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Marry Me by Autumn Macarthur – Book Review

Marry Me by Autumn Macarthur – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
March 20, 2020
Book Reviews

Modern-day marriages of convenience seem so far-fetched to me! And yet, if I believe the books I read, there are all kinds of situations in which they make sense. And somehow, Autumn MacArthur has come up with a scenario that is one I’ve never heard before and it works. Don’t […]


Woman of Sunlight by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

Woman of Sunlight by Mary Connealy – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
March 17, 2020
Book Reviews

I love the unusual characters and circumstances in Mary Connealy’s stories! The narrative and conversations are always laced with such humor! There are so many quotable passages it’s difficult to not pick them all! The Nordegren sisters’ unique upbringing and circumstances made them appear quite eccentric to outsiders. Their fear […]