today’s world. No longer able to live alone, financially strapped, they are forced to abandon their independence … Continue reading “MORRIS MORRIS: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Jack Kregas

“Operation Snowdrop” by Michelle Medhat

   I love a book with action and romance and Operation Snowdrop by Michelle Medhat more than fulfills what I look for. With a storyline that could be a current headline, Medhat leads her reader through a top-secret assignment. From the first page, I was drawn into this intense tale. Anti-terrorism agent Matthew Kinley of MI6, British Secret Intelligence, is part of a team that … Continue reading “Operation Snowdrop” by Michelle Medhat

Why stepparent love is a different kind of love: A letter to my stepdaughter

When my husband and I found out we were expecting, he had one main fear – that I wouldn’t love his then six-year-old (my stepdaughter) as if she was my own. I wouldn’t love her “the same” as I loved my son. And he was right, I wouldn’t. To him, this meant that I would love her less. That there would be an enormous disconnect… Continue reading Why stepparent love is a different kind of love: A letter to my stepdaughter