Book Review: Black Hearts, Doug Johnstone

Book Review: Black Hearts, The Skelfs Series Book 4, Doug Johnstone   Mystery: Black Hearts, The Skelfs Series Book 4, Doug Johnstone Blog Tour September 26, 2022   In her years working in the burial business, Dorothy Skelf has seen almost every imaginable reaction to death. A fist fight at the gravesite that results in knocking over the casket […]

Book Review: Quest for Atlantis, Marisa Noelle

Book Review: Quest for Atlantis, The Mermaid Chronicles Book 2, Marisa Noelle   Young Adult/Fantasy: Quest for Atlantis, The Mermaid Chronicles Book 2, Marisa Noelle   I will be honest with you, gentle readers. I am not the best audience for a fantasy young adult romance. Or, really, any romance. My wife can assure you, […]

Blog Tour: Whisper of the Seals, Roxanne Bouchard

Book Review: Whisper of the Seals, Detective Morales Book 3, Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner   Mystery: Whisper of the Seals, Detective Morales Book 3, Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner   Recently I was reminded of a family vacation that included a trip through southern Ontario. My then sixteen-year-old self was very excited to be […]

Blog Tour: My Name Is Ten, Colleen MacMahon

Book Review: My Name Is Ten, Colleen MacMahon Book Review: My Name Is Ten, Colleen MacMahon Blog Tour August 5, 2022   Do yourself a favor. Put the name, “Colleen MacMahon” somewhere you won’t forget. Then again, I suspect she may become an author you are unlikely to forget. Regardless, put it somewhere on your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blog Tour: The Last Beekeeper, Rebecca L. Fearnley

Book Review: The Last Beekeeper, Silent Skies Book 1, Rebecca L. Fearnley   YA/Science Fiction: The Last Beekeeper, Silent Skies Book 1, Rebecca L. Fearnley Blog Tour June 27, 2022   Sometimes you learn the most unexpected things from books. For example, I learned through The Last Beekeeper that an important part of a young hero’s arsenal […]

Blog Tour: Heron Kings’ Flight, Eric Lewis

Book Review: Heron Kings’ Flight, Heron Kings Book 2, Eric Lewis Fantasy: Heron Kings’ Flight, Heron Kings Book 2, Eric Lewis Blog Tour June 24, 2022   Linet lives in the Lodge of the Heron Kings, a secretive band of orphans and castouts who live together, train constantly, fight and plunder occasionally, and above all keep their […]