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Review: The Girl Before

Review: The Girl Before

The Girl Before by Cassandra Jamison My rating: 4 of 5 stars Orphan Miley Fairchild has recently moved in with her new foster family. Immediately things just don’t feel right to her, not only is her room filled with creepy dolls but she discovers that her new foster parents lost a daughter that looked a …

Review: If It Walks like a Killer

Review: If It Walks like a Killer

If It Walks Like A Killer by Kiersten Modglin My rating: 4 of 5 stars The lives of Caide and Rachel Abbot look perfect, but as they say looks can be deceiving. From all accounts the two were college sweethearts, but beneath that facade is a marriage of convenience. Rachel is a wonderful mother to …

Review: As the Liquor Flows

Review: As the Liquor Flows

As the Liquor Flows by Angela Christina Archer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Desperation as forced Evelyn Ford to look for work at a local burlesque theatre. She has no dance experience, or even much experience with men, but her cupboards are empty and her brother is missing. Just as she’s about to leave …

Review: Escaping to Love

Review: Escaping to Love

Escaping to Love by C.M. Allen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Evangeline has finally had enough. She has been enduring abuse from her sadistic husband for four years, but is finally ready to put her plan of escaping into motion. Settling into a new small town, immediately Evangeline (now Lainey) is drawn to town …

Review: Autumn Hearts

Review: Autumn Hearts

Autumn Hearts: A Cape Harriet Novel by Roma Brooks My rating: 4 of 5 stars Two new couples have arrived at The Rising Tides Inn for a romantic week. The first couple, Mark and Sharon, have been married for a number of years and are trying to reconnect. Mark is a successful pilot is away …

Review: Beautiful Mess

Review: Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess by John Herrick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Del Corwyn is a has been. After his one Oscar nomination and some bad movie choices, his acting career has pretty much ended although he’s always looking for his big comeback. Making a splash in Hollywood has become quite different than what Del remembers …

Review: Swan Song

Review: Swan Song

Swan Song by Charlotte Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ava Hadley had a bright future ahead of her as a ballet dancer, but she has given up on her dream and no one quite knows why. Now she is in London for a tribute to her mother, famous ballerina Beatrice DuVall, and to …

Review: Corners

Review: Corners

Corners by Corrina Austin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Davy has been having a pretty boring summer. While his mom works full time Davy spends his days at summer day camp and the pool, but after one bad decision Davy is banned from both for the last couple weeks of the summer. Luckily, a …

Review: Kings of This World

Review: Kings of This World

Kings of the World by Peter Bailey My rating: 4 of 5 stars Imagine what life would be like if you woke up one day and seemed to be the only sane person left in the world well… that’s what has happened to Matthew. All around him people are doing unusual things and he can’t …

Review: Touched by Death

Review: Touched by Death

Touched by Death by T.L. Martin My rating: 4 of 5 stars After the death of her beloved Grams, Tallulah (Lou) Adaire’s life needs a change. She has no family left and her only real ties are her best friend and an ex boyfriend who isn’t ready to let her go. Without much regret Lou …

Review: Searching for Audrina

Review: Searching for Audrina

Searching For Audrina by Kathryn White My rating: 4 of 5 stars After losing his father, stepmother, and stepsister in a fire Adam hasn’t had an easy life. Things were not made easier after his other stepsister was ripped away from his life but her “famous” pet doctor father. He’s never forgot about Audrina but …

Review: The Dead Game

Review: The Dead Game

The Dead Game by Susanne Leist My rating: 2 of 5 stars Oasis, Florida seems like the ideal tourist location, a quaint town, with a downtown filled with cute shops…but you can’t go out after dark. Shadows roam around the town at night and residents keep their windows and doors closed to the unknown, tourists …

Served

Served

Served by Maya Hughes My rating: 3 of 5 stars Rox has been hiding from her abusive ex for a while now, and she’s finally established herself as head chef at the hot bar The Bramble. Cooking has always been her escape and she spends most of her time in the bar’s kitchen. Liam needs …

Review: Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth

Review: Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth

Victorian by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek My rating: 3 of 5 stars Celeste and Weronika meet at a counseling circle, though they seem to have nothing in common they become friends, and they get jobs at a local Victorian faire together that happens to be haunted. Celeste is excited to have a friend, as things have …

Review: Gone with the Wings

Review: Gone with the Wings

Gone with the Wings by Leena Clover My rating: 4 of 5 stars Meera Patel is a 20 something college dropout who know works at the local university’s library. She had a bright future ahead of her, but for some reason she has changed course. She still lives at home with her grandparents, father, and …

Review: Perfect Lives

Review: Perfect Lives

Perfect Lives by Lauren Loos My rating: 4 of 5 stars As the saying goes, “the grass is always greener on the other side” and now four friends from high school will experience this first hand. After a rocky marriage Kate is now a gorgeous single party girl not looking to settle down yet, or …

Review: Feeble Connections

Review: Feeble Connections

Feeble Connections by Meghana Sarathy My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jennifer is ready to take on the world. She is starting college as a film major, and is finally ready to open her heart to a real relationship. From the moment she enters school she starts hearing about “manwhore” Brandon Sky. She knows that …