The Thief of Blackfriars Lane by Michelle Griep (review)

From sewer tunnels to the Lord Mayor's home, Michelle Griep takes the reader on an adventure through 1880's London in The Thief of Blackfriars Lane. Newly minted constable Jackson Forge is led on a merry chase, then down a rabbit hole by Kit Turner, the leader of a small gang of confidence artists who never … Continue reading The Thief of Blackfriars Lane by Michelle Griep (review)

Trouble Blows West: A Ginnie West Adventure by Monique Bucheger (review)

The second of Monique Bucheger's Ginnie West Adventures is full of friendship, family, horses, and the ups and downs of 12 year old life in a small town. Its been a week since the events of book one, The Secret Sisters Club, and everything is going great until a bully targets Ginnie's twin brother Toren. … Continue reading Trouble Blows West: A Ginnie West Adventure by Monique Bucheger (review)

The Secret Sisters Club: A Ginnie West Adventure by Monique Bucheger (review)

First up in a series of middle grade adventures, The Secret Sisters Club finds twelve year old best friends Ginnie and Tillie longing to be sisters. Forming a club of two, they scheme to throw Ginnie's widower father and Tillie's divorced mom together every chance they get. But roadblocks and unexpected emotions quickly get in … Continue reading The Secret Sisters Club: A Ginnie West Adventure by Monique Bucheger (review)

Woman of Sunlight by Mary Connealy (review)

Ilse Nordegren and Mitch Warden exasperate each other, for various reasons, but Mitch finds he doesn't mind so much when faced with a near-to-shotgun wedding in Mary Connealy's Woman of Sunlight. From the first word, I absolutely adored this story of danger, adventure, and fraught romance. The slightly mixed up faith of the Nordegren sisters, of … Continue reading Woman of Sunlight by Mary Connealy (review)

Flight of the Raven by Morgan L. Busse (review)

With fantasy trilogies, the second books can be a bit of a letdown.  With the newness and set-up of the first often leaving a feeling of anticipation that does not find satisfaction until the ultimate climactic events that are saved for the third.  Not so in Morgan L. Busse's Ravenwood Saga trilogy. More airships, more … Continue reading Flight of the Raven by Morgan L. Busse (review)

Hope’s Highest Mountain by Misty M. Beller (review)

What is essentially a story of a trek across the snow-laden frontier of the  Montana Territory in 1866 becomes so much more in author Misty M. Beller's hands. With characters whose strengths come to the fore, what begins as a mission of mercy becomes a journey so fraught with danger and challenges that the sheer … Continue reading Hope’s Highest Mountain by Misty M. Beller (review)