4+ star historical fiction
In the midst of the Great Depression, one man must do battle against corruption with nothing but his wits and a host of great literary figures… Amos Jansen is merely a clerk. He is not a crime fighter, the next great writer, or a man of privilege. He is the humble employee of a Chicago literary society. That is, until he is arrested for murder. The scapegoat of a perfidious lieutenant, Jansen stands wrongly accused while his idols rally around him.
Anthony Neil Smith
5 star mystery
The squeamish will want to avoid this violence-laden sequel to Smith’s Yellow Medicine (2008),(also FREE) in which terrorists framed Billy Lafitte, a former Minnesota deputy, for some gruesome murders. Now in South Dakota, Lafitte is serving as sergeant-at-arms for Steel God, the ruler of a biker gang whose control over his clan is coming under challenge as his health declines. After Lafitte gets an emergency message to return home, he crosses paths with the FBI agent he once assaulted, Franklin Rome, who’s plotting revenge against him.
Spectacle (A Young Adult Novel)
5 star YA contemporary fiction
At six feet tall, Emily Lucas towers over the “normals” in her Seattle high school. When she discovers, thanks to a pediatric endocrinologist and his X-ray machine, that she’s still growing and will likely hit six-foot three, she struggles with her inability to blend. Emily blames her MIA, giantess mother, Marilyn, for her excessive height and embarks on a mom-quest to find her. She wants to unravel why Marilyn left and learn how to operate as a super-sized person in the world. So begins a journey that leads Emily to Arizona to meet her birth mother.
Her Man Flint (Department of National Security series)
4+ star romantic suspense
Everything Adriana knows about being a top-notch, undercover agent she’s learned from her partner, Flint Morgan, in and out of the sheets. That is, until he’s caught between those same bed linens with another woman. Heartbroken, Adriana refuses to forgive him. But when ‘the other woman’ is found dead in Flint’s apartment, she steps up to prove his innocence–he might be a womanizer, but he’s no killer.
Box Set: The Arrington Trilogy
Roxane Tepfer Sanford
5 star historical fiction bundle!
Writer’s Digest 2010- “The author’s choice of incident is well honored in the way the individual scenes reveal character through action and dialogue; an entertaining and informative read.”