Monday, December 22, 2014

Review of "Fairly Certain"

This is a whimsical tale of Robin Hood turned upside down when Petir, the geek, meets Rianne, the archer. While geodashing, Petir falls out of a tree, and is injured. He's rescued by a group of LARPers (Live Action Role Players), who appear to Petir, as Robin Hood's Merry Men, sort of. While Petir can make no sense of what's happening to him, which includes falling for the beautiful Rianne, he concludes he's dreaming. After a hospital visit, his friends drag him to a Renaissance Fair, where he meets some folks from his dream. I'm Fairly Certain this story will entertain you! 5 Stars

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Review of "Letty's Story"

This is the bittersweet story of a little Filipino girl who grew up to witness the ravages of WWII. Facing her demons head on, Letty was able to survive the disassociation of her family, and a brutally abusive first marriage; ultimately finding her way to the United States. Letty found solace in helping other people, and became a Registered Nurse. She met a man, who she would marry, during his training to become a doctor. Although their life together had it's ups and downs, their love for each other held true, and their dreams fulfilled. 2 Stars      

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Review of "Stolen Destiny"

Carolina Stravinsky was an investigative reporter for the small newspaper, Florida Folks; her pen name was Carolina Starr. When illness sidelined Ace, her editor; Wade, his son, took over the paper and assigned Carolina to dig into the disappearance of Summer Garrett. Despite their contentious relationship, her outrageous nightmares, and unnerving visions, she managed to uncover, double identities, long lost secrets, and the murderer of Summer's parents. But, there's a whole lot more than just that in this intriguing, complex plot. You won't want to put this one down. 4 Stars      

Friday, December 12, 2014

Review of "Gadzooks!"

A planned crash landing in the polygamist community of Navel, Utah. A shock jock named Nancy. Nadine hosting celestial send-offs. Oh, did I mention her rear end is big enough to dam a river? And then, there is agave flavored popovers and marital pie. If you love weird humor and audio books, this one is right for you. Park does a masterful job of pulling it all together in Gadzooks! 5 Stars

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Review of "Where Are the Women"

When divorcee Marcie Parker took the director's job at Port Victor, a woman's halfway house, she didn't realize all she would be up against. She knew she would have to establish a new rehabilitation program, fill the house with clients, and earn the trust of her employer, Sarah Fleming-Thornton. What Marcie didn't know was, she would uncover a psychotic killer and four murdered women, and fall in love again. Remick does a marvelous job developing each character into a tale, spun with intrigue, mystery, and suspense. 5 Stars    

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Review of "Sheitan's Tango"

Special Agent Jon X is an undercover operative for the SSA (Secret Spy Agency). While on assignment in Buenos Aires, he meets Renata, a dance instructor and fiance to the brother of the Argentine President. When she is kidnapped by Mr. Tobji, Jon is sent to rescue her, and return her to Argentina. Later, Jon disbands a theatrical troupe planning to kill Potus and burn down the White House. Finally, Jon is sent back to Buenos Aires for Renata's wedding, where he discovers two of Mr. Tobji's henchmen planning to disrupt the ceremony. This story would be improved by a professional editor. 2 Stars