Monthly Archives: November 2016

Judas and Jezabel By C. Y. Brown

 

 

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STORY LINE JUDAS AND JEZABEL:

Set in New Jersey, Judas and Jezabel is an intense look into a dysfunctional family. Rich beyond measure, Sharon and Connor hire a reputable nanny, Carol, for her baby girl, Cindy. The family appears a fully functioning stable home. However, beneath the surface hides, greed, lies, deceit, and betrayal. As time passes, the marriage hits the rocks. Carol, stuck in the middle, watches as these two battle over everything from parental rights to money, play psychological games, lie, and defraud. Trapped in the middle of these battles are Carol and young Cindy.

Come alone as author C. Y. Brown gives us a look inside the marriage, attitudes, and divorce of the rich.  As well as how this rich family really saw their employees. My contemporary novel review of Judas and

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Revenants The Odyssey Home By Scott Kauffman

 

 

 

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Revenants:  noun

1.  a person who returns after a lengthy absence
2.  a person who returns as a spirit after death; ghost

 

 

 

 

 

STORY LINE REVENANTS THE ODYSSEY HOME:

In Revenants The Odyssey Home, Scott Kauffman creates an intensely emotional and revealing contemporary novel spanning decades.  Grieving the death of her beloved brother in Viet Nam, Betsy struggles to survive and continue on.  Working at the local VA Hospital as a candy-stripper, the pet project of Congressman Mark Hanna, Betsy finds a mystery.  She discovers a secret patient known only to a select few.   Determined to solve the mystery of the patient sequestered on the top floor, she will encounter the depths to which man can fall in his search for vengeance.

Congressman Hanna rules small town Hanna, Ohio as if it is his personal kingdom, including the VA Hospital.  As a result, he has managed to keep a horrible secret for 50 years.  However, grieving Betsy’s determined to return this unknown and unnamed soldier home.   So begins a journey of grief, discovery, secrets revealed, and consequences made known.

This intense journey highlights the depths and cruelty of war for the combatants as well as the ones left

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Immortal Writers By Jill Bowers

 

 

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STORY LINE IMMORTAL WRITERS:

In Jill Bowers latest novel, Immortal Writers, you will find adventure, action, treachery, and romance.  Elizabeth (Liz) McKinnen, returning home from her first successful book tour, will find her life turning 360 degrees from normal.  Finding herself kidnapped, Liz believes crazy fanatical fans have abducted her.  That is until the fire-breathing dragon and dead famous authors appear.  Between William Shakespeare, Curtis the hero from her novel, Edgar Allan Poe, Jane Austen, Earnest Hemingway and others, Liz has no option except to believe.

Trained to battle an evil foe from her book, Liz finds herself initiated into the realm of the Immortal Writers

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Romancing The Holidays by various authors

 

 

 

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Romancing the Holidays, an anthology containing seven novellas, arrives just in time for the holiday season.  Grab a cup of hot coco, relax, and enjoy this wonderful collection.  I  chose to review the novella by Kait Nolan, Dance Me A Dream.  My romance novel review follows.

 

STORY LINE ROMANCING THE HOLIDAYS: DANCE ME A DREAM:

Welcome back to Wishful Mississippi, where dreams come true if you wish hard enough.  Tara, latest resident of Wishful, has found life rarely fair.   Her career of dance has ended; replaced by responsibility and worry.   Caring for two young siblings on a small budget while working at The Grind, specialty coffee shop, does not lend itself to luxury items.   However, after a small wind-fall from her custom jewelry, a live Christmas tree is in order.

The local Christmas tree farm will bring changes for Tara’s family.  Unbeknownst to her, Jace’s family owns the farm.  What a surprise to find her favorite coffee customer is also part of the local tree farm.   Life could

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Tangled in Tinsel By Stacy Eaton

 

 

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Tangled In Tinsel, Cover

 

STORY LINE TANGLED IN TINSEL (The Celebration Series Book 1):

Tangled in Tinsel, by Stacy Eaton is an exciting intense romance novel.  After a crisis, Casey is running from her past and starting her life over.  With her friend, Brandy’s support, they head up North in her BMW leaving all she knew behind her.  Acquiring a job as the local ER supervisor, Casey is ready to start a new phrase of her life.

Buying a house in need of many repairs, Casey’s next door neighbor, Thad Wagner, fits the handyman bill.  Not only is he handy with repairs, he is handsome, hunky, and seethes sex appeal.  In addition, he carry’s a big gun; Thad is a law enforcement officer.  The intense immediate attraction runs both ways.  She has her very own hero right next door.  However, there is a huge problem, Casey has no intention of becoming involved with a married man who is also the father of a 5-year-old son, Tommy.

