On the Porch with Hallie Alexander

Today I’d like to welcome Hallie Alexander to my Creekside Café. Hallie: Thank you for having me. The view is gorgeous and there are no mosquitos. Amazing! Sherri: The joys of a virtual café, though here on the Pamlico Sound, our mascot is the mosquito. I was surprised to learn you were also a North Carolina writer. Was it serendipity or something else that brought … Continue reading On the Porch with Hallie Alexander

Close Up

Close Up by Amanda Quick aka Jayne Ann Krentz Narrated by Morgan Hallett I caught part of Jayne Ann Krentz’s Facebook live a few days ago. I was surprised that people were complaining about the era she is setting her historical romances in now. The last few books have been set in 1930s in a resort community just outside of Hollywood. Don’t get me wrong, … Continue reading Close Up

The Latest Veronica Speedwell Story

A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn Narrated by Angele Masters It is no secret that I am addicted to audiobooks and one of my favorites has been the Veronica Speedwell series. Narrator Angele Masters brings this character brilliantly to life. While I was late in discovering the author, Deanna Raybourn, coming up her only after she started the Veronica Speedwell series, I have become a … Continue reading The Latest Veronica Speedwell Story

Some of my favorite things: Audiobooks, Pirates and Surprising Heroes!

The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo by Kerrigan Byrne narrated by Derek Perkins Lorelai has lived her life with just the sweet memory of a kiss from the man who no memory of his own. A rescuer of all broken creatures it was no surprise when fourteen-year-old Lorelai demanded her father and brother allow her to save the man who dragged himself out of a … Continue reading Some of my favorite things: Audiobooks, Pirates and Surprising Heroes!

The Spitfire: Wicked Wallflowers

The Spitfire: Wicked Wallflowers by Christi Caldwell Narrated by Tim Campbell Audiobook Clara Winters dreams of leaving behind her old life at the mercy of controlling men and opening her music hall. No matter how many times she is knocked down, she is bounces back up. When she discovers a man being assaulted on the streets of East London, she knows if she doesn’t intervene, … Continue reading The Spitfire: Wicked Wallflowers

Crucible

Crucible by James Rollins, Narrated by Christian Baskous (Audible) Y’all know I’m addicted to audiobooks and James Rollins books are great to listen to, they’re like an action adventure movie without the picture. I’m not sure what I enjoy most, the Sigma Force story or the author’s notes at the end of the book. James Rollins is one of the most interesting authors of our … Continue reading Crucible

A Dangerous Collaboration

By Deanna Raybourn, Narrated by Angela Masters I’m late to discovering the genius that is Deanna Raybourn. My first book with her being A Curious Beginning, the first of the Veronica Speedwell series, but I have since devoured all of her books I can find. While I was awaiting A Dangerous Collaboration, I discovered the Lady Grey series, another example of a strong female character … Continue reading A Dangerous Collaboration