Review: Black Gold in North Dakota (Cooper Smith Book 2) by Joe Field

Synopsis: When the granddaughter of a prominent North Dakota state senator goes missing from her hometown of Williston, law enforcement has a couple leads on out-of-state roughneck oil workers – but with the holidays approaching and the trail growing cold, each day that passes decreases the chances that she will ever come home. Reporter Cooper Smith…

Review – The Heritage : A Historical Novel by D.J. Presson

Synopsis: In her stunning new novel of love and heartbreak set against the backdrop of political rebellion, author D J Presson turns her attention to 17th century England, and the story of America’s immigrant past in The Heritage. On a squalid cobblestone street in London in 1641, Nick Press happens upon a young minstrel boy lying…

Review: The Moreva of Astoreth by Roxane Bland

Synopsis: In the world-building tradition of Andre Norton, Anne McCaffrey and Ursula K. LeGuin, The Moreva of Astoreth is a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure in a unique, richly imagined imperialistic society in which gods and science are indelibly intertwined. It is the story of the priestess, scientist, and healer Moreva Tehi, the spoiled,…

Review: Half My Age Plus Seven by Cristina G.

Synopsis: This contemporary, literary romance, tells the story of Tara, a 38-year-old East European woman who falls in love with Adrian, a 26-year-old English boy. Adrian is cold, introverted, and troubled. Tara’s nature is full of contradictions, extremely sensitive and shy but terribly passionate and impulsive. Her heart and mind are in a constant fracas.The age…

Review – The Prick by D.C. Wales

Synopsis: Jason Hunter’s dwindling bank account is a daily reminder that Jason never should have left his job at a prestigious law firm to start his own practice, a solo shop located in uncomfortable proximity to a strip club. Hope arrives in the form of Maggie Moxley, a legal assistant who tearfully claims that Robert Spelkin…

Review – Blood Science by Shelley Williams

Synopsis:  Hector Oltroy is weird. That’s all anyone knows about him. The only person he feels remotely similar to is his pop, and he’s even weirder. But when Hector finds something strange in Pop’s backyard, Hector has to uncover just what Pop is involved in. It’s definitely something mysterious, and Hector digs to uncover the…

Review- Scarred: A Civil War Novel of Redemption by Michael Kenneth Smith

Synopsis: After fatally shooting the Confederate sharpshooter who killed his best friend, Zach Harkin’s sense of revenge changes to deep remorse when he views the dead man’s diary and photo. Haunted, suffering from post traumatic stress, and unable to serve, he is mustered out of service. With scant information, he begins an epic journey to…

Review: Stones Don’t Speak (Tall King’s Country Book 2) by Gry Finsnes

Synopsis: 1941, Norway. The population tries to cope with the German occupation. After her successful debut concert as a pianist, Ellen Langmo, resists the Nazis who want to use her talent in their endeavor to convince people that Hitler’s ideas are right. At the same time the resistance movements begin to take form and her…

Review: Mistress Suffragette by Diana Forbes

Synopsis: A young woman without prospects at a ball in Gilded Age Newport, Rhode Island is a target for a certain kind of “suitor.” At the Memorial Day Ball during the Panic of 1893, impoverished but feisty Penelope Stanton draws the unwanted advances of a villainous millionaire banker who preys on distressed women—the incorrigible Edgar…

Review: Blackmail Broker (Edwin Burrows Mystery Book 2) by Harvey Church

Synopsis: Just in case trying to locate his boss’s missing daughter wasn’t stressful enough, Edwin Burrows, CPA, gets called into his boss’s boss’s office; one of the firm’s clients is suspected of being blackmailed, a suspicion that becomes more realistic when a school bus is hijacked with fifty-four students on board. Once the kidnappers demand…