Genre: Western


Lone Star Ranger by Renae Brumbaugh Green – Book Review, Preview

Lone Star Ranger by Renae Brumbaugh Green – Book Review, Preview

Lone Star Ranger is the first book in a series by Renae Brumbaugh Green, a new-to-me author. It appears to be a re-release from 2015. Elizabeth and her brother, Evan, were on a pleasure trip shortly after the death of their father. Little did they expect to have Evan end […]


The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings – Book Review, Preview

The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 19, 2019
Book Reviews

What a delightful story! I have been loving these Fort Reno books. They are my favorite kind of historicals – those that are jam-packed with historical facts surrounded by an engaging romance. I’ve seen movies about the Oklahoma Land Rush and have been fascinated seeing the motivations of the various […]



Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Deadly Christmas Pretense by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Have you ever played the “would you rather” game? You know, “would you rather this or this?” with each choice being equally appalling. I have often considered that the one sense I would be most loath to lose is my eyesight. While I’m not afraid that I wouldn’t be able to […]


The Telegraph Proposal by Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham – Book Review, Preview

The Telegraph Proposal by Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham – Book Review, Preview

I wrote my first love letter when I was twelve years old. He was eighteen. Jack Romano. Sigh. That summer my parents had spent several months in Australia. My dad had been invited to teach in a university there and so they parceled us off to friends and relatives and […]


Mail-Order Misfire by Davalynn Spencer – Book Review, Preview

Mail-Order Misfire by Davalynn Spencer – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
September 3, 2019
Book Reviews

A conversation on Facebook discussed least-favorite plot elements – those that drive people absolutely crazy and cause them to stop reading a book. Several women mentioned things which aren’t necessarily plot elements – language, graphic violence, sex. Certainly those items make me set a book aside as well. And you […]


More Than Words Can Say by Karen Witemeyer – Book Review, Preview

More Than Words Can Say by Karen Witemeyer – Book Review, Preview

This year, while reading the various accounts of King David in the books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles, it occurred to me that it is very likely when he received the message from Bathsheba that she was pregnant, he became afraid. Terrified, even. If you look at his character up […]



The Cowboy’s Perfect Match by Cathy McDavid – Book Review, Preview

The Cowboy’s Perfect Match by Cathy McDavid – Book Review, Preview

Bridget determined not to make a mistake in the choice of her future spouse, and therefore she has compiled a list of exactly what she is looking for. And Ryan knows that he doesn’t want to have his family struggle financially as his own parents did, so he is determined […]