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Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn – Review Lisa Helmick

Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella (Ash Park, #0.5)Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella (Ash Park, #0.5)
By Meghan O’Flynn
Rated 5 stars

This is a story of Ed Petrosky before he became a detective. His life was normal and he was happy…yes happy. Hard to imagine if you have read the other Ash Park novels. Anyway we learn some about why he is the way he becomes. Straight to the point, hard and a giver of no-Sh**. I enjoyed reading the look into Ed previous life.

The writing is smooth and as usual I was drawn to the story. The characters are smart and unforgiving. I struggled to figure out this “who-dunnit” so that is always a happy surprise for me when reading her stories.
Even though it’s a Novella..the author doesn’t skimp on the mystery or suspense. This can be read as a stand alone. I have read all the Ash Park novels and still couldn’t figure out this one!

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Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn ~ Review by Liz Vrchota

Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella (Ash Park, #0.5)Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Reading the Ash Park novels throughout 2018 was the favorite times of my dark twisted little thriller heart. Each and every one was a dirty little secret desire that I devoured and enjoyed way too much. In fact, all of Megan O’ Flynn’s novels do that to me actually. I can always count on her when I need a good twisty dark read.

Now with every book Of her Ash Park series I have left a glowing review saying how flabbergasted I was this woman could top the crazy and the great that was the book before it, but she delivered time and time again, and I was heartbroken when I thought it may have come to an end for the Ash Park stories. So to say I was excited when I saw Salvation pop up on my feed would simply be an understatement. I devoured this packed full 161 page novella in just a few short hours and was left dying for a reread of the the series again! LOL! If you haven’t gone and read them yet, do so, you won’t be disappointed!!

Salvation gives us the up close and personal, the nitty gritty, on Detective Edward Petrosky. He was always a favorite of mine throughout the series but seemed to leave a lot of unanswered questions about why he was the way he was… Well no more questions yall. O’Flynn gives and gives and twists the knife ever so perfectly. Of course I am not going to give to juicy gory details, for those you will have to one-click and devour this gem for yourself. You will fall in love I am sure and find yourself hooked! Thank you for this fantastic series Ms. O’Flynn! I can’t wait to see what will come next from you!!

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Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella By Meghan O’Flynn – Review by Laura Furuta

Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella (Ash Park, #0.5)Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella
By: Meghan O’Flynn
5 out of 5 stars

The story Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn is a book that I loved reading. I have already read the other stories in the Ash Park series and enjoyed reading another book with the character of Edward Petrosky. This novella is when Ed is a patrol officer. He is in love with his fiancé Heather. Then in one night, his dreams for the future are destroyed when he finds Heather’s bloody body half-buried in the snow. Now pain and grief surround him. Who killed Heather? Why was she killed? When another body is found, one that has a connection to where Heather volunteered her time and to the same church she attended, more questions are raised. Will Ed ignore the rules and sacrifice his career to get justice for Heather? Will the killer be caught? Read this book to find out. This is a story that has twists and turns. There is suspense and I found myself on the edge of my seat wondering what was going to happen next. Trying to figure out who was responsible for the crimes being committed is like trying to solve a puzzle. I found myself trying to put together the pieces. Ed is a character that is haunted by his past and a character that I could empathize with. He also has a sharp mind and good instincts. There are other characters that are introduced in this story that I also liked reading about. They are helpful to Ed. Then there are those who have their own agenda and don’t care about who is hurt or the consequences. This is a story that will hook you in and won’t let go until you finish it. I would highly recommend reading it.

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Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn – Review by Heather Lovelace

Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella (Ash Park, #0.5)Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

O’Flynn is officially a master storyteller. This prequel was everything I expected and yet still surprising. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the Ash Park series and was so excited to get my hands on this installment. If you like a good mystery with plenty of suspense, you MUST READ this series. Just a fantastic book and series. Highly recommended.

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Salvation: An Ash Park Prequel Novella by Meghan O’Flynn

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Genre – Crime Thriller / Hard-boiled Mystery
Page count – 161 pages
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42388620-salvation

THE ASH PARK SERIES STARTS HERE…

Edward Petrosky joined the Ash Park police force with two goals in mind: escape the military and silence the demons that followed him home from the war. And no one soothes those traumas better than his fiancé, Heather—he doesn’t even mind that she has a checkered past of her own.

