Genre: Mystery

The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides – Book Review, Preview

The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides – Book Review, Preview

The Point Loma Lighthouse outside of the San Diego Bay is the first one I have ever visited. Since then, I have visited lighthouses all along the West Coast and even one at the southern-most tip of Africa. The purpose of lighthouses is to warn ships of danger, especially at […]




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 […]



Never Vie for a Viscount by Regina Scott – Book Review, Preview

Never Vie for a Viscount by Regina Scott – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 28, 2018
Book Reviews

Wow! It’s hard to believe this is already the fourth book in the series – the fifth if you count the prequel included in A Yuletide Regency Collection which released in November of this year. I love the way author Regina Scott ties the stories of this series together through […]


Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia Herron – Spotlight

Her Hope Discovered by Cynthia Herron – Spotlight

by Phyllis Helton
December 11, 2018
Book Spotlight

Cynthia Herron is a debut author with Mountain Brook Ink, publishers of authors like Janalyn Voigt, Patricia Lee, Angela Ruth Strong, Mary Davis, and Kimberly Rose Johnson. I met her on Facebook and excited to soon be reading this Christian mystery she has written. Preordering of the Kindle version is […]



Comfort & Joy by Alana Terry, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

Comfort & Joy by Alana Terry, Toni Shiloh, Cathe Swanson, Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview

The four stories in this collection are all very different from each other. Starting with intense suspense set in Alaska, moving to a bookstore in a small town in New York, then to a dyslexic dress designer in Minnesota, and finally, to a small town somewhere in the Midwest with […]


Lost Christmas Memories by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Lost Christmas Memories by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

I confess that there are some things in my past that I would like to forget. Just wipe them out and pretend they never happened. And there are things in my life that are delightful that I love to pull out of my memories and mull over. There is a […]