Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Book Review of THE REVIVAL, by Maggie Allen

Everything in THE RETURN is built upon, and clarified in THE REVIVAL. Virginia Wilson is drawn back to Totoba, Africa. She doesn’t clearly realize why. I don’t want to include any spoilers

Friday, April 24, 2015

Book Review of THE RETURN, by Maggie Allen

Virginia Wilson was about to graduate high school. Although she was living a comfortable upper middle class life, had a lot of friends, and was grateful for all she had, she felt something was missing. Yearning for adventure, to be and do something exceptional, she convinced her parents to book a family trip to Africa.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Book Review of THE SHOUTING MAN, by Fiona McShane

Fay O’Brien is a young woman driven by her desire to write. She is a successful writer living in Dublin with her husband Chris, who dies in a car crash soon after they move to Port Dubh. A harbor town she fell in love with, along with a little house on the cliffs that would be a perfect place to write. Where she persuaded Chris to move to. Where she found “It”, Alec Cusack, who raised sheep on the farm next door, and was a fisherman. Fay and Alec, both married at the time, fell in love at first sight.
Alec Cusack was called Crazy Cusack by the town folks. Now that I’ve read the whole book I understand why. The reason is presented in

Monday, April 6, 2015

Animal Future by Robert McGraw
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story starts with a bang, and ends with a shoot ’em up bang, bang! Then all is satisfyingly wrapped up in the epilogue. These authors, Robert and Darrin McGraw, are intelligent, extremely competent writer’s, who trust their readers to catch on. I LOVE IT!

Friday, April 3, 2015

Teacher Beware (A Grace Ellery Romantic Suspense Book 1)Teacher Beware by Charlotte Raine
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

This is a potential template for a book. A book waiting to be written. The scene isn't set. The characters have no character. The story line is suggested, not developed. This is non-spectacular writing.

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