Book Review: The Space Between Worlds, Micaiah Johnson

Book Review: The Space Between Worlds, Micaiah Johnson                   Science Fiction: The Space Between Worlds, Micaiah Johnson   Cara is a “traverser.” Technology exists that allows people to traverse between dimensions, to visit other versions of Earth. Coming from a world with stark distinctions between the white […]

Blog Tour: The Retreat, Sarah Pearse

Book Review: The Retreat, Detective Elin Warner Book 2, Sarah Pearse                   Mystery/Thriller: The Retreat, Detective Elin Warner Book 2, Sarah Pearse Blog Tour July 22, 2022   Elin Warner has been on reduced duty since returning from Switzerland. Despite her eagerness to return to her position […]

Book Review: Maisie Dobbs, Jaqueline Winspear

Book Review: Maisie Dobbs, Maisie Dobbs Book 1, Jaqueline Winspear   Mystery: Maisie Dobbs, Maisie Dobbs Book 1, Jaqueline Winspear   Every so often I run across an older book or series that makes me question my reading choices from years gone by. Maisie Dobbs is one of those books.   Jacqueline Winspear’s protagonist is a private […]

Book Review: The Restless Crucible, Yaw Agawu-Kakraba

Book Review: The Restless Crucible, Yaw Agawu-Kakraba   Literary Fiction/Historical Fiction: The Restless Crucible, Yaw Agawu-Kakraba   I really don’t know what I was expecting from this book. Going into it, I vaguely knew that it was about a black Brazilian slave who had aspired to become a slave-trader himself. I met the author at […]

Blog Tour: Nobody’s Agent, Stuart Field

Book Review: Nobody’s Agent, Ronin Nash Thrillers Book One, Stuart Field   Thriller: Nobody’s Agent, Ronin Nash Thrillers Book One, Stuart Field Blog Tour, July 8, 2022   Before I get into the review, I have a question. Is there some database somewhere that thriller writers consult to find names for their protagonists? There seem to be […]

Book Review: The Coast to Coast Murders, James Patterson and J.D. Barker

Book Review: The Coast to Coast Murders, James Patterson and J.D. Barker   Mystery/Thriller: The Coast to Coast Murders, James Patterson and J.D. Barker   When James Patterson writes a novel there are certain things you come to expect. Short, action-packed chapters. Lots of action words. Dynamic plots.   When J.D. Barker writes a novel […]