Book Reviews

Emma in the Night – a Review

This twisted psychological thriller is a story of giving up all for love. It is a story of deception and a story of one severely twisted family. Two girls, fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma, are the focus of the story. Three years ago, they both disappeared. Their mother reminded me of Snow White’s stepmother. She…

Workman’s Complication – a Review

Workman’s Complication is a gripping, entertaining mystery that is filled with laughs, thrills, and edge-of-your-seat moments. I was hooked from the first hilarious sentence: It was harder to sing with the vampire teeth than I thought it would be. Kate’s dad dies and leaves her his private detective business. Kate McCall doesn’t want to be…

Hop-Frog (Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs) – a Review

Being part of the king’s court should be a dream job, right? Unfortunately, it wasn’t so for Hop-Frog and Tripetta. The king’s jester, Hop-Frog, was a dwarf and a cripple. Hop-Frog wasn’t the name with which he was christened; he was called that because of the way he moved around. Along with a female dwarf,…

Runinniduk and his Coin – Guest Post by John Mugglebee

In my historical novel Neespaugot: The Legend of the Indian’s Coin, Runinniduk, the Native American forefather of the story, is awarded one of the first coins minted in the New World for his help in translating the Holy Bible into Algonquian. Bearing the seal of Massachusetts Bay Colony, the coin is subsequently passed down from…