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Soliloquy by Janet Fogg – Review by Paula R Sayers

SoliloquySoliloquy by Janet Fogg
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Erin Meyer is a concert pianist who finds herself living during World War II in German territory. This Historical Fiction book is so well written and kept me glued to the pages. The characters are wonderful. This is a a story of sadness, love, fear, courage and so much more.

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Operation Blackbird (Brass Compass Series Book 2) by Ellen Butler – Review by Paula R Sayers

Operation BlackbirdOperation Blackbird by Ellen Butler
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Miriam is a CIA operative after the war. This book tells about how Miriam helps a rocket scientist escape East Berlin. During the escape, not everything goes as planned and Jake gets left behind. Miriam must do what she can to find him and get him to safety. A very good historical fiction book.

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A Crossbow Christmas by Ann Swann – Review by Paula R Sayers

A Crossbow ChristmasA Crossbow Christmas by Ann Swann
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Carina is not feeling the Christmas Spirit this year after caring for both of her ill parents and then her own battle with Covid. Carina is unhappy that only one of her children and a member of her online support group are planning to celebrate Christmas with her. She would really love to have all her kids, grandkids and husband together for an old fashioned Christmas. This story touched the heart. I laughed and cried. Such a good book!!

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Better Gnomes & Gardens (Mysty Haven Mystery Book 1) by Casey Cardel – Review by Paula R Sayers

Better Gnomes & Gardens (Mysty Haven Mystery)Better Gnomes & Gardens by Casey Cardel
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was such a fun cozy mystery! Bob has recently moved to Mysty Haven and is a journalist. His story about Bigfoot gets him fired. So, when a local man asks for his help in finding his missing gnome, Charlie, Bob agrees to look into it. Bob learns a lot about not only his fellow townspeople but about himself as well.

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The Second View (The View from Here Trilogy Book 2) by Leon Stevens – Review by Paula R Sayers

The Second View (Book 2 of The View trilogy)The Second View by Leon Stevens
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is the second book in the trilogy. April and Thomas return to the wold they discovered in the first book. They have found an exit they missed the first time. More adventure awaits.

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Shadow and Crystal Thorns (Fae and Crystal Thorns Book 2) by Kay L. Moody – Review by Paula R Sayers

Shadow and Crystal Thorns (Fae and Crystal Thorns, #2)Shadow and Crystal Thorns by Kay L. Moody
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

In the second book of this series, the Fae and mortals are in battle with one another. Chloe is in the Faerie realm to help win against the mortals. Chloe meets Quintus and is not so sure she wants to leave. Chloe has to use her magic to try to win this battle to protect the lands. The author has done a great job developing these characters and this world. Looking forward to the next book!!

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Divided Lives by K.R. Mullins – Review by Paula R Sayers

Divided LivesDivided Lives by K.R. Mullins
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Lottie is living a life that is divided. She shows one side to those involved in her work life and another to those who know her best. This life leads her into a situation involving blackmail and murder. This book kept me turning pages to find out what would happen next. Hoping we will see more of Lottie, Patrick, Frank and the others in a sequel.

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Grave Digger Academy II (Grave Digger Academy Book 2) by C.A. King – Review by Paula R Sayers

Grave Digger Academy IIGrave Digger Academy II by C.A. King
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Grave Digger Academy is not the place anyone wants to end up. Last year did not go well and they need to win the inter-academy competition to keep the academy open. Makayla and her friends need to win, but something is wrong with the competition. This book was a quick enjoyable read.

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River Witch by Cheryl Burman – Review by Paula R Sayers

River WitchRiver Witch by Cheryl Burman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Hester is a farmer’s daughter who wants more out of her life. Hester meets Aaron who teaches her how to use herbs to heal. Hester is soon labeled as a witch by a man who feels he has been done wrong by her. She must save herself as well as others. This story drew me in more and more as I read it.

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Notebook Mysteries ~ Haunted Christmas by Kimberly Mullins – Review by Paula R Sayers

Notebook Mysteries Haunted ChristmasNotebook Mysteries Haunted Christmas by Kimberly Mullins
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Christmas time does not stop ghosts nor death. Emma decides to look into a death that has been ruled a suicide by the police. Emma’s own life may be in danger as more bodies begin to stack up. This fast paced novella was a great addition to the Notebook Mysteries series.

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