Dear Ms. Andrews, On the Edge was the first of your books that I’ve read, but it will not be the last. Rose Drayton and her two young brothers, Jack and Georgie, live in the Edge, an area where two dimensions known as the Weird and the Broken overlap. In ... more >
Dear Ms. Dahl: I’m probably not going to do this book justice in the review and I actually have some fear of turning people off the book based on what I am going to write. Robin and I talked about the book and she said it was brave and I ... more >
Dear Ms. Beecroft. I enjoyed, as I always do, your sublime prose and the beautiful love story. I had more reservations about this story than I have for the previous two of yours I reviewed, though, reservations all revolving around the plot. In addition, I’m pretty much paranormaled out, so ... more >
A Black Tie Affair begins a series about the Smith sisters who are famously as beautiful as the "Cushing, Bouvier, and Miller sisters." The Smith sisters have had a long history with the Clayworth's of Chicago, the last event being the hasty termination of their father, former treasurer of the Clayworth department store. There are rumors that Mr. Smith was let go because of something shady and this only serves to foster negative feelings by the Smiths toward the Clayworths, or so we are told. Athena Smith fell in love with Drew Clayworth and he with her. When his parents died in the Fastnet sailing race, Athena was there for him. Drew felt that Athena had betrayed him and their relationship ended.
Dear Ms. Milan, I had been hearing positive buzz from several quarters for this, your debut romance, so I approached it with perhaps higher-than-usual hopes. Maybe because of those high hopes, the read started out a little rocky for me. The heroine and hero encounter each other in the first ... more >
Dear Ms. Fleischer: When I saw that the novella you sent to Dear Author for review was published by Drollerie Press, I eagerly snagged it for review. Unfortunately, it’s been a while getting to the review, but I at least hope I can encourage a few readers to try Over ... more >