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Book Review: Patchwork Man

Patchwork Man, by D.B. Martin, is an intriguingly twisted story of complicated families. The first in a planned trilogy, it introduces us to QC Lawrence Juste, an eminent barrister with a sordid but secret history. 327 more words

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The Forgotten Girl by David Bell

Jason Danvers has not seen or heard from his alcoholic sister, Hayden, in 5 years.  When she shows up on his doorstep and asks him to keep her teenage daughter, Jason and his wife are shocked. 142 more words


Silver Sparrow

Every family has secrets…little secrets, big secrets, old secrets, new secrets, and dirty secrets…but secrets nonetheless. What would you do if you were “ 580 more words


The Uninvited - Dorothy Macardle

A gothic novel about a grown brother and sister who move into their dream house on the cliffs of Devonshire, in spite of warnings that the house is haunted by its previous occupants. 1941. Continue reading →

Severely Forgotten

Coming Out -- Your True Colors

This is a post about the strange story of how I came out to my family as transgendered.  But before I can tell that story, I have to explain how I came out to my mother as lesbian.  2,984 more words


Heroes Are My Weakness by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Annie Hewitt is down on her luck. Her mother passed away, leaving her a secluded island house in Maine, and since Annie is broke and jobless she has no choice but to sort through her mother’s things and decide what to do next with her life. 252 more words


Those Who Disappeared...

Uncle S had two kids from his first wife. I didn’t know my aunt; she died from throat cancer when I was very little. Uncle S, I’m told, was a wife-beater, though he’s always looked very civil to me. 876 more words