Summer Reading List

Writer’s read, and readers write.  This summer, I’m determined to take breaks between writing and catch up on books patiently waiting to be read on my Kindle. Stepping away from my work-in-progress for reading breaks clears my head  and helps me forge ahead with my writing and world-building. Below is my summer reading list. Currently,…

The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

  Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage…

A Density of Souls by Christopher Rice

This is my second book by Christopher Rice, and I enjoyed this PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER/COMING-OF-AGE story set in contemporary NEW ORLEANS. The mood is ominous, brooding with tightly wound emotions. Homoerotic desires and secrets unravel in unspeakable violence amidst four childhood friends. Seams unravel bit by bit as MURDER and SUICIDE undo four friendships, climaxing with a…

Book Review: I’ll Never Tell by Catherine McKenzie

  Goodreads Blurb Deeply buried secrets make for a disturbing family reunion in bestselling author Catherine McKenzie’s tantalizing novel of PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE, named one of the Hottest Books of Summer by Goodreads. What happened to Amanda Holmes? Twenty years ago, she was found bludgeoned in a rowboat at the MacAllister family’s Camp Macaw. No one…

Book Review: Justice for Belle by Didi Oviatt

Book Title: Justice for Belle Author: Didi Oviatt Genre: Psychological Thriller, Suspense Publisher: Creativia Publishing, May 15, 2019 Kindle Pages: 119 Blurb Ahnia has a very dicey past, one that is scratching under the surface, just dying to get out. She’s hit rock bottom, broke and desperate to be on top again. When she finds…

STRONG LEADING FEMALE CHARACTERS

STRONG LEADING FEMALE CHARACTERS Leading female characters are a force to be reckoned with! They present the kind of strength and dynamics that are both admired and envied. I love to completely bury myself in books where the storylines are driven by headstrong and capable women! It’s empowering, uplifting, and admirable to say the least! …

Book Review: The Mother Of All Things by Gabriel Blake

Title: The Mother Of All Things Author: Gabriel Blake Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: DRF Publishing July 26, 2018 Kindle Pages: 282 Pages Goodreads Blurb: It was supposed to be a new beginning for Elaine Davis. Returning to her childhood home in North Yorkshire, she hopes to move on from a devastating past and rebuild her life…