Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Love & astrological forecast... Her Unexpected Match (Crescent Matchmaker #1) by Lacey Baker

"Aww sweet charming story about opening up your heart and soul. [...]
Baker brings us a delightful connection between Allie and Ryan. I love the best-friend connection and the warmth of the islanders. The characters are humorous, insightful, and a welcome addition to this charming story." Chris, Goodreads

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

the dark fantasy at its best... The Bridge to Magic (The Sundered Web #1) by Alex Thornbury

"A magnificent high fantasy debut...stunning page-turner...original, captivating, and readers may be surprised to find this is the author’s debut novel. The storyline is absolutely mesmerizing, and Thornbury has a knack for telling a dark story. And I do mean dark." Reader Views⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

despite having to battle the odds... Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler Mysteries Series by K.D. Sherrinford

"Song For Someone is not a typical book on Sherlock Holmes's adventures, but it is a way different and enjoyable read. I felt like I was able to understand Sherlock much better through the narrative of KD Sherrinford. She has been passionate throughout in expressing her thought in a unique way. I am sure every reader will enjoy reading Song for Someone and am very eagerly looking forward to the next book in the series." - Arun, Goodreads

Monday, March 6, 2023

what historians never discovered... Path of Peril by Marlie Parker Wasserman

“A feast of characters, scenery and history, Wasserman sets the table for a tremendous read. Path of Peril is a privileged walk with TR, his wife, his staff and dozens of characters struggling to create one of the “greatest engineering feats of the century.” - Chris Keefer, author of No Comfort for the Undertaker, a Carrie Lisbon Mystery

Monday, February 20, 2023

the first time (time, time, time...)- The Boy Who Fell From The Past Truant D. Memphis

A passage. 
This story is a passage. 
A chapter from my earliest adventures. 
A moment in time recounting the first time I traveled through time...or something like that. 

Sunday, February 19, 2023

a K-Pop's bad boy... Begin Again (Seoul Stories Series #4) by Marilyn Jeulin

Scandals seem to follow him even when he tries to lead a quiet life.
Every new headline about Tae-Hyung threatens to keep him away from the only woman he's ever loved.

Crashed and burned... Wrecked (Merciless Few MC #1) by S. Courtney

 Join our chapters as we take you on a thrill ride you’ll never forget. 

Saturday, February 18, 2023

they don't believe in coincidences - Fact & Fiction (Parker City Mysteries, #3) by Justin M. Kiska

"Kiska has delivered a rollicking good story that blends past and present seamlessly. [...]
The writing is some of the best I’ve seen lately – imaginative and action-packed. This is an author I will read again, for sure. Fact & Fiction will certainly appeal to fans of Steve Berry and Clive Cussler. Recommended." Patricia, Amazon

Friday, February 17, 2023

a law to hunt, imprison and kill them all... The Exodus by David Fairchild

"Rare find! [...] I think this might be my favorite book that I have read an a looong time. [...] Excellent, excellent read. If you like fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian, straight up literary fiction, this is a rare find and an incredible read that hits on every cylinder." Jordan, Goodreads

Thursday, February 16, 2023

She was created to destroy the world... Season of the Dragon (Dragos Primeri #1) by Natalie Wright

“[Wright’s] powers of description are first-class, and her worldbuilding impressive. She presents her world with great clarity… The scenes in Qülla are especially sumptuous and vivid, and it’s impossible to not believe in such a place: a fabulous work.” ~Dario Ciriello, Editor

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Coming This March . . . Muddy Waters by DV Fischer

USA Today Best Seller, DV Fischer, delivers a sizzling dark romance sure to leave readers gasping for more

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Review: The Matchmaker's Royal Mess (The First Three Dates #2) by Frieda J. Downing

She’d rather give a mountain lion a bikini wax than mess with love again.

The Last Dragon Skin Chronicles by Georgina Makalani

"Shenanigans, escapades and havoc rule supreme, rolling with the drama, turmoil, intrigue, danger, spiraling suspense and unnerving situations, along with a boatload of chaos while dodging evil intents, you have one intoxicating masterpiece." Kaye, Goodreads

A toxic love story... Kidnapped Killer Nina R. Schluntz

This book was so different and very enthralling. It was great!" 

Kingdom Keepers Inheritance: The Shimmer by Ridley Pearson

With their friend missing and their parents acting strangely, the Kingdom Kids discover they are in possession of unusual powers as they forge a bond to rescue their friend and uncover the truth about how real magic has entered their lives.

The riskiest games are played from the heart.... Let It Rein, A Blue Series Story by D.P. Denman

According to the tabloids, Kasper Rein is a player on the prowl. Sturdy and sexy, with a voice of pure seduction, he's seldom alone. The fans love him. Men and women want him. The paparazzi stalks him. He's living a rock star's dream -- until someone wants him out of the spotlight.

