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A Magnificent Farewell

A five-star review of J. P. McLean’s Wings of Prey, the concluding book of The Gift Legacy.  I was reading the last book in The Gift Legacy with enjoyment mixed with that specific sadness we sometimes feel when the time … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back

I passed the initiation, and now I’m a full-fledged author – I got a mean, vicious and spiteful review. Back in October, an Amazon Customer (referred to as AC in the rest of this post) shared her opinion of Once Upon a … Continue reading

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Secret Sky by JP McLean

Congratulations to my friend and fellow author JP McLean on launching Secret Sky, the first installment in her Gift Legacy. It’s available on Amazon (.com, .ca, .uk…) and other major e-book sellers for a promo price that is less than a … Continue reading

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What do readers say?

If you wondered if I’d abandoned my website–I haven’t. I have a valid excuse for my absence. I had a complicated eye surgery, couldn’t read or use the computer for several weeks. That sucked, more than my bloodshot eye. In the … Continue reading

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The Snowman, or, what happened to Jo Nesbø

What is the magic ingredient for a bestseller? Must be luck, for a good story certainly isn’t. And I think I know what happened to Jo Nesbø, but you’ll need to read to the end of this blog to find out. … Continue reading

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Merry merry, happy happy, ho-ho-ho! Happy New Year!

There are a few writing/reading-related things that made 2017 a good year. I had the pleasure of reading three wonderful books written by friends: Betrayal, the fifth installment in the Gift Legacy series by Jo-Anne McLean, One Woman Island, the second book … Continue reading

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A closer look: One Woman’s Island by Susan M. Toy

Like her Island in the Clouds, Susan Toy’s second Bequia Perspective novel, One Woman’s Island is a complex story. On the surface, it’s a crime novel. Mariana, a Canadian woman in her forties, arrives on the island of Bequia running … Continue reading

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