Review: ‘Thirty Three Cecils’ by Everett De Morier

**Originally written for “Big Al’s Books and Pals” book blog. May have received a free review copy.** Description: This novel purports to be the found journals of two men; Walker Roe (a once prominent cartoonist who went to jail for swindling and counterfeiting) and Riley Dutcher (a functioning alcoholic who worked in a landfill siteContinue reading “Review: ‘Thirty Three Cecils’ by Everett De Morier”

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Review: A World Apart by L J K Oliva

**Originally written for “Big Al’s Books and Pals” book blog. May have received a free review copy.** Genre: Urban Fantasy/whodunit Description: This pretty much sums the book up: “There are things that go bump in the night, Mr. MacMillian. It’s my job to bump back.” In these two sentences we learn that Powonia (Lena) AlanContinue reading “Review: A World Apart by L J K Oliva”

Review: ‘A Company of Roses’ by Megan Goodenough

**Originally written for “Big Al’s Books and Pals” book blog. May have received a free review copy.** Genre:   Thriller, mystery Description:    This is a treasure hunt in the ‘history and mystery’ genre. Cas is sidekick to charismatic, beautiful Lacey. Lacey goes missing, leaving behind a trail of destruction and a set of enigmatic cluesContinue reading “Review: ‘A Company of Roses’ by Megan Goodenough”

Review: ‘Treading Softly, Breaking Shells’ by Kim Balett

**Originally written for “Big Al’s Books and Pals” book blog. May have received a free review copy.** Genre: Historical romance Description: in 1878 Louisa travels to Seychelles to live with her brother. She finds it difficult to get used to life on the islands in general and on her brother’s plantation in particular. The climate,Continue reading “Review: ‘Treading Softly, Breaking Shells’ by Kim Balett”