Lisa Scottoline Proves Life Changes for the Worse ‘Every Fifteen Minutes’ [REVIEW]


Life can quickly go from bad to worse every 15 minutes, particularly when you have a sociopath in your life.
(Photo by Denis Bourez, Flickr)

“I’m a sociopath. I look normal, but I’m not. I’m smarter, better and freer because I’m not bound by rules, law, emotion or regard for you. I can read you almost immediately, get your number right away, and push your buttons to make you do whatever I want. I don’t really like you, but I’m so good at acting as if I do that it’s basically the same thing. I fool you. I fool everybody.” Thus begins Lisa Scottoline’s brilliant novel, Every Fifteen Minutes.  Read more of this post

Terror Grips New York City in Catherine Coulter’s ‘Nemesis’ [REVIEW]


FBI Special Agent Lacey Sherlock returns in Catherine Coulter’s Nemesis. (Photo courtesy FBI)

In Catherine Coulter’s Nemesis, FBI Special Agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock return to deal with simultaneous terrorist attacks that take place on opposite sides of New York City. But how are the events connected? And who is the mastermind behind each crime? Coulter pulls out all the stops in the 19th installment of her FBI Thriller series. Read more of this post

Candis Terry Navigates Grief and Family Drama in ‘A Better Man’ [REVIEW]

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A hockey star returns to Sunshine Creek Vineyard to reconnect with his family and maybe even fall in love in Candis Terry’s A Better Man. (Photo by Fabrice Florin, Flickr)

In the wake of tragedy, a man returns to the small town where he grew up only to confront his past, face his family, and keep his sister from making mistakes of her own. But will he be able to resist falling in love again with the very girl he left behind? Learn the answer in the first volume of Candis Terry’s Sunshine Creek Vineyard series, A Better Man.  Read more of this post

Diana Palmer’s ‘Defender’ Is Heartbreaking and Hypnotic [REVIEW]

Woman thinking

Looking over your shoulder becomes a habit when the man two women should trust the most is the very one they fear in Diana Palmer’s Defender. (Photo by Marc Eliot, Flickr)

In New York Times bestselling novelist Diana Palmer’s latest novel, Defender, two sisters are living a lie. Daughters of one of the wealthiest men in Texas, their mansion is the facade that hides their darkest secrets from the rest of the world. But when a young FBI agent comes to town, will he be able to liberate them from the past before it is too late? Read more of this post

Shut Down the Haters and Live Your Life

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When you learn to tune out the haters and love yourself more, anything is possible. (Photo by David Amsler, Flickr)

When you show people who you are and they reject you because of personal bias or prejudice, or they decide who they think you are before they even give you a chance, there is only one thing to do. Move. On.  Read more of this post