Monthly Archives: August 2010

Call Me Mrs. Miracle


Call Me Mrs. Miracle, by Debbie Macomber, is a perfect feel-good Christmas story.  It reminded me of the old movie with Janet Leigh and Robert Mitchum, Holiday Affair.  Christmas stories should have tears, joy, children’s laughter, surprises and of course … Continue reading

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The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit


The Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit by Peri Pakroo is one of the best How-To business books I’ve ever read.  It was so full of tips and instructions that I didn’t feel that I had to go to any other … Continue reading

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Swept Aside


Swept Aside by Sharon Sala was wonderful.  I love anything which incorporates the weather as it adds just that extra bit of unleashed danger.  Sharon Salas latest trilogy which begins with Blown Away, continues with Torn Apart and concludes with … Continue reading

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Ruthless


Ruthless by Anne Stuart is an engaging historical romantic fiction.  Although I prefer Ms Stuart’s contemporary fiction, Ruthless held my interest with its historical detail.  However, I found the plot rather contrived and the action somewhat stilted.  It will not … Continue reading

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Bargain with the Devil


After reading F.J.Chase’s first novel, Darkness Under Heaven, I thought that the writing style had merit, but the action was a bit too frenetic and unbelievable.  I recommended the novel to my readers of espionage because the main character was so … Continue reading

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Meg: Hell’s Aquarium


I don’t know how you feel about the action/adventure genre, but I need my fix of mayhem quite regularly.  I read Clive Cussler (he’s a guilty pleasure), James Rollins (a favorite) and anything by Steve Alten.  You may not be … Continue reading

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Pet Peeve


I have a pet peeve and it is titles and covers and the way they relate…or don’t…to content.  A case in point is a recent novel by Donna Kauffman published by Kensington Brava.  The title is…Some Like it Scot…and the … Continue reading

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