At Stane Hame, a first-century tribal village near Cullykhan Bay in Scotland, Mooragh, spiritual leader of the Caledonia tribe known as the Taezali, worships at the standing stone--the place where she hears the Goddess.* They communicate with visions: Mooragh is mute. She is also young--perhaps in her teens. Far too young to be a spiritual … Continue reading Book Review: Sisters at the Edge of the World, by Ailish Sinclair
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Book Review: “One Step Too Far” by Lisa Gardner
Let me start by saying that I love Lisa Gardner's novels. Before She Disappeared, the first of Gardner's "Frankie Elkin" series, was no exception. I really bonded with Frankie; I can't say why because I am not a wanderer, nor an alcoholic, nor am I haunted by the ghosts of my past. But Frankie is … Continue reading Book Review: “One Step Too Far” by Lisa Gardner
A Five-Star Review for “War Sonnets”!
While I'm (not so patiently) waiting for responses to my search for an agent/publisher for War Sonnets, I decided to submit the manuscript to the Historical Fiction Company for a review. I so desperately needed some kind of moral boost! As the days passed, I realized that whatever the results, it would be a make … Continue reading A Five-Star Review for “War Sonnets”!
Book Review: “Billy Summers,” by Stephen King
There are two things you have to know about the protagonist of Stephen King’s latest novel: 1. Billy Summers is an assassin for hire. 2. Billy Summers only kills bad people. It started with the man who beat to death Billy’s little sister. Billy was eleven years old; they ruled it self-defense. At seventeen he … Continue reading Book Review: “Billy Summers,” by Stephen King