Catling’s Bane is FREE today and tomorrow on Amazon. If you have a hankering for a little fantasy, it’s a great time to tuck a copy away. It’s been a wonderful week for this book, and the timing of Colleen Chesebro’s kind review couldn’t have been better. Colleen is the author of The Heart Stone Chronicles, […]
This is my first book review!
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Rating: five star
In this captivating story Shane Laughlin, a former Navy SEAL, is attracted to a woman of many facets. She is intriguing and attracts him like no other woman he has known. However there is a problem in that she is a top ranking member of an elite group at the Obermeyer Institute where Shane has been thinking of volunteering for testing. He is not sure what type of testing but he needs the money. He has made sure that it’s not drug testing. It ends up that it is psychic testing of his abilities. The whole institute is involved in psychic phenomena which makes this book doubly interesting. On top of that there is a third twist, a romance that is delicately handled and well done.
Suzanne Brockman, a New York Times bestselling author has outdone herself in this book. It is well worth the read. I couldn’t put it down.
You can find the book at Amazon under Born To Darkness. I don’t have the photo rights to post a picture so I thought that I’d post a link to Amazon.
I’ve read this book twice now and I’ve added it to my wish list in Amazon. Excellent book! I rate it five star.
A journalist and a sexy detective team up to catch a serial killer in USA TODAY bestselling author Anna J. Stewart’s new romance! Haunted by the death of her childhood friend, journalist Eden St. Claire has dedicated her life to catching serial killers–and she’s always done so alone. But when the lethal murderer Eden is tracking puts […]
Start of fall and I just felt like wanting to scan a good fiction book so what I did, I went to my host mini library in their house and saw a Daniel Steel collection. Going through it, all of them seem interesting but what I pick is something that is close to my […]
Author: Nora Roberts Published: May 2017 by Piatkus (First Published April 2016) Category: Romantic Suspense, Serial Killer, Book Review Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous. No […]
Meredith Gibraltar writes about the book “The Elements of Style” written by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White. It is an excellent reference book for English grammar and style.
The book goes over elementary rules of usage with a few specific examples. Then it covers rules of composition and a few examples of form. Then it lists words and expressions often misused. And finally it lists reminders about style.
I believe this book to be a jewel among writing style and grammar books. It is a very good read and an excellent reference. It is listed in my Recommended Books page.
Meredith Gibraltar is reading “On Writing” by Stephen King. It is an excellent book about being a writer.
The book begins with stories about Stephen King’s life and how he progressed as a writer. It is well written and interesting. The next part of the book is about the tools you use to write. That would be vocabulary, grammar and style. Then he talks about strong sentences and paragraphs.
He recommends a book called “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White.
He goes further to say that books consist of narration, description and dialogue. Narration is the progression from point A to point B and at the end to point Z. Description creates a reality for the reader. Dialogue brings the characters alive.
I could not put the book down and read half of it yesterday. I should be finishing it up today. It is a must read if you are a writer. I know that Stephen King is famous but have never read his books because I don’t like horror. But the ease with which I read the book shows that he is an excellent writer.
I would rate this book 5/5. Cheers!
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