Monthly Archives: August 2015

“The Drop Zone” by Bob Kroll – Book Review

If you are into flawed, damaged, and tormented protagonists this novel will be a favorite! “The Drop Zone” introduces T. J. Peterson.  A police detective in an unnamed urban municipality in Eastern Canada.  Peterson has lost his wife, his daughter, … Continue reading

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

So happy to be nominated for this blogging award! Thank you again Jenaca https://jenacidebybibliophile.wordpress.com/  for nominating me. The Questions from Jenacidebybibliophile: 1. What is your favorite book turned into a movie?  Most times the movie doesn’t live up to the … Continue reading

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“Evergreen Falls” by Kimberley Freeman – Book Review

“The level of behavior you overlook is the level of behavior you condone.” With alternating dual narratives set eighty-eight years apart “Evergreen Falls” is set in a majestic and historic old hotel in Australia’s Blue Mountains. In 1926, the Evergreen … Continue reading

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“A place for us” by Harriet Evans – Book Review

Windows and families are alike in that the view from within is vastly different than the view from without. Harriet Evans has created a charming, realistic and heartrending novel set in a wonderful old home called Winterfold located deep in … Continue reading

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“The Dungeon House” by Martin Edwards – Book Review

A British police procedural mystery set in the idyllic location of West Cumbria in England’s beautiful Lake District.   The title of the novel evokes a sense of foreboding that the story more than adequately renders. When I saw the title … Continue reading

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“Daughter of ashes” by Marcia Talley – Book Review

We all have secrets.  We all have things in our family histories that we would rather not acknowledge.  It is only the wealthy and powerful – those with more to lose – who will take drastic and desperate measures to … Continue reading

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“The Euthanist” by Alex Dolan – Book Review

As debut novels go, “The Euthanist” was a bit surprising.  The cover was chilling and effective.  The divergent plot and protagonist were not what I expected at all. Our protagonist is Pamela/Kali, a practitioner of euthanasia and assisted suicide who … Continue reading

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