INTERVIEW WITH NATALIE WALTERS

Deadly Deceit (Harbored Secrets Book 2) Natalie Walters Revell Pub. November 5th, 2019 Deadly Deceit by Natalie Walters is a story with a lot of mystery and action blended with some romance. As the chapters progress so does the suspense. The story starts out with an intense scene where the main heroine, Vivian DeMarco, finds her boss lying on the floor and just minutes away from death. Readers might remember her from the previous book, Living Lies, but in this novel, she more than redeems herself. She works with Deputy Ryan Frost who is assigned to investigate. After the death is ruled a murder, he and Vivian work together, searching for...

Authors Authors Honor Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day was created after the armistice between the Allied nations and Germany on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918.  It was proclaimed as the day to “end all wars” and by 1938 it was recognized as a legal holiday dedicated to honor the veterans of WWI.  In 1954, November 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.  Today people should recognize it as a day to honor veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve for the common good.  This country owes a lot to its veterans and many veterans have made an impact on today’s society, including...

FALL READING ROUND-UP by ERICA RUTH NEUBAUER Nov11

FALL READING ROUND-UP by ERICA RUTH NEUBAUER

Fall is without a doubt my favorite season. I love everything about it—the turning leaves, the cozy sweaters and the pumpkins everywhere. But I also love the increase in rain we’ve had—it’s a perfect excuse for me to curl up on the couch with a good book. Here’s a quick round-up of the books that have knocked my socks off lately.  THE ART OF THEFT – Sherry Thomas October 2019 This series fast became one of my favorites. I’m not a purist when it comes to how I take my Sherlock Holmes, which is a good thing, as I might have missed out on one of the best pastiches I’ve come across. Sherlock in this case is Charlotte Holmes, an absolutely...

INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINA DODD

Strangers She Knows (Cape Charade Book 3) Christina Dodd HQN Pub Sept 17th, 2019 Strangers She Knows by Christina Dodd creates an atmosphere of suspense and tension, that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.  This story never lets up from beginning to end. A psychopath, Mara Phillips, has a vendetta against the main character, Kellen Rae. She has escaped a maximum-security facility for the criminally insane. This psychopath targeted Kellen, her husband Max, and their daughter Rae who still has a maturity level beyond her years. Hoping that authorities will re-capture her, the family decides to stay on an island off the...

INTERVIEW WITH THE TODDS

A Cruel Deception (Bess Crawford Book 11) Charles Todd Oct 22nd, 2019 William Morrow Pub A Cruel Deception by Charles Todd brings back Bess Crawford in a riveting mystery.  As always tidbits of the historical context of the war allows readers to feel as if they were transported in time to another place and era. As Bess is pondering her future at wars end, she is asked by her Matron to travel to France to find out what has happened to her son Lawrence Minton. He is a WWI veteran who is supposed to be sitting in on the Paris peace talks but seems to have gone missing. After tracking Lawrence down in a small village, Bess discovers he’s...

INTERVIEW WITH NELSON DEMILLE AND ALEX DEMILLE

The Deserter (Brodie/Taylor Book 1) Nelson and Alex DeMille Simon & Schuster Pub. October 22nd, 2018 The Deserter by prolific author Nelson DeMille is co-written with his son, Alex DeMille.  Readers will not be disappointed.  After all, what is there not to like with a DeMille novel.  It has a thrilling mystery, engaging characters, and humorous/sarcastic banter. The story seems to be based on Bowe Berghdal, a US soldier stationed in Afghanistan who walked away from his post, had two of his peers killed trying to find him, and was caught by the Taliban who kept him in supposed captivity. But then the plot takes a twist and turn. Delta...