However, these two just can not stay away from each other.  Casey does her best to fight her inner desires.  While Thad’s determined to break down those walls.  Come along with Casey, Thad and the town

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Death Unmasked By Rick Sulik

 

 

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DEATH UNMASKED STORY LINE:

In Death Unmasked, a romance mystery novel, you will find an intense reincarnation crime story.   Author Rick Sulik grabs your attention with an action packed story-line.  In an earlier time period,  Emil and the love of his life cross paths with an evil that out lives time.  Reincarnated many times before, Emil is now Sean Jamison, detective with the Houston Police Department.  Sean has searched all his present life for his lost love, finally she’s within his grasp.  Meanwhile the evil has followed them to this life and will do its best to kill that love as it is killing many others.

Murders are happening, horrible murders.  The Homicide Division is on the case and activates The Think Tank.  Is this murderer a psychopath who is supernatural?   A coat from long ago, a framed creed, evil incarnate, and a love that withstands time; come along for the ride of a lifetime.  My romance mystery novel review follows below.

 

DEATH UNMASKED CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

First I must say, as I started this book, I did not think it would be my cup of tea.  Filled with flowery prose

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The Forgiving Bride By Emma Kingsly

 

 

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The Forgiving Bride by author Emma Kingsly is a short sweet romance novella.  Ms. Kingsly’s heroine and mail order bride, Sarah Woods, is a young widow running for her life and what she hopes is security and safety.  Simon Stone hopes to find a companion, peace, and a helpmate.  Can you run from your past or will the past follow?  Can forgiveness come to these two or will they botch this second chance for happiness?

 

THE FORGIVING BRIDE, STORY LINE:

After the death of her no good husband, Sarah Wood is alone in the world with a small child, Ally.  When visited by his low down criminal cohort, Sarah must decide the course of her life.  As a result of his threats, she answers the advert placed by Simon Stone for a mail order bride.  Although, Sarah is a Godly woman, she has insecurities which will follow her to Wyoming.

Meanwhile, Simon Stone decides it is time to go on with life and find a wife.  Simon has secrets from his

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Caitlyn’s Christmas Wish By Laura L. Walker

 

 

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STORY LINE CAITLYN’S CHRISTMAS WISH:

Author Laura L. Walker created a Christmas romance in her latest romance novel, Caitlyn’s Christmas Wish.  Caitlyn Drevier Reel’s life has turned around on a dime.  Divorced from famous singer Grant Reel, Caitlyn had a eating disorder and diet pill addiction. Grant’s personality is selfish, self-center, a druggie, and unfaithful.  He did not handle fame and fortune or family well.  With help from her former in-laws, Charles and Jacinda, Caitlyn got her life together.  Invited to Charles and Jacinda’s for Christmas, Caitlyn and Brody travel to Danzy, Wyoming.

Subsequently, the first person she meets upon arriving, is Ridge Reel, Grant’s brother.  Brothers  which are as different as night and day.  The attraction between Caitlyn and Ridge is fast and mutual.  Caitlyn craves home, family, security, and the love of a good man; things she never had with Grant.  Ridge, a good but sad man, has tragedies to face and over come.

Working with Ridge, Charles, and Jacinda to make the Winter Festival an outstanding success for Danzy

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Wish I Might by Kait Nolan

 

 

 

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Wish I Might, Cover

 

STORY LINE WISH I MIGHT:

Welcome back to Wishful, Mississippi in Kait Nolan’s romance novel, Wish I Might.  Wishful, where everyone knows all the latest gossip and everything about the residents.  Wishful, where everyone’s considered family or friend;  typical small town USA.

Cecily Dixon, graphic designer extraordinaire, followed her boss, Norah to Wishful.  Cecily loves Wishful and the small town atmosphere of gossip, warmth and caring.  A day at the diner can be better than an episode of Days of Our Lives.  However, Cecily is keeping a secrets.  Secrets which impacts every area of her life.

Reed Campbell, owner of the local bookstore, had one chance with Cecily last summer.  A chance he bungled. What did he do wrong?   Reed hands are full fending off his latest employee and keeping the bookstore from stagnating.  His vision for the bookstore as a community hub has not materialized.  However, Reed has a plan to bring Cecily back into his sphere, solve his cougar problem, and revitalize his bookstore.  Now he just has to get Cecily on board.