Monday, February 13, 2023

Killer Case Files: 20 Shocking True Crime Stories (Killer Case Files #4) by Jamie Malton

Follow law enforcement as they use forensic science and old school detective skills to identify and apprehend these violent criminals, deviant predators, and serial killers.

a reluctant psychic and a mystical journey... Sea Magic by Heidi McIntyre

"The plot unfolds fluidly and easily under the author’s skill and the cast of secondary characters is charming as well.
If you love passion, romance, and the sea, you’ll love this delightful story. Its beautifully inspiring message will keep you turning the pages." Nanette, Goodreads

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Homicide Hérault by Bluette Matthey

"I highly recommend this enjoyable read for lover of murder mysteries set in unique locations with the added bonus of a history lesson threaded through the story." Jean, Goodreads

Huckleberry Ridge Romances by K.T. Raine

"A sweet, sometimes emotional, story that kept me enthralled from beginning to end. I hope there will be many more books in the Huckleberry Ridge series." Robin, Goodreads

Friday, February 10, 2023

A Dark Interlude #1 by Ryan O’Sullivan, Andrea Mutti (Illustrator), & Piotr Kowalski (Illustrator)

Infinite sequels, dark creatures, endless possibilities, trapped in repetition. This is the story of how humanity escapes. Trapped in a cycle of infinite sequels, the world is doomed to repeat tired tropes and clichéd conflicts without end.

discover the mysterious, war-torn realm of Geadhain... Four Feasts Till Darkness Series by Christian A. Brown

Lauded by the critics as "unmissable," "unputdownable," "lavish," and "poetic," Feasts heralds the arrival of a unique new voice in dark fantasy.
"An unmissable dark fantasy romance,"—Kirkus (starred review)

a prickly exterior... The Elven Healer's Apprentice (Elves of Eldarlan #4) by Elisa Rae

"This cozy fantasy is whimsical , sweet, and magical, the side characters are just as wholesome and relatable as our main two making it a relaxing read with great banter.
I love the forced proximity to sweet slow burn romance throughout and their development." Theladyraven, Goodreads

Bear Stalker (Gabriel Hawke #10) by Paty Jager

Reviews of Bear Stalker by Amazon Reviewers:
The Gabriel Hawke mystery series is very compelling. I loved this latest book in the series!
It combines hunting a murderer, Native American culture, and the importance of family.

the truth she uncovers... The Story of Keilah by Joann Keder

"Keder pens a remarkable story in The Story of Keilah. This is the first of Keder's that I've had the honor of reading, and I thoroughly enjoyed this page-turner. Keder tells a wonderful story that surrounds the Title character, Keilah." - Amy, Goodreads

Thursday, February 9, 2023

once the echoes died... The Girl On Wildfire Ridge (Detective Kay Sharp #4) by Leslie Wolfe

“Woah! Another remarkable Kay Sharp story… As usual, the pace is relentless… And the story was pretty dang amazing. Another brilliant read in the series… Fantastic… Loads of twists. The twists and turns were so gripping I was glued to my Kindle. Starts with a bang and kept me hooked until the very end… Gave me goosebumps. It really is a nail-biting read. This was an outstanding story, and my heart was in my mouth.” @rubie_reads, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

The Blue House: An Elder’s Lifelong Search for Meaning and Purpose by Myrna Denham Porter, Jacob Shefa

"The Blue House is a fascinating book, revealing the introspective process which the author experiences as she examines her feelings and responses to events during her lifetime. It is a story interwoven with moral lessons, such as lives beginning in hardship can end with success, and meaning and purpose in life can be found by persevering one’s challenges." Wayne, Goodreads

The killer might still be near... Deaf Row by Ron Franscell

"As you can feel of deep cold in the high mountains. [...] The book is brought to a ending that is different and strange. I was engrossed into the book and was held to the very end. A little of romance and sharing of friends makes an entertaining story." Jay, Goodreads

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

enough motive for the killer to murder again... Shadowed Seats (Oliana Mercer, #1) by Marguerite Ashton

Oliana knows that every family has a secret, but she never expected hers to come from the grave.

Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman - The Princess' Pauper (A Royal Romance #9) by Anna del C. Dye

"I wasn't disappointed. This is a delightful, clean romance that I feel comfortable handing to my daughters. [...]. I had a hard time putting the book down because I really had no idea how the story would go. This is a book suitable for all ages." Roseanne, Goodreads about book #1

Monday, February 6, 2023

Struggling with the truth... What the Monkey Saw by Lynn Chandler Willis

"A stunning portrait of small town southern crime where characters walk a moral tightrope and risk everything to do what they believe is right. Emily Gayle, who watches people die for a living, is caught up in a drug theft ring and if she's not careful, death will come for her. With breakneck pacing, you'll want to devour What the Monkey Saw in one sitting, but don't—this is one you'll want to savor. Highly recommended series debut for fans of S.A Cosby, Joe Landsdale, and James Lee Burke."-
James L'Etoile, Award winning author of Black Label, Dead Drop, and the Detective Penley series

Friday, February 3, 2023

REVIEW - River of Wrath (St. Benedict #2) by Alexandrea Weis & Lucas Astor

More secrets are about to be uncovered, beginning with the arrival of a handsome stranger, and the discovery of bones long buried beneath the river …

