The Keepers: Ethan – Romance, Witches And Action – A Powerful Fantasy Novel With Heart

——- The following post contains affiliate links ——- Title: The Keepers: Ethan (The Keepers #3) Author: Rae Rivers Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Paranormal Romance Release Date: April 7th, 2016 Rating: 5/5 Stars It is no secret that I am a Rae River’s fan. And her latest novel of the Keeper’s series: Ethan, only cemented that fact …

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The Billionaire’s Touch by J.S. Scott – A Book Review

Book Title: The Billionaire’s Touch (The Sinclairs Book 3) Author: J.S. Scott Publisher: Montlake Romance Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: March 22nd, 2016 Rating: 4/5 Stars Premise:  After a troubling childhood, wealthy Evan Sinclair likes his life orderly and controlled. He rarely gives in to spontaneous urges—until he begins a chance correspondence with a mystery woman …

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Writer’s Reference: Birthstones

Ever wondered which birthstone fits best with your character? No matter what genre, this information can be useful. Take this example: A thoughtful gift within a romance novel can showcase how much the two main characters care, by adding just the right detail such as the inclusion of a birthstone. Or a birthstone can leave just the …

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Quick, Fun And Entertaining – “His Stubborn Lover” by Leslie North

Title: His Stubborn Lover Author: Leslie North Publisher: CreateSpace Publication Date: Sept. 24, 2015 Genre: Women’s Fiction, Romance Rating: 4/5 Stars A very quick, fun read, that could have been turned into a little longer novel, but it was perfect for a lazy Saturday afternoon (while I was waiting for my computer to be fixed). …

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Chilling And Unexpected – “Fear Nothing” By Lisa Gardner

Title: Fear Nothing: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel Author: Lisa Gardner Publisher: Signet Release Date: January 4th, 2014 Genre: Thriller/Mystery/Crime Rating: 5/5 Stars   Seldom does a book get my attention as deeply as Lisa  Gardner’s work “Fear Nothing” had managed to do. Absolutely chilling, and superbly written, Mrs. Gardener used a very unique approach …

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"The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction

Despite numerous diversions, I had followed through on my plans to make the trip to Santa Fe. No matter what the Universe threw at me, I was determined to follow through, after all, I had made the promise to stand by my sisters side on her special day, even though I loathed weddings and knew …

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The Boot – A Flash Fiction

“Look what I found!” Her voice was filled with such sweet excitement, that the older man could not hold back a smile. At one point he had dreaded to bring this young student with him to the site, not looking forward to the lack of knowledge an inexperienced person would surely bring along, but her …

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Warmth – A Haiku

your touch warms the soul my heart sings in your presence every day a gift Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 I recently wrote about the Royal Holiday collection, a set of four romance novels from publisher Tule Publishing, but not about the last three books of the series. A sense of warmth is the overall …

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Prisoner – A Flash Fiction

Many aspects of him frightened me, but none chilled me as much to the bone as his need for perfection. Patterns laid perfectly in unison with each other, never one aspect out of place, and the glance in my direction, when something was not up to his standards alone, made me shiver in fear. In …

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Book Review: The Witch of Painted Sorrows

Title: The Witch Of Painted Sorrows Author: M. J. Rose Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: March 17th, 2015 Rating 3.5 Stars Like with many stories that are written in first person, I never connected with the novel. In order for it to work well, I must care deeply about the character who’s head I am …

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