Book Reviews

Beauty and the Werewolf

Book Review -- Beauty and the Werewolf, by Mercedes Lackey I always enjoy retellings of the old fairy tales, and this was no exception. Isabella Beauchamps has two step sisters and a step mother, but instead of being the servant, Bella runs the household with efficiency and love. Wearing her red cloak, Isbella Beauchamps sets… Continue reading Beauty and the Werewolf

Book Reviews, Personal updates

Beyond the Veil

Book Review -- Beyond The Veil, by Lee Nelson (Volumes 1, 2, and 3) This is a three volume set of books about near-death experiences and remarkable dreams, collected by Lee Nelson. Simply told in each person’s own words, the recorded experiences are from ordinary people from all walks of life, mostly from those of… Continue reading Beyond the Veil

Book Reviews

Glimmer of Hope

Book Review -- Glimmer of Hope, by Sarah M. Eden Abandoned by her husband, Miranda Harford flees to his English country estate where she struggles with health problems and a broken heart for three long years. When her politically successful, wealthy husband, Carter, shows up at the estate to throw a holiday party, he and… Continue reading Glimmer of Hope

Personal updates

Bon Voyage

Lately I’ve been spending a great deal of time editing my new book, City of the Giants. (That’s the working title -- I still haven’t decided what the final title will be.) I’m very excited to see the end in sight and to get it out there for everyone to read. Yesterday I took a… Continue reading Bon Voyage

Book Reviews

The Magicians of Caprona

Book Review -- The Magicians of Caprona, by Diana Wynne Jones Once again, Diana Wynne Jones has thoroughly impressed me, this time with a wonderful story about a boy who lives in the Italy of one of the Chrestomanci worlds. The only magic Tonino Montana can do is talk to cats, and that is not… Continue reading The Magicians of Caprona