My Review Three Treats Too Many is a character-centered Southern cozy mystery—with recipes! In small town Wheaton outside Birmington Alabama, everyone is entwined in each other’s life. Sarah, her twin sister chef Emily, and Emily’s boyfriend chef Marcus are opening a restaurant called Southwinds. However, they are delayed at every
In The Day I Disappeared, five-year-old Amy’s older brother was supposed to be watching her. Instead he was outside fishing. However, when he came home later, Amy was missing. When later she was found drowned, her brother blamed himself. Holly was kidnapped as a child of five. She was returned
It’s August 1895 in London when Abigail and Daniel are called in to determine who bludgeoned an iguanodon dinosaur fossil. The remains were found with a cryptic note, “Because of he that betrayeth”. But the next morning, a man is found strangled in the same location with another note around
A fire breaks out in a home. Natalie, The Second Wife, escapes without injury. But her fourteen-year-old stepdaughter, Jade, has to be rescued by firemen. After awakening from a brief coma, Jade tells her father, Alex, she was hiding in her closet. But she wasn’t fleeing the fire. She says
Three Perfect Liars is a well-crafted thriller about the conflicts and vulnerabilities women feel when returning from maternity leave. Laura is sad to leave her 6-month-old son at home with her husband, Nate. But she is excited to return to her high-powered advertising job after her six month maternity leave.
An interesting, though somewhat disorganized, look into the world’s illegal drug culture. Dopeworld is the author’s personal experience with being a drug dealer in England. It is also a worldwide history of the gangs who profited by transporting and selling drugs for the last 50 years. Finally, the author interviews
The title, 27 Essential Principles of Story, basically explains what the book is about. It looks closely at plot, character, setting, dialogue, and theme. The book uses a simple system. First, a brief description of the principle. Then, a detailed explanation of how the principle works. Next, an example from