Adult Fiction Reviews

LSBBT Review: River, Sing Out by James Wade

    RIVER, SING OUT BY JAMES WADE   Categories: Contemporary / Literary Fiction Rural Fiction / Crime Fiction / Coming-of-Age Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Blackstone Facebook  Twitter   Instagram Date of Publication: June 8, 2021 Number of Pages: 315 pages   “And through these ages untold, the river did act as the lifeblood of all those…

Blog Tour: A Wall of Bright Dead Feathers by Babette Fraser Hale

A WALL OF BRIGHT DEAD FEATHERS By Babette Fraser Hale Publisher: Winedale Publishing Pages: 216 Pub Date: March 1st, 2021 Categories: Short Stories / Literary Fiction Scroll for Giveaway!    Most are newcomers to the scenic, rolling countryside of central Texas whose charms they romanticize, even as the troubles they hoped to leave behind persist. Twelve stories…

Book Blitz: Aggravated by Michael Sirois

AGGRAVATED BY MICHAEL SIROIS   Publisher: Truth Boots Publishing, LLC Pages: 389 Pages Pub Date: December 11, 2020 Categories: True Crime / Criminal Procedural Law   Scroll for Giveaway!   Description: In 2006, the author’s brother, Steve Sirois, was sentenced to serve 35 years in a Texas prison for a horrendous crime, aggravated sexual assault…

Book Review: All the Cowboys Ain’t Gone by John J. Jacobson

ALL THE COWBOYS AIN’T GONE BY JOHN J. JACOBSON   Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Pages: 352 Pub Date: February 23, 2021 Categories: Historical Fiction / Action Adventure / Western     Scroll for Giveaway!   All the Cowboys Ain’t Gone is the rollicking adventure story of Lincoln Smith, a young Texan living at the beginning of the twentieth century,…

Book Tour: The Earl Lady’s Geologist by Alissa Baxter

The Earl’s Lady Geologist by Alissa Baxter Publication Date: February 28, 2021 Vinspire Publishing Series: Linfield Ladies Series, Book One Genre: Regency Romance     Cassandra Linfield is a lady fossil collector who declares she will never marry as no man will ever take her studies seriously. When circumstances force her to travel to Town…

Book Blitz: Knock! Knock! by Douglas Thompson

KNOCK! KNOCK! Lessons Learned and Stories Shared  by DOUGLAS THOMPSON Categories: Nonfiction / Motivational Stories / Positivity / Relationship Building / Integrity / Time Management / Entrepreneurship Publisher: Lucid House Publishing Date of Publication: January 8, 2021 Pages: 154   Scroll down for giveaway!   Knock! Knock! is a fast-paced, fun-filled journey through the author’s…

Character Interview: Dreams Re-Kindled by Amanda Cabot

DREAMS REKINDLED Mesquite Springs, Book 2 BY AMANDA CABOT Categories: Christian Historical Fiction/ Romance/ Stand-Alone Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: March 2, 2021 Pages: 352   Scroll Down for Giveaway!   He’s bound and determined to find peace . . . but she’s about to stir things up.  Dorothy Clark dreams of writing something that will…

Blog Tour: Stork Bite by L. K. Simonds

STORK BITE by L.K. Simonds Genre: Historical Fiction / Southern Fiction Date of Publication: November 30, 2020 Number of Pages: 359 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! “Everything has to be reconciled eventually.” Caddo Parish, 1913. On an October morning, a Klansman confronts seventeen-year-old David Walker at a hidden oxbow lake where he has gone to…

Blog Tour: A Deadly Fortune by Stacie Murphy #HFVBT

A Deadly Fortune by Stacie Murphy Publication Date: January 5, 2021 Pegasus Crime Genre: Historical Mystery     A historical mystery in the vein of The Alienist, in which a young woman in Gilded Age New York must use a special talent to unravel a deadly conspiracy. Amelia Matthew has done the all-but-impossible, especially for…

Review: Ely Air Lines Vol 1 by Mike Ely and Linda Street-Ely

    ELY AIR LINES Select Stories from 10 Years of a Weekly Column, Volumes 1 & 2 by MIKE ELY and LINDA STREET-ELY Genre: Nonfiction Categories: Short Stories / Aviation / Adventure  Publisher: Paper Airplane Publishing, LLC Date of Publication: January 29, 2020  Number of Pages: Volume 1: 350 pages; Volume 2: 330 pages   Scroll…

