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Book Review: Reckless Girls

Several years ago, I read Vincent Bugliosi’s And The Sea Will Tell, the true story about two couples who sailed to a deserted island in the Pacific. Only one couple came back alive. I was reminded of that book when a friend recommended Reckless Girls. After reading her review, I immediately snatched up an ARC. … Continue reading Book Review: Reckless Girls

The Haunted Queen Mary #MysteryMonday

Hey everyone. October is the time to talk about ghosts and hauntings, right? This month’s Mystery Monday is about the retired British ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary. The Queen Mary in New York City (Public Domain) The ship first sailed on May 27, 1936, as part of the Cunard-White Star Line. During World War II, … Continue reading The Haunted Queen Mary #MysteryMonday

Book Review: The Weekend Escape

As you probably know, I love a good thriller. When I read the blurb for The Weekend Escape, I was intrigued. Thanks to Net Galley, I was fortunate enough to pick up an advanced reader copy. The book releases on October 8, but it is available now for preorder at a bargain price of .99. … Continue reading Book Review: The Weekend Escape

Book Review: The Wrong Side

I discovered author Robert Bailey last year and after reading the first of his Bocephus Haynes series, I was eager for the second book. It did not disappoint. Blurb A battle-worn lawyer fights for a young man’s life in this criminally enthralling legal thriller. Teen pop star Brittany Crutcher is found dead in small-town Tennessee. … Continue reading Book Review: The Wrong Side

September – The Harvest Moon

Hey, everyone. It’s time for the ninth in a series of posts about the names of full moons. If you missed the other posts of this series, you can click the following links. The Wolf Moon (January)The Snow Moon (February)The Worm Moon (March)The Pink Moon (April)The Flower Moon (May)The Strawberry Moon (June)The Thunder Moon (July)The … Continue reading September – The Harvest Moon

Book Review: The Listening House

Having surpassed my Goodreads challenge for the year, I'm hoping to spend more time writing during the upcoming fall and winter months. That means I'll have less time for reading, but like any bookworm, I can't resist adding to that TBR list. Today's review is a book written and published in 1938 - something a … Continue reading Book Review: The Listening House

Jimmy Hoffa #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. Last week was Labor Day in America, or what many call the unofficial end of summer. New York City held the first Labor Day parade and the state of Oregon was the first to make it an official holiday in 1887. In 1894, it became a Federal Holiday. With the holiday, I decided … Continue reading Jimmy Hoffa #MysteryMonday

Remembering Twenty Years Ago #neverforget

Sometimes it feels like it happened yesterday. Other times it seems like a lifetime ago. Nonetheless, it’s hard to believe two decades have passed. I’ll never forget the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. It was a clear, beautiful day with plenty of sunshine and a hint that fall was just around the corner. Life … Continue reading Remembering Twenty Years Ago #neverforget