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”

The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

  “This summer, my brother Matthew set himself to killing women, but without ever once breaking the law.” This thrilling debut novel by Beth Underdown is based loosely on the life of the infamous “witchfinder general” Matthew Hopkins of the mid 17th century. The story is narrated by his sister, Alice, who, pregnant, must returnContinue reading “The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown”

Fascinating isn’t it? (Re-Blog)

“A lie told once remains a lie but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth” — Joseph Goebbels, German, political figure, Minister of Propaganda for Nazi Germany via “A lie told once remains a lie but a lie told a thousand times becomes the truth” — Art of Quotation

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…!”

It’s Monday….again!

It’s Monday…..again. I don’t know about you, but where I am was a gorgeous, sun-filled weekend that could have gone on  forever. What do you know? It’s Monday and they are calling for rain. So, I have decided the best approach may just be the ostrich approach. It’s bad enough I had to hear aboutContinue reading “It’s Monday….again!”

Breathe by Layden Robinson

Breathe is a collection of twelve dark and edgy short stories written by Layden Robinson. These are not stories for the faint of heart, or weak of stomach.  Each tale unravels a bit at a time and travels on a wave of brutal, beautiful, and wicked prose. There are tales of the never ending battle ofContinue reading “Breathe by Layden Robinson”

It’s Sunday!

Everyone needs a good laugh on Sunday! WHAT?!?! WHAT DID THAT SAY?!?! Why did Sunday get so serious! Oh it’s on Sunday……… O.k! O.k!………….Sheesh Sunday……. I KNEW Sunday and Monday were in cahoots! SO on THAT note…… I’ve taken the liberty to let Monday know how we all feel…… HAVE A GREAT WEEK EVERYONE! ~Continue reading “It’s Sunday!”

The Women In The Castle by Jessica Shattuck

Quiet as you hold the book in you hand. The pages still. The gentle rise and fall of the first few pages transports you to an aristocratic party held in the von Lingenfels castle. Here the secrets begin. Here a plot is born. Here a promise is made to brave conspirators by Marianne von Lingenfel,Continue reading “The Women In The Castle by Jessica Shattuck”

Where have I been???

Well, you know that Hurricane Michael? It was not supposed to hit us. Just some LIGHT rains. Well……let me tell you…..it hit Saturday and we are still without power in some areas and underwater in others.  Turns out Hurricane Michael not only hit, but added a cyclone just to make sure we all were onContinue reading “Where have I been???”