The Haunting of Roderick Usher, Colin Garrow

Book Review: The Haunting of Roderick Usher, The Watson Letters Volume 6, Colin Garrow Mystery: The Haunting of Roderick Usher, The Watson Letters Volume 6, Colin Garrow Blog Tour December 9, 2022   I was expecting another Holmesian-tribute novel when I accepted this request. It would not take a particularly lengthy search of the Scintilla site to […]

Book Review: With Fire in Their Blood, Kat Delacorte

Book Review: With Fire in Their Blood, Skeleton Keepers Book 1, Kat Delacorte Book Review: With Fire in Their Blood, Skeleton Keepers Book 1, Kat Delacorte Blog Tour August 28, 2022   Throughout this book, a book that virtually demanded to be read in one sitting, I kept thinking of Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero.” Beginning quietly, the song […]

Book Review: The Celeste Experiment, Omar Imady

Book Review: The Celeste Experiment, Omar Imady Book Review: The Celeste Experiment, Omar Imady Blog Tour, December 5, 2022   The Celeste Experiment starts with a family tragedy. A billionaire heiress, recently married, is diagnosed with cancer. Every medical intervention is tried, with no success. So the couple begins pursuing religious cures: Christianity, Judaism, eastern […]

Book Review: The Imposter, Leona Deakin

Book Review: The Imposter, Dr. Augusta Bloom Mystery Book 4, Leona Deakin   Book Review: The Imposter, Dr. Augusta Bloom Mystery Book 4, Leona Deakin Blog Tour November 18, 2022   This is the second Leona Deakin book we have reviewed, which raises a question in my mind. How in the world have we missed […]

Book Review: The Two Lives of Sara, Catherine Adel West

Book Review: The Two Lives of Sara, Catherine Adel West   Historical Fiction: The Two Lives of Sara, Catherine Adel West Blog Tour November 28, 2022   I have written and erased my first sentence several times. It’s funny how books that make the most of words can leave me speechless.   Sara King has […]

Book Review: The Stars Undying, Emery Robin

Book Review: The Stars Undying, Empire Without End Book 1, Emery Robin   Book Review: The Stars Undying, Empire Without End Book 1, Emery Robin Blog Tour November 18, 2022 Some debut novels have modest ambitions. Tell a story, explore some themes, draw some characters, let it out into the world and hope it flies. Then […]

Book Review: Northern Wrath, Thilde Kold Holdt

Book Review: Northern Wrath, The Hanged God Trilogy Book 1, Thilde Kold Holdt   Fantasy: Northern Wrath, The Hanged God Trilogy Book 1, Thilde Kold Holdt Blog Tour November 23, 2022 First, an apology. I had every intention of reviewing the entire trilogy for this post. That is not going to happen, though I will […]