Catch-Up Quickies 6

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 6

Blog Tour: American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics and the Birth of American CSI – Kate Winkler Dawson

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Icon Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A gripping historical true crime narrative that reads like the best of Conan Doyle himself (Karen Abbott, author of The Ghosts of Eden Park), American Sherlock recounts the riveting true story of the … Continue reading Blog Tour: American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics and the Birth of American CSI – Kate Winkler Dawson

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna – Juliet Grames

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   If Stella Fortuna means 'lucky star,' then life must have a funny sense of humour. Everybody in the Fortuna family knows the story of how the beautiful, fiercely … Continue reading The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna – Juliet Grames

The Editor – Steven Rowley

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  After years of struggling as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally gets his big break when his novel sells to an editor at a … Continue reading The Editor – Steven Rowley

Life After Death – Jackson Baer

  *I received a free copy of this novel, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  The Childs family faced the unthinkable... now they have a second chance. The Childs family has endured a terrible tragedy, but the FBI's shocking discovery has turned their lives upside … Continue reading Life After Death – Jackson Baer

An American Family – Jackson Baer

  *I received a free copy of this novel, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Isaac Childs has the perfect life—until that life comes crashing down when his wife Ramie vanishes. Isaac learns that his wife's disappearance is the ninth in a string of … Continue reading An American Family – Jackson Baer

Mercy’s First Semester – W. M. Bunche

    *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   RECIPIENT OF THE B.R.A.G. MEDALLION     Blurb:   Raised in a religious immigrant family, Mercy rebels against all rules. To avoid a destined path of self-destruction, Mercy enlists … Continue reading Mercy’s First Semester – W. M. Bunche

Whippoorwill – Robert Bartram

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Barely fourteen, Ceci Prejean is a tomboy running wild in the hot Louisiana summer. After breaking the nose of a local boy, her father decides to enlist the aid … Continue reading Whippoorwill – Robert Bartram

Blog Tour: The Thirty Five Timely And Untimely Deaths Of Cumberland County – Mason Ball

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, Unbound, and Anne Cater of  Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  The dying years of the great depression; John Bischoffberger is a Pennsylvanian doctor adrift in Naples, Maine, struggling with his loss of religious faith and … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Thirty Five Timely And Untimely Deaths Of Cumberland County – Mason Ball