Headliners by Lucy Parker

Lucy Parker consistently delivers a story with humor, poignant moments, and a realistic look behind the curtain or camera as the case may be. The characters are well rounded with as many flaws as strengths. This book builds on the … Continue reading

The Vanished Birds by Simon Jimenez

Let me first state this is not your typical science fiction novel. It has spaceships traveling through pocket space, space stations and colonies, and agreements made between commercial and political authorities, for sure. But these elements, though critical, are handled … Continue reading

Rich, Rugged Rancher by Joss Wood

(Texas Cattleman’s Club: Inheritance series, Book 2) This is a complex story touching on some tough subjects in a way rarely tackled in romance. I was curious to learn how a Harlequin traditional line I’ve been reading on and off … Continue reading

Fortune’s Fresh Start by Michelle Major

I haven’t been a dedicated follower of the Fortune family romances, but the ones I’ve enjoyed combine conflicts around economic imbalance with characters trying to find their roots. It’s a strong enough connection that this title caught my eye when … Continue reading

The Cowboy’s Belated Discovery by Valerie Comer

This isn’t my favorite of the Saddle Springs Romance series, but it belongs to a tough crowd. There’s a solid story with growth in both trust and understanding as Garret and Tori come to terms with the fact that they … Continue reading

The Curious Adventures of Messrs Smith & Skarry by Penny Blake

What do you get when you mix the skits of Monty Python and the wild adventures of Alice in Wonderland? Something like this book, perhaps. Or maybe if you set them to boil then steep your favorite black tea with … Continue reading

Skythane by J. Scott Coatsworth

When I picked up Skythane, I thought it was a gay romance set in a science fiction world. But while there’s a “destined mates” thread throughout the story, I found the book more like a science fiction car (or hovercycle) … Continue reading

Space Train by David Bridger

It’s Thanksgiving here in the United States, and what better time to share a novel where family, found and birth, is a strong theme. While the local tribes rescued the pilgrims from starvation, in Space Train, the Russell family is … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 11-22-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Management (Electricity) With the controlled power outages in California, the need to reassess how electricity is managed becomes ever more apparent. This article proposes a localization of power production through … Continue reading

The Princess Plan by Julia London

This is a lovely historical romance with all the wonder of Cinderella alongside the firm independence of a Victorian woman who thought herself safely beyond the troubles of marriage. Her independence is not that of a modern woman but rather … Continue reading