Category: Book Reviews

Ladies of Intrigue by Michelle Griep – Book Review, Preview

Ladies of Intrigue by Michelle Griep – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
February 1, 2019
Book Reviews

Michelle Griep has such a way with her descriptions! And in reading this collection, I realized that she not only uses intriguing metaphors, she often has them tie into the story itself in a unique way. My favorite story in this collection was The Gentleman Smuggler’s Lady. Full of the author’s […]


Maybe it’s You by Christy Hayes – Book Review

Maybe it’s You by Christy Hayes – Book Review

An edgy story of life choices and changed lives. Maybe It’s You was an interesting book and not what I was expecting. While the story-line was exactly as the synopsis described, how the story was written was the surprise. I didn’t like Reagan at the start of the story. In […]


The Sleuth’s Dilemma by Kimberly Rose Johnson – Book Review, Preview

The Sleuth’s Dilemma by Kimberly Rose Johnson – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
January 30, 2019
Book Reviews

And “don’t sin by letting anger control you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil. Ephesians 4:26-27 We all get angry at times, some more often than others. Elisha apparently had quite a temper – he called bears […]


The Marine’s Return by Rula Sinara – Book Review, Preview

The Marine’s Return by Rula Sinara – Book Review, Preview

“Don’t move. Don’t breathe. And especially, don’t try to take any pictures!” the guide admonished my friends. I was in South Africa for a conference and we all had the opportunity to go on game drives. This was an amazing trip! One of the groups that had gone out on […]






The Wedding Catch by Susan Hatler – Book Review , Preview

The Wedding Catch by Susan Hatler – Book Review , Preview

by Phyllis Helton
January 22, 2019
Book Reviews

Once again, author Susan Hatler wrote a sweet, flirty, romantic story. The Wedding Catch includes a touch of adventure as Avery and Jason try to find long-lost tunnels from the Gold Rush and to save the homeless shelter from being sold and demolished. While the story could have been told […]