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A mysterious story of inter-generational trauma.


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For a woman obsessed and a killer in her shadow, remembering the past becomes a mind game in a novel of psychological suspense


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Danger and Mistletoe are a Deadly Combination


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Danger and Mistletoe are a Deadly Combination


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Vicious evil stalks two Guardians of Eternity, waiting to attack where they never expected . . .


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New state. New job. Same inner demons.


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A shapeshifter and member of the Blackfoot tribe, rescues a beautiful woman, but the signs in the stars tell him her arrival in his world is not accidental.


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Must he kill her to punish the murderer?


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He can only marry royalty or a native Bellerivian, and she is neither.


Reviews

The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle
by Matt Cain
"The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle rightly combines heart-warming with a great social message."
Posted June 17, 2022

THE SECRET LIFE OF ALBERT ENTWISTLE by Matt Cain is a contemporary fiction novel focusing on the life of a postman, our protagonist, Albert Entwistle, as he reconsiders his entire life while his retirement approaches Read more...


One Italian Summer
by Rebecca Serle
"One Italian Summer takes you on a beautiful journey of colors and smells"
Posted March 3, 2022

Katy Silver lost her soulmate. She doesn’t know how to live anymore. She doesn’t know what to do or what not to do without her guidepost, her mentor, her everything. Katy’s mother Carol is dead. The only thing Katy has left is the Read more...


The Paris Apartment
by Lucy Foley
"The Paris Apartment with its Parisian aesthetics and slang is an amazing mystery-thriller"
Posted February 7, 2022

Where did Benjamin Daniels go in the five minutes that his sister called him and informed him she would come over? Jess, trying to find respite from her old life, hopes to find a brief period of solace in her brother Ben’s Read more...


The Vietri Project
by Nicola DeRobertis-Theye
"THE VIETRI PROJECT is very unique; It challenges the readers with its prose, culturally rich content"
Posted October 3, 2021

There is something peculiar about stories set in a European background. I’m convinced that Europe inspires a narrative style that follows a 'thought buried inside a thought that springs from another idea' format. Andre Aciman brought this to life in CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, which is Read more...


The Road Trip
by Beth O'Leary
"The Road Trip is a tried and tested formula that works best in the genre"
Posted October 3, 2021

I cannot articulate what it is that THE ROAD TRIP brings new to the genre of romantic comedies. Sure it touches on some grave topics while being fluffy for the majority of the plot. Still, other than that, I cannot list anything wholly new or unique to this rendition Read more...


The Secret Talker
by Geling Yan
"Talking to stranger on the internet can have a good outcome is my takeaway from The Secret Talker"
Posted October 3, 2021

THE SECRET TALKER by Gelin Yan follows Qiao Hongmei, a deserter of the Chinese Military, to pursue a bigger and more expansive world. The thirst to have more drove her to elope her country with her English Professor. Years later, she is not so happy with Glen now, the Read more...


Cloud Cuckoo Land
by Anthony Doerr
"Cloud Cuckoo Land, your companion in every situation"
Posted September 30, 2021

Even though CLOUD CUCKOO LAND is dedicated to bookkeepers and librarians of the past, present, and future, it is also for anyone who has spent time in a confined space with immense pressure and anxiety upon them. This book is Read more...


Flash Fire
by T.J. Klune
"FLASH FIRE is a powerful second installment that will leave the readers craving for more"
Posted September 9, 2021

Nicholas Bell, a seventeen-year-old boy, is obsessed with The Extraordinaries, a superhero version of the make-believe place Nova City in our story. Having been in love with Shadow Star forever, Nicky has found interesting and rather sinister facts about the Extraordinaries since the first book,  Read more...


Ariadne
by Jennifer Saint
"Ariadne is a tale of fierce feminism and how a man's world puts a woman's life in jeopardy"
Posted April 29, 2021

Jennifer Saint doesn’t waste much time establishing that this is not another Greek Myth Retelling where men take center stage. She sets up ARIADNE with stories where women take the hit for men's wrongdoings, how gods punish Read more...


Darling Rose Gold
by Stephanie Wrobel
"A brilliant psychological thriller with excellent characters in their full diabolical glory."
Posted February 4, 2021

Testimony from her daughter put Patricia "Patty" Watts in prison for Aggravated child abuse for five years. The story starts the day Patty is released. She and her daughter, Rose Gold, have seemingly made up, leaving the past behind them but have they forgiven each other for the crimes Read more...


Real Life
by Brandon Taylor
"REAL LIFE is a mixed bag of raw emotions, and it refuses to be subtle about it."
Posted January 4, 2021

I would be lying if I said this was a pleasant book to read. REAL LIFE by Brandon Taylor shortlisted for The Booker Prize does not cut its readers any slack. It poses questions bluntly and counts on its reader to become uncomfortable and think over it. It expects Read more...


The House in the Cerulean Sea
by T.J. Klune
"A book to pick your heart up and wrap it in a warm and cozy blanket"
Posted December 17, 2020

As colorful and wholesome the cover of this book looks, the inside of it is more colorful and wholesome and heart-warming. It is tough to come across a story nowadays that is so pure and innocent, and that exists just to give its readers a perfect time, and Read more...


The House in the Cerulean Sea
by T.J. Klune
"The House In The Cerulean Sea will just pick your heart up and wrap it in a warm and cozy blanket "
Posted December 10, 2020

As colorful and wholesome the cover of this book looks, the inside of it is more colorful and wholesome and heart-warming. It is tough to come across a story nowadays that is so pure and innocent, and that exists just to give its readers a perfect time, and Read more...


Under the Rainbow
by Celia Laskey
"Beautiful coming-of-age stories through various viewpoints and characters. . ."
Posted October 7, 2020

We rarely get to see the other side of the story. There are numerous gut-wrenching stories about the ill-treatment of the LGBTQ+ community, but I have never come across such a fine piece of high literary merit as UNDER THE Read more...


A Deadly Education
by Naomi Novik
"A teen’s witty commentary on all the grim-dark things happening around is wildly refreshing."
Posted September 16, 2020

Galadriel, also known as Gal or El, is a wizard. She studies in a school called Schoolomance, the only deemed safe place for wizard kids to go to. But is it, though? A school which has mana-hungry (a term you’ll come to understand when you read Read more...


A Good Neighborhood
by Therese Anne Fowler
"Perfect for the fans of Little Fires Everywhere and This Is Us"
Posted July 16, 2020

The narrator (that I believe is the neighborhood itself, collectively, and not an individual person) tells readers: It's in the telling of a tragedy that we sow the Read more...


Amnesty
by Aravind Adiga
"AMNESTY understands where everybody comes from and doesn’t blame them for it. . ."
Posted July 9, 2020

Dhananjaya “Danny” Rajaratnam has been living in Australia illegally for 4 years now. He has masked his Sri Lankan accent. He has golden streaks in his hair. He starts his sentences with a loud “Look” and finishes with “I reckon” because he has Read more...


Kishor Rao

I'm an engineering student from India. I love to read books that add/contribute to my life, which makes me become a better person. My favorite genres are Literary and Domestic fiction. My current favorite book is Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman.

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