Category Archives: book news

July 31

Featured book review: Seventeen, by Suzanne Lowe, a dystopian thriller

Seventeen, by Suzanne Lowe, is a dystopian adventure about something that very well could happen in the future. It is the first book in a series about two sisters in Australia and the challenges they face with love and dignity. The adventure has many twists and turns leaving the reader anxious for the next book. The […]

July 24

Feature book: Order No. 227: From Stalin with Love, by Marina Osipova

  “It is necessary to defend each position, each meter of our territory, up to the last drop of blood, to cling for each plot of Soviet land and to defend it as long as possible.” – from Order No. 227. Based on the actual events on the Eastern Front of World War II, this short […]

July 11

Featured book review: The Do Over, by Mark Gillespie

The Do Over, by Mark Gillespie, is a remarkably insightful read. Phil Collier, a 55 year-old attorney is on the cusp of death when something odd happens and he suddenly finds himself in another dimension, a place between life and death, one where Phil soon discovers that he is being given a choice; to either […]

July 06

Featured book: TALON: Come Fly with Me, by Gigi Sedlmayer

Nine year old Matica lives in a remote village on a dry plateau in the Andes of Peru. She moved to Peru when she was five with Australian missionary and schoolteacher parents. Because Matica is trapped in the body of a two year old, her growth handicap has caused her to be rejected by the […]

June 26

Featured book review: Mystery on Twin Lakes, by Russell Warnberg

Mystery On Twin Lakes: A Chief Keplar Case, by Russell Warnberg, is a good old fashioned crime thriller, about a small town murder mystery set in the 1950s, and where Chief Keplar, a veteran detective, finds himself following a trail of blood and greed. No computers. No DNA. No fancy CSI tricks – just balls […]

June 01

Feature book review: Ulf’s Tale, by historical novelist John Broughton

Ulf’s Tale, by historical novelist, John Broughton is an impressive piece of historical fiction about the age of the Vikings and Scandinavia around the year 1002 A.D. In fact, it doesn’t read like a fiction whatsoever. Being quite familiar with Sweden, and to a degree Denmark and Norway, where the story takes place, the attention […]

May 31

Featured book: Ascending, by Kenna McKinnon

Ascending by Kenna McKinnon  A ghost in the house – a young Canadian widow forced to choose between the living and the dead. Will she prove strong enough to let go of the manacles of obsession? Scarlett Kane and her son Troy, battle paranormal elements in this vintage 1970s story of the supernatural. Her late […]

May 30

Featured book review: Angenga: When time no longer exists, by historical novelist John Broughton

Angenga by John Broughton A unique fiction that someday may be a reality. Totally interesting, well written. A lot of medieval history and time travel. Just what is time? Do you think you know?A must read for inquiring minds. Very enjoyable, the ending is really special. Review by International Writers Inspiring Change About John Broughton John […]

May 15

Featured Author: Historical novelist, John Broughton

Who am I Well, I’m a rather introspective but sociable retired English teacher who has done a wide variety of other jobs in his youth. You can find out all about me in my Amazon biography and also I hope by reading below. In brief, I live in Calabria, southern Italy, with my pretty wife, […]

May 13

Featured Book: Angenga: When time no longer exists, by John Broughton

Angenga: When time no longer exists When metal detectorist Gary Marshall gives his old university colleague and philologist, Rick Hughes, a reliquary pendant, he unearthed, he has no idea of what he’s unleashed. Rick is drawn to the site in Lindsey, where a portal opens taking him back in time to when the artifact was […]