Review: The Last Train to Key West

Synopsis: In 1935 three women are forever changed when one of the most powerful hurricanes in history barrels toward the Florida Keys in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton's captivating new novel.Everyone journeys to Key West searching for something. For the tourists traveling on Henry Flagler’s legendary Overseas Railroad, Labor Day weekend is an opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Review: Consumed by J.R. Ward

          Synopsis: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the popular Black Dagger Brotherhood series comes a brand-new novel about arson investigator, Anne Ashburn, who is consumed by her troubled past, her family’s scorched legacy, and her current case: chasing a deadly killer. Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed... By her... Continue Reading →

Review: The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

              Synopsis: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  •  FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE NEW CHAPTER GoodReads Choice Awards Semifinalist  "Moving . . . a plot that surprises and devastates."—New York Times Book Review "A masterful epic."—People magazine "Mesmerizing . . . The Women in the Castle stands tall among the literature that reveals new truths about... Continue Reading →

Review: Broken Roots by Michelle Diana Lowe

S   Synopsis: After her father's invention earns her family millions, sixteen-year-old Teisha Cole moves from London to Florida. Uprooted from the place she loves, Teisha now lives in a broken home full of secrets and lies. Following the death of Teisha's grandmother, her fractured family is replanted in rural England, where a kingpin and... Continue Reading →

Review: Lazlo’s Revenge

  Synopsis: It is the story above all, and Lazlo’s Revenge is an excellent story, inspired by true events in places devastated by war, and those who suffered greatly. Readers develop a personal relationship with the characters, Lazlo, Gertrude, Captain Koz, and others, leaving them wanting more. Max Fischer (Maxine Schoellkopf Fischer, fictional narrator of... Continue Reading →

Review: Midnight in Berlin

  Synopsis: Berlin in the spring of 1939. Hitler is preparing for war. Colonel Noel Macrae, a British diplomat, plans the ultimate sacrifice to stop him. The West’s appeasement policies have failed. There is only one alternative: assassination. The Gestapo, aware of Macrae’s hostility, seeks to compromise him in their infamous brothel. There Macrae meets... Continue Reading →

Review: Monarchs and Mendicants

  Synopsis: A JOURNEY FROM DESPAIR TO HOPE When a fourth homeless man is murdered by the Hacker, Gifford Ulrich leaves downtown St. Louis carrying his belongings on his back and wanders into the Benoit Neighborhood searching for shelter and safety. He finds abandoned buildings and abandoned people; drunks, drug addicts, gamblers; the outcasts; the... Continue Reading →

Review: A Song of the Oceanids

  Synopsis: It's quirky but poignant coming-of-age tale about children, artists, daydreamers, Martians, freaky Martian hummingbird moths, and a band of wicked sea nymphs. The first thread concerns Emmylou, a Martian girl stranded upon the Earth where she is forever hounded by the Pinkerton Detective Agency's Extraterrestrial-Enigma Service.  The second thread concerns her favorite Earthling... Continue Reading →

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