“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

“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 Truth Will Out” by Karen J. Mossman

I’ve read short stories by Karen J. Mossman and was eager to read this book, The Truth Will Out. It’s a choice I’m glad I made. This story packs a punch from the beginning. Mossman wastes no time getting into the heart of the matter.   Sarah and her friend Abby are young women who share a house and are enjoying life. Playing a child’s … Continue reading “The Truth Will Out” by Karen J. Mossman

Why authors ♡ their characters – by Elizabeth H. Newton

I’m delighted to have been invited to share my insights into my main characters and how I feel about them. Anita’s Haven is one of my favorite blogs and it’s always a delight to be featured with her. Check out all the blogs in the “Why Authors Love Their Characters” series. Then take a look at the books they have written. You’re guaranteed to find … Continue reading Why authors ♡ their characters – by Elizabeth H. Newton

“Reservations” by Richard Paolinelli

  “Reservations” by Richard Paolinelli is an intriguing mystery/thriller set in the American Southwest. Super FBI agent Jack Del Rio is called upon to investigate bizarre murders in New Mexico. The President of the Navajo Nation contacts an old friend who is high ranking in the FBI for help in finding the killer of three members of the tribal council. The crimes occurred in the area … Continue reading “Reservations” by Richard Paolinelli

“Past Rites” by Claire Stibbe

Past Rites is the third book in Claire Stibbe’s Detective Temeke’s Crime Series and like the first two it packs a wallop. This is a deeply psychological examination of bullies and the cliques that engage in those behaviors. Beyond that Stibbe tackles the subject of child abuse and the subsequent psychological damage it does. When Temeke is removed from Homicide he is assigned the laborious … Continue reading “Past Rites” by Claire Stibbe

As a “Thank You” to my readers I’m offering a signed copy of one of my books to THREE winners. E-mail me why you want to read the book of your choice and you will be entered into a random drawing to win that book. Contest/Giveaway Runs December 15th, 2016 and ends December 25th, 2016 at midnight EST. Please put “Winter Giveaway” in the subject line … Continue reading

The Feathers by RC Heydn

“The Feathers” by RC Heydn is an intense serial killer thriller. The horrors of the crimes start in the first chapter and continue throughout. I was immediately hooked and had difficulty setting it down to go to sleep. The last line at the end of chapter one was so gripping and unexpected I sat open mouthed for several minutes before continuing. The story takes place … Continue reading The Feathers by RC Heydn

“What the Dead Know” by Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman is skilled at creating stories that have more twists and turns that a country road. What the Dead Know is a perfect example of her talent. From the first page she sets up the mystery, presenting the main character caught up in a situation she did not foresee and is ill prepared for. With flashbacks, different characters perspectives, and a puzzle thirty years … Continue reading “What the Dead Know” by Laura Lippman