Release Date: April 30, 2002
If you haven’t read The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (go read it), this review may not be for you. It may seem illogical—but this is a review specifically written for those that reread Douglas Adams’ work regularly. These people exist. They are normally referred to as hoopy froods who always have a towel handy. Since Tammy a.k.a. Rabid Reader’s Reviews was tied up in the Vogon poetry appreciation chair, I volunteered to write this review. She is still alive and well, and I am pleased to inform you that she hasn’t gnawed off her own legs yet.
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Publication Date: September 3, 2014
Jamie Quinn is a lawyer based in Hollywood, Florida. The three short stories in this volume are “Death by Didgeridoo,” “The Case of the Killer Divorce,” and “Peril in the Park.”
Death by Didgeridoo: Jamie’s cousin, Adam, is accused of killing one of his teachers with a Didgeridoo. Jamie must find the real killers but with a man so disliked as the deceased, narrowing down the suspects may be an endless task.
The Case of the Killer: Divorceé Jamie is struggling to get back to her family’s law practice after a great personal loss. When a divorce case she’s handling turns into a murder case with her client as the suspect, she brings in a private investigator to try to find the true killer and to handle a personal lost relative problem for her.
Peril in the Park: When there’s a murder in the park and the park director, who is Jamie’s new boyfriend, disappears. Jamie must call in her investigator friend to help her solve the case and find her boyfriend.
Continue reading Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection by Barbara Venkataraman
Publication Date: July 3, 2015
Commander Lisa Chang and the crew of the Brane Child find themselves in Oddz. Their ship crash-lands into the only thing between the Emerald City and the Red Witch of the South, who is trying to take it over. Lisa must travel to the Great and Powerful Blue Wizards of the East to make a new weapon to protect the Emerald City.
The Scarecrow’s Brane: A Futuristic Fairy Tale (Adventures of the Brane Child Book 2)
is the second book in the Brane Child series.
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Today Rabid Reader’s Reviews is hosting the author Alan Jones whose latest novel “Bloq” will be released tomorrow.
Bill Ingram’s daughter, Carol, moved to London from Glasgow to start her career as a journalist. When she goes missing, Bill will stop at nothing to find her. He finds that his little girl had problems that he couldn’t have imagined and her nightclub-owning Albanian ex-boyfriend looks like a likely suspect in her disappearance. Can he find Carol in time to save her?
This is a gritty crime novel with some sexual content.
Read my full review of Bloq by Alan Jones here.
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Publication Date: October 13, 2015
Baroness Tanya von Brantberg’s husband is fighting with the British in East Africa. It’s the first decade of the twentieth century and Tanya knows that a war rages in Europe but her purpose is to work “for the cause.” Tanya is called upon to lead in a way that women rarely are and when her intelligence is recognized by others will she have the confidence to do what must be done?
Continue reading The Celebration Husband by Maya Alexandri
Publication Date: February 15, 2016
Elinor is a lieutenant in the Kings Army when she finds her fellow soldiers slaughtered outside of the city gates. She embarks on a quest of justice.
is the second book in the Reaper of Stone; An Echo of the Ascended series.
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Publication Date: December 30, 2014
Yancy Landon is losing an election when we meet him again. When he learns that his brother, Cooper, is looking for a boy captured by Apaches, he’s the first to volunteer to join the hunt. In the quest for recovery, how will Yancy react when his values and ethics are challenged?
is the fifth book in the Landon Family Saga.
Continue reading Yancy (The Landon Saga Book 5) by Tell Cotten
Publication Date: August 12, 2015
Dave Marwood, Death’s assistant (yes, THAT Death, though he rather likes to be called Steve) for four months and if nothing else, he’s discovered how hard ectoplasm is to get out of clothing. What’s up with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse? Could there be stranger things in the world that Dave has yet to see in his role as Death’s office help?
Continue reading Paper Cuts (How to be Dead Book 2) by Dave Turner
Publication Date: May 29, 2009
In the 9th century, young Joan is thirsty for knowledge, which she is denied because of her gender. When Joan’s brother dies, she assumes his identity and heads off to a Benedictine Monastery. As Joan distinguishes herself and rises in the religious ranks, she finds herself heading to Rome. As her star rises, Joan finds herself playing a dangerous and precarious political game.
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Publication Date: March 5, 2015
Morgan Stanfield travels from Santa Barbara, California to Saint Petersburg, Russia in pursuit of a soulmate. For a man not so lucky in love is love from afar the answer?
The author, Frank Scozzari, gave me a copy of this novel in exchange for my review.
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