The Cowboy’s Mixed-Up Matchmaker, Montana Ranches Christian Romance 2 by Valerie Comer

The story begins with a focus on the two main characters and a promise made between best friends fourteen years earlier. They swear to save each other from growing old alone (with old being defined as thirty) by getting married. … Continue reading

Drawing Thin: A Companion to the Red Dog Conspiracy by Patricia Loofbourrow

I’ve reviewed other books in the Red Dog Conspiracy, but this one ties more closely to the prequels than the actual series in its focus on the commoner, in this case, a policeman. The struggle of those without power or … Continue reading

Half-Off Ragnarok by Seanan McGuire

I remembered my son and husband’s surprise at the change in narrator when I started Half-Off Ragnarok, the third of the InCryptid series. I have to say, while I enjoyed Verity, I identify more with Alex and appreciate his ecological … Continue reading

The Lady Travelers Guide to Deception with an Unlikely Earl by Victoria Alexander

I requested this novel because I have a proper period fascination with Egypt, a country I have yet to see despite my time in nearby regions, and the description promised a fun frolic. Between the meddling of the three irrepressible … Continue reading

Mahrime: Mythpunk for Monsters by Penny Blake

…and the longing for all the things that human company ought to bring but seldom does. ~ From the painter’s daughter by Penny Blake This is a collection (mostly reprints) of odd tales, poems, and pieces falling somewhere between with … Continue reading

The Brotherhood of the Black Flag by Ian Nathaniel Cohen

Between gobbling up Hornblower and a fascination with deep waters, this book easily caught my eye. I was not expecting it to have such a traditional, and therefore predictable, plot, but ultimately, The Brotherhood of the Black Flag was a … Continue reading

Call of the Druids by Fiona Tarr

History is full of moments when those in power stomped out all mention of magic, but what if the people with such talents teamed up to prevent their elimination? That’s the foundation of Call of the Druids, and I presume … Continue reading

Until I Met You by Kimberly Rose Johnson

Ever heard someone wondering how to meet people in a modern world? Well, for Brandi it involves being soaked in a rainwater puddle when a car went by…combined with the driver being a decent guy who stopped to apologize and … Continue reading

The Cowboy’s Christmas Reunion by Valerie Comer

“Holier than thou” is a well-known phrase in the English language, and in Valerie Comer’s first cowboy inspirational romance, Kade and Cheri struggle with just that as they try to overcome their history. It’s much easier to compare your faults … Continue reading

Healer’s Need by Rhenna Morgan

I am enjoying the Men of Haven series by Rhenna Morgan a lot, so when the publisher offered me an ARC of Healer’s Need, I decided to try this series. Trouble is much of what I like about Men of … Continue reading