Time Passed by Robert Barlow Jr. – Review

Time PassedTime Passed by Robert Barlow Jr. was published June 28th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. Thousands returned from the war in Vietnam suffering from physical injuries that were easily seen. Thousands more suffered from mental injuries that too often went unnoticed. How many of those who suffered from mental anguish lived their lives, controlled by that emotional turmoil? The answer will never be known.
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D.O.G.: Executive Order by Robert Barlow Jr. – Review

D.O.G.: Executive OrderD.O.G.: Executive Order by Robert Barlow Jr. was published December 9th 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. To save his presidency and assure re-election, an arrogant, power-hungry president must end his illegal connections with a terrorist leader before that leader follows through on his threat to make public their relationship. Gunnery Sergeant Zach Hinson and Sergeant First Class Jason Jones, sniper team D.O.G., are ordered to assassinate the terrorist leader, but for the president, it is not enough. Fearful the sniper team will let slip their involvement, the president agrees to the unthinkable and makes a deal with another terrorist. But, his effort to save his presidency becomes a war when it is learned the man with whom he has colluded has failed to act on his agreement.    Continue reading

Quietus by Vivian Schilling – Review

QuietusQuietus by Vivian Schilling was published on September 6th, 2016 by Hannover House and is a paranormal suspense novel. On a stormy winter night, a small plane bound for Boston goes down in the treacherous White Mountains of New Hampshire. Through a haze of morphine, Kylie O’Rourke awakens in the hospital to confused and harrowing memories of the crash. Though trapped within the wreckage with her husband, she recalls wandering the icy mountainside and speaking with the other passengers, including one who had died on impact. As the bizarre aftermath becomes sharper in her mind, it appears more ominous, along with the unshakable feeling that her survival somehow defied fate. Reassured by her doctor that the disturbing memories had been caused by her sedation, Kylie returns to her life in Boston, but the aftermath of the tragedy proves unbearable. As her husband slips away from her into his own world of survivor’s guilt and deceit, Kylie is seized by a growing paranoia that someone is stalking her every move. In her nightmares, the predator is a specter crossing over from the mountaintop to reclaim her. Then a sudden and freakish tragedy sends Kylie’s world toppling. While those around her fear she is losing her mind, she finds herself caught up in a chain of events she cannot escape.
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Haunting the Deep: How to Hang a Witch Book #2 by Adriana Mather – Review

Haunting the Deep (How to Hang a Witch, #2)Haunting the Deep: How to Hang a Witch Book #2 by Adriana Mather was published on October 3rd, 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers. Synopsis: Samantha Mather knew her family’s connection to the infamous Salem Witch Trials might pose obstacles to an active social life. But having survived one curse, she never thought she’d find herself at the center of a new one. Continue reading

Dangerous Illusions: Code of Honor Book #1 by Irene Hannon – Review

Dangerous Illusions (Code of Honor #1)Dangerous Illusions: Code of Honor Book #1 by Irene Hannon was published on October 3rd, 2017 by Fleming H. Revell Company and is a romantic suspense novel. Synopsis: Trish Bailey is on overload trying to deal with a demanding job, an ailing mother, and a healing heart. When a series of unsettling memory lapses leads to a tragic death–and puts Trish under police scrutiny–her world is once again thrown into turmoil.
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The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry – Review

The Fifth PetalThe Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry was published on January 24th, 2017 by Crown. The New York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader returns to Salem with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder. When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween night, Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty wonders if there is a connection between his death and Salem’s most notorious cold case, a triple homicide dubbed “The Goddess Murders,” in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed on Halloween night in 1989. He finds unexpected help in Callie Cahill, the daughter of one of the victims newly returned to town. Neither believes that the main suspect, Rose Whelan, respected local historian, is guilty of murder or witchcraft.  Continue reading

On the Chase: Rocky Mountain K9 Unit Book #2 by Katie Ruggle – Review

On the Chase (Rocky Mountain K9 Unit, #2)On the Chase: Rocky Mountain K9 Unit Book #2 by Katie Ruggle was published on September 5th, 2017 by Sourcebooks Casablanca and is romance suspense novel. After witnessing a horrifying crime, Kaylee is forced to flee to a small Colorado mountain town and take on a new identity. There she becomes Grace, a dog kennel worker trying to avoid the dangerously attractive K-9 Officer Hugh Murdoch.When an accident leaves Hugh and his K-9 partner, Lexi, on desk duty, both are anxious for Hugh to heal. Until then, the highlight of his day is teasing the beautiful but mysterious new kennel employee. Their simmering attraction fuels a passionate kiss—interrupted by a sniper’s bullet. With targets on both of their backs, Grace and Hugh will do whatever it takes to stay alive…not realizing the most dangerous threat of all is hiding right in front of their noses. Continue reading