Revenge is never the answer. Until it is. - Pride (Animal Senses #9) by Jacqueline Paige

Banished by her Alpha, who happens to be her father, Amari learns how to survive without help. Driven by revenge, she discovers there are a few things in life she’s good at, but none of them are skills normal society would find acceptable

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

old homes have old secrets... The Greenleaf Murders (Historic Homes Mysteries, #1) by R.J. Koreto

"The Greenleaf Murders mixes a modern suspense mystery with the love of old-world mansions and iconic High Society. Buried secrets threaten a family clinging to their former glory as two murders surface, a century apart. Koreto weaves a story that creates the perfect tension between the beauty of the golden era and the fear of a killer in plain sight." - L.A. Chandlar, national best selling author of the Art Deco Mystery Series

No Limits: A True Story of Challenge and Courage Across Three Continents Nick Haritatos ,

"If you want to learn about success and satisfaction, and living your life to the fullest, "No Limits" is a must-read." -Takis V.

The Allison Lee Chronicles by Dan Rice

Allison Lee wilts under the bright light of celebrity after being exposed as a shape-shifting monster. She'd rather be behind the camera than in front of it. Being under the tooth and claw of her monstrous mother is even less enjoyable.

Your best hope to make it through the hour of the wolf... Night Vigil Novel Series by Gail Z. Martin

"This is a really great urban fantasy with some horror elements but also humour, lot of different magic ( some unusual one) , myths and great characters that work as stand alone but you will love it so much you may want to discover books you missed." Miki, Goodreads

Ignited Melodies by Emberly Lily Summers - Realm of Enchantments compiled by E.L. Summers

"Beautiful collection of fantasy short stories and poems
This was a wonderful collection of fantasy tales by talented authors. The poetry is vivid and blends perfectly with realms just beyond our own. The short stories are complete, yet make me want to experience more of each world created
." Ben, Amazon

Monday, January 30, 2023

Developing a deeper sense of purpose... The Sacred Meaning of Everyday Work Robert H. Tribken

“A thorough resource for connecting spirituality and work
The Sacred Meaning of Everyday Work” by Robert Tribken is for those who want to find greater meaning in their work (regardless of field) through relating their work to their spirituality and faith in God." Amanda, Amazon

Saturday, January 28, 2023

the game of spies… Love Beyond Series by Melody Johnson

"I love when an author can surprise me with twists and turns, and Johnson is excellent at throwing them at her readers. Kinsley was an interesting choice for a FMC, but also likely the only one that would have worked for this particular story." Poppy, Goodreads

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Review - Vampires and Villains by Elizabeth Pantley

 Paige and her joyful Aunt Glo have learned that the home they inherited comes with a magical library. They put together a book club group of loveable kooks to explore the magic.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

One Soul's Journey (The Soul #2) by Barbara Daniels Dena - collection

5.0 out of 5 stars
“Delightfully charming short stories”
“Excellent book. A must-read”

death is waiting ... Shadow Touched Beth D. Carter

Cursed with the ability to see the shadow of death, Leia hides from the world and stays far away from people. Until the night she comes face to face with Brimstone Jandreau.

Tales From the Otherworlds - stories of mystical portals, magical lands, and mythical creatures

Tales From the Otherworlds, A Middle-Grade Fantasy Anthology with stories by Antoine Bandele, K.R.S. McEntire, Jessica Cage, Kish Knight, Ken Kwame, Francesca McMahon, Ryan J. Schroeder, Zia Knight, Brittany Hester, Loup Gajigianis

unorthodox path to his dream life - Better Lucky Than Good by Dale Arenson

"Dale had me right there with him on his flying adventures! I couldn't put it down. Edge of the seat reading.
I really can't believe that he made it through all this! [...] I'd like to thank him for being able to put his exciting career into writing so we can all enjoy it!" Dusty, Amazon

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Review - Tattoo of Crimson (Blood of the Fae, #1) by Sarah Chislon

 Her one possible ally represents her greatest fear—the encroaching Otherworld consuming her mind—and may well undo all her efforts to control her fae-touch. Yet if she forsakes the offered aid, the killer will go free.

she decides to take matters into her own hands... Canter with a Killer (A Horse Rescue Mystery) by Amber Camp

"Canter With a Killer is one of the best Cozy Mysteries I’ve read in a long time. I was completely swept in from the book’s beginning. It was a page turner and an easy read. The book was witty at times and I really enjoyed the Author’s writing style." Shirley, Goodreads

Dark River Rising (Winston Radhauser Mystery, #13) by Susan Clayton-Goldner

"Dark River Rising is one of the most heart-wrenching stories I do believe Susan has written so far. But each one gets better and better. As of right now, I do believe that Dark River Rising is the best one." Nancy, Goodreads

Their greatest hope ... Owl Totem by Sean E. Kelly

In this intimate, emotionally charged adventure, the hand that heals may be stronger than that which wields the sword, virtuous deeds may count for more than titles and accolades, and the greatest power of all, whether in the material world or in realms beyond, may be that of compassion.