In April of 1986 in the former USSR, everyone is surprised by the
sudden warmth and heatwave of the weather, hardly suspecting a
tragedy... This tragedy will have many repercussions for Katya and
Sasha, a young couple who immigrate to America, especially when their
son Yuri is born with a Read more...
Dr. Anna Fox, a psychologist, suffers from severe
agoraphobia and spends her days and nights in her house
with little to no human contact aside from her husband
and daughter; her other hobbies include her wine,
numerous pills and drugs and old horror movies as well as
her computer where Read more...
One day, when Meredith presses Niru to push their
friendship further, Niru, a Nigerian-American male who
happens to be a talented athlete as well as someone
destined for Harvard, comes to a realization about
himself: he is gay. When Meredith attempts to help him,
her efforts land Niru into Read more...
Kate is a young and talented war reporter who has
recently ended up in a mental hospital and will only be
out within few days. Haunted by her experiences while
reporting as well as images she saw when she came back
home, Kate has issues with trying to realize what Read more...
In 1919 in Omaha Nebraska on the fictional street of
Clandish, a young Caucasian woman was raped by a man
of African-American origins. In retaliation, a race riot
took place where numerous characters were caught up in
its aftereffects. What had happened to lead up to the
race riot Read more...
Neve, Emma and Flick are the best of friends and believe
that they know everything there is to know about one
another. However, just as their sons are about to
graduate high school, their "perfect" lives start to
implode as they have to deal with major crises involving
marriage, motherhood Read more...
Inspired by a teacher to do something and not just stand
idly by, in 1860s, Mary Willis, a college educated young
lady makes a choice to begin helping in an abolitionist
cause, although that's not a popular stance or idea in
her small community, in Town Line, New York Read more...
Dr. Noah Alderman, a pediatrician, is being charged with
assault and murder to his step-daughter Anna. Despite
those charges, Dr. Noah denies doing anything to Anna and
continues to stick to his tale, no matter how outlandish
it seems to the jury and the judge, and despite the
evidence Read more...
From being a poor dust bowl orphan from Oklahoma to
earning fame and wealth beyond measure, George Benjamin
Hill, through charm, charisma, luck and tenacity has
achieved an American dream. But throughout his long life,
he has left two broken families, and four children who
gained very little from his Read more...
In rural Ireland, Melody Shea is 33 and pregnant with a
17 year old boy Traveler's child. When she confesses to
her husband Pat about what happened and how the child
isn't his, Pat makes a choice to leave Melody and thus
her stream of consciousness diary begins Read more...
When a woman is born, she is given a choice of two paths: beauty
without intelligence, or intelligence without beauty. An intelligent
beauty who makes her mark on the world through movies and science -
the technology that the world has recently discovered - is a paradoxical
aberration to the world because Read more...
Francesca "Frankie" (Or Fancy as Charley calls her) Sicari
has lived on her terms for the last twenty plus years; she
is working, she is happy, and at long last she is fulfilled
by her life. One night, however, a knock on the door
disturbs her reverie and upon opening Read more...
In order to get ready for a big event, a group of five best friends, one
girl and four guys, decide to find their dates online. Nothing wrong with
that. Except, there was a time when Millie and one of the guys, Reid,
slept together, which sparked sizzling chemistry between Read more...
Living at the turn of century in Australia, two brothers, Tommy and Billy
McBride, are only aware of the hardscrabble existence that is forced
upon their family. Just as the drought is over, and Tommy and Billy
should be relieved that they no longer have to struggle for water, their Read more...
Tariq Khan, a Norwegian man of Muslim-Pakistani ancestry, is sitting in
jail after coming back from a stint in the Middle East. Thus begins
Tariq's tale of what had driven him, someone who grew up in a
multicultural society in Europe, into becoming a Muslim fanatic,
traveling to Read more...
In 1938, Matilda Emmerson finds herself pregnant out of wedlock and
she is forced to leave Ireland to visit a mysterious aunt in Newport
Rhode Island. While in Rhode Island, Matilda begins to uncover long-
lost family secrets that will give her the courage when she will need it
the Read more...
Throughout their whole lives, Willa and her husband have done the
right thing: they went to college, got married, paid off their debts, lived
together, had children, etc. However, how is it that at the peak of them
finally gaining the security and benefits they so sorely need, they end Read more...
Flora Mackie had an unconventional upbringing thanks to her father's
profession as a whaler, who sailed numerous times to the Pole and
often brought Flora with him, whetting her appetite for adventure and
to be more than just the wife and mother Victorian society expects of
her. For a Read more...
Ren Ishida, an aimless and directionless young man living in Japan
during the 1990s, has recently learned that his beloved older sister,
Keiko, has been murdered. Feeling loyalty to his beloved sister, as well
as knowing that she has no one else close to her, he makes a decision
to Read more...
Newly-engaged Marissa Parlette should be the happiest woman in the
world: she has found the man of her dreams, and she will gain a step-
daughter, Anna. However, the day after her engagement, Marissa's
frenemy, Lauren, is found dead after apparently falling from the top of
the cliff Read more...
Currently I am a contributor to Fresh
Fiction, and I have my own blog where I
read and review all sorts of books. My
loves are historical fiction, literary
fiction, multicultural fiction, women's
fiction, psychological and some
Mysteries. Genres I don't review are
science fiction, Christian/
inspirational fiction and Nonfiction. I
live with my parents and son in Texas