Owen lives in Toronto, where school seems okay, if it
wasn't for studying Shakespeare; apart from the bullies
that is. I thought modern schools had a no-bullying policy
but nobody has told James and Lucas. They pick on anyone
new and articulate. Trying to avoid these idiots one Read more...
An Amish Retelling of Snow White is the subtitle of SADIE, a charming and unusual story. Having read an
earlier book in the Amish Fairytale series about Ella I was not in the
least surprised to find Sadie's young life taking on Read more...
In this cosy crime story, Keli Milanni is a very modern lady working as
an attorney in a town practice. She's also a Wiccan or white witch, who
trusts in nature and energy. Therefore she's not pleased to be made to
don a spooky costume and staff a Read more...
Walmsley Parva, a village in post-Great War Kent, England, is the
setting for this second Beryl and Edwina mystery. The two ladies are
friends who share accommodation and are presently without funds, so
when a local man goes missing they decide to try their hand at being
(paid) private Read more...
Colbie Summers stars in the second of the Gourmet Cat Mystery series.
Yes, this is about a lady who launches a brand of gourmet food for
kitties, Meowio. As she supervises production she can be sure of good
ingredients, in a process which started in her kitchen and now occupies Read more...
Shelby McDonald is hosting a wedding at Love Blossom Farm with local
foods, salads, and a decorated barn. Unfortunately, some of the guests
don't like the picturesque setting; it smells like the countryside, and
there aren't any French waiters. By the next day, however, this is the
least Read more...
Gabriel Ash is happily engaged in opening his new bookshop, so new
the books are still coming out of the cartons when his friend Constable
Hazel Best foils the attempted abduction of his children. What a
riveting opening to this crime story set in Norbold in the UK Midlands,
and Read more...
This YA science fiction tale set in humanity's far future,
is heavy on the science as we follow our heroine Asako
through her education on a far flung planet or two. THE
SECRET OF THE URNS will remind readers a little of a famous
movie Avatar, in that human Read more...
Shannon Clarke lives in the Maine port of Gloucester,
originally called Beau Port, and September is a changeable
time of year for her. Small boats are pulled out of the
water and stored. She works repairing them with friends,
thinking about the failure of her marriage and the two kids Read more...
Julian Silvester is happily betrothed to Miss Jane Leavitt,
and time passes slowly in London as he waits for the lady's
father to allow them to set a date. He becomes interested
in the matter of a less fortunate young lady, Miss Hannah
Andersen, whose soldier father is thought Read more...
Cape Pursuit, Virginia, gives Nicole Wheeler an unexpected
welcome when a fire department ambulance swipes the door
right off her parked car. Could there be a worse way to
move to town? Kevin Ruggles, the firefighter who was
driving, was hastening to a life or death call and didn't Read more...
This short novel at first seems freakish, then draws the
reader in to its premise. A down and out man in Zurich
huddles in a riverbank cave out of the rain, and sees a
tiny pink elephant moving in the darkness. The ELEFANT is
We slip back a Read more...
The latest in the enjoyable Hills
of Texas western romance
series introduces Rusty Walker, who has worked hard to
please her ranching father all her twenty-five years. Seems
that's not far enough for a Read more...
Alexandra Cooper guides us around New York City's Garment
District in the eighteenth book of this self-titled series.
She is a prosecutor in the District Attorney's office, and
as the crime story opens, she is recovering from an
abduction ordeal. Usually Cooper works on sex crime cases Read more...
S Ranch is home to Jenna Nash, but she's
starting to regret accepting Kurt, her ex-boyfriend's
friend, onto her equine therapy course. Wyoming is too
rugged to give second chances, and Read more...
Marilyn Svenson is a widow in this historical romance
novella set in Montana Territory. Her ranch is located near
the mining town of Helena, and she knows she needs to
remarry... most likely, to one of the town's rough and ready
bachelors. Past marriages were often made for practical Read more...
Gwendolyn, aged twelve, lives in a city which is concrete
and steel, glass and gray. Most of her world is gray,
except her red hair. So her marvelous imagination is her
refuge, conjuring up leafy, wild worlds for her to run and
play in... but this doesn't go down Read more...
I had fun reading this quirky story. Science fiction fans
should beware that FLY ME TO THE MOON is a fantasy with
not much effort put into the science. Think of an episode
of Star Trek Next Generation and you're halfway there.
All the action occurs aboard a spaceship Read more...
Marketing agencies, in every such book I read, fail to
promote the heroine, even though she is sure she deserves
it. Who'd be a marketer? Kate Sinclair gets passed over for
her boyfriend Josh Delaney. Tossing her a token account,
her boss suggests she try to impress a Danish Read more...
This interesting and bountiful novella draws us in to the
world of the Central Galactic Concordance in the far
Carol Van Natta has already written several books in this
series so even though PET TRADE is a standalone, it
contains a lot of terms and references which Read more...