“The Witch of Portobello” by Paulo Coelho

The Witch Of Portobello by Paulo Coelho My rating: 3 of 5 stars Intriguing premise – the journey of a modern-day, female messiah, bringing the message of the Great Mother. The letter format is interesting, although it presents a challenge for the reader. I found...

“Soft Kiss, Hard Death” by Tobin Elliott

Soft Kiss, Hard Death</a> by Tobin Elliott My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this third installment of the Sam Truman Mysteries, the creep factor is taken up several notches. Elliott has absolutely nailed the character and his understated, sarcastic humour is a...

“An Echo in the Bone” by Diana Gabaldon

An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fabulous book. I hung on every word and couldn’t wait to turn the page. It was compelling the whole way through; no small feat in a book of this size. The only thing that keeps me from giving this...

“All That Matters” by Wayson Choy

Those of you following this blog will have noticed that it’s been a very long time since I’ve posted anything. I’ve just found it too time-consuming to keep up with a biweekly blog and still devote time to self-publishing and new writing. However, I...