“The Raincrow” by Darrell Gasaway

THE RAINCROW Darrell GasawayLumberloft Press (2019)ISBN 9780999374368Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (07/19) “The Raincrow” by Darrell Gasaway tells a poignant story that reflects life as it was for our soldiers in Vietnam. In April of 1966, Lieutenant Craig Pearce headed into war in the jungles of Vietnam on the Cambodian border. Having left... Continue Reading →

“Finding St. Lo: A Memoir of War and Family” by Ted Neill

FINDING ST. LO: A MEMOIR OF WAR AND FAMILY Ted NeillIndependently Published (2019)ISBN 9781730959738Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/19) “Finding St. Lo” by Ted Neill is a touching, soul-wrenching memoir about unsung heroes of the Second World War. With the first-hand accounts of Gordon Edward Cross, (medic) and Robert Lewis Fowler (sergeant) and... Continue Reading →

“Becoming Herself” by Maureen Reid

BECOMING HERSELF Maureen ReidRed Penguin Books (2019)ISBN 9781949864236Reviewed by Jennifer Wilson for Reader Views (06/19) “Becoming Herself” by Maureen Reid is the life story of Margaret, an Irish immigrant arriving in the US in 1896. Conveyed to us mostly through her journal entries, peppered with letters from family back in Ireland, this book tells us... Continue Reading →

“An Improbable Pairing” by Gary Dickson

AN IMPROBABLE PAIRING Gary DicksonGreenleaf Book Group Press (2019)ISBN 9781626345799Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (5/19) “An Improbable Pairing” by Gary Dickson is a historical romance set in 1960s Europe. A charming, cozy read, this story warms the heart reminding readers of all the excitement, joys, trials and triumphs associated with first loves. Scott... Continue Reading →

“The Beauty Doctor” by Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

THE BEAUTY DOCTOR Elizabeth Hutchison BernardBelle Epoque Publishing (2017)ISBN 9780998440668 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (4/19) The Edwardian Era was a time when most women were more concerned about fashion than the right to vote. In “The Beauty Doctor” by Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard, the year is 1907, and there is a young woman... Continue Reading →

“Kick Kennedy’s Secret Diary” by Susan Braudy

KICK KENNEDY’S SECRET DIARY Susan BraudyBlanche Wolf Publishers (2019)ISBN 9780692167076Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (04/19) “Kick Kennedy’s Secret Diary” by Susan Braudy gives readers an intimate look inside the Kennedy family and the rebellious lifestyle of John Kennedy’s younger sister. Kick was a favorite of all with her outspoken and sometimes brash behavior.... Continue Reading →

“Eternally Artemisia” by Melissa Muldoon

ETERNALLY ARTEMISIA Melissa MuldoonMatta Press (2019)ISBN 9780997634877Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (4/19) In “Eternally Artemisia,” Melissa Muldoon delivers a whirlwind story of everlasting soulful connections, taking readers from biblical times to the 26th century. Her story will delight fans of time travel, history, art, historical fiction, romance, and intrigue. Maddie, an art therapist... Continue Reading →

“The Magdalene Malediction” by F. Scott Kimmich

THE MAGDALENE MALEDICTION F. Scott KimmichDog Ear Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781457560569Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (04/19) “The Magdalene Malediction” is the final book in the Ordeal by Fire trilogy by F. Scott Kimmich.  Historical fiction at its finest, Kimmich takes readers on a treacherous journey at the end of the Albigensian (Cathar) Crusade.  Though... Continue Reading →

“Gazelle in the Shadows” by Michelle Peach

GAZELLE IN THE SHADOWS Michelle PeachMichelle Peach (2018)ISBN 9780692112762Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (3/19) “Gazelle in the Shadows” by Michelle Peach is whirlwind drama combining some of the most exciting elements of political/international intrigue, historical fiction, and coming of age. It is the story of Elizabeth Booth, a young British college student who... Continue Reading →

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