Tag Archives: contemporary fiction

March 26

Book review: Requiem: The Short Stories Collection Series, by Michael Priv

Requiem: The Short Stories Collection Series, by Michael Priv. A short story about a fallen comrade, a memorable anecdote that takes the reader behind the scenes in Russia, where a small group of men are preparing for war and the antics they engage in to blow off some steam. Good fun with an interesting twist […]

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 […]

January 05

Book Review: Changes – Buckland Gap 2, by Charles Wiltshire

Changes – Buckland Gap 2, by Charles Wiltshire, is the sequel to the book Buckland Gap.  Steven Harding, a former resident of Portsmouth, England, returns home after finishing a lengthy prison term. During his internment he has become a reformed man, with new values in life and the realization that he is also gay. Steven […]

December 31

Author Spotlight: CS Wiltshire, author of Changes – Buckland Gap 2

  IWIC: Tell us about yourself … CS: My name is CS Wiltshire and I hail from Hampshire in England. My work experience is based around the IT industry but in my heart I have always wanted to be full time author. I love creating stories and building fictional worlds. My other loves in life […]

December 16

Book Review: Sons of the American Fatherland, by H. Berkeley Rourke

Sons of the American Fatherland, by H. Berkeley Rourke, is more contemporary realism, than contemporary fiction. A book, written in documentary style, which tells the story of Jonas, an American-born son of a proud loyalist to the Third Reich and Hitler’s Nazi movement. Jonas is taught to regard Jews and people of color as sub-human, […]

December 14

Author Spotlight: H. Berkeley Rourke, author of Sons of the American Fatherland

IWIC: Tell us about yourself… Berkeley: My birth occurred in Douglas, Arizona. My early years my parents were in several places in Arizona and California, including San Francisco and Los Angeles. By age 6, I lived in Parker, Arizona where I spent the rest of my years of growing up. After serving in the U.S. […]

October 07

Book Review: Natural Enemies by Warren Adler

Natural Enemies, by Warren Adler, was a very difficult book to put down. It is an intense and emotional ride, and very gripping too. This is a story of a couple’s journey through many trials which challenged their love to the max. Good story-telling and a lesson on what real love can do, no matter […]

June 22

Book Review: John’s Pond by Donna Lynch. “True love cannot be stopped.”

  John’s Pond, by Donna Lynch, is a lovely story of young love and standing up for what is right even if it is unpopular to do so. Inspiring, with complicated relationships and the sweet exploration of true love, it is a well-written book, and truly difficult to put down as the story-line and its […]

June 21

Book Review: The Galapagos Agenda by Leonardo Wild: “A sweeping geopolitical thriller!”

The Galapagos Agenda, by Leonardo Wild, is a sweeping geopolitical thriller that takes the reader on an intrigue of murder, corporate greed and political power-plays. Max Villalobos, son of the billionaire and corporate tycoon, Roy Villalobos, has a different vector in mind for his life, one that goes entirely against the plans that his father […]

June 09

Book Spotlight: “The Galapagos Agenda” by Leonardo Wild. “A Paradigm Shift Thriller”

THE GALAPAGOS AGENDA, A Paradigm Shift Thriller Book 1, by Leonardo Wild Max Villalobos is the gifted son of a corporate tycoon. His dream is to make it on his own, even if that means going up against his powerful father who has far different plans when it comes to Max’s future. In order to prove […]