The Silent Corner

This Silent Corner, by Dean Koontz, is the start of a new thriller series – featuring Jane Hawk- and is an interesting departure from his typical horror/supernatural genre. This was a 4 out of 5 stars read for me. Jane Hawk is a strong female character, and Koontz outdid himself in her character. Staying trueContinue reading “The Silent Corner”

Before We Were Yours

Avery Foster has grown up in a life of wealth and privilege. Her father is a senator and she is an accomplished attorney. As her father (a well respected Senator) is set to go through chemotherapy, she leaves her job as a U.S. District Attorney to work alongside him while he goes through treatment. WhileContinue reading “Before We Were Yours”

Mormama

I rated this between a 2.5 and 3 stars out of 5. Mormama, by Kit Reed, is a Southern Gothic haunting set in Jacksonville, Florida. This tale starts out with Dale, (who knows what his real name is, as he has just chosen one when he can’t remember his own), a down on his luckContinue reading “Mormama”

Tomorrow’s Friday!

Hey! Have you heard? The weekend’s almost here! Tired from a long, hard week? Are you just ready to say goodbye to this week? Well, fear not! Call everyone you know and tell them it’s almost the weekend! You have almost made it! Just one more day! You can do it! Hang in there!  Then you’llContinue reading “Tomorrow’s Friday!”

Full Wolf Moon

Full Wolf Moon, by Lincoln Child, starts off with a gruesome and strange death by mauling that has the local investigators stumped. These attacks are nothing like they have ever seen, and seem to occur with the full moon cycle. Initially, these attacks are thought to be caused by a rogue bear or wolf. InContinue reading “Full Wolf Moon”

The Apartment

A brutal break-in.  A families sense of safety destroyed.  A “restorative” trip to Paris. To an abandoned, creepy apartment. Where you can’t escape your past… But your past will change your future. Can you survive The Apartment? Look out for unwanted travelers… and enjoy your reading. ~Janet

American War

  American War by Omar El Akkad is the painful journey that reveals how a curious girl evolves into a pitiless fighter. It is the story of yet another civil war in the United States in the late 21st century that has fractured it once again into North versus South. It is the story of a youngContinue reading “American War”

Sail The Seven Seas with the Devyl!

Deadmen Walking, by Sherrilyn Kenyon, takes us through the 1700s Caribbean life, where the Pirates reigned the seven seas, and all manner of creatures (alive and dead) roam about plundering for spoils. The book opens up with a war torn and doomed pirate ship heading to the wreckage of Davy Jones’s locker. The battered crewContinue reading “Sail The Seven Seas with the Devyl!”

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Ravensbruck.  Hitler’s “work camp” … for women. At the main camp… 26,700 women taken from their homes… And worked… to death… and they were the lucky ones. Young Dr. Herta Oberheuser, desperate to be equal to her male counterparts, takes a position at Ravensbruck – unaware of what’s in store for her.  The horror sheContinue reading “Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly”

Rain, Rain, Go Away…!

It’s raining here in my piece of heaven. The weather seems to have matched my mood. I just can’t tell you how bad I hate cleaning the house. I hate it even more when companies coming… So, what am I doing? Giving myself (and hopefully sharing them with you) a case of the giggles. Enjoy!Continue reading “Rain, Rain, Go Away…!”