Category Archives: fiction

April 02

Book review: Between the Sun and the Shade: A Collection of Short Stories: To a God Unknown, by Rico Kumana De Silva

Between the Sun and the Shade: A Collection of Short Stories: To a God Unknown, by Rico Kumana De Silva, presents the reader with some very insightful stories. The author delves into the deeper, darker, often times very personal side of the characters in these stories, evoking both empathy and curiosity as to where these […]

March 17

Book review: The Myth of Love by Randy Niederman

The Myth of Love by Randy Niederman is technically a mashup, a book that combines different genres or themes of a disparate nature; nonetheless, it has a thread of consistency which draws the reader through this rather unusual plot-line. The author presents a different concept about the creation of the Universe – not particularly any […]

March 03

Book review: Choreographing Calligraphy by Katrina Plumb

  Choreographing Calligraphy, by Katrina Plumb, is a book of contemporary poetry with varied styles and subjects. The author is a deep thinker who uses poetry to help people as a therapy. Some of the poems are very whimsical and others inspire one to think. Enjoyable and thought provoking. Book review by author Réal Laplaine  

February 08

Book review: Execution of Justice, by Patrick Dent

Execution of Justice, by Patrick Dent, is an action thriller set in the early 1970s during the oil-crisis, a story that takes the reader behind the scenes of political and power-intrigue, and the manipulation of the oil market. In this story of fast-paced blood and guts, we follow several parallel threads as the daughter of […]

February 02

Book review: The Ghost Illusion by Kerry Watts

The Ghost Illusion, by Kerry Watts, is a mystery revolving around the relative of a serial killer’s victims. This is a fast paced read, both suspenseful and full of surprises. It is also an interesting twist from the usual murder mysteries. A good but sad story. 4 stars! Book review by International Writers Inspiring Change […]

January 24

Author Spotlight: Suzanne Lowe, author of Seventeen.

International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Suzanne: I was born in Perth, Western Australia, and as a young adult, grew up in the small country town of Tom Price, situated in the outback of Western Australia. The summers were often very hot and dusty and I would spend my weekends with […]

January 23

Author Spotlight: Mari Collier, author of Chronicles of the Maca

  International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Mari: I was born on a farm in Iowa and grew up without such things as electricity and a bathroom in the house. At least there was running water. I also attended a one room country schoolhouse through eight grades. Since then I have […]

January 18

Book review: Portrait of a Conspiracy: Da Vinci’s Disciples – Book One, by Donna Russo Morin

Portrait of a Conspiracy: Da Vinci’s Disciples – Book One, by Donna Russo Morin is an excellent historical fiction that takes place in Florence, Italy, during the time of Leonardo Da Vinci. Leonardo befriends a secret group of women who get together to learn to paint and use their artistic talents. Such behavior in women is […]

January 15

Book Review: What Haunts Me: Ghost Killer Book 1, by Margaret Millmore

What Haunts Me: Ghost Killer Book 1, by Margaret Millmore, differs from the usual book about the haunts of demons and ghosts victimizing people; this story is about a man who finds himself suddenly seeing apparitions, and moreover, discovering that he has the ability to make them disappear and save others from the hands of […]

January 15

Author Spotlight: Marina Osipova, author of The Cruel Romance

International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Marina: I was born in Germany and grew up in Russia where I graduated from The Moscow State Institute of History and Archives. I also have a diploma as a German language translator from the Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages. I extensively traveled to […]