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The House Of The Soul by Annie Dawson

 

The House Of The Soul by Annie Dawson
The House Of The Soul, Cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY LINE THE HOUSE OF THE SOUL BY ANNIE DAWSON:

Author Annie Dawson’s novel, The House Of The Soul, an intense thought-provoking novel of discovery and self-validation, will grab the reader in the first paragraphs.  Ella Casey’s life is humdrum and very ordinary.  Raising 2 boys, laundry, cooking, cleaning, and loving; what happened to the up and coming woman working with the Peace Corps?  Once upon a time, Ella had big dreams and ambitions?  Ella will set out on a journey of discovery when she travels to her best friend Teri Flores’ home for a Peace Corps reunion.  Teri is Ella’s opposite; she is rich, famous, and accomplished.  What will Ella find on her journey of discovery?  Will she find answers in the past and will her future become clear?  Can Ella reconcile the life she has with the life she wants?  Grab a seat, my contemporary women’s fiction book reviews of The House Of The Soul by Annie Dawson follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

First let me say, I found The House of The Soul an enjoyable and entertaining novel.  Filled with discontent and the desire for more, the readers drawn into Ella’s life as Dawson detailed her journey.  Drawing on life experiences, Dawson skillfully wove the many story-lines together to form a cohesive novel.  Also, Dawson gives the reader an in-depth look into the Peace Corps and how it functioned in Africa.

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Stark September By C. D. Bradley

STARK SEPTEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

STARK SEPTEMBER, STORY LINE:

In Stark September, we find Captain Kira Riley, new graduate of medical school, stationed at Fort Carson.  Her world turns on a dime when she literally runs into Sergeant Owen Stark.  Kira strives for success as a doctor and Owen’s life is his team.  Kira and Owen have issues and tragedies in their past which they hold close to the chest and heart.  The attraction between the higher ranking Captain and Sergeant is immediate and intense.  The emotional scars, fraternization, a multitude of other women, alternate life styles, and issues will make their journey a long twisted road.   Kira discovers a dark side to Owen’s love life.  Can the dark lover and the vanilla woman find happiness?

Come along with Owen and Kira as they journey through the many twists and turns of villains, mysteries, military service and life.

 

STARK SEPTEMBER, CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

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Pioneer Brides-Mail Order Bride by Indiana Wake and Belle Fiffer

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Romance in the West!  Strong Sexy Cowboys, Need I say more?

 

This is a four box set of western romances about strong men and even stronger women that settled the west.

The women came to find the love of a lifetime. Each is a short novella that is very enjoyable. I love Ms. Wake’s and Fiffer’s writing style.

 

 

The Rival Bride Book 1

This is the first story in this four box set. Kristine is a young woman with a gambling father that has practically sold her to Robert Miller, a rancher and widower still in love with his dead wife, as a bride.

In exchange he will pay her fathers debts and enable her 2 sisters, Courtney and Patricia, to stay in finishing school. This novella is full of sorrow, jealousy, insecurity, sadness, and finally joy in the morning.

Ms. Wake and Fiffer filled this story with emotion and she added an adversary, Abby, for Robert’s affections. Though short this story was very enjoyable as we watch Kristine grow and Robert find he has a jewel in Kristine; they find their happy ever after.

Had the story been longer Ms. Wake and Fiffer could have fleshed out the story of the rivalry for Robert’s affections; this was still a short enjoyable read.

 

 

Letters of Love Book 2

Courtney, Kristine’s seventeen-year-old sister, is the star of this story. Court is in love for the first of her life; Curly, Abby’s ranch hand, has been writing love letters to her. She and

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