Book Review: Comfort Foods by Kimberly Fish

COMFORT FOODS A Comfort Stories Stand-Alone Novel by Kimberly Fish Categories: Contemporary / Second-Chance Romance Publisher: Fish Tales Publishing Date of Publication: October 7, 2020 Number of Pages: 385 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! From the award-winning author of Comfort Plans and Comfort Songs comes a story of two rising stars blitzed by social media.…

Blog Tour: Gentleman Jim by Mimi Matthews

Title: Gentleman Jim: A Tale of Romance and Revenge Author: Mimi Matthews Genre: Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Regency Romance Publisher: Perfectly Proper Press (November 10, 2020) Length: (376) pages She Couldn’t Forget…Wealthy squire’s daughter Margaret Honeywell was always meant to marry her neighbor, Frederick Burton-Smythe, but it’s bastard-born Nicholas Seaton who has her heart. Raised…

Book Blitz: The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas by Jodi Thomas and Friends

The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas by Jodi Thomas, Sharla Lovelace, and Scarlett Dunn Genre: Romance / Adventure / Anthology Publisher: Kensington Books Date of Publication: October 27, 2020 Number of Pages: 336 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! The Lone Star State doesn’t have to be lonely during Christmas time! Legendary author Jodi Thomas headlines a…

Blog Tour: The Gentleman and the Thief by Sarah M. Eden

The Gentleman and the Thief by Sarah M. Eden Publication Date: November 3rd, 2020 Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing Series: Dread Penny Society Book 2 Genre: Historical Mystery/Suspense, Victorian Romance, Inspirational Fiction A standalone novel in The Dread Penny Society set in 1865 London brimming with secrets, scandal, suspense, and romance.From the moment Hollis Darby meets…

Blog Tour: Flirtation and Folly by Elizabeth Rasche

Flirtation and Folly by Elizabeth Rasche Publication Date: November 10, 2020 Quills and Quartos Publishing Series: A Season in London, Book One Genre: Historical Romance     Marianne Mowbrey is a responsible country rector’s daughter who longs for the novelty and excitement she reads about in novels. When her crusty Aunt Harriet agrees to give…

Blog Tour: The Square Root of Texas by Rob Witherspoon

THE SQUARE ROOT OF TEXAS: The First Calamity of QED Morningwood by Rob Witherspoon Genre: Satire / Humor / Absurdist Fiction Publisher: Independently Published Date of Publication: September 26, 2018 Number of Pages: 181 pages   Scroll down for Giveaway!   QED Morningwood is a liar, braggart and teller of tall tales. When he shows…

Blog Tour: Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten – Guest Post

Tsarina Author: Ellen Alpsten Published: November 10, 2020 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Before there was Catherine the Great, there was Catherine Alexeyevna: the first woman to rule Russia in her own right. Ellen Alpsten’s rich, sweeping debut novel is the story of her rise to power. St. Petersburg, 1725. Peter the Great lies dying in…

Blog Tour: Strong from the Heart by Jon Land

Strong from the Heart (Caitlin Strong #11) by Jon Land Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Suspense Publisher: Forge Books Date of Publication: July 28, 2020 Number of Pages: 368 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! Caitlin Strong wages her own personal war on drugs against the true power behind the illicit opioid trade in Strong from…

Blog Tour: North to Alaska by Preston Lewis

NORTH TO ALASKA The Memoirs of H. H. Lomax, #6  by PRESTON LEWIS Genre: Historical Fiction / Western / Humor  Publisher: Wolfpack Publishing  Date of Publication: August 5, 2020 Number of Pages: 414 Scroll down for the giveaway! WEALTH AND FAME IN THE WILD WEST ARE WHAT LOMAX SEEKS . . . HIS OWN BAD…

Blog Tour: The Light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd

The Light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd Publication Date: October 13, 2020 Thomas Nelson Paperback & eBook; 352 Pages Series: The Cornwall Novels, Book 3 Genre: Historical Romance/Regency/Christian Set in 1820s Cornwall, this Regency romance evokes the captivating worlds and delicious dramas of Jane Austen, Daphne DuMaurier, and Winston Graham. Raised on the sprawling…

