‘My Sister’s Bones’ Is Mystifying and Insightful [REVIEW]

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A reporter suspects something sinister is going on in the house next door in Nuala Ellwood’s My Sister’s Bones.
(Photo by Flood G., Flickr)

When a war reporter returns to her childhood home after her mother’s death, she soon suspects that something is seriously wrong in the house next door. But are the things she’s seeing real or is her mind playing tricks on her? Find out in Nuala Ellwood’s debut novel, My Sister’s Bones.  Read more of this post

Delores Fossen’s ‘Blame It On the Cowboy’ Reminds Us to Laugh in the Face of Adversity [REVIEW]

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If you fall in love with a Texan, you simply have to “Blame It On the Cowboy.” (Photo by Roderick Eime, Flickr)

Handsome. Strong. Shrewd. These are all words that describe Logan, the third sibling in Delores Fossen’s addictive McCord Brothers trilogy. Although he’s Lucky’s twin, the two men are as different as night and day. Whereas Lucky is easygoing and rambunctious; Logan has a fierce work ethic and is determined to build a life that looks just as good on paper as it does in reality. But when his best laid plans come crashing down, obliterating every hope he ever had, will Logan be able to recover and start again? Find out in Blame It On the Cowboy.  Read more of this post

Debut Novelist Fiona Barton Shocks Readers in ‘The Widow’ [REVIEW]

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When a man is accused of abducting a child, the public wants to know, “How much does the wife really know?” Find out in Fiona Barton’s THE WIDOW. (Photo by eflon, Flickr)

Four lives are irrevocably intertwined when a husband is accused of abducting a young child in Fiona Barton’s The Widow. As the story unfolds everywhere in the news, two significant questions dance on everyone’s lips: “How could the wife not know what her husband was doing? And how much does she really know that she isn’t saying?” Read more of this post

Sally Hepworth’s ‘The Secrets of Midwives’ Is A Touching And Tender Story

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Sally Hepworth and family (Photo courtesy Sally Hepworth)

It has been a long time since I have read a truly absorbing yet compelling story about family secrets and the toll they take on the one who holds them. Read more of this post