I've talked about her before...but seriously: Have you read Sibella Giorello? If you're at all interested in mystery, she should be your next read. Her Raleigh Harmon series offers one character in two different veins: one is the adult Raleigh, which has us meet this geological specialist after the unsolved murder of her father, and … Continue reading Sibella Giorello: Stone and Sunset
A marvelous whodunit that offers an enticing mystery, appealing characters, and a setting that jumps off the page.
Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano is a wonderful tale of intrigue that offers a number of nods to Dickens and the Brontës.
The House on Foster Hill is a captivating debut novel by Jaime Jo Wright. In her first full-length novel (she's previously published several novellas), Wright captures the heart of Gothic novels, using a time-slip plot to mysteriously tie past events with more contemporary ones. Wright's novel follows two heroines as they circle the mysteries shrouded … Continue reading Jaime Jo Wright: The House on Foster Hill
Stephanie Morrill is known for her work with young, aspiring writers. She's a mentor to some, a guide for others. She's also written six full-length novels and one novella. The Reinvention of Skylar Hoyt series provided a nice depiction of a real teen struggling with living a real faith. Most impressively (to me, anyway), Morrill's … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill