Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Book Review - 3 Sleuths 2 Dogs 1 Murder, by Maggie Pill

This light-hearted murder mystery is told by each of the three sisters own point of view from chapter to chapter. I like that. It’s like getting to be alone with each one of their bias and rivaling sibling opinions to find out what they really think of each other outside of the being polite dialog to their sister’s face. It is like being each of the sisters best friends, giving me insight about why each one is acting the way they are when the other is around. I just wish now I

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Mr. Churchill's Secretary, by Susan Elia MacNeal

This story begins with Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill being sworn in as Britain's new Prime Minister just as WWII is beginning. At a time when women were not considered for high positions in the British intelligence war department, no matter how qualified they were, the female protagonist, Maggie Hope, breaks all the barriers of that day and age. Her intelligence and

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Magnificent ObsessionMagnificent Obsession by Lloyd C. Douglas
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Lloyd Cassel Douglas, 1877-1951, was a minister before he was an author. MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION, was his first book written and published after he retired from the pulpit around 1928. How appropriate then that this book's main subject centers around his old boss, the Galilean from Nazareth. His novels are of a didactic tone purposed for developing strong moral character. His writing is