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Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran

This reviewer will admit to having studied Latin (and consequently old Rome) for five years between high school and college. During that time I found Roman history interesting. Period. But Michelle Moran picks up the story in the years after Julius Caesar and Marc Antony. Told from the point of view of Kleopatra Selene, we [...]

By |2019-08-31T16:51:26+00:00August 31st, 2019|Book Reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Dreaded Groak by Peta Lemon (Book Review)

Told in the lyrical voice of children’s author Peta Lemon, The Dreaded Groak: Overcoming prejudice and discrimination follows a young rat named Hazel as he learns to make his way into the world. Hazel’s first thought is to stay with his brother who shuns him. After a day out in the world where Hazel meets [...]

By |2019-08-10T18:42:31+00:00August 10th, 2019|Children's Book Review, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your SECOND CHANCE is Coming!

Most of you know that I am still in the throes of editing my newest novel COMING HOME TO LOVE. This will be the first book of my Second Chance At Love romance series centered around more mature (senior) characters. As the adage goes, write what you know...so I'm pulling out these older folks and giving [...]

By |2019-05-18T13:03:19+00:00May 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gown by Jennifer Robson (Book Review)

In The Gown we are treated to a unique perspective of post-World War II (1947) England through the eyes of two young women. Ann Hughes is the chief embroiderer in the fashion house of Hartnell, a designer most often called upon to furnish gowns and dresses for Britain’s Royal Family. When news reaches the workroom [...]

By |2019-05-17T22:09:56+00:00May 17th, 2019|Book Reviews, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Free Short Story Only For Subscribers

Lately I've been co-facilitator for a writing class here in the community where I live. It's been fun helping others with their forays into the field of the written word. But it's been inspirational as well. A couple of weeks ago, I awoke with this short story swirling in my head. I am going to [...]

By |2019-05-14T08:01:02+00:00May 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Survey Says…

Hi, I'm asking everyone to take a short survey (less than 3 minutes) to help me determine the format and other options for my new (yet to be written) mystery series. I have entitled them the Candler Mysteries. Here's the link to the survey. I appreciate your help.  Simply click on the link below.   [...]

By |2019-02-12T18:58:59+00:00February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Glass Ocean by Beatriz Williams et al

Three women are the main characters of this book: Caroline Hochstetter – a Southern belle turned New York society matron; Tess Fairweather – a young woman from mid-America who is part of a sister-act of cons, she and her sister are also of German heritage; and Sarah Blake – a contemporary writer who is in [...]

By |2018-09-20T22:23:05+00:00September 20th, 2018|Book Reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments