Category: Book Reviews

“Until We Meet in Denver: A Memoir” by Ioanna Arka

Rating: A good book! Blurb: Unromanceable. Un-fall-in-lovable. Unwanted, undesirable. No wonder your husband barely ever spoke to you, much less touched you. No wonder why you never left this marriage. Who would want you? Who’d look at you with anything other than scorn or ridicule? Certainly not your new American friend with the stunning blue eyes. Of […]

“Chasing Ghosts” by Dean Cole

Rating: A good book! Blurb: Haunted pasts. Terrifying apparitions. Dark secrets. Quentin Strange is … well, strange. But it isn’t just his anachronistic sayings and dress sense, the fact that he’s a socially awkward, book-loving loner who’s possibly still a virgin at nearly thirty. He’s seeing and hearing things. Odd things. Ghostly things. Getting the gig […]

“The Finish: The Progress of a Murder Uncovered” by Angela Elliott

Rating: An okay book! Blurb: It is 1769 and these are violent times. London’s Covent Garden has long been a centre of hedonistic pleasure with its whores and harridans, aristocrats and artisans, actors, drunks and thieves. Prostitute, Kitty Ives, takes a man to her bed and wakes to find him dead. Fearing the gallows, so […]

“The Last Roman: Exile” by B.K. Greenwood

Rating: A good book! Blurb: Some debts you cannot repay, even if you live forever… Seasoned imperial officer Marcus Sempronius Gracchus leads the 9th Roman Legion into a bloody battle against a fierce barbarian rival. It’s a battle he won’t survive. When he awakens three days later, clawing his way from a shallow grave, Marcus […]