Sunday Post: May 31

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The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!

 

Last Week

Home & blog

We had dinner with our son, his girlfriend and their puppy on Monday evening. (The same puppy I took care of at the beginning of May.) It was so good to see them. They are moving to New York City this weekend. They’ve been in Washington DC the last couple of years so we’re really going to miss them.

We returned from our road trip Saturday afternoon. We had such a good time. My husband had a couple of meetings so we drove to western Maryland and then to Philadelphia. We spent several days in Philadelphia right downtown. We’ve been there before and enjoy all the history. We didn’t have a lot of time in the City so we mostly walked around. But one of the best parts was listening to a bluegrass band one evening. The band had a bass, a mandolin, banjo and guitar. So much fun to listen to.

It’s hard to believe May is almost here!

Blog posts

Books

What I’m reading

Mouse and Dragon by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller

What I read last week

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden’s Syndrome by John Scalzi

Earthrise by M.C.A. Hogarth

New–Books, E-books, Audiobooks–purchased or free or from library

No books this week. I’ve already got too many!

Library

None

E-books

None

Audiobooks

None

Around the Internet

Free Sync Audio books

Sync is back again for the summer (May 7 – Aug 14). Sync is a program which provides two free young adult audiobook downloads each week. One audiobook is a current audiobook and the other is a classic audiobook. Each set of two books are only available for one week.

To listen to these books you must download Overdrive Media Console. It is available free to download at the Sync site.

Audiobooks for download the week of May 28 – June 4

During the week of June 4 – 11

  • A Corner of White: Book 1 of the Colors of Madeleine by Jaclyn Moriarty
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker

Great book deal for John Scalzi

Tor Books announced a book deal with John Scalzi–13 books (10 adult books and 3 young adult books) over 10 years. Plans include a far-future space opera series, return to the Old Man’s War universe and sequels to Lock-In.

I’m so excited about this book deal for John Scalzi. He’s one of my favorite authors. In the past two years since I discovered him I’ve read or listened to a number of his books and loved all of them. I’m excited for myself as a reader and for Mr. Scalzi as an author.

Next Week

Home & blog

Another week of catching up after our trip! I think it will be a little cooler, less humid with some rain next week. Since we’ve got a few more plants to get planted that’s a good thing!

Blog Posts

  • June books on my radar . . .
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • COYER Sign-up
  • Review: Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Review: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
  • Sunday Post

What did you do last week? What books did you collect? What are you planning next week?

Review: Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

dead-heatDead Heat
by Patricia Briggs
Series: Alpha & Omega #4
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Published by Ace, 2015
E-book, purchased
336 pages
Grade: A-
Synopsis: For once, mated werewolves Charles and Anna are not traveling because of Charles’s role as his father’s enforcer. This time, their trip to Arizona is purely personal, as Charles plans to buy Anna a horse for her birthday. Or at least it starts out that way…

Charles and Anna soon discover that a dangerous Fae being is on the loose, replacing human children with simulacrums. The Fae’s cold war with humanity is about to heat up—and Charles and Anna are in the cross fire.

She’d learned to argue from her father, a very good lawyer. “Let them argue themselves into your court if you can manage it,” he’d told her. “They’ll do a better job of convincing themselves than you ever could.”

and

“But that is the dual gift of love, isn’t it? The joy of greeting and the sorrow of goodbye.”

Cheers

  • I enjoyed this latest installment about Charles and Anna. It deals with love, family, friendship, aging, death.
  • I like how the relationship is growing stronger and stronger between Charles and Anna.
  • The Fae continue to play a big part in the series–more so now that they have withdrawn from human society.
  • We see more and more just how scary and alien the Fae are.
  • I like the way Ms. Briggs uses Charles’ age in this series. He has lived a long time even though he still appears young. He’s seen many friends die and it’s very hard for him to see another friend who is old and sick. He wants to ignore that part of life. But when he’s faced with this he also is strong and knows he can’t interfere with death and a friend’s wishes.
  • I loved seeing the horses in the story. I grew up around Quarter horses not Arabians, but I’ve always been fascinated with Arabians. And what a wonderful birthday present for Anna that Charles wants to buy an Arabian for her!
  • The U.S. government is involved with werewolves now that they are public knowledge. The Fae lived on reservations for quite some time and it was easy to underestimate them, but now the government is learning that was an error. There is, of course, lots of politics involved in the interactions with the paranormal creatures and the government.

Jeers

  • None!

And a few thoughts . . .

  • Patricia Briggs is one of my favorite authors. I love these two urban fantasy series and am always sad when I’m caught up with the series and have to wait for the next book. . . LOL.
  • I think I enjoy the Mercy Thompson series a little more, but really it’s more of a dead heat(!)

