Monthly Archives: January 2016

Writing is a Torment of the Mind

I’ve started a muse on novel development on my blog and found this wonderful post on how this author started writing. He’s titled it WRITING IS A TORMENT OF THE MIND. I can relate. I’ve done the NaNoWriMo of 2013. … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: MY DARING HIGHLANDER by Vonda Sinclair

Title: My Daring Highlander Author: Vonda Sinclair Genre: Historical Romance, Scottish Story Setting: Scotland, 1619 Pages: 289 Published Date: March 29, 2013 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B00C3ONO22 Narrated by: Dave Gillies Length: 11 hours, 2 minutes Release Date: … Continue reading

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Review: FATAL TRUTH by Misty Evans

Wonderful insight on what can occur in the political arena.  Ms. Evans has me hooked for the rest of the series! Title: Fatal Truth Shadow Force International Series Author: Misty Evans Genre: Romantic Suspense Pages: 301 Published by: Beach Path … Continue reading

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: AN INTERVIEW WITH KATHRYN LE VEQUE

Originally posted on Rakes And Rascals:
I’m delighted to welcome to USA Today Bestselling Author KATHRYN LE VEQUE to Rakes and Rascals today for an exclusive interview. Thank you so much for having me today, Carol! I know your blog…

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New Release! FATAL TRUTH by Misty Evans ~ Blog Tour with Giveaway

Title: Fatal Truth   Shadow Force International Series, book 1 Author: Misty Evans Release Date: January 25, 2016 Genre: Romantic Suspense Buy Links: Amazon / Amazon UK / iBooks / Kobo / Barnes & Noble coming soon! Book Summary: She’s an … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: A JEWEL IN THE VAULTS by Lily Baldwin

Title: A Jewel in the Vaults Flights of the Love Series, Book 1—a novella Author: Lily Baldwin Genre: Historical Romance Story Setting: Paris, 1782; Edinburgh, 1784; Scotland, 1802 Pages: 166 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services ASIN: B00XNG72V8 Narrated by: James … Continue reading

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ِAudiobook Review: CAROLINE by Cynthia Wright

Cynthia Wright’s writing is potent, much like the burn of French brandy. Her words warm all of you. Title: Caroline Rakes and Rebels Series, book 2 Author: Cynthia Wright Genre: Historical Romance Story Setting: 1873, America Pages: 328 Published by: Boxwood … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE LIE AND THE LADY by Kate Noble — I was totally engaged

My reader, what does a blush mean?  Does it mean you are guilty? Embarrassed? In love?  Find out what this wonderfully wrought story proposes! Title:  The Lie and the Lady Winner Takes All, book 2 Author: Kate Noble Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: STEVIE-GIRL AND THE PHANTOM STUDENT, book 2

Title: Stevie-girl and the Phantom Student The Phantom Series, book 2 Author: Ann Swann Genre: Coming of Age, Paranormal, Ghosts, Children’s Books Pages: 204 Publication Date: April 8, 2013 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc. ASIN: B00C9T3GQA Narrated by: Abby … Continue reading

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Muses on the Art of Novel Development with Vonda Sinclair

I asked author Vonda Sinclair to drop by to talk about two points in story writing–the beginning and end of a story.  As a reader, I know how important it is to get the first chapter right — to snag the … Continue reading

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