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Shifter’s University by K. R. Thompson

 

Book 1

SHIFTER'S UNIVERSITY
SHIFTER’S UNIVERSITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE SHIFTER’S UNIVERSITY BY K. R. THOMPSON:

Claire Pratten is not a typical teenager.  She has a secret she has kept and revealed to no one.  When Claire’s frightened, she becomes something other than human teenager Claire.  Her foster home has become a nightmare of abuse, and it’s becoming harder to hide her other self.

Logan Fairmont, a dragon shifter, searches Roanoke and Salem for other shifters who are on the verge of revealing their nature to humans. Finding Claire, he knows she needs the help of Imperium University;  where she can learn to control her other self.   However, it’s not as simple as it seems because Claire is more than just another shifter.  My paranormal book reviews of Shifter’s University follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

K. R. Thompson‘s shifter world is original and unique.  A university where shifters attend classes next to unsuspecting humans as they learn to control their other self.  It’s also a  place of werewolves, eves, witches, dragons, and a multitude of other magical shifters.  Thompson filled this story with magic, greed, hatred, prejudice, and attractionShifters share the same ugly traits as humans, with one exception, the humans in Shifter’s University want the shifters dead. Known as the Dark Watch, they are willing to kill to achieve their goals.

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A Mother’s Faith By Madison Grace

 

A Mother's Faith
A Mother’s Faith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Mother’s Faith has the main story and 19 more bonus stories; plus Amazon Number 1 Seller “A Run-Away Bride”.  What a deal for lovers of romance.  I chose to review A Mother’s Faith.

STORY-LINE A MOTHER’S FAITH BY MADISON GRACE:

Bridget Johnson’s mother-in-law, Harriet Johnson, hates her because she’s Irish;  never a good word to say to her or the children.  When her husband’s killed in the line of duty as Sheriff, she’s alone and desperate.  Mrs. Johnson threw her and the children out of her mansion, leaving them almost destitute and sleeping in barns.  Knowing this is only a temporary solution, Bridget answers a mail order bride ad and heads west to Wyoming and Hank Dawson;   who’s seeking someone to help on his farm and pull their weight.

However, prejudice exist everywhere;  in the West the Indians are the recipients of everyone hatred.  Hank has nothing good to say about the Indians, making Bridget wonder if she will ever escape prejudice.  As they face a crisis, will Hank and Bridget’s marriage survive?  My romance book review of A Mother’s Faith follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Madison Grace‘s A Mother’s Faith is a story of second chances, prejudice, faith, and family.  Giving Bridget a nurturing personality, faith, and determination, Grace created exactly what Hank needs in his life.  Hank’s a stand-offish man, who seems to stand apart from Bridgett and the children.  However, Bridgett’s determined to forge a family unite.

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Devil Out Of Texas By Roger Raffee

 

Devil Out Of Texas By Roger Rafee
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STORY-LINE DEVIL OUT OF TEXAS By ROGER RAFFEE:

Author Roger Raffee‘s Devil Out Of Texas, taken from his family history, is an epic story of law, prejudice, and revolution.  With parts of the story true and part from Raffee’s vivid imagination, it’s mostly fiction.  The parts detailing his Grandfather Abe’s telling of the story and his famous friends are true.  For entertainment purposes, Raffee enlarged upon the story told to him in 1973.

Aaron Raffee, Jewish and son of a talented doctor, at a young age decided he would become a Texas Ranger.  Exposed to the Rangers by his Texas Ranger Doctor Father, Aaron’s determined to become the first Jewish Texas Ranger.  At 18 Aaron becomes a Texas Ranger;  so begins a life of law keeping, facing prejudice as a Jew, prejudice for the Mexicans, and finally at all cost seeking justice for all.  Intertwined into the story of Aaron, Rafee‘s grandfather will reveal his part in the Hollywood movie industry.

Come along with Roger Raffee as he detailed his great grandfathers journey and fame through his grandfather.  My historical western book reviews of Devil Out Of Texas follow.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, AND DEVELOPMENT:

Primarily a historical fiction novel, the reader also finds romance, deep emotion, and a vivid recounting of Aaron’s adventures.  Raffee skillfully wove his story-lines together as he takes us from 1973 to the 1800’s and back again.  Transitioning between time

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Fairfield Amish Romance By Miller, Vail, Burkholder, Weaver

 

Fairfield Amish Romance
Fairfield Amish Romance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE FAIRFIELD AMISH ROMANCE BY MILLER, WEAVER, VAIL, BURKHOLDER:

This collection has four stories of love, romance, faith, the Amish way of life and letting God take control.  A sweet clean Amish romance collection you will love.

