A Visit from Author Rachell Nichole

Today I’d like to welcome contemporary romance author, Rachell Nichole to Creekside Café.  Welcome Rachell, is this your first time in eastern North Carolina? Rachell: Thanks for having me. No, I’m from the East Coast, so I’ve been up and down the area. Never spent a lot of time in the Carolinas, but a day here and there. We had a stop in Charleston, South Carolina … Continue reading A Visit from Author Rachell Nichole

The Golden Hour

I just finished The Golden Hour, the fourth in the Nora Tierney series by M.K. Graff. I have enjoyed the progression of the main characters: Nora Tierney and Detective Inspector Declan Barnes, from antagonists to partners. The Golden Hour is a little darker than the first books in this series. It deals with the very real threat of biological terrorism but the true theme of … Continue reading The Golden Hour

Fear or Love

Fear The four letter word that gives rise to tyrants Terrorists And bigots   Fear Our excuse for prejudice Hate And anger Persecution of our neighbors   Fear builds walls prisons and slums Shackles the masses and silences our voices   Fear Crowns kings Starts wars Ruins lives Reasons injustice, murder and slavery   Is it better to be feared or loved?   Love Gives … Continue reading Fear or Love

When I tell you “You are beautiful”

When I tell you “You are beautiful” It is not the brilliance of your smile Or the color of your eyes It is not your physique Or your sexy new style It is the substance inside that makes you so Your strength, your courage, your wisdom. The most beautiful people are not the bodies of perfection Plastered on billboards and on covers of magazines It … Continue reading When I tell you “You are beautiful”

Happy Woman’s Day

International Woman’s Day Are you a feminist? No, I never considered myself a feminist. I am old fashioned, I believe in putting home and family first. I write romance, always dreaming of happily ever after. How could I be a feminist? I come from a long line of big shoulder broads, women who did what needed doing to survive, to make sure their families thrived. … Continue reading Happy Woman’s Day

Your Hand in Mine, We Will Go by Lynn Cavanaugh-Blades

Your Hand in Mine, We Will Go by Lynn Cavanaugh-Blades is a lovely story of faith and family. Set in small towns in North Carolina in 1964 we get a taste of nostalgia and a flavor of the south. Bringing to life familiar places in Beaufort County, it gives an insight into the life of seven year old Lynn and the choices she made that … Continue reading Your Hand in Mine, We Will Go by Lynn Cavanaugh-Blades