Category Archives: Reviews of exceptional books

Review: Last Family Standing

Twenty-five years ago, Monica Stanton gave up her baby girl for adoption. Now the young woman wants to meet her birth-mother. In person. On nationwide television. Competing on a survival show. So the first time Monica sees her daughter, the … Continue reading

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The God Hater, by Bill Myers

What a stunning book! Bill Myers wrote the quintessential novel involving Christian apologetics, wrapped in a compelling plot and peopled with lively characters. Travis Mackenzie has developed an amazing computer program that tests the different socio-economic philosophies on a tribe … Continue reading

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Idling with Kathleen Y’Barbo Turner

One of the sweetest people I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet is fellow Texas Aggie, Kathleen Y’Barbo Turner, the most prolific author of our alma mater. We chat on Facebook occasionally, sharing “gig’ems” whenever our team is doing great, … Continue reading

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Burning Sky, by Lori Benton

Burning Sky, Lori Benton’s “Novel of the American Frontier,” is a stunning story of 18th Century, post-war New York. The British have been defeated, lives are resuming, and Burning Sky becomes Willa Obenchain again–no longer a Mohawk captive, but the daughter of … Continue reading

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Review of A Dozen Apologies

What a charmer! A Dozen Apologies, published by Tracy Ruckman at Write Integrity Press, is the collaborative effort of a dozen well-known and popular authors, including Betty Owens, Jennifer Hallmark, Jerusha Agen, and others. Each author provided a chapter in the … Continue reading

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Lightning on a Quiet Night: a review

Donn Taylor is one of my favorite mystery writers, and he won me over again with Lightning on a Quiet Night.  In the years following WWII, Lisa Kemper moves to the tiny town of Beneficent, Mississippi with her widower father, … Continue reading

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A Heart Deceived, a Review

Michelle Griep has single-handedly renewed my love for Regency Romance. A Heart Deceived is no bodice ripper, something I tired of long ago. It’s an intriguing tale of a young, unmarried woman who must keep her brother’s growing insanity a secret–or … Continue reading

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Review of Wings of Glass, by Gina Holmes

At 18, Penny Carson married the first man to look at her as a woman. Trent Taylor was handsome, confident, bad-boy appealing, and his touch brought shivers to her soul. She left a steel-cold father for a hot-blooded, hot-tempered devil. She … Continue reading

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Review: In the Heart of the Dark Wood, Billy Coffey

What do you put your faith in? Allie Granderson put hers in a plastic compass. Zach Barnett put his in a cowboy hat. Marshall Granderson drowned his faith in a bottle. This coming of age story is chock full of … Continue reading

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Murder on Edisto, by C. Hope Clark: a Review

I mentioned in “Three *Very* Different Books” that I expected big things from Hope Clark, and she didn’t disappoint me. Book One of her new series, The Edisto Island Mysteries, held me captive from page one. More than a mystery, Murder … Continue reading

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