Category Archives: mystery

October 23

Book review: The Last Straw, Pigeon-Blood Red, (Book 2) by Ed Duncan

  The Last Straw, Pigeon-Blood Red, (Book 2) by Ed Duncan, is a crime thriller. When a young woman witnesses a carjacking, she becomes the pivotal point for a series of attempts against her life. Investigators move in and try to unravel the plot, but in the end, it comes down to two lethal hitmen, […]

October 16

Book review: The Edge of the Cemetery by Margaret Millmore

The Edge of the Cemetery by Margaret Millmore A great read, well written, nice pace. Exciting, interesting and moments of humor. Full of surprises and interesting twists and turns. A very enjoyable book.   Review by Writers Inspiring Change    

September 29

Feature Book: The Last Straw, by Ed Duncan

What are readers saying? ***Five Stars*** “With danger looming in every chapter, The Last Straw is an action-packed and nerve-racking read. Duncan skillfully draws the reader into a complex web of characters… A few key twists within the storyline keep the reader intrigued in this fast-paced thriller…The Last Straw is an outstanding crime thriller…” Red […]

May 17

Review: Louisiana Catch, by Sweta Vikram

Louisiana Catch, by Sweta Vikram. 5 stars Everyone should read this wonderful story about a sheltered, intelligent, wealthy woman’s journey. She did not want her mistakes to define who she was and she wanted to help others overcome theirs. Her determination and hard work turned into an enlightenment to others from around the globe; setting […]

May 14

Review: The Vagabond King by James Campion Conway

The Vagabond King by James Campion Conway, is a captivating story, beautifully told, filled with metaphors enough to taunt any imagination, and sadly enchanting. Chris, a teenage boy on the cusp of adulthood, loses his mother to cancer. Life suddenly fades from bright shades of hope and sky-high dreams, to gray clouds and moroseness as […]

April 03

Book review: The Chalk Line Killer (The Detective Cole Sullivan Series 2) by Russell Warnberg

The Chalk Line Killer (The Detective Cole Sullivan Series 2) by Russell Warnberg, is a crime thriller in the classical style. A spree of bizarre killings with a chalk line drawn around the victims by the killer, leads Cole Sullivan and his team into a dark world of sociopathic monsters, where the caustic and poisonous […]

February 22

Book review: Bird of Prey, by Steven Ryan

Bird of Prey, by Steven Ryan, is a very different kind of story; told from the perspective of a vicious seagull that is larger than normal and very nasty. The emotions of the animals and humans are very realistic showing the worst and best of each. A quick but enjoyable read. Book review by International […]

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 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 13

Author Spotlight: June V. Bourgo, author of The Georgia Series

International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself… June: My name is June V. Bourgo, I was born and educated in Montreal, Quebec. I live with my artist husband on beautiful Vancouver Island, off the western coast of British Columbia. My writing is influenced by the raw beauty of nature and the Salish Sea […]