#BookReview: NOTHING LASTING by Glen Krisch

Twenty-five years ago, Noah Berkley’s childhood was stolen from him. Twenty-five years ago, he lost the first and only love of his life. Twenty-five years ago, someone died at his hand. Only now, after all these years and spurred by the death of his father, does Noah Berkley believe he can face the memories he buried in the winter of 1984. But sometimes memories aren’t the only things we recover when we reopen the wounds Read More …

#FridayReads: CREATUS – Prepare to Believe with Carmen DeSousa

Today I have an About the Book interview with the fabulous author Carmen DeSousa. We’re discussing her CREATUS series. I love these books! The box set is discounted (cheap!) this week, so grab it and enjoy. 🙂   What was the inspiration behind this story? As a reader, one of my favorite genres is magical realism. I love when an author can take normal characters who live and work among us, but then give me Read More …

Book Review: BULL MOUNTAIN by Brian Panowich – Moonshine and Madness!

Clayton Burroughs comes from a long line of outlaws. For generations, the Burroughs clan has made its home on Bull Mountain in North Georgia, running shine, pot, and meth over six state lines, virtually untouched by the rule of law. To distance himself from his family’s criminal empire, Clayton took the job of sheriff in a neighboring community to keep what peace he can. But when a federal agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Read More …

Book Review: BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT by Neal Griffin – Suspense

Benefit of the Doubt is a gripping thriller that exposes the dark underbelly of policing in small-town America, where local police departments now deal with big-city crimes and corruption. Ben Sawyer was a big-city cop, until he nearly killed a helpless suspect in public. Now a detective in the tiny Wisconsin town where he and his wife grew up, Ben suspects that higher-ups are taking payoffs from local drug lords. Before long, Ben is off Read More …

Book Review: BLOCKED by Jennifer Lane

College freshman Lucia Ramirez has a secret crush on Dane Monroe. He’s a tall drink of water — blond, brash, and one hell of a volleyball player. ¡Híjole! Lucia hopes her volleyball scholarship to his school will make him notice her. Too bad what’s noticeable is Dane’s obvious hatred for Lucia. Her family’s politics contradict everything he stands for. And politics are front and center in both their families. Dane’s mother is about to face Read More …

#MondayBlogs: My Favorite Fiction Books of 2014

I’ve read just over 100 books this year. (102 as of today.) Though I haven’t sorted them out, I think I leaned more heavily into nonfiction reading. I didn’t realize how much so until I sat down to put this post together. But that’s not my point today. I’m sharing some of my favorite fiction reads. Because top 10 lists are boring, and mainly because I’m terrible at conforming, this is my top 9 list. Read More …

Book Review: CICERO’S DEAD by Patrick H. Moore

Cicero Lamont dealt drugs in massive quantities making huge profits and lots of enemies until one night he was introduced to the steel bumper in a hit-and-run and now he’s dead. His daughter, Jade, has also just learned that her mom has committed suicide and now her brother, Richie, is missing. She hires Nick Crane to find him and to track down whoever murdered their father, but as the old saying goes, ‘be careful what Read More …

Review: Full Contact by Daniel Kucan

Sometimes I scream when I sleep. No. I mean, sometimes I scream in my sleep. Or rather, I scream out loud while I’m sleeping. I don’t know, man – sometimes I scream during sleep; is that a secret? Is that one of those dark details that I should keep shoved down in my guts? Like: I’m afraid of needles; I like the smell of chamomile; I scream in my sleep? It’s no wonder, really. There’s Read More …

In The Clouds, Where The Magic And Mystery Lie

Our lives are a series of stories, and we are the characters with the starring roles. The memories, regrets, secrets, and struggles that fill these pages are at once unique and relatable. These stories belong to us all. Eight unforgettable tales reaching out to a place Far Away In Time… Published: March 13, 2014 Amazon / Amazon UK / Amazon FR / Amazon DE / Amazon IN / Amazon AU / Amazon BR / Amazon Read More …