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

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”

Christmas Revels: A Regency Christmas Anthology

Christmas Revels: A Regency Anthology Christmas Revels is an anthology of four Christmas novellas set in Regency England. It is the Christmas gift you give yourself. It is a wonderful, eclectic collection of holiday inspired stories that would even fill Scrooge with the Christmas spirit. Anna D. Allen, Hannah Meredith, Kate Parker and Louise Cornell made the Regency a fresh and exciting adventure. Anna D. … Continue reading Christmas Revels: A Regency Christmas Anthology

A Woman of Distinction

My mother-in-law, Verna Hollister and I have not always seen eye to eye. She is a woman of strong passions and convictions, a woman of strength and courage, sometimes that strength can be overwhelming, sometimes it can be amazing. When a dear friend was diagnosed with cancer and began to lose her hair due to chemo and radiation, my mother-in-law decided she needed a show … Continue reading A Woman of Distinction

Werewolf Sings the Blues by Jennifer Harlow

A punch to the gut, this newest novel by Jennifer Harlow took me by surprise with its intensity. Unlike the other FREAK books, the humor was minimal but the drama and emotion were at a premium. The heroine, Vivian Dahl is a self-described selfish bitch. Words like love, honor and sacrifice aren’t in her vocabulary. With only herself to depend on most of her life, … Continue reading Werewolf Sings the Blues by Jennifer Harlow