Justice Gets A New Look in Claire O’Dell’s ‘The Hound of Justice’ [REVIEW]

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Dr. Watson has a new look in Claire O’Dell’s new take on the classic series. (Photo by Stéphanie Vaudry, Flickr)

America is at war with itself. Racial tensions are higher than ever. And the longtime sidekick to one of fiction’s greatest sleuths is now the female protagonist in Claire O’Dell’s futuristic re-imagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant Sherlock Holmes stories. Except in The Hound of Justice, that legendary series has been turned on its head.  Read more of this post

‘Summer On Moonlight Bay’ Makes Us Believe in Love and New Beginnings [REVIEW]

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Two animal lovers meet in the small town of Magnolia Harbor. But will love keep them there? (Photo by Canva)

He’s a veterinarian who couldn’t wait to escape small town life. She’s a Navy veteran who wants to put down roots. When an injured puppy brings them together, will they be able to overcome their doubts and make a life together in picturesque Magnolia Harbor? Find out in Hope Ramsay’s heartwarming new novel, Summer on Moonlight Bay. Read more of this post

Navy SEAL Turned Author Jack Carr Makes Unforgettable Debut with ‘The Terminal List’ [REVIEW]

He served his country without question. Then his country did the unspeakable. What does one of the nation’s best-trained warriors do when he has nothing left to lose? Find out in Jack Carr’s The Terminal List.  Read more of this post

Seven Questions with Author Samantha Grosser [INTERVIEW]

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Besotted with Shakespeare since childhood, writing about the world’s most famous bard comes naturally for novelist Samantha Grosser. (Photo courtesy Samantha Grosser, Facebook)

After writing several period pieces surrounding World War II and the translation of the King James Bible, novelist Samantha Grosser turns her attention to England’s most infamous playwright, William Shakespeare. In her latest novel, she crafts a story around the play Macbeth and the raffish world within the Globe Theater. In this exclusive interview, I am delighted to discover that Sam is as fascinating as her subject matter. —JRW Read more of this post

‘The Lady Travelers Guide to Deception with an Unlikely Earl’ [EXCERPT]

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An adventurer and a writer learn a lesson in love in Victoria Alexander’s third Lady Travelers novel. (Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com)

You could call me a sucker for romantic comedy. I know, I know, it’s not the manliest thing to admit to, but there it is. And few writers can knock it out of the park like Victoria Alexander. She has a knack for throwing men and women together who are looking for anything but love, pitting them against a wild adventure, and spinning hilarious banter between everyone involved. The result is comic genius along the lines of Romancing the Stone, except placed in a historical setting. Read the following excerpt from Alexander’s latest novel, The Lady Travelers Guide to Deception with an Unlikely Earl, and you’ll see what I mean. Enjoy! —J.R. 
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