Tag: Grief

Cold Case Connection by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Cold Case Connection by Dana Mentink – Book Review, Preview

Cold Case Connection is a fast-paced adventure as Helen and Sergio attempt to find the person who murdered his sister (her best friend) Fiona, three years earlier, and whom they suspect also murdered a high-school girl in the nearby caves fifteen years earlier. Danger lurks on every side and likely […]



A Girl’s Guide to the Outback by Jessica Kate – Book Review, Preview

A Girl’s Guide to the Outback by Jessica Kate – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
February 3, 2020
Blog Tours, Book Reviews

If you have not yet read Love and Other Mistakes, you should probably pick up a copy and read that before reading this review or synopsis… You may remember Kimberly, the annoyingly perfect woman who competed with Natalie for the internship in Love and Other Mistakes. And you will, of […]



Forever Hidden by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse – Book Review, Preview

Forever Hidden by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
January 30, 2020
Book Reviews

I’m of the opinion that one of the signs of a great historical fiction novel is that it makes me want to search out something I’ve read to learn more about it. In Forever Hidden, there were several such treasures. The Powell sisters were so delightful in their enthusiasm for […]


An Uncommon Woman by Laura Frantz – Book Review, Preview

An Uncommon Woman by Laura Frantz – Book Review, Preview

There is such a beauty to Laura Frantz’s writing style that resonates with my soul. Slipping into her stories is like slipping into my coziest pajamas with a cup of hot chocolate. Evocative, beautifully descriptive, with the ability to transport me to a different time that is at once familiar […]




Gift of Grace by Shanna Hatfield – Book Review, Preview

Gift of Grace by Shanna Hatfield – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 13, 2019
Book Reviews

J.B. and Nora Nash had already overcome their grief over the death of their families. Moving to Pendleton, Oregon allowed them to have a fresh start. With their wonderful neighbors and the community they helped establish, things were looking up. Until… When tragedy hit, Nora was inconsolable. Her grief was […]