Meet a Character: Interview with CARLO FRATELLI

Carlo first appeared in the first Minokee mystery novel, Finding Miranda. He plays a much larger role in Book 2, The Mammoth Murders. Even if you have not read the novels yet, you’ll enjoy meeting this interesting and personable character. After the interview, you’ll find a sample of Carlo’s dialogue from The Mammoth Murders audiobook…

Book Review: NATIVITY, an Anthology

I purchased this book, and the opinions expressed here are my own, voluntarily expressed. Iris Chacon. This collection of nineteen separate short stories centers around the themes of birth and rebirth and the idea of new beginnings. It is not specifically a group of Christmas stories, although Christmas is a key feature of several of…

The Birthday Girl – Guest Post

Originally posted on Phyllis Entis:
Hello everyone. My name is Shalom, and today is my fourth birthday. For those of you who don’t know me, I am an Australian Cobberdog. My full name is “Rutland’s Shalom” and I live in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada with my Momsy (Phyllis) and my Popsy (Mike). When I first…

Book Review: NIGHTWALK, by D. Nathan Hilliard

Rated 5 stars by Iris Chacon. In NIGHTWALK, Mark, a charming, self-deprecating everyman, must fight for survival – of his family, friends, an even a group of strangers – when his neighborhood suddenly goes dark and collapses into a hell on earth, just after midnight one ordinary night. Author D. Nathan Hilliard engages and enthralls…

Book Review – The Mammoth Murders

Originally posted on Just 4 My Books:
The Mammoth Murders Minokee Mysteries Book 2 by Iris Chacon A Chinese Univ. of Fla. student & an old Florida farmer disappear, linked only by a canoe trip to a secret sinkhole. Neighbors, Shepard (a blind radio host) & Miranda (a shy librarian), soon find this double-murder puzzle could…

Book Review: CAMP LENAPE, by Timothy R. Baldwin

Teenagers Marcus and Alissa have grown up together as neighbors and friends, and they have gone to summer camp together at Camp Lenape many times. This year, Marcus and Alissa are old enough to serve as junior camp counselors. Mr. Roberts, the camp director, grew up at Camp Lenape, a former baseball camp founded by…