This serial killer is smart, wily, calculating, something that Roarke is both frustrated and fascinated by. As he digs through similar cases, Matthew realizes that this savage killer has a deep secret from her childhood and gifts of her own, a gift that drives her to kill the Monsters. She hunts Monsters.
I would have enjoyed a lot more insight into Cara’s state of mind and reasoning behind her life’s work– ridding the world of men who prey on children. The reveal that The Reaper was still at work shouldn’t have been a surprise, but it snuck up on me. I was entirely more focused on the FBI trying to track and trace Cara.
Title: Disarming Detective Series: The Lawmen #1 Author: Elizabeth Heiter Genre: Fiction Publisher: Harlequin Release Date: January 20, 2015 Format: ebook Pages: 288 Source: NetGalley/ Harlequin Intrigue The case that’s haunted one FBI profiler for years may have finally met its match in a sexy—and dedicated—detective… When FBI profiler Isabella Cortez finds a stranger outside her office, she’s in trouble. Because even though Detective Logan Greer is one of the good guys, their instant attraction is a serious distraction. Ella’s got one mission: to find the criminal who hurt her friend and drove her to become a profiler. But Logan’s appeal isn’t just chemistry. He has a case that bears […]
I find myself longing for another installment of this magical family. The tree (and the house) has so much personality, it’s probably my favorite character. And I feel like there is more story to tell.
This short was written in response to a writing exercise. We were given at title and had to write a story to match.
A little book news, a little weekend planning…
Title: Something True Author: Karelia Stetz-Waters Genre: Fiction Publisher: Forever Yours Release Date: January 13, 2015 Pages: 352 Tate Grafton has a tough exterior, but underneath she’s kind, caring, and fiercely loyal. That’s why she first started working at Out in Portland Coffee-it was her way of repaying the shop’s owner for taking her in as a homeless teenager. Nine years later, the coffee shop is floundering and Tate feels like she’s letting life pass her by . . . until she shares an unforgettable night with a beautiful stranger. When the mysterious woman disappears the next morning, Tate doesn’t even know her name. Laura Enfield was supposed to be […]
Title: An Absent Mind Author: Eric Rill Genre: Fiction Release Date: March 1, 2014 Pages: 276 Source: NetGalley/Avante Press “An absent mind”, a riveting new novel from Eric Rill, is about a race against time. The ticking time bomb is Saul Reimer’s sanity. His Alzheimer’s is going to be the catalyst that will either bring his family together or tear it apart. It is equally a story about his relationship with his loved ones and their shared journey. Seventy-one, and a man used to controlling those around him, Saul finds himself helplessly slipping into the abyss in what he describes as his slow dance with death. As we listen in […]
Title: Nothing Between Us Series: Loving On the Edge (#6) Author: Roni Loren Genre: Fiction, Erotic Romance Publisher: Berkley Trade Release Date: January 6, 2015 Format: eBook Pages: 464 Source: Amazon From the New York Times bestselling author of Need You Tonight comes a steamy Loving on the Edge novel that proves watching is only half the fun… Unlike the heroine of her popular thriller series, Georgia Delaune can’t afford to take risks or push sexual boundaries—unless you count spying through her neighbor’s bedroom window, and never missing a single move he makes. Colby Wilkes is more than willing to put on a show for the alluring woman next door. […]
As you may have guessed, I decided not to query Ruby’s but to self publish it. I tested the process with Anonymous and I’ve been pleased at how much control I have. It’s slower and I am doing…..everything… but the control freak in me is all. over. that. noise. Ruby’s is my first, it’s my baby and to be honest I am intimidated by the query/agenting process.