Tracie Peterson’s “In Places Golden”

I was attracted to this surprising story by my interest in the setting. In the past, I have read some interesting books set in and around San Francisco. This story opens with a group of women on a train trip. Headed for San Francisco, each has a reason for undertaking such an unusual journey. Even […]

All Summer Long, by Melody Carlson

Hi, Susan here, with another book review ~~ this time Melody Carlson’s latest fiction: All Summer Long. Gentle, romantic, interesting — need I say more? Carlson’s trademark (IMO) is her smooth plotting. Not a lot of suspense, but a lot of good content and relaxing escape. In All Summer Long, you’ll be going along with a […]

“Surprised by Love” by Julie Lessman — Susan Karsten’s latest book review

How amazing that a young woman in 1904 gets an internship at a DAs office in San Francisco. Such a unique set-up for a story about a beautiful and attractive character. She has to work with a man who used to tease her, and that takes away from her happiness with her job. But, there’s […]