Have you read this book? How did you like it?

Author info

  • Patricia Briggs lives in Washington State with her husband, children and horses. She began her writing career writing traditional fantasy (which is also very good) before switching to urban fantasy in 2006.
  • She is now writing two urban fantasy series which take place in the same world, but with slightly different though sometimes overlapping characters. The Mercy Thompson series takes place mostly in Washington State; the Alpha & Omega series mostly in Montana. Events in both series are causing more overlap in the two series which is great!

Reading Challenges

  • 2015 Goodreads Challenge

Review: A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny

a-rule-against-murderA Rule Against Murder
by Louise Penny
Narrated by Ralph Cosham
Series: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #4
Genre: Mystery (police procedural)
Published by Blackstone Audio, 2009 (originally published by Minotaur Books, 2008)
Audiobook, purchased
322 pages
10 hours, 52 minutes
Grade: B
Narrator grade: B+
Synopsis: It is the height of summer, and Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache are celebrating their wedding anniversary at Manoir Bellechasse, an isolated, luxurious inn not far from the village of Three Pines. But they’re not alone. The Finney family — rich, cultured, and respectable — has also arrived for a celebration of their own.
The beautiful Manoir Bellechasse might be surrounded by nature, but there is something unnatural looming. As the heat rises and the humidity closes in, some surprising guests turn up at the family reunion, and a terrible summer storm leaves behind a dead body. It is up to Chief Inspector Gamache to unearth secrets long buried and hatreds hidden behind polite smiles. The chase takes him to Three Pines, into the dark corners of his own life, and finally to a harrowing climax.

…the most devastating thing Finney could have said. Not that Peter was hated by his father. But that he’d been loved all along. He’d interpreted kindness as cruelty, generosity as meanness, support as tethers. How horrible to have been offered love, and to have chosen hate instead. He’d turned heaven into hell.

and

Her tragedy was that she always found men to save her. She never had to save herself. She never knew she could.

Cheers

  • I liked this book a lot. The narrator is great. I have the next book in the series on audio also and look forward to listening to that when I finally get caught up in this series.
  • This is the first book I’ve read by Louise Penny even though it’s the fourth book in this series. I have to go back and read the first three books now!
  • It’s clear that if I had read the three earlier books I would know some of the characters better in this book.
  • I don’t like the Morrows very well. Especially the mother–Mrs. Finney (she has remarried) and what we hear about the deceased father. The book says she loves her kids, but it’s hard to see. And the rest of the family is pretty unlikable, too.
  • I’m intrigued by all the different ways the family see each other. In this family there is anger, jealousy and self-destructive behavior. They’re all damaged. They are successful on their own, but when they are within their family they can’t seem to cope.
  • I really like both Armand and Reine-Marie Gamache. In this book the reader sees Gamache as both the Chief Inspector and as a husband. Armand and Reine-Marie are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. It is easy to see the love and happiness they share. We also see Armand attacked by Mrs. Finney for who his father was.
  • I like the differences between French and English Canadians. And the descriptions of this beautiful area in Canada.
  • Mr. Finney is a very quiet figure, easily overlooked, but he has important insights regarding the other characters and events in the book. And he’s an important character to Gamache since he knew Gamache’s father.

Jeers

  • We are told that both the Morrow mother and father loved their children, but their actions don’t show that at all.

And a few thoughts . . .

  • I’m so happy to find a new police procedural series and especially one set in Quebec.
  • I’ve already read the first book in the series. It’s very good!

Have you read this book? How did you like it?

Author info

  • Louise Penny is the author of the Inspector Armand Gamache series. The first book was published in 2005 and a new book, the eleventh in the series, is due out in August 2015. She lives in Canada in a small village south of Montreal with her husband and a golden retriever.

Reading Challenges

  • 2015 Goodreads Challenge
  • Audiobook Challenge–hosted by Hot Listens and The Book Nympho blogs
  • Cloak & Dagger Mystery Challenge–hosted by Amy @ A Bookish Girl
  • New Author Challenge–hosted by the Literary Escapism blog
  • TBR Pile Challenge–hosted by the Bookish blog

WoW: A Red-Rose Chain by Seanan McGuire

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m Waiting-on-Wednesdaylooking forward to coming out in the next few months.

Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.

 

A Red-Rose Chain by Seanan McGuire

Series: October Daye #9

Publication Date: September 1, 2015

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Synopsis (from Goodreads): None so far!

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Why I want this book

  • One of my favorite urban fantasy series.
  • This is a great cover.
  • I love the world Seanan McGuire has created in the San Francisco area and want to visit old friends again and see what they’re up to.

