Gangland

Gangland is a standard story of the Chicago mob in its waning days beginning in the 1970s. While some of the characters are real people, others have been created for this book. I spent a lot of time on Wikipedia trying to separate the truth from the fiction. Overall, IContinue Reading

Decorative Needle Felting Projects

Decorative Needle Felting Projects has fully illustrated instructions showing how to turn wool into cute designs for your home and jewelry chest. The book begins with an extensive section on tools and techniques. It then includes twenty projects: five per season. They include Easter eggs for Spring, a brooch forContinue Reading

The New Neighbor

In The New Neighbor, CIA analyst Beth is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. She and her husband, Mike, are officially empty nesters once they drop their youngest child off at college. Their beautiful house has sold and they’re downsizing to a much smaller rental house tomorrow.Continue Reading

Coached Red-Handed

In Coached Red-Handed, coach Cat has a new client. Scarlet Rubi is a fabulously rich romance author who is sick of supporting her extended family. Her sister, nephew, two grown children, and two granddaughters have never done anything in their lives but suck money away from her. Cat and ScarletContinue Reading

Split Decision

As a person gets older, they begin to reflect on decision points where their life could have moved in a completely new direction. Ice-T, and his former companion in crime, Spike, must be at that point. In Split Decision, they look at each of those points and try to seeContinue Reading

Things We Do in the Dark

Paris Peralta awakens to a scream. Police command her to drop the weapon. She looks down and sees a bloody straight razor in her hand. Behind her, her husband Jimmy is dead in their en suite bathtub. Paris can remember nothing of what occurred. This is the headrush scenario ofContinue Reading

Hoop Quilts for Beginners

Hoop Quilts for Beginners is exactly that. Hoop quilts are wall decorations that are hung with the hoop still in place. They definitely have an old-fashioned vibe. Not even grannycore more like rustic cabincore, if there is such a thing. There are fifteen hoop projects and one additional pattern thatContinue Reading

Freeze Fresh

If you have a garden and want an alternative to canning, you need Freeze Fresh. It clearly and concisely explains how to freeze your abundant harvests (or farmer’s market/supermarket sale finds). It covers 55 fruits, vegetables and herbs. It also includes recipes used before freezing and many more using theContinue Reading