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Fairly Safe By Deborah Ann Davis

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Deborah Ann Davis’ latest romance mystery novel, Fairly Safe, is based on a legend:  Once upon a time a magical tree existed.  To keep the magic safe, the tree was cut into boards and used to build a Gypsy Kissing Booth.  On your birth date if kissed on these boards, your fate is sealed.  Birthday Kisses Married By Christmas!

STORY LINE OF FAIRLY SAFE:

First, I must say, Author Deborah Ann Davis’, romance mystery Fairly Safe, is a wonderful romance with mystery and intrigue.  Jacob has never known security or love of family.  A product of the uncaring foster system he has always longed for a family, love, unity, and security.

Through extraordinary circumstances, he acquires a mentor in wealthy William Randall Hatch, III.  William has secrets only a trusted few are privy.   William met his only love at a fair and kissed her on the boards of

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What The Heart Can Hold By Charlotte Symonds

 

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The heart can bear a tremendous amount of pain and still hold an abundance of happiness. as you experience more of life’s intense pleasures and extreme depths of despair you will learn just what the heart can hold.”

 

 

STORY LINE FOR “WHAT THE HEART CAN HOLD”:

Every well written book should invoke intense emotion in the reader.   Author Charlotte Symonds has penned such a book in What The Heart Can Hold.  This is an intense emotional love story filled with drama, humor, loneliness, love, the highest of highs and the lowest of lows.  What The Heart Can Hold is presented in the first person view of the main two characters in alternating chapters.  As a result, the reader is given insight into the main characters thoughts and feelings.   Good girl Marissa and worldly Hans meet and the attraction is immediate.  Marissa, a virgin, had almost given up on finding Mr. Right.  Upon meeting Hans, she realizes this is something special.

What follows is a whirlwind romance with a surprise gripping ending which will remain with you long after

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NEW PROMO STARTED TODAY!

 

 

 

YELLOW HAIR BY ANDREW JOYCE
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Hello Faithful Subscribers:

Today a new promo started on my blog.  Please click on the Blog Tour tab above or the link provided at bottom of this page, to check out this wonderful book entitled Yellow Hair by Author Andrew Joyce.  Mr. Joyce has given us an in-depth look into the book and how his research was accomplished.  Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into the author’s mind.

 

I would like to extend my sincere thanks to Mr. Joyce for taking time out of his busy schedule to provide us with this look into the creation of Yellow Hair.

 

Please feel free to drop BY Mr. Joyce’s blog;  drop a few lines letting him know how much we appreciated his appearance.

 

The link below will take you directly to the promo.

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Lalibela’s Wise Man By Matshona Dhliwayo

 

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Lalibela’s Wise Man

is revelant to our world today.  With Christian values and insight, come with Christian as he discovers the true values in life are not money or riches.

 

 

STORY LINE OF LALIBELA’S WISE MAN:

Author Matshona Dhliwayo has crafted a wonderful tale of the true meaning of wealth and life in Lalibela’s Wise Man.  Christian’s very wealthy father has died and amazingly left Christian nothing except a small box containing a note.  Hence, this was gut wrenching for Christian as he was his father’s favorite son.  Consequently, Christian is left downhearted, angry, and without an anchor.  Christian’s two never do well brothers were the recipients of his father’s vast empire.  Christian’s instructions are to travel to Ethiopia and the wise man of Lalibela.  Christian embarks

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Tidewater Summer By Jo Huddleston

 

 

 

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STORY LINE, TIDEWATER SUMMER:

Set in South Carolina of 1952, Tidewater Summer is a story of physical abuse, renewal, and redemption.  Rose Marie Henley thought she had everything until her fiancé Walter physically abused her body and her mind.  With her world out of sync, Rose’s Aunt Clara offers her beach house on Silver Island for peace, contemplation, and healing which Rose gratefully accepts.

The local hardware store sends over a hunky handyman to repair Rose’s hot water heater.   Rose’s nerves and fears are too raw to appreciate gentle and kind Frank Sutton.  As nervous as a cat on a hot tin roof, Rose does everything except accuse Frank of being a rapist.   However, Frank refuses to give up on Rose.  A true southern gentleman and Godly man, Frank pursues Rose with gentleness and caring.  Frank is more than he seems at first glance.

Will Frank’s gentlemanly ways and kind sweet spirit break through the shell of horror that haunts Rose?  Will Silver Island and the close-knit community heal the wounds Rose suffered?  Does Walter discover Rose has sought refuge on Silver Island and come knocking?

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