Book Review * Thick as Thieves by Sandra Brown

Twenty years ago, four men attempted to pull off the ultimate heist, almost walking away with half a million dollars. By daybreak, their plan had been shot to hell. One was in hospital.One was in jail.One was dead.And one got away with it. Arden Maxwell is the daughter of the man who disappeared all those…

Book Review * Everything My Mother Taught Me by Alice Hoffman

In this haunting short story of loyalty and betrayal, a young woman in early 1900s Massachusetts discovers that in navigating her treacherous coming-of-age, she must find her voice first. For fatefully observant Adeline, growing up carries an ominous warning from her adulterous mother: don’t say a word. Adeline vows to never speak again. But that’s…

Book Review * The Perfect Wife by Blake Pierce

DescriptionCriminal profiler in training (and newlywed) Jessie Hunt, 29, discovers that dark secrets lurk in her new suburban town; when a body turns up dead, she finds herself caught in the crosshairs of her newfound friends, her husband’s secrets, her serial killer caseload—and the secrets of her own dark past. In THE PERFECT WIFE (A…

Book Review * See you soon by NC Marshall

What is true friendship really worth? When Emily receives an email from her estranged childhood friend, Ali, she instantly looks forward to reading what it has to say. She hasn’t seen or heard from Ali in a very long time and hopes that they can begin to rekindle the perfect friendship they once had. But…

Book Review- The Plot Dot by Derek Murphy.

A plotting guide for fiction authors who hate outlining. This book will help you: ✓ Organize your story so you can finish a great book, faster✓ Unlock hidden potential in your scenes that you didn’t know was there✓ Hook readers faster so they don’t quit too early A really fun and meaningful guide, especially if…

The Portrait, by Evelyn Chartres. Book Review.

“Better to be a rose if only to bloom for a reason,than a diamond eternally closed to the world.”– favorite quote from the book. Evelyn is a fictional character that Vicky looks up to,and her fascination with her is an act of rebellion against her previous choices. If Evelyn is displeased and takes pleasure at…

Milk Fever by Lisa Reece Lane

Book Review A really wonderful , fast paced read.  Even when sensitive topics come up, such as death , loss of loved ones and how to cope with it,  the author does not focus on the darkness of it, but dares the reader to examine such issues. Beautifully written dialogue and well developed characters ,…