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Review: Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso

★★★★½  Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso

Caribbean Jewel by Jayla Jasso is an evocative and satisfying swashbuckling historical romance.

When Jolie, an Englishwoman, flees her guardian’s sugar cane plantation on Crab Island, Puerto Rico, she runs into a Spanish captain in search of a national treasure.…

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Review: Crowning Glory by Stacy Harshman

★★★★½  Crowning Glory by Stacy Harshman

Crowning Glory: An Experiment in Self-Discovery Through Disguise by Stacy Harshman is an original and laugh-out-loud memoir.

Stacy Harshman, an unemployed musician and artist, decides to embark on an experiment in hopes of coming to terms with her crippling depression, panic attacks, and psychotic breaks.…

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Review: Fault/Lines (The Hadron Damnation Book 0) by Mark Lingane

★★★★ Fault/lines by Mark Lingane

If you think you’re having a bad day, take a moment for DCI Tracy Hanson. When a commercial flight crashes right into the middle of London, she has to deal with jumped-up US military men, a whole department of grumpy colleagues, an unusual case of terrorism, and an EMP bringing it all to its knees.…

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Review: The Sibold Effect by John David Miller

★★★★ The Sibold Effect

The Sibold Effect: Beyond Science, History, Ghosts, and the Appalachian Supernatural by John David Miller is a comprehensive look at supernatural activity at Clover Hollow in the Appalachian Mountains. Purchasing a property in the area, Miller discovers that the property actually belonged to his ancestors, raising questions about the nature of coincidence, destiny, and how history is shaped by forces we cannot see.…

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Review: The One (Greg Dorn Series Book 2) by B.A. Sherman

★★★★ The One by B.A. Sherman

The One by B.A. Sherman is the second novel in the Greg Dorn series. After the climax of Book One, Dorn wakes up disoriented in a hospital room. His wife, meanwhile, is told that her husband isn’t dead, and a man claiming to be her husband who doesn’t look at all like him.…

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Review: The Perfect Tear by Connie Lansberg

★★★★★ The Perfect Tear by Connie Lansberg

In a world of technology and magic far beyond our understanding, the balance between the forces of nature has been shifted. The songs that bring peace to the world have halted, and their young singer Eleanor – an orphan with little to say about herself – is left to discover why.…

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Review: Angel Baby by Julia Simone

★★★★ Angel Baby by Julia Simone

Angel Baby by Julia Simone is a heartfelt romance.

Detective Gabriel Gates and Angie Engelbert are from very different worlds. Angie, a daughter of a wealthy ambassador comes from old money and she’s not yet twenty. Gabriel, a New York police detective, knows how rough life can be for the average guy.…

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Review: Doctrines of Demons by Eddie Donnally

★★★★ Doctrines of Demons by Eddie Donnally

Doctrines of Demons: The New Age Dawns is the first book in a projected trilogy by Reverend Eddie Donnally.

Pastor Casey Carl is worn out. He has used up every ounce of his energy trying to help the local kids on the streets, but he does not have much left to give.…

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