But his dreams are obliterated when one night, on a routine call, Ed stumbles upon a scene as horrifying as any he’s seen in combat: Heather’s bloody body, half-buried in the snow. Though his superiors order him to stay away from the investigation, Ed can’t help but notice the inconsistencies in Heather’s case—her supposed cause of death doesn’t mesh with what she’s told him about her past.

When another body turns up, Ed realizes that Heather’s murder wasn’t an isolated act of violence; this new victim was connected to the same shelter where Heather volunteered and attended the same church where a kindly priest seems to know more about the murders than he should. And the detectives working the case seem indifferent to these links despite being no closer to finding Heather’s killer.

Now Ed must choose whether to play by the rules or sacrifice his career to seek justice for the woman he was supposed to spend his life with. One thing’s for certain: Ed can’t go down without a fight, because Ed isn’t the only one seeking vengeance.

And in Ash Park, the innocents aren’t always who they appear to be.

Chilling, and as twisted as you’ve come to expect from Meghan O’Flynn, Salvation will keep you glued to the pages. If you like James Patterson’s Alex Cross series, Tana French’s Murder Squad series, or Vargus and McBain’s Violet Darger FBI thrillers, you’ll love Ash Park.

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Meghan O’Flynn is a clinical therapist, writer, artist, wife, and mom. She adores her amazing little boys, dark chocolate, tea, dirty jokes, and back rubs with no strings attached, in that order. Meghan is the bestselling author of The Jilted, Shadow’s Keep, and the Ash Park series—which includes Famished, Conviction, Repressed, Hidden and Redemption—and has penned a number of short stories including “Crimson Snow” and “Alien Landscape.” She is frankly amazed that her wonderful husband still agrees to live with her after reading them and even more shocked that he seems to sleep soundly.

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Only This Tuesday: A Copper Mills Novella by Melissa Keir – Review by Debi Kircher

Only This Tuesday: A Copper Mills NovellaOnly This Tuesday: A Copper Mills Novella by Melissa Keir
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Only This Tuesday: A Copper Mills Novella by Melissa Keir

4 Stars

This was my first read by this author and I really enjoyed it. It was quick moving and had just enough of everything to keep me hooked throughout the whole story. I enjoyed the uniqueness of the storyline and the characters were written perfectly. I loved the subject matter and how that was handled. That part felt very real and it made me love Tuesday from the start. I wanted to throw my kindle a couple times and crawl through it and slap some people but again that’s just how it is and you just aren’t going to change people’s minds no matter what you do.

I loved the food truck, that was an awesome addition and the interaction between Tuesday and Blake.

This was an all around great read and I can’t wait to read more about Copper Mills and will be checking out what else this author has available.

Awesome story!

Review by @debikircher

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A Must for Christmas: A Darling Cove Novella by Deborah Garland – Review by Debi Kircher

A Must for Christmas: A Darling Cove NovellaA Must for Christmas: A Darling Cove Novella by Deborah Garland
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A Must for Christmas: A Darling Cove Novella by Deborah Garland

5 Stars

Please say this is not the end of the Darling Cove stories…I have grown to love these people so much and I don’t want this to end. Someone else kind of came into the picture a little stronger in this book and I would love to see her get her own story, maybe there’s a long lost Mallory cousin out there somewhere..LOL or maybe Dad deserves a story…

This book took my breath away, there were a few parts that scared me to death thinking oh my goodness no this can’t happen. I loved returning to Faith and Greg even though it was full of scary moments and a lot of secrets that threatened everything these two fought so hard for. The way this family pulls together was so heart warming and that is one of my favorite parts of these books.

This author has quickly become one of my favorites and I will be following her from here on and will be one clicking whatever I can get my hands on.

Thank you Miss Garland for a beautifully written series with some amazing characters and please don’t let this be the end!! I already want to reread all of them!

Loved It!!

