Review of Rider of the Crown

I have a wonderful book hangover after reading this thought-filled, inspiring, and romantic tale: Rider of the Crown (Crown of Tremontaine Book Two) by Melissa McShane. SUMMARY (from back): Imogen, warrior of the Kirkellan tribes, has never wanted to be anything else. But when the long war between the Kirkellan and the country of Ruskald ends, the terms of the peace treaty require Imogen to be … Continue reading Review of Rider of the Crown

Review of Etiquette & Espionage

Pink Panther meets Monty Python–that’s how I describe this fun YA steampunk novel. Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School Series Book 1) by Gail Carriger SUMMARY (from back): It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more … Continue reading Review of Etiquette & Espionage

Cover Reveal! Book Five in the Andy Smithson Series

Cover Reveal! Hot off my cover designer’s desk, the cover for Vision of the Griffin’s Heart, book five in the ongoing Andy Smithson epic fantasy series is here! After five covers together, Dale Robert Pease and I have become quite the team when it comes to design. I provided him with the following ideas to guide him: The scene to be depicted is Andy and … Continue reading Cover Reveal! Book Five in the Andy Smithson Series

Review of The White Rose by Amy Ewing

Suspense-filled. Unique World. Engaging heroine. If you loved Rosamund Hodge’s Crimson Bound, you’ll love The White Rose (Jewel series Book Two) by Amy Ewing! SUMMARY (from back): Violet is on the run—away from the Jewel, away from a lifetime of servitude, away from the Duchess of the Lake, who bought her at auction. With Ash and Raven traveling with her, Violet will need all of her powers … Continue reading Review of The White Rose by Amy Ewing