Sins of the Mind by L. J. Garland
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Assigned to a vicious homicide case, Ethan Parker can’t believe what he’s seeing. A man has been brutally murdered for reasons no one can understand. The fact that the victim has been tortured and castrated leave him and the rest of the force wondering if it could be a case of love gone wrong. Yet Ethan knows there’s more to the story and is determined in discovering the identity of the perpetrator and the reason behind the gory murder.
His partner, a rookie cop by the name of Grant Montgomery is still wet behind the ears. He doesn’t seem to take the case too seriously, but that’s because he’s not exactly sure as to what he should be doing. Ethan knows he has train the guy to his full potential, but the new case leaves him wondering as to what to do next. Read on »
Rae of Hope by W.J. May
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Haunted by the memories of her parent’s death when she was just six-years-old, Rae Kerrigan has done her best in moving forward. Her aunt and uncle have taken it upon themselves to raise her to the best of their ability. Yet there are things about Rae’s past that they’ve kept a secret from her. Secrets that are slowly catching up to each and every one of them.
Her life changes from the moment she’s sent back to England to attend a very posh private school. Whether it’s for better or worse, Rae isn’t sure, but she’s determined to live up to her family’s expectations. Sadly, her idea of school isn’t what she expected when she sets foot at the academy. Read on »
The Seven Habits of Highly Infective People by William Todd Rose
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Life for Bosley Coughlin has never been easy. He’s seen things that no one else has seen and has done things he’s not always proud of. Yet there’s something about him that sets him apart from everyone else. You see, he can travel through time. He’s never sure as to where he’ll end up whenever Time comes to claim him, but the things he experiences wherever he goes leave him scarred for life. Most especially since he’s repeatedly given glimpses of how the world will end soon enough. Mind you, it’s not pretty.
With every trip he takes, he becomes privy to the circumstances that lead to the Earth’s demise. Chaos and destruction now reign supreme. Cold, callous beings, shells of those formerly living, now walk the streets, eager to prey on unsuspecting souls. Falling into their hands guarantees a quick, merciless death, a certainty survivors now do their best to avoid. Read on »
Staring Into the Eyes of Chance by Kay Dee Royal
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
After enduring thirty-four years of a passionless marriage, Olivia wants nothing more than to devote the rest of her life to caring for the wildlife refuge she’s been running for years. Her husband’s cheating ways have put her off of men in general and she much prefers the company of her animals. Much to her sisters chagrin, Lacey believes that she needs someone in which to spend the rest of her life with, while Olivia believes her life is fine as it is. Nevertheless, she allows her sister to set her up on a blind date in hopes of getting her off her back, once and for all.
Chance is nothing like what she thought he’d be. He’s beautiful and stirs her senses in ways that no other man ever has. Yet there’s just one tiny problem. He’s been lying to her from the moment she set eyes on him and that is something she will never forgive. Still reeling with the knowledge of her dead husband’s infidelities, she abhors liars. Her new relationship, if you can call it that. with Chance is off to a rocky start and she’s not sure whether she can forgive him for lying to her from the get go. Read on »
Tide of Lies by Sarah Ballance
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
When a woman is beaten and left for dead, Holden Whitlow never expected that a cold case he’d work on not too long ago would rise from the ashes. While there are similarities with the current case and the unsolved murders, Holden can’t help but wonder if it’s the same person who tried to kill his best friend’s girlfriend not too long ago. Yet that can’t be possible since the culprit supposedly killed himself in order to cover up his crime.
Determined to get to the bottom of things, he comes face to face with the victim in hopes of making sense of what has transpired. Having run from the ghost of a woman who disappeared years ago, Holden is unsure of what to make of the fact that she’s now within vicinity and lying in the hospital because of the beating she’s received. When Julia’s admission that she was there because of him throws him for a loop, he begins to wonder what her ties to the unsolved murders are. The assailant has made it clear that Julia’s life is forfeit and Holden knows that the culprit will stop at nothing until he finishes what he started. Read on »