Book Review: SYNAPSE, by Steven James

Synapse, by Steven James It’s thirty years in the future, and life has both changed and stayed the same.  Self-driving cars are the norm and everybody has robot employees, called Artificials. Still, the Pacific Northwest of the USA is home of the latest tech giant, and people still wrestle with terrorism, political street protests, and…

Book Review: FOUR CHRISTMASES AND A SECRET, by Zara Stoneley

Uncle T’s outlandish, over-the-top Christmas parties at his quaint village bookstore have entertained the entire town for years. Daisy is not entertained, however, when Uncle T surprises her with the return of her nemesis, Oliver (The Perfect Man) Cartwright, fourteen years after he shamefully “snogged” Daisy under the Christmas-party mistletoe. Oliver and Daisy grew up…

Book Review: MURDER AT MAPLE RIDGE, by Patricia Gligor

Rated four stars out of five by reviewer Iris Chacon.  #MurderAtMapleRidge, #PatriciaGligor.  I purchased this ebook, and this is my honest review. Fans of Mary Higgins Clark and Agatha Christie will enjoy MURDER AT MAPLE RIDGE. This story of a New Year’s house party features dramas and conflicts aplenty even before the first shooting!  Author Patricia…

Book Review: SYNTHETIC, by Cat Thomas

Rated four stars out of five by reviewer Iris Chacon.  #BooksGoSocial  #SYNTHETIC., #CatThomas.  I purchased this ebook, and this is my honest review. Science fiction fans will, no doubt, remember the mysteriously powerful and political Bene Gesserit nuns of Frank Herbert’s Dune books. The “Faith Police” in Cat Thomas’s dystopian novel, Synthetic, reminded me of…

Book Review: PAST TENSE

PAST TENSE, by Lee Child, has been rated five stars by author Iris Chacon. I received a prepublication copy of this book from the publisher with no obligation to post a review. The opinions expressed are my own.–Iris C.   It’s November as I write this, and many people are thinking about Thanksgiving and Black…

Review: DARK ENTRY by John B. Kachuba

Rated 5 out of 5 stars by reviewer Iris Chacon.  An advance review copy was provided by the publisher without obligation of any kind.  This review reflects the honest and voluntary opinion of Iris Chacon. Are you looking for a captivating, imaginative, literally haunting story? Then, you’ll find John Kachuba’s DARK ENTRY is just what…