Review by @debikircher

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The Confectioner’s Exile: The Confectioner Chronicles Prequel Novella by Claire Luana – Review by Debi Kircher

The Confectioner's Exile: The Confectioner Chronicles Prequel NovellaThe Confectioner’s Exile: The Confectioner Chronicles Prequel Novella by Claire Luana
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Confectioner’s Exile: The Confectioner Chronicles Prequel Novella

By Claire Luana

5 Stars

After reading the Confectioner’s Guild book 1 in this series it was completely awesome to go back and read Hale’s story. I don’t normally like doing this but it worked perfectly for me in this case. I was able to get a much better understanding of who Hale is and where he came from, and the lessons and the tragic losses he experienced along the way.

I really liked Hale in The Guild but spent a few too many pages completely angry at him, and although he was able to redeem himself in the end it did help having this part of his story and knowing I was right to like him so much!

I can not wait for the next in this series, there are stories brewing and I can not wait to dive back in and see what sort of adventures these characters have in store for them. I highly recommend this series and where you read this book whether before or after book one should not matter in my opinion but I’m glad I read it after I read the guild.

This author is completely amazing, I am always drawn in immediately where some books take me a few pages. I know I can always count on this author to give me something I would not normally read and make me fall in love.

Loved It!!!

Review by @debikircher

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The Confectioner’s Exile: The Confectioner Chronicles Prequel Novella by Claire Luana

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Genre – YA Fantasy
Page Count – 151 pages
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41564707-the-confectioner-s-exile

An impossible journey. A spoiled rich kid. It’s a recipe for disaster.

Hale Firena has everything–looks, money, power, more girls than he knows what to do with. But in one night everything changes, as a bloody coup turns Hale into a penniless refugee on the run for his life.

Hale’s not cut out for real life–the thought of holding down a real job is almost more horrible than the pirates and bandits chasing him. Is Hale’s swagger enough to see him to safety, or has his luck truly run out?

Read the story of Hale Firena before he joined the Confectioner’s Guild in this Confectioner Chronicles prequel novella.

The Confectioner’s Exile is a young adult fantasy mystery perfect for fans of Maria Snyder, Erika Johansen, and Gail Carriger.

Read the Complete Confectioner Chronicles today!
The Confectioner’s Guild
The Confectioner’s Exile
The Confectioner’s Coup
The Confectioner’s Truth

~ AMAZON

ABOUT CLAIRE LUANA

Claire Luana grew up reading everything she could get her hands on and writing every chance she could. Eventually, adulthood won out, and she turned her writing talents to more scholarly pursuits, going to work as a commercial litigation attorney at a mid-sized law firm.

While continuing to practice law, Claire decided to return to her roots and try her hand once again at creative writing. She has written and published the Moonburner Cycle and the Confectioner Chronicles and is currently co-writing the Knights of Caelreon series with Jesikah Sundin. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and two dogs. In her (little) remaining spare time, she loves to hike, travel, binge-watch CW shows, and of course, fall into a good book.

 

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Burning Fate: The Moonburner Prequel Novella, Book 0 by Claire Luana – Review by Debi Kircher

Burning Fate (Moonburner Cycle, #0.5)Burning Fate by Claire Luana
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Burning Fate: The Moonburner Prequel Novella, Book 0 by Claire Luana

5 Stars

Fantasy books sometimes have a tendency to confuse me, but this one was written so clearly that there was no confusion at all. Azura was an awesome character, I loved everything about her. Although she was a princess in line for the throne she was real and everyone loved her. Knowing her fate has been sealed and she must marry to end a war that has been going on forever between the moonburners and the sunburners, she takes some time for herself and in doing this meets Takeo, after spending time together their connection is real yet he has no idea who she is. As the truth comes out and these two realize that being together will be almost impossible they don’t realize that someone knows that they have been sneaking off together, which leads to false accusations that puts Takeo’s life on the line. As Azura learns the truth about the people in her life she must make a decision which could change her life forever, but will it be in time to save her loves life?

This was a quick read full of content, it was not filled with any fluff which made the reading very enjoyable. This is my first book by this author and I can not wait to move on to the next in this series, I’m glad I started with this part since I see that it is the prequel for parts of the story that are already out. Awesome book, awesome author!!

Review by @debikircher

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