Category Archives: Author

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Robert Harris has written an amazing novelization of the factual events from the 1895 trial of Alfred Dreyfus, accused spy in the French military, to his final vindication in 1906 when the decision of the Rennes verdict of the Supreme … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber

Today’s cozy read is by a prolific author whose name is extremely familiar to me and yet this is only the second book I’ve ever read by Debbie Macomber.  Summer on Blossom Street is part of a series and seems … Continue reading

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Palace of Darkness by Tracy L. Higley — a novel of Petra

Petra is an ancient city carved out of stone, hidden from the world for hundreds of years.  In 106 A.D., it was about to be annexed to the mighty Roman Empire.  It was a time of persecution of Christians throughout … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Tuesday Teaser: The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Today’s mystery is by a favourite author, John Grisham and is a bit of a departure for him.  The Rogue Lawyer is Sebastian Rudd.  His office is a customized, bullet-proof van, he owns a Puerto Rican cage fighter, and his … Continue reading

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The Band That Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic by Steve Turner

We all know about the 8 musicians who continued to play their instruments as the Titanic sank, but how many of us know their stories, or even their names?  Steve Turner has done the research, spoken to their descendants (where … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 7/17

Well I’ve been absent for quite awhile and got behind in my writing if not totally behind in my reading.  I picked up on my writing last week and am almost caught up on both my goal (75 books for … Continue reading

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