LETTING GO BY SUSAN VAIL

In Letting Go, Hannah loves the Amish way of life and God; she’s also very controlling and opinionated about other’s conduct, what should and should not be done, as well as, how it should be done.  She and her sister, Sarah, are always at odds.  Fighting and bickering, Hannah tells Sarah very thing she does wrong, what she should do to improve, and to live the Amish life style.  She’s like a little General when it comes to religion and God.  Will Hannah realize she could catch more flies with honey than vinegar?  Will God open her heart?

Hannah’s attracted to Isaac Roth.  Isaac’s sweet, always laughing, has deep faith, and sees wonder in everything.  But, Isaac has a problem;  he’s slow.   Although slow in speech and thought, Isaac has a pure heart.  He’s different from the other boys and his mother worries if he will ever find someone who can compliment him.  Will Isaac and Hannah form the perfect combination?  Will Hannah realize her mistake in dealing with people, let go, and let God take control?

REBEKAH’S QUILT BY ISABELL WEAVER

Rebekah’s Quilt, features Rebekah and Levi. Levi does not want to be a farmer;  he has put off many times telling his father.  Nothing Levi ever does seems to turn out right.  He just wants to feel worthy.  He knows there’s something out there for him.  After an accident between his cows and Rebekah’s family buggy, he just might have what he wants within reach.

Rebekah has a yearning in her heart for missionary work, quilting, and helping others. She wants more; she also wants a family.  Rebekah and her family, on their way to auction off Rebekah’s quilt for Haiti relief, have a collision with Levi’s cows.  Is there someone out there meant just for her;  if so she hasn’t found him yet.  But she might discover what she wants in the middle of a field chasing cows.

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Jilted By Varina Denman

 

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Jilted, Cover

 

 

 

 

Book 3 of Mended Hearts Series

Jilted is the third book in the Mended Hearts Series by Author Varina Denman.  Prepare yourself for a soul wrenching finale, an in-depth look under the facade of small town U.S.A., and a look into depression and its aftermath.

 

 

JILTED, BY VARINA DENMAN STORY-LINE:

Jilted is Lynda Turner’s story.  She has spent her adult life in depression and deep dark mental depression.  Nothing ever seemed to last for her.  As a result, Lynda always sees her glass half empty rather than half full with a crack down the side of the glass. 

In addition, her parents are dead and her beloved high school sweetheart jilted her.  Her husband ran off leaving her in a dark depression without a way out, her married high school sweetheart chased her for years telling lies about her, and her church in Trapp ask her to leave the congregation.

Through all this her daughter has found the love of her life, Dodd.  Simultaneously, Lynda has fought depression, prejudice, gossip, narrow-mindedness, and evil intent.  Into all this turmoil comes Clyde Fenton, ex-con, falsely accused of rape and imprisoned for 20 years. 

With Gods mercy and grace Clyde has faced his own demons and revelations;  his story’s detailed in the previous books in this series.   Finally, Clyde has set his sights on a forever love and he’s determined to show Lynda the man he “can be“;  if she will accept him with all his faults and issues, as he accepts hers.

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Shattered Lies By S. J. Francis

 

 

General Fiction Official Selection in the 2015 New Apple Book Awards

Semi-finalist in the 2015 Authorsdb Book Cover contest

 

Shattered Lies

 

 

Family Dynamics

Revelations of Long Hidden Secrets

Lies and Heartache

 

 

 

 

STORY LINE SHATTERED LIES BY S. J. FRANCIS:

What a story we find in Shattered LiesAuthor S. J. Francis has created a story-line which will grab you from the first few sentences to the last.  Widowed veterinarian Kate Thayer Logan, heir and granddaughter to grand dame Katherine Beauregard Thayer IV, of Magnolia Lane Farm, makes a decision to explore the mansions attic; a decision which will shatter this family and others, reveal long-held secrets, and cause Kate to question everything she has ever believed.

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The Milch Bride By Janet Biery/J. R. Biery

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How To Love A Texas Cowboy?

Big, strong of back and character, Texas cowboys.

This is the first book in a wonderful series by Janet Biery, a very talented author.  She is one of my favorite authors.

The Milch Bride By Janet Biery is great!

This is the first book in the Western Wives Series by Author Janet Biery.  I found this an emotional roller coaster ride from sorrow to laughter and joy.  I don’t think I have ever felt so many emotions reading a book.  Ms. Biery’s talent is obvious to the reader as you journey through this story.

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Wild Thunder by Cassie Edwards

Wild Thunder

 

Handsome, hunky, Potawatomis Indian

Freedom, Love And Evil

 

Story Line:

Hannah Kody is a fiercely independent 18-year-old tomboy that is tall and lanky.  Hannah does not consider herself a beauty.   She craves freedom and wants to control her own destiny without parental or sibling interference.

 

Trying to tame her nature, her parents placed her in a nunnery.  Plotting to return home, her parents arrive to send Hannah to her brother, Chuck.  Hannah needs to be his eyes, he is going blind on his ranch in the Kansas territory.

 

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