Goodreads Synopsis: In the borderlands of the village Les Échelles, giants sleep and werewolves howl. Travelers must cross deep gorges to pay visit. The only strangers are treasure-hunters seeking the riches of Zahara, a drowned Crusader bride. She planted the nearby woods with rich botanicals, now the healing herbs of Irène Guéri, apothecary in these … Continue reading The Peddler of Wisdom – Review
What was it that first stirred my sleeping brain to your presence? The slight tap of your finger against the window pane or that tired old notion of your body knowing someone is watching you. I don't think you meant to possibly wake me but your nail tinkled against the glass making you draw back … Continue reading A fingertip on glass
I have felt so sporadic in my writing as of late dear readers. These writing prompts have so far been the form of writing I have been able to extract from myself. What do you do when you can't write/read/function as you usually do? I just catch the sight of it as it descends from … Continue reading Found
This week Writing Prompt Wednesday was inspired by the story Gift written by Red Pen Gal using this very prompt. She is such an amazing writer! Go read her work ASAP! I peered at it from the window as my breath frosted against the chilled pane. I tried to blink it's presence away, first slowly … Continue reading A Back Porch Surprise
Dear Readers! We meet again! I apologize for being MIA yet again. I have found myself within a deep book reading slump which has some how attached itself to my writing. Alas I have been up to nothing, zip, zilch. I came across this cute picture on how to find your YA Book Title from … Continue reading Find your YA Book Title!
... those books that everyone always recommends you read! I love literature, but I would never claim to be a hardcore fan of any particular author, even Austen. (I know, crazy right!?) I never claim to be so ardently in love with any author, because alas I do not know everything about them and I … Continue reading Let’s talk about….
Goodreads Synopsis: Laerka is a Southern Gothic tale of rescue. It features a group of teenagers and a Russian crime ring that sells girls to night clubs in Savannah, Georgia. One particular victim, Laerka, is a Danish girl who transforms into a mermaid when in water. Her pursuer, the crime boss, changes into a "Vodyanoy" … Continue reading Laerka – Review
Goodreads Synopsis: Cristofer Vaughn's star is poised to rise. Everyone expects the dashing and gifted composer to soar to the heights of musical genius—an expectation that terrifies the young artist as much as it drives him. Walking into the fire with Cristofer is his housekeeper, Henri, a passionate and handsome young woman who takes pleasure … Continue reading Escapement – Review
Goodreads Synopsis: Caren Rivers never really considered the busy lives of the drivers who passed through her toll booth. Some she encountered frequently, daily, as they moved from place to place along their journey. Others, she doubted she’d ever see again. She’d always wondered what made them chose one route over another. Was the obvious … Continue reading Journeys – Review
Goodreads Synopsis: Which is worse, trying to catch a cunning killer leaving decapitated women in the woods, or trying to tame an unconventional forensic psychiatrist that seems determined to go his own way? The Oslo autumn is creeping in with its cold spells and Homicide Detective Julia Ryland is feeling pretty content with her team … Continue reading Loner – Book Review