Cookie James is a retired FBI agent hiding out from a mob boss who wants her dead. She has changed her name, moved to a tiny island off the East coast with very few people knowing where she is or what she is doing. Cookie is trying hard to adjust to her new life as … Continue reading New Corpse in Town by Lucy Quinn
Hannah Ellis has done it again! The third novel in the Hope Cove series is even better than the first two! The saying goes that “the heart loves who the heart loves” and this is certainly true in this novel about three best friends and the summer they spent hanging out at the old Boathouse … Continue reading Summer at the Old Boathouse by Hannah Ellis
Evidence of Desire is a romance novel, written by Texas author Jessie Scott. It is in fact a steamy romance novel, certainly not for the faint-hearted. And yes, there is the mandatory happily-ever-after ending, however the romance is complicated and realistic and, as in real life, there is great love even when life takes tragic … Continue reading Evidence of Desire by Jessie Scott
Check out my books from the festival! So excited to read these!
I like kooky stories and kooky characters. I like being able to read a book that just takes me away to a place even less sane than my own life. This is one of those stories. The main character, Gladie (short for Gladys), does not keep a job longer than a couple of weeks but … Continue reading An Affair to Dismember by Elise Sax
Set in East Texas in 1923, Wintergreen has written a compelling love story at a time when homosexual love was not only illegal, but it could result in death by judgmental neighbors. The story is well written and researched for a true picture of the area during the early 1920’s. The KKK was popular, blacks … Continue reading A Little Sin by Sionnach Wintergreen
The second in a series (I reviewed the first, The Cottage at Hope Cove back in May), Escape to Oakbrook Farm is once again a delightful romance from author Hannah Ellis. It starts where the Hope Cove story leaves off with the wedding of Lizzie and Max but this time focuses on Lizzie’s sister, Josie. … Continue reading Escape to Oakbrook Farm by Hannah Ellis