Rescued Hearts

Rescued Hearts

Rescued Hearts recipe– Take one helpless kitten, add two criminals, mix in an undercover detective, toss a dash of an innocent bystander, gently stir disappointed parents, blend a meddlesome Gigi, add a stalker for flavor and combine to make a unique criminal caper with a satisfying side of love story. By most accounts, Mary Wade Read More

The Master's Mind

The Master’s Mind

Starting a bit slowly, Lance Hahn’s, The Master’s Mind eventually picks up speed and delivers a commentary full of wisdom.  The book’s introduction sets the perfect stage with these words, “We are a mess.  We are insecure, defensive, lonely, empty, fearful, depressed, self-absorbed, dysfunctional, angry, and confused.”  #ouch #true Readers not fed up with their, Read More

Many Sparrows

Many Sparrows

Lori Benton’s Many Sparrows establishes a thought provoking view into a time when the places now known as states were still colonies, relations with Native Americans were tumultuous, and the quest for land ownership often ended in tragedy. Pregnant and alone on the frontier protagonist Clare Inglesby finds herself in a most frightening situation.  When Read More

The Captain's Daughter

The Captain’s Daughter

Set in 1879 London, “The Captain’s Daughter” gives readers a peek into late 19th-century life, a time when women’s, roles as well as societal norms were experiencing transitional birthing pains. During this time period, individuals associated with the theater lived on the outer fringes of proper society.  Although many of the individuals connected to the Read More

Brave Is The New Beautiful

Brave Is The New Beautiful

In a society obsessed with outward appearances, Brave Is The New Beautiful sets out to redefine true beauty. Beauty lies not in wearing a size 2 dress, or perfectly straight teeth and smooth skin, but is instead encapsulated by those exhibiting courage in the most incomprehensible situations. Lee Wolfe Blum takes the reader on a Read More

A-Fragile-Hope

A Fragile Hope

Fasten your seatbelts! Although a page turning, can’t wait to see what happens, kind of story, Cynthia Ruchti’s, A Fragile Hope seems to shoot out of the gate long before the jockey is properly seated. The book’s beginning offers no point of reference for the reader. It is the type of start requiring multiple rereads Read More

Her Secret

Her Secret

Shelley Shepard Gray’s, Her Secret, the first book in her latest series, “The Amish of Hart County”, puts a unique twist on life in the Amish community, a mystery of sorts.  At the novel’s end, Gray informs readers this series will include six books total, each suspenseful in nature.  For those fond of stories of Read More