In 1885, the women of Paris are in danger. Not from unknown murderers. No, from their own husbands and fathers. For women who refuse to follow the restrictive culture of marriage, babies, and staying quiet, the Salpetriere asylum beckons. Some may truly be mentally ill. But most are just inconvenient.
A teen mom and her baby’s daddy go missing. Two years later, a hint is found to what happened The Night She Disappeared. The handwritten sign ominously said, “Dig here.” Usually, this author’s books are exciting and pulse-pounding reads. Unfortunately, I found The Night She Disappeared disappointing. The main characters
Nine more episodes from this action-filled series await you in Undead Unluck Vol 3. Fuuko Izumi, nicknamed Unluck, has the power of unluck. Anyone who touches her skin-to-skin dies. She meets and teams up with the immortal Undead who she nicknames Andy. In the last volume Andy was possessed by
With sixteen paranormal tales, Weird Women Vol 2 is sure to contain something that will enthrall you. Famous female writers, like Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, and Zora Neale Hurston are included among the forgotten female authors. The tales vary in length from eight to forty-four pages. The
Mashle: Magic and Muscles Vol 2 continues the mashup of Harry Potter and One Punch Man. Mash has no magic abilities in a world that requires them. In Vol 1, he wins entry to his country’s preeminent magic school, Easton Magic Academy (think Hogwarts) based solely on his phenomenal strength
The elevator pitch for Never Saw Me Coming is sensational. Seven psychopaths get a full college scholarship if they agree to participate in a psychological study and wear a smart watch. Chloe, the main protagonist, has another agenda. Kill her childhood abuser. Unfortunately, the characters are not differentiated well. They
A raging snowstorm. An ancient chapel in the Scottish Highlands. A menacing face in a window. Amelia and Adam have different reasons for spending their anniversary in such a bleak setting. Neither are happy. It’s Rock Paper Scissors to determine who will achieve their ultimate holiday goal. This book has
In The Chuckling Fingers, increasingly hostile pranks are played on a rich Michigan family. All eyes turn to the new bride, Jacqueline. Level-headed Ann comes to the family’s compound to clear her cousin’s name by unmasking the real perpetrator. Whenever I read one of these golden age mysteries it is