Tag: recommended reading

  • Matt Phillips: A Good Rush of Blood

    Matt Phillips: A Good Rush of Blood

    “I’m somebody who never had a chance.” Creeley is a courier, a drug and money courier to be exact. She travels where ever Animal tells her to go. She’s one of his best – never any trouble from her while on the road. Reliable he’d say. Of course, until the trip to California she had…

  • M.E. Proctor: Family and other Ailments

    M.E. Proctor: Family and other Ailments

    At long last I’m getting to this collection of stories and what a feast lies within. Here’s a selection of what’s in store for you. Let’s start with A Head for Numbers in which budget PI Sam Carranza is hired to find a woman’s father who has dementia and has run off from the nursing…

  • Russell W. Johnson: The Moonshine Messiah

    Russell W. Johnson: The Moonshine Messiah

    “You are one crafty woman…One devilish, crafty woman.” Sheriff Mary Beth Cain, one capable law officer. A reputation that skirts the law to get things done. Her territory Jasper, West Virginia, her family, that’s a whole other story. Her mother “Mountain” Mamie Logan heads up the McCray County Mafia. It’s her brother, Sawyer Thompson, who…

  • William L. Myers, Jr.: Remi Bone

    William L. Myers, Jr.: Remi Bone

    Tick tock says the clock… His last name is Bohne. Everyone thinks the ‘h’ is silent, so Bone it became. And Remi, well his father named him after a Remington shotgun, so there’s that too. Remi Bone has been living the straight life for years, working on high end vehicles at Deke’s garage. He mission…

  • David Swinson: Sweet Thing

    David Swinson: Sweet Thing

    How far would you go to love the wrong woman? It’s another day in homicide for Detectives Alexander Blum and Kelly Ryan. The scene is the home of Chris Doyle in a quiet DC neighbourhood. Blum does his job by the numbers, searching the house for leads, and the one he finds surprises him. A…

  • James L’Etoile: Face of Greed +Interview

    James L’Etoile: Face of Greed +Interview

    Available November 7th – Pre-Order Here It’s quite the crime scene that Detective Emily Hunter and her partner, Javier Medina, walk into. Not for the crime itself, but for the two men present, the Mayor and the Chief of Police. That doesn’t bode well for the investigation. It’s a home invasion resulting in the death…

  • An Interview With: Justin Lee

    An Interview With: Justin Lee

    An in-depth interview with Justin Lee that’s quite revealing about how he approaches the time and commitment necessary for his writing. “Balancing Work Life With Writing” What’s it like to write and publish books with a full-time job and young family? If my experience is any indication, the candid answer is: it’s not for the…

  • Carl Vonderau: Saving Myles

    Carl Vonderau: Saving Myles

    Fiona and Wade Bosworth, can’t manage their son Myles and his drug issues any longer. They arrange for him to be sent to Hidden Road rehabilitation. To be able to afford this, they need to take out a second mortgage on their house and their finances are depleted.   Myles is out of rehab for…

  • Curtis LeBlanc: Sunsetter

    Curtis LeBlanc: Sunsetter

    It’s the Sunsetter Rodeo and Dallan and Brooks are ready for a good time. A stick of gum wrapped in money gets them two pills at one of the booths. Soon after Brooks is dead and Dallan is reeling from the loss of his best friend. Hannah can’t wait to get to the rodeo fair.…

  • September Travel

    Next week we’re off to Spain & Portugal for some adventure. Our itinerary will include stops in: Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Seville, and then into Lisbon. It’s our first time doing a small coach tour and we’re looking forward to some interesting times. I’ll be back in October with more recommended reading for you. Until then,…

  • Summer Read Ideas & Hiatus

    Summer Read Ideas & Hiatus

    “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Time for my summer hiatus, but before I go here are a few recommendations for your consideration. Richard John Parfitt: Stray Dogs Raw, powerful, and the most apt book title ever. Teenage friends, drifters of sort, tasked with…

  • Deryn Collier: A Real Somebody

    Deryn Collier: A Real Somebody

    I’ll be going on summer hiatus but had to squeeze in this delightful mystery story by Deryn Collier, based on the true story of her aunt, June Grant. Grant is the breadwinner of her family in Montreal, as having fallen on hard times, the once wealthy family relies on her small salary to keep them…

  • David Bell: Try Not to Breathe

    David Bell: Try Not to Breathe

    Three sisters, Alisha, Avery, and Anna, who is their step-sister. Avery Rogers gives up her career with the Kentucky State Police after a near-death experience. She’s working as campus security – boring but safer. Her father, a retired police chief, says Anna is missing. He coerces Avery into looking for her. Anna Rogers is acting…

  • Hayley Scrivenor: Dirt Creek

    Hayley Scrivenor: Dirt Creek

    Ronnie and Ester are best friends and do most things together. They are lively girls, up for an adventure. The mothers of Ester and Ronnie are also best friends. Constance Bianchi is Esters mum, and Shelly McFarlane is Ronnie’s. The women and their children spend a lot of time together. Their husbands, not so much.…

  • Roger A. Canaff: City Dark

    Roger A. Canaff: City Dark

    The body of a woman is found on a beach at Coney Island. Every indication is that she was homeless. Part of the legions of the street. In her wallet, the business card of lawyer Joe DeSantos whose mother abandoned him and his brother 40-years ago. And yes, this is his mother Lois. DeSantos is…