40 Years Later, Mary Higgins Clark’s ‘A Cry in the Night’ Is Still Creepy as Ever [REVIEW]

Woman afraid
Isolated and alone, will anyone hear her scream? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She’s a single mom struggling to make it in the big city. He’s a renowned artist from a remote farm in middle America. When they meet, it seems like kismet. Will their fairy tale romance last or will it become the stuff nightmares are made of? Find out in Mary Higgins Clark’s suspense classic, A Cry in the Night.

Read more of this post

THE SCENT OF GARDENIAS: An Interview with Lorraine Haas

Gardenia
When a writer discovers her mother’s secret past, she is compelled to tell her story in The Scent of Gardenias. (Photo courtesy Canva)

The older we get, the easier it is to see our parents from the same vantage point as an outsider would. As such, we’ve often found that we gain better understanding of choices they have made over the years, some of them having been made even before we were born. As author Lorraine Haas wrote her latest book, The Scent of Gardenias, she delved deep into her mother’s past to fictionalize her life story and gained similar insights along the way. She shares some of what she learned in this enlightening interview. We hope you enjoy it! —J&H

Read more of this post

In Stephen King’s ‘Later,’ A Young Boy Must Summon the Courage It Takes to Survive [REVIEW]

Silhouette of boy in front of sunset
A boy unwittingly becomes a cop’s secret weapon in Later. (Photo courtesy of Canva)

From the beginning, she knew her son was different. No matter how hard she tries to give him a typical childhood, it just isn’t in the cards. Because her son is no ordinary boy, and the sooner she can accept that the better. But she can’t think about that now. Perhaps Later. There’s just one thing, when Stephen King pens your story, things seldom go your way.

Read more of this post

A MOTHER’S PROMISE: An Interview with K.D. Alden

Woman typing on old typewriter
Author KD Alden dishes on writing her first historical novel, A Mother’s Promise. (Photo courtesy Canva)

There are few things as strong as the maternal instinct, a fact which is vividly brought to life in K.D. Alden’s heartrending new novel, A Mother’s Promise. We are excited to have her here with us today. We hope you enjoy our exclusive interview with the author! —J&H

Read more of this post

Two Families Give New Meaning to ‘Single Parent Problems’ in Debbie Mason’s Latest Highland Falls Novel [REVIEW]

Can they make a child’s winter wishes come true? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She needs a fresh start. He just wants to do his job. When their paths intersect, will they resist their mutual attraction or will a young boy’s wish bring them together? Find out in Debbie Mason’s latest novel as she takes her readers back to Highland Falls once more.

Read more of this post