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Death Visits Mexico

“Seems your U-boat made the wrong turn.”

Figured German was the only language he and I had in common. Hate in his eyes confirmed it though he was also looking down the barrel of my Colt .38. 749 more words

Short Story

My Name is Hadesh Part 5 by P.M. Gilmer

If you missed part four, here is the link: https://wordpress.com/post/pmgilmer.com/1517

From part 4: Huppim nodded eagerly. “Certainly! We wouldn’t want you ladies wandering through the streets of Jerusalem alone. 1,252 more words

Historical Fiction

Blog Tour/Review: Illusion by Stephanie Elmas

I’m delighted to be hosting today’s stop on the blog tour for Illusion by Stephanie Elmas. I really enjoyed this accomplished historical mystery and you can read my review of… 747 more words


The Captain's Girl by Nicola Pryce

Set in Cornwall, in 1793, The Captain’s Girl had all the right ingredients for my ideal read.  Although unashamedly narrow minded in my reading habits (all novels should be set no later than the 1950s; they should feature a heroine, preferably with some sort of tragic back story; they have to include romance as the main narrative thread) I decided to try a new author.  263 more words

Book Review

Imperium: A Fiction of the South Seas - Christian Kracht

Winner of the 2012 Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize

Translated from German by Daniel Bowles
Winner of the 2016 Kurt and Helen Wolff Translation Prize

Once upon a time there was a man who believed that one could live on coconuts alone.   894 more words


Seven Brides for Seven Texans Romance Collection from Barbour Books (review)

While most of the novella collections I’ve read from Barbour Books have a central theme to link the five to nine stories, with occasional cross-over of characters, this collection features the seven Hart brothers of Texas.   673 more words

Book Review

On Christmas Day by Rosie James

Historical fiction, Women’s fiction

On Christmas Day is about the life of Alexandra “Lexi” Martin, who is an ambitious 14-year-old girl from Bath. Lexi is the eldest of three siblings–in a household managed by their mother with a nearly always absent father–and she is determined to rise up from her circumstances and provide a better life for her family. 244 more words

Historical Fiction