Sunday Post: May 24

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The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!

 

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Home & blog

I’ve been tired all week so I don’t feel like I did much. Not much on my blog, not too much reading, not much else! My husband got home from his business trip on Friday and we’ve got a three-day weekend. We spent Saturday working in the yard–planted a tree and two new flowerbeds.

Oh. . . I forgot to schedule my post. 😦  I got so immersed in my book–Ready Player One–which is ironic since it’s all about an immersive game! I also see I forgot to answer comments or visit blogs last week. I think mentioned I was really tired!

Blog posts

Books

What I’m reading

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

What I read last week

To the Moon and Back by Jill Mansell
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Lock In by John Scalzi (audiobook)

New–Books, E-books, Audiobooks–purchased or free or from library

Library

None

E-books

None

Audiobooks

No Land’s Man by Aasif Mandvi

Around the Internet

Sync is back again for the summer (May 7 – Aug 14). Sync is a program which provides two free young adult audiobook downloads each week. One audiobook is a current audiobook and the other is a classic audiobook. Each set of two books are only available for one week.

To listen to these books you must download Overdrive Media Console. It is available free to download at the Sync site.

Audiobooks for download the week of May 21-28:

During the week of May 28-June 4

  • The Ring and the Crown by Melissa De La Cruz
  • Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan

Next Week

Home & blog

My husband is going on another trip, but this time he’s driving so I’m going with him. It’s been awhile since we’ve been on a road trip so I’m looking forward to our time together even though he will work during the day.

Blog Posts

  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Review
  • Sunday Post

What books did you collect last week? What are you planning next week?

TBR Review: Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell

millies-flingMillie’s Fling
by Jill Mansell
Series: None
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Published by Sourcebooks Landmark (originally published by Headline Review, 2001)
E-book, purchased
501 pages
Grade: B
Synopsis: Bestselling novelist Orla Hart owes her life to her friend Millie Brady, whose rotten boyfriend has just left her. So Orla invites Millie to Cornwall, where Millie looks forward to a summer without any dating whatsoever. But Orla envisions Millie as the heroine of her next novel and decides to find Millie the man of her dreams. Except the two women have drastically different ideas about what kind of guy that should be.

Millie watched Orla have an idea; she actually saw it happen. It was like when Tom thought of a terrific new way of catching Jerry and a light bulb flashed on above his head. In similarly cartoony fashion, Orla’s green eyes widened with delight and her mouth began to stretch into an unstoppable Tom-type smile.

and

“You can’t blame Nat, he phones whenever he has the time to phone. It isn’t his fault.”

“Of course I can blame him,” shouted Hester, “and it is his fault. If he hadn’t gone away to Scotland I might have some kind of life, and then I’d never have stayed in every night like a sad old spinster and got hooked on bloody soap operas in the first place.”

Cheers

  • I really enjoyed this book. There’s lots of humor and there’s romance in the book, but for me the book is about the friendships.
  • Millie is a really great character. She’s willing to do things that make her look silly–for example, roller skate while wearing a gorilla costume! She’s quite self-aware, willing to laugh at herself and really likes other people.
  • I like the way Millie “meets” Hugh. After finding his wallet she calls him and pretends she’s someone he had a one night stand with and that she’s pregnant now. It’s funny–until Hugh reveals his wife recently died. Then Millie’s appalled by her behavior.
  • I like the characters though there were times I wanted to wring Hester’s neck! It’s hard to like Hester at times since she’s very immature during much of the book. She does grow up and change a bit by the end of the book.
  • Millie’s father and stepmom are lovely. Her mom is another story!
  • Orla is over-the-top! She’s a romance author who loves people and has lots of friends. Her enthusiasm draws everyone along with her even if they don’t want to follow!
  • The book isn’t always funny. Characters go through sad and tough times, but I like the message: “things do get better.”

Jeers

  • I don’t like Hester during a lot of this book. I’m glad she’s not the main character.

And a few thoughts . . .

  • I feet the author really enjoyed writing this novel and I really enjoyed reading it.
  • I laughed out-loud a lot while reading this book and read passages to my husband–often interrupting what he was doing! I loved all the humor in the book and have already started the second book I have by Ms. Mansell.

Have you read this book? How did you like it?

Author info

  • Jill Mansell is a British author who has written a number of books. She lives with her partner and children in Bristol and writes full-time.

Reading Challenges

  • 2015 Goodreads Challenge
  • New Author Challenge–hosted by the Literary Escapism blog
  • TBR Challenge–hosted by Wendy @ The Misadventures of Super Librarian — (the challenge this month: copyright date 10 years or older)
  • TBR Pile Challenge–hosted by the Bookish blog
  • Ultimate Reading Challenge–hosted by the Popsugar blog (a funny book)

Sunday Post: May 17

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The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!

