Book Review: “Before She Disappeared” by Lisa Gardner

Frankie Elkin is an alcoholic, and she's on a mission: She finds missing girls that everyone else has stopped looking for. Don't ask her why--it's a motive that isn't clear to even her. But she is driven. She started her quest long ago, leaving her home in California and her friend, Paul, the man who … Continue reading Book Review: “Before She Disappeared” by Lisa Gardner

Book Review: “If Darkness Takes Us” by Brenda Marie Smith

Imagine you're an old lady, settled in your ways, just you and the old man. And then the power goes off: a solar pulse has disrupted the entire energy grid. But it's not just electricity that's been lost. There's no water, no cell phone, no computer. Anything with any kind of electronics no longer functions, … Continue reading Book Review: “If Darkness Takes Us” by Brenda Marie Smith

Book Review: “Beneficence” by Meredith Hall

If grief and guilt could build an empire, Doris and Tup Senter would be rich. Instead, they’re merely miserable. Life is idyllic on the post-World War II Senter family farm near Portland, Maine. Doris and Tup are content. In love, with three happy children that Doris protects like a mama bear. Until tragedy strikes. Doris … Continue reading Book Review: “Beneficence” by Meredith Hall