Book, Christmas Reads, Crime, Paranormal, Romance, series

Writing Update and Coming Soon

It occurred to me the other day that I am constantly writing, but I never share what I’m up to. I miss my stories because the main characters are part of me. It’s sad that they are no longer there. Last year I unpublished almost all of my books because I wanted to rewrite them.… Continue reading Writing Update and Coming Soon

Christmas Reads

Kind by Kellyn Roth

Karen’s Magic Review I saw this book on another blog. Immediately the cover drew me in. On reading the review I knew it would be something I would also enjoy. I liked the main character Lieutenant Neil Hudson. The camaraderie he had with his troop appealed to me. The banter and jokes made me smile… Continue reading Kind by Kellyn Roth

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Best Book of the Year

I’ve had the honour of reading fifty-three books in 2021. Truly a record for me. Now I have to decide the most enjoyable one of the year, and what comes a close second and third There are some stand-out stories, and some I’ve not liked as much. There are long books and short ones, exciting,… Continue reading Best Book of the Year

Christmas Reads, Kindle Unlimited, Romance

Christmas in the Scottish Highlands by Donna Ashcroft

This is my last review of 2021, and the last book I've completed. See my year in books here. Many years ago I used to watch TV soaps. I loved the gossip and a glimpse into people’s everyday lives. Whose marriage was in trouble? Who had mischievous teenagers? And more controversially, which neighbours were having… Continue reading Christmas in the Scottish Highlands by Donna Ashcroft

Christmas Reads, Novella

A Different Kind of Christmas Story, Below Torrential Hill, a review

Karen’s Magic Review A winner of the Electric Electra Books Novella Competition 2020, I had this on pre-order and hadn’t realised it was a Christmas story. It's a very deep, thought-provoking tale about 16-year-old Tristan and his family, and all set over the Christmas period. It takes you on an unusual journey with a comet… Continue reading A Different Kind of Christmas Story, Below Torrential Hill, a review

Christmas Reads

Jack Rabbet Jingle Balls

JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! JACKRABBIT JINGLE BALLS The newest novella in the Jackrabbit Junction series by USA Today Bestseller, ANN CHARLES! To be released on November 26, 2021 Holiday Recipe for Madcap Merrymaking in Jackrabbit Junction Start with a bawdy night sprinkled with tinsel tassels and jingle balls, toss in a missing pair of underwear, and… Continue reading Jack Rabbet Jingle Balls

Christmas Reads, Fantasy

Crimson Frost by JP McLean

This came as a free Christmas gift in the author's newsletter. She often sends short stories for her subscribers, all with beautiful covers. It’s a great bonus to receive them. So when this came I assumed it was another short story, and looked forward to reading it, which I did almost immediately. It soon became… Continue reading Crimson Frost by JP McLean