New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby

Rating: 5/5 1000 pages will be a piece of cake, I thought to myself. It’s nothing I haven’t done before. This book is unlike anything I’ve ever read. Busby rounded up over 200 authors who contributed works for this book, ranging from poetry to nonfiction. There are short stories, there are essays, there are small

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Review: The Unholy

Synopsis: The 1940s: hard-boiled detectives and femmes fatale are box-office gold. In one iconic scene, set in a deserted museum, the private eye arrives too late, and the buxom beauty is throttled by an ominous Egyptian priest. Now: the Black Box Cinema immortalizes Hollywood’s Golden Age in its gallery of film noir tributes. But the…

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Review: Meant for Me

Synopsis: Born at Carlyle Place, the plantation her family has held for over two hundred years, Chloe Kimball was raised to be the perfect Southern lady. Still, she resists being the prize that her parents—an ambitious society maven and an equally ambitious politician—war to control. Surprising even herself, she breaks free. America has just entered…

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Never Forget by Michel Bussi [Book Review] (Orion Blog Tour)

This book was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. 09.07.20 / Psychological / W&N (Orion) / Hardback / 400 pp / 978-1474601856 Target Audience: People looking for a fast and dynamic psychological thriller surrounding a mysterious death that stretches the mind of the protagonist to its limits. A truly……

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Review: Heart of Evil

Synopsis: Emerging from the bayou like an apparition, Donegal Plantation is known for its unsurpassed dining, captivating atmosphere, haunting legends and now a corpse swinging from the marble angel that marks its cemetery’s most majestic vault. A corpse discovered in nearly the same situation as that of Marshall Donegal, the patriarch killed in a skirmish…

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Review: Rico Stays

Synopsis: After enforcer Richard “Rico” Sanders stepped in to protect his girlfriend from a local mob boss’s hot-headed nephew, all hell broke loose. When the smoke cleared, the nephew had vanished, but three goons who had tried to help him lay dying where they’d stood. Fighting for his life, Rico was alive but gravely wounded….

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