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Book Review: A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell) by Deanna Raybourn

Posted February 20, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 3 Comments
Book Review: A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell) by Deanna Raybourn

A Perilous Undertaking is the sequel to Deanna Raybourn’s A Curious Beginning. Like the first novel, Veronica Speedwell and her partner Stoker find themselves tasked with solving yet another mystery. This time, however, the duo’s circumstances are much better. They are no longer fugitives on the run, but have found themselves working on a new museum project. Not […]

Book Review: A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Posted February 16, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 3 Comments
Book Review: A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Set in 1887, Deanna Raybourn’s  A Curious Beginning is a thrilling, historical mystery.  Following the death of her last living relative, Veronica speedwell finds herself at the center of a complicated mystery surrounding her past.  Before Veronica can set off on a new adventure, she’s nearly abducted outside her home. Lucky for her,  a dashing older […]

Book Review- Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Posted January 27, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Book Review- Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell is a beautifully written story about Richard and Mildred Loving’s fight to legalize their marriage. The story is told in verse and through historical documents from that time. We read as Richard and Mildred grow up together in Caroline County […]

Book Review: Trapped (Afraid Series) by Jack Kilborn

Book Review: Trapped (Afraid Series) by Jack Kilborn

Trapped is the second book in author Jack Kilborn’s Afraid series. Though a part of a series, this book can be read as a standalone as it’s a completely different story from Afraid. After reading the first book I waited no time in downloading Trapped. I was so excited that I think I missed a very important key detail – Cannibalism – […]

Book Review: Afraid by Jack Kilborn

Book Review: Afraid by Jack Kilborn

“There is no decent place to stand in a massacre. —LEONARD COHEN” I came across Jack Kilborn’s Afraid while browsing through Kindle Unlimited’s mystery section. It was recommended to me because I like Blake Crouch’s work, and the two authors often work together. Yet, I let it linger on my TBR for months. I’m glad I finally […]

Book Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower Series) by Stephen King

Book Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower Series) by Stephen King

“Go then, there are other worlds than these.” As a child my favorite Stephen King novel was The Eyes of the Dragon. It’s not as popular as his other books, but I loved it because it was like a fairy tale. Later when I learned that the villain in that story appears throughout King’s books, I’d decided […]

Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Posted December 7, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Last month my book club decided to read a thriller for November, and Pamela Samuels Young’s Anybody’s Daughter was picked to be the book of the month. I had never read anything by this author before, but was intrigued to learn she’s a lawyer in Los Angeles. Anybody’s Daughter is a tough story to read as it’s about sex trafficking […]