Category Archives: Book Reviews

New Release: WHEN A HIGHLANDER WEDS A HELLION by Julie Johnstone

Title: When a Highlander Weds a Hellion Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts, Book 8 Author: Julie Johnstone Genre: Historical Romance, Scottish Pages: 180 Publication Date: March 22, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B07NVVSRMV Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts Series … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: RISE OF THE DEFENDER ~ a humongous book and an amazing listen!

Title: Rise of the Defender de Lohr Dynasty Author: Kathryn Le Veque Genre: Historical Romance, Medieval Pages: 810 Published by: Dragonblade Publishing, Inc. Published Date: January 26, 2014 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B00C61D40E Narrated by: Brian J. … Continue reading

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My Big Takeaway From Studying Crafting Dialogue is…

A lot hinges on good dialogue.  If it sucks, your story will. This is the last blog I’ll be posting on crafting dialogue.  It has been a very pleasant part of my journey.  I never realized how much a writer … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway! IT’S GETTING SCOT IN HERE by Suzanne Enoch Book 1 of a new series full of barbarian Scot antics and demure and proper English young women

Title: It’s Getting Scot in Here The Wild Wicked Highlanders Book 1 Author: Suzanne Enoch Genre: Historical Romance (Scottish) Pages: 352 Published by: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Published Date: February 26, 2019 ISBN-10: 1250296374 ISBN-13: 978-1250296375  Synopsis: The first in a … Continue reading

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ON WRITING: A MEMOIR OF THE CRAFT by Stephen King ~ easy-to-read. Its shortness is deceptive. Full of great advice and pointers! Join me in my journey of learning to write a novel.

Continuing my quest to learn all about the craft of writing, I picked up a book recommended to me by Diana Cosby, written by Stephen King.  I knew him as a great writer, but now I feel I almost know … Continue reading

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Review: Just out ~ BY THE UNHOLY HAND! Book one of a new series from Kathryn Le Veque. This is not the usual read from Le Veque. It’s darker. More ruthless…

Title: By the Unholy Hand    Execution Knights, Book 1 Author: Kathryn Le Veque Genre: Historical Romance, Medieval Pages: 334 Published by: Kathryn Le Veque Novels, Inc., 2 edition Published Date: January 24, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: TEMPEST by Cynthia Wright and narrated by Emily Beresford

Title: Tempest Rakes and Rebels, Book 7 Author: Cynthia Wright Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 420 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Published by: Boxwood Manor Books Published Date: December 27, 2013 ASIN: B00AO9LPJM Narrated by: Emily Beresford Length: 12 hours, … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Discover J.R. Ward’s The Black Dagger Brotherhood series with this new release (January 7) PRISONER OF NIGHT Book 16.5

PRISONER OF NIGHT The Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J. R. Ward On Sale: January 7, 2019 Gallery Books | E-book Original E-ISBN: 9781501195174 | $5.99 (My review follows book excerpt) Publisher’s Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward … Continue reading

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Review: THE WINTER OF THE WITCH by Katherine Arden ~ seep yourself in the winter forests of medieval Russia in this fantasy triology ~ releases January 8, 2019

  Title:  The Winter of the Witch  Winternight Trilogy Book 3 Author: Kathleen Arden Genre: Literary Fiction, Fantasy Pages: 384 Published by: Del Rey Published Date: January 8, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B077LT812J  Winternight Trilogy: The … Continue reading

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Review: THE HIGHLAND RENEGADE by Amy Jarecki set to release January 8, 2019

  Title:  The Highland Renegade  Lords of the Highlands Book 5 Author: Amy Jarecki Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 368 Published by: Forever Published Date: January 8, 2019 Sold by: Hachette Book Group ASIN: B07CWQQ2S7  Lords of the Highlands series: The … Continue reading

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