Blog Tour: Nothing Short of Wonderous by Regina Scott

NOTHING SHORT OF WONDROUS (American Wonders Collection, Book Two) by REGINA SCOTT     Genre: Historical Fiction / Christian Romance  Publisher: Revell Date of Publication: October 20, 2020 Number of Pages: 336 Scroll down for the giveaway! In 1886, the U.S. government gave control of Yellowstone, the country’s first national park, to the cavalry to stop…

Blog Tour: The Diary of Asser Levy: First Jewish Citizen of New York by Daniela Weil

THE DIARY OF ASSER LEVY First Jewish Citizen of New York by DANIELA WEIL Genre: Historical Fiction / Middle Grade / Jewish / Colonial America Publisher: Pelican (Arcadia Publishing) Date of Publication: March 9, 2020 Number of Pages: 128   Scroll down for the giveaway! For twenty-four years the Dutch colony of Pernambuco in northeastern Brazil was…

#PICT Blog Tour: Derailed by Mary Keliikoa

    Derailed by Mary Keliikoa on Tour September 1-30, 2020 Synopsis: A dying wish. A secret world. Can this grieving investigator stay on the right track? PI Kelly Pruett is determined to make it on her own. And juggling clients at her late father’s detective agency, a controlling ex, and caring for a deaf…

Guest Post: Into the Unbounded Night by Mitchell James Kaplan

Into the Unbounded Night by Mitchell James Kaplan Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Regal House Publishing Paperback & eBook; 231 Pages Genre: Literary/Historical When her village in Albion is sacked by the Roman general Vespasian, young Aislin is left without home and family. Determined to exact revenge, she travels to Rome, a sprawling city of…

Guest Post: Shame the Devil by Donna Scott

Shame the Devil by Donna Scott Publication Date: May 11, 2020 Paperback & eBook; 420 pages Genre: Historical Fiction England, 1643. The Civil War has created a great divide between those who support King Charles and those who would rather see his head on the block. Young Scot Colin Blackburne finds himself caught in the…

Blog Tour: Dear Durwood by Jeff Bond with Partner in Crime Tours

    Dear Durwood by Jeff Bond on Tour August 1 – September 30, 2020 Synopsis: Book two in the epic Third Chance Enterprises series, Dear Durwood is a standalone mystery pitting uncompromising principle against big city greed. Durwood Oak Jones is a man of few indulgences. One he does allow is a standing ad…

Review: The Crowman by Gareth Clegg

The Crowman Author: Gareth Clegg Published: July 1, 2020 Publisher: Twisted Fate Publishing Format: eBook Source: Author Request In a dying world, one lone rider is the only hope for salvation. Some say the world is shattered, that our way of life is dying. Our sun fills half the sky and the scorched lands struggle…

#HFVBT Blog Tour: The Golden Van Dorens by Nicole Strycharz

The Golden Van Dorens by Nicole Strycharz Publication Date: September 1, 2020 eBook a& Paperback; 355 Pages Genre: Historical Thriller Malcom Van Doren made his fortune in the California Gold Rush of 1849. By 1853, he spent it all, drowning in debt, and returned to his mine out of desperation. Steadily, over the years, he…

@HFVBT Blog Tour: The River Jewel by Kathleen Shoop

The River Jewel: A Letter Series Novella by Kathleen Shoop Publication Date: December 3, 2019 eBook & Paperback; 172 Pages Genre: Historical Fiction For everyone who hopes to find the perfect match… 1875 Des Moines, Iowa The novella, The River Jewel, takes readers of the bestselling Letter Series novels back in time, before there was…

Review: Anu Tara Tiki by Lorraine Saint-Hubert and Ludovic Des Leuques

Anu Tara Tiki Authors: Lorraine Saint-Hubert and Ludovic Des Leuques Published: March 4, 2020 Publisher: Glrd Publications Format: Paperback Source: Author/Publicist Request NThe discovery in Antarctica by Emile, a modest French tourist, of a fragment of antique stele covered with cuneiform writing triggers a merciless fight between greedy businessmen and idealistic scientists. Professor Samuel Kahn,…

