Stranded, by Don & Stephanie Prichard, a book review by Susan Karsten

Set in the early 1980s, this book defies easy categories…because it’s so strong in many of them.  Adventure (of course), romance, suspense, mystery, inspirational.  I was eager to read this since I so enjoy stories of survival. This one ‘brings it’ and get ready for shades of Robinson Crusoe! The castaways are endearing, flawed, and […]

Remember the Lilies ~ Book Review by Susan Karsten

I can’t remember, in all my vast reading, a book about the Philippine internment camps (prison camps) during World War II. You will be swept away by the thrilling and broadly sweeping scope of this novel. It begins in the dazzling world of nightclubs and bright lights of pre-war Manila. Slowly, one is dragged along to […]