“Dallas Fire & Rescue: Magnolia Flames” (Kindle Worlds Novella) (Magnolia Series Book 2) by Beth Hale

Beth Hale has recently become one of my favorite romance authors. Her book, Magnolia Flames, once again provides a great read. Hale has created memorable and relatable characters. Hale is adept at addressing the contemporary issues women and men face when dating.   In Magnolia Flames we are introduced to Eve Sutton immediately. Eve is a strong, young woman who has gone through a lot … Continue reading “Dallas Fire & Rescue: Magnolia Flames” (Kindle Worlds Novella) (Magnolia Series Book 2) by Beth Hale

“Xaghra’s Revenge” by Geoff Nelder

It takes a high degree of skill to write a book that takes an event in history and blends it with a compelling fiction. Geoff Nelder accomplishes this in his historical fiction, Xaghra’s Revenge. To add to the captivating plot, Nelder has injected an unlikely romance between two delightful characters and a tragic love from the past; a love that might dramatically change the face … Continue reading “Xaghra’s Revenge” by Geoff Nelder

His Firm Direction by Alexis Alvarez

I am not a big fan of BDSM; however, I love earlier books by Alexis Alvarez. After reading His Firm Direction my feelings about the subject have changed. I loved this book.   Alvarez has a real knack for making her leading men so sexy they seem to step off the page. She displays this skill again with Axel Masters. Strong and masterful, there is … Continue reading His Firm Direction by Alexis Alvarez

“Evil Always Finds A Way: The Phoenix Series Book 8” by Ted Tayler

The eighth book in the vigilante series revolving around Phoenix and the Olympus team lives up to the standards set in the earlier book. Evil Always Finds A Way by Ted Tayler picks up where book seven leaves off, providing a smooth transition to the continued battle against The Grid, led by Hugo Hanigan.   Beginning with the kidnapping and torture of Dawn Prentice, who … Continue reading “Evil Always Finds A Way: The Phoenix Series Book 8” by Ted Tayler

“The Cupcake Caper” by Kelle Z. Riley

I stumbled on to The Cupcake Caper and author Kelle Z. Riley by accident. I was in of a group of authors talking about our books in an online gathering, The Romance Caper, along with Ms. Riley. My usual choice of reading material is dark murder mysteries. However, I decided to take a chance on this book. I’m glad I did. The Cupcake Caper is … Continue reading “The Cupcake Caper” by Kelle Z. Riley

“Killer Cruise” by Marilyn Baron

  As an avid cruiser, I couldn’t resist reading a book with the delightful title Killer Cruise. Add to that, it was written by author Marilyn Baron, one of my favorite writers, and it was almost pre-destined I would dive into the story.   This was my introduction to the psychic detectives of the “psychic crystal” series. Jack Hale, a former Atlanta police detective, and … Continue reading “Killer Cruise” by Marilyn Baron

“Cons, Dames, & G-Men” An Anthology Part 3

The third story in the “Cons, Dames & G-Men” anthology is Dark at the Top of the Stairs by Elizabeth Horton-Newton. Here is a review of this short story from author Neil Douglas Newton. Review of “Dark at the top of the Stairs”   by Elizabeth Horton-Newton “Dark at the Top of the Stairs” is a story that can be found in the “Cons, Dames & G-Men ” anthology from … Continue reading “Cons, Dames, & G-Men” An Anthology Part 3

“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

“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