Blog Tour: Airborne by DiAnn Mills #LSBBT

AIRBORNE by DiANN MILLS Genre: Christian Romantic Suspense  Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Date of Publication: September 8, 2020 Number of Pages: 400 Scroll down for the giveaway! Heather Lawrence’s long-awaited vacation to Salzburg wasn’t supposed to go like this. Mere hours into the transatlantic flight, the Houston FBI agent is awakened when passengers begin exhibiting…

#HFVBT Blog Tour: Gilded Dreams by Donna Russo Morin

Gilded Dreams by Donna Russo Morin Publication Date: June 16, 2020 Magnum Opus Paperback & eBook; 495 pages Series: Newport’s Gilded Age, Book 2 Genre: Historical Fiction From the bestselling author of GILDED SUMMERS comes a powerful novel of the last eight years of the American Women’s fight for suffrage. The battle for the vote…

Blog Tour: The Secret of You and Me by Melissa Lenhardt #LSBBT

THE SECRET OF YOU AND ME by MELISSA LENHARDT Genre: Women’s Fiction / Romance  Publisher:  Graydon House (Harlequin) Date of Publication: August 4, 2020 Number of Pages: 352 Scroll down for the giveaway! True love never fades—and old secrets never die . . .  Nora hasn’t looked back. Not since she fled Texas to start a…

Review: The Melody of Three by S.D. Reeves

The Melody of Three Author: S.D. Reeves Published: December 2, 2019 Publisher: Riversong Books Format: eBook Source: Author Request Sorcerer Christaan De Rein’s return to Liverpool does not go well, starting with the fact that his trusted apprentice, Higgins, dies on the way. Then again, Higgins dies a lot. Of course, Rein doesn’t expect to…

Review: Cape Menace by Amy M. Reade

Cape Menace Author: Amy M. Reade Published: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Pau Hana Press Format: Paperback Source: Author Request The year is 1714. Two years have passed since Ruth Hanover vanished into the wilderness of the New Jersey colony without a trace, leaving behind her husband, William, and their daughter, Sarah. Though William and Sarah…

Blog Tour: A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Murder by Dianne Freeman

Kensington Books Genre: Historical Mystery Series: A Countess of Harleigh Mystery, Book 3 In Dianne Freeman’s charming Victorian-era mystery series, Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, finds her sister’s wedding threatened by a vow of vengeance. London is known for its bustle and intrigues, but the sedate English countryside can host—or hide—any number of…

Blog Tour: The Black Midnight by Kathleen Y’Barbo #LSBBT

THE BLACK MIDNIGHT by Kathleen Y’Barbo Genre: Fiction / Historical Mystery / True Crime   Publisher: Barbour Books  Publication Date: August 1, 2020  Number of Pages: 257  Scroll down for the giveaway! Two killers, two detectives, and a menace called The Black Midnight may be the death of both of them. Three years before Jack the…

#xpressotours Blog Tour – Balthazar’s Bane by Kat Ross

Balthazar’s BaneKat Ross(Gaslamp Gothic, #6)Published by: Acorn PublishingPublication date: July 31st 2020Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Retelling A bungled murder. A ridiculous quest. And a hero with extremely dodgy credentials. Christmas 1889. Count Balthazar Jozsef Habsburg-Koháry tries to lead a simple life. Oh, he enjoys a few hobbies. Collecting ancient Egyptian artifacts. Hunting necromancers with a…

#LSBBT – Enemies of Doves by Shanessa Gluhm Blog Tour

ENEMIES OF DOVES by Shanessa Gluhm Genre: Historical Fiction / Mystery Publisher: TouchPoint Press Publication Date: March 20, 2020 Number of Pages: 324 pages Scroll down for the giveaway! Told in alternating timelines from World War II to 1992, debut author Shanessa Gluhm’s Enemies of Doves is a tale of family secrets, jealousy, and deception…

@rararesources Blog Tour: The Greenbecker Gambit by Ben Graff

The Greenbecker Gambit by Ben Graff Genre: Myster, Thriller Publication: April 16, 2020 Age Group: Adult ‘I only feel truly alive when the chess clock is ticking and the patterns on the squares in front of me are dancing in my head. Very little else gives me the same feeling. Nothing else, that does not…


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