Guide to the Empty Nest, by Rainey & Yates

This. Wow, tears fell as I drank in the support and validation provided by this book. It was like they were reading my mind and speaking it back…understanding why it’s hard — even when you’ve launched your children well. Ambivalence…Things are good and not so good at the same time. That about sums up the […]

Still Life, by Dani Pettrey

Hi! Susan with my latest book review: I received this book from a blog program I sometimes review books for. The author, Dani Pettry, crafts a compelling group of characters, a complex storyline, intriguing Baltimore setting, and a very satisfying journey to a thrilling ending. A shocking, layered mystery must be solved before the hero can be […]

An Uncommon Courtship, by Kristi Ann Hunter ~ my latest book review

The premise of Hunter’s new book is quite original. In the Regency genre, close to 100% of the plots have a marriage at the end of the book. In An Uncommon Courtship, the wedding comes first. About the only typical Regency plot device found is the compromising of the heroine, and actions taken to prevent […]

A Heart Most Certain, by Melissa Jagears

Susan here, with another book review for all you Christian fiction fans. I found this one to be quite enjoyable, with a unique story line. Set in 1905 Kansas, this one has an authentic historic feel to it.  As I read along, I could sense the distinctive era seeping off the page in a delightful, […]

A Love Transformed, by Tracie Peterson

A fascinating historical that takes the reader from glittering, rich settings in New York City, to the hills of Montana. The story is feasible, not one where you have to suspend your better judgement. A young widow has the chance to flee the controlling, lying people who are circling around her, and go back to […]

Book Review: “A Noble Masquerade”, by Kristi Ann Hunter

If you like romance novels with delightful twists and turns, and a bit of tension thrown in for good measure, this debut novel from Kristi Ann Hunter will more than likely feed your literary desires. In A Noble Masquerade, the conflicts and tensions are “real-world”, which I like, and yet the whole setting “takes you away” […]