Category: review

Audiobook Review: A Cold Dark Place by Toni Anderson

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REVIEW: This is a romantic suspense story featuring Mallory Rooney and Alex Parker; Mallory is a Special Agent with the FBI and Alex is an assassin working for a secret organization with very strong ties to the US Government. Alex’s backstory is really interesting with regard to how he came to do that job. He […]

Posted March 13, 2020
Book Review: The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

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REVIEW: It is crazy to me to think that not long ago, husbands were allowed to commit their wives for mental issues. This is the story of Esther Durrant, who leaves home with her husband thinking they’re going on vacation only to find that he is leaving her at a private and isolated treatment facility […]

Posted March 11, 2020
Book Review: Children of the Stars by Mario Escobar

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REVIEW: This is an extraordinary novel. The story features two young brothers, Jacob and Moses Stein, as they search for their parents in 1942. The brothers’ parents left them in the care of their aunt about a year ago while they went looking for a safe place to move their family. The boys’ parents are […]

Posted March 10, 2020
Book Review: The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde

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REVIEW: Five years ago, a betrayal happened that caused a huge rift in the family. The three sisters don’t really communicate anymore, and their grandmother (who raised them) is heartbroken that they haven’t managed to fix their broken relationships. Now, staring down some bad health, her big wish is for her grandchildren to come back […]

Posted March 3, 2020
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Book Review: Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

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REVIEW: My intention was to pick Tidelands up and read it slowly, but I devoured it. I could not put it down. Alinor Reekie is a midwife and herbalist, like her mother and grandmother before her. Her husband has been gone for nearly a year, a fisherman that left on their boat one day and […]

Posted March 1, 2020
Book Review: Dead To Her by Sarah Pinborough

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REVIEW: I’ve read several books lately where it is just best to start reading without having background info about the story, and I think this is another of those. I’m not going to go over any of the plot because there are other reviews out there where you can find good plot a run-down. What […]

Posted February 25, 2020
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Book Review: The Lucky One by Lori Rader-Day

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REVIEW: Alice was kidnapped as a child, but her policeman father found her within a day. He then packed up his family and moved them to another town, where he started a different career. Now, Alice works for her father at his business, and he’s super protective of her. In her spare time, she tries […]

Posted February 18, 2020
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Book Review: Home Truths by Susan Lewis

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REVIEW: Angie and Steve have three children. Their oldest son, Liam, is addicted to drugs and is involved with a violent gang. The same gang ends up violently killing Steve while their son watches on, and Angie ends up banning Liam from coming back to the house. Angie does everything she can to scrape together […]

Posted January 28, 2020
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Book Review: The Hollows by Jess Montgomery

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REVIEW: I cannot describe how excited I as to read The Hollows after loving The Widows so much.  I think I loved this one just a little bit more than the last one, but that’s because I already know these characters pretty well after reading the first book twice. In the previous story, Lily was […]

Posted January 27, 2020
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Book Review: The Widows by Jess Montgomery

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Review: I just reread this is one sitting! I love historical mysteries, particularly when they feature strong women. The Widows is set in a small coal-mining town in Ohio in the early 1900’s. Lily Ross’ husband Daniel, the sheriff, has been killed and Lily is named acting sheriff until the next election. She is fiercely […]

Posted January 26, 2020