“Distant Time: An Electric Eclectic Novelette” by Karen J. Mossman

  Time travel is a popular subject for science fiction readers and writers. Karen J. Mossman puts an interesting twist on the subject in her novelette Distant Time. The story begins with Julie waking up in the past. It’s apparent from the beginning something out of the ordinary has happened. Normally time travelers are invisible to people in the past, but this time Julie can … Continue reading “Distant Time: An Electric Eclectic Novelette” by Karen J. Mossman

Something New In Reading

Now that the holidays have come and gone, and our purses are lighter, we are all looking for bargains. How many times have you seen a book advertised by an indie writer and thought you’d like to read it? There’s that twinge of uncertainty. Is the author any good? Suppose you don’t like the book or the writing style? Electric Eclectic offers a new series … Continue reading Something New In Reading

Lie To Me: an exposé on sex for money by Lynda Filler

Author Lynda Filler has created more than a fictional expose of sex for money. Lie to Me explores the world of young men in Puerto Vallarta who have found women and men willing to pay for the pleasure of their company. Caught up in this is Layla Duncan, a writer for a women’s magazine. Fascinated by the men who trade sex for money, she decides … Continue reading Lie To Me: an exposé on sex for money by Lynda Filler

“She’s Not Gone” by Sarah Northwood

  As a domestic abuse survivor, I was eager to read this book by Sarah Northwood. She’s Not Gone is more than a story about spousal abuse; it is also a story of survival, with a paranormal twist.   The Prologue gives no hint to the story that follows. In fact, I had to return to it after finishing the book to understand the point … Continue reading “She’s Not Gone” by Sarah Northwood

“Dead Cold” by Claire Stibbe

I was excited to see author Claire Stibbe had added a new crime thriller with Detectives Temeke and Malin Santiago to her impressive series. The title, Dead Cold, and the cover of the book assured me this would be another gripping story. Stibbe is skilled at making the reader feel like he is right there, at the scene of the crime, in the office as … Continue reading “Dead Cold” by Claire Stibbe

“Gwendy’s Button Box” by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar

  Stephen King and Richard Chizmar take the reader back to the town of Castle Rock, Maine where the unlikely is always likely to happen. In Gwendy’s Button Box, twelve-year-old Gwendy Peterson breaks a child’s cardinal rule; she talks to a stranger. When a stranger calls her over for a “palaver” she hesitantly joins him on a bench. In a King thriller, a stranger is … Continue reading “Gwendy’s Button Box” by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar

“Sleeping Beauties” by Stephen King & Owen King

  I confess I was skeptical when I saw my favorite author, Stephen King, had paired up with his son, Owen King, to write a book. I wondered if their writing would be similar, would they complement one another? I wasn’t prepared for the compelling story they provided; part fantasy, part science fiction, all thriller. As with many of the elder King’s books, there is … Continue reading “Sleeping Beauties” by Stephen King & Owen King

“Song Hereafter” (The Troubadours Quartet, #4) By Jean Gill (ARC)

I’ve eagerly awaited the fourth book in the Troubadours series, and it was well worth waiting for. Song Hereafter by award-winning author Jean Gill continues the story of Dragonetz los Pros and Estela de Matin. Capturing the flavor of the twelfth century, politically and culturally, Gill leads the reader along the path of history.   Gill’s ability to breathe life into her characters is stunning. … Continue reading “Song Hereafter” (The Troubadours Quartet, #4) By Jean Gill (ARC)