Reading Wednesday | Storm Rising

Storm Rising is the first book in Ronie Kendig's latest series, The Book of the Wars. Leif Metcalfe, who first appeared in The Tox Files, now leads his own team as they track down the apocalyptic artifact The Book of the Wars. Iskra "Viorica" Todorova is also after The Book if the Wars. A skilled … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Storm Rising

Reading Wednesday | Splintered Silence

Splintered Silence is the first book in Susan Furlong's Bone Gap Travellers Mystery Series. It tells the story of Brynn Callahan, an ex-Marine who returns home with her three-legged cadaver dog after their medical discharge. But home is a troubled place, even more so after Wilco, her dog, discovers the remains of a murder victim. … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Splintered Silence

Reading Wednesday | Dead Ringer

Dead Ringer is the first book in Susan Sleeman's latest series, Truth Seekers, which centers around the scientists at the Portland-based Veritas Center. Dead Ringer tells the story of Emory Steele and how she must work with an out-of-town sheriff to track down a missing woman before kidnapping turns into murder. Sheriff Blake Jenkins is … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Dead Ringer

The Other Woman by Hank Ryan: a book review

When I had the opportunity to meet Hank Phillippi Ryan during a book signing, I jumped at the chance. I hadn't read one of her books yet, but as a writer, I enjoy hearing from other successful writers. She was delightful to listen to and I had to read one of her books. I chose The … Continue reading The Other Woman by Hank Ryan: a book review

Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig – A Book Review

Conspiracy of Silence, by Ronie Kendig, is suspense fiction about a special forces operative's attempt to stop the New Black Plague. With his team at his side, Cole 'Tox' Russell follows a dizzying web of deception. The deeper he goes in an attempt to find the truth, the more elusive it seems.I enjoyed Conspiracy of Silence. Kendig's writing … Continue reading Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig – A Book Review

Mystery, Suspense, and their Definitions

The past few weeks, I've been doing research on genres. Specifically the difference between mysteries, suspense, and thrillers. All of these are often found under the greater umbrella of crime fiction, but lately, mysteries have come to stand on their own. Thrillers can also be tied to horror and suspense is often left in the … Continue reading Mystery, Suspense, and their Definitions