Tag Archives: Fiction

What Was Mine

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross My rating: 5 of 5 stars What Was Mine is not like any kidnapping story you have read before. Instead of seeing just one side of the story, the chapters are told from … Continue reading

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Mrs. John Doe

Mrs. John Doe by Tom Savage My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mrs. John Doe is a fast paced thriller/mystery about an American actress who gets a phone call that her husband has been killed in an car crash. She … Continue reading

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The Girl at the End of the World by Richard Levesque

On Scarlett’s 15th birthday a deadly plague begins. Within a few days her whole family and all of her friends are dead. At first, she expects to die with them, but she has immunity and is left alone to fend … Continue reading

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A Curious Beginning: a new Victorian mystery series

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn My rating: 5 of 5 stars Celebrate! A Curious Beginning is the FIRST Veronica Speedwell mystery! That means we have more to look forward to. Miss Speedwell is a most improper Victorian spinster. She … Continue reading

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Death of a Regular

This story is for a challenge on the Terrible Minds website: a 1,000 word flash fiction that begins with a dead body.

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Missouri – 1849

My father didn’t really sell me, or trade me off like some folks say. Pa just sort of threw me in to sweeten the deal when he was selling a string of green-broke horses to J.D. Branch. We brought 25 … Continue reading

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An Important Job

Every house was dark when she passed through town at 3:30 a.m.  This was the quietest time of the night, a little too late for partiers, a little too early for day shift workers and just right for Sarah Henderson.  … Continue reading

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The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cynthia Swanson’s debut novel brings a new twist, deftly written, to a well worn familiar theme: What would my life be like if I had made a different choice? … Continue reading

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I, Anna by Elsa Lewin

I, Anna by Elsa Lewin My rating: 5 of 5 stars I, Anna, recently released as an ebook, was originally written in 1984. It paints a grim picture, laced with dark humor, of a fifty year-old woman trying to make … Continue reading

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Keep Your Friends Close

Keep Your Friends Close by Paula Daly My rating: 5 of 5 stars Keep your Friends Close grabbed me from the first page. I literally couldn’t put it down. The story is mostly told from two contrasting viewpoints: Natty, the … Continue reading

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