 

Last Week

Home & blog

I’ve been in Des Moines all week with my younger daughter. My husband was here Sunday through Tuesday and then drove to the eastern side of Iowa along the Mississippi River to spend the rest of the week with his dad. He did some yard work for both our daughter and his dad. On Monday and Tuesday we looked at houses throughout Des Moines as we may move here. We saw some great houses, but we aren’t ready to make a decision yet. This was more getting an idea of the areas and types of houses available. In the next few months we will get a better idea what we are going to do. I’ve been obsessed looking at houses on the internet the last few weeks! I hope to give that a rest for at least awhile. . . LOL

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I’ve gotten to spend a few days with my daughter’s black lab Bailey. She’s almost a year old now and a wonderful dog. When my daughter got Bailey last summer I came and stayed the first month since my daughter was working. It’s so great seeing Bailey nearly grown up! Quite a contrast from the week before–a tiny mini dachshund–and this week a 75 pound lab! Quite a difference, but both dogs are so much fun. 🙂

My daughter and I are leaving Friday after work for Illinois and my older daughter’s graduation. My husband and father-in-law will meet us there as well as other family members. Graduation for the Master’s programs is Saturday morning and then we’re all spending the day and evening together. On Sunday we all head back home!

Blog posts

  • Sunday Post: May 10
  • WoW: White Hot by Ilona Andrews

Books

What I’m reading

Lock In by John Scalzi (audiobook)

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

To the Moon and Back by Jill Mansell

What I read last week

Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell 

New–Books, E-books, Audiobooks–purchased or free or from library

Library

None

E-books

Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher

Earthrise by M. C. A. Hogarth

Beneath the Surface by Mike Martin

Under the Skin by E. E. Richardson (novella)

Disturbed Earth by E. E. Richardson

Audiobooks

None

Around the Internet

Sync is back again for the summer (May 7 – Aug 14). Sync is a program which provides two free young adult audiobook downloads each week. One audiobook is a current audiobook and the other is a classic audiobook. Each set of two books are only available for one week.

To listen to these books you must download Overdrive Media Console. It is available free to download at the Sync site.

For the week May 14-21 the two audiobooks available:

The week of May 21-28:

  • X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon
  • Here in Harlem by Walter Dean Myers

Next Week

Home & blog

We’re back to Maryland on Sunday and Monday my husband leaves on a business trip. I’m going to spend the week catching up!

Blog Posts

  • Top Ten Tuesday
  • TBR Review: Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell
  • Review
  • Sunday Post

What books did you collect last week? What are you planning next week?

WoW: White Hot by Ilona Andrews

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m Waiting-on-Wednesdaylooking forward to coming out in the next few months.

Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.

 

White Hot by Ilona Andrews

Series: Hidden Legacy #2

Publication Date: October 27, 2015

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Nevada Baylor and Connor Rogan are back in the fight against corruption and the dark forces of Houston’s elite. Once again, they’ve been drawn together to fight a common enemy, but something is growing between them, too. Something that’s becoming more difficult to ignore with every heated touch and meaningful glance. But with new foes rising from all sides and danger ever present, they’ll have to work that much harder to protect one another – and any future they might have together.

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Why I want this book

  • The first book in this series was one of my favorites in 2015.
  • I really want to know what happens next!
  • Ilona Andrews is one of my favorite authors.

Sunday Post: May 10

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The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!

 

Last Week

Home & blog

We took care of our son’s mini dachshund puppy this week and, oh, my gosh he is so cute. 🙂 But I’m Adonis03-0150915exhausted after a week with a puppy. . .LOL. One of the problems is that our house has an open floor plan so it is very hard to keep track of him. He’s not completely housebroken yet so it’s important to keep track! And he spent a lot of time chasing after our cats trying to get them to play (he’s half their size!) So I spent a lot of time chasing him. We also spent a lot of time outside which I enjoyed, but again no fenced yard and we have a pond not far outside our yard with ducks and geese which he was very interested in. So again I had to watch him like a hawk . . . wait . . . a hawk could swoop out of the sky to scoop him up . . . Oh, no!

Blog posts

Books

What I’m reading

Lock In by John Scalzi (audiobook)

Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell

What I read last week

 Nothing finished–no time and too tired!

New–Books, E-books, Audiobooks–purchased or free or from library

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Library

None

E-books

At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

By Honor Betray’d by Debra Doyle and James D. MacDonald

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Cursed Moon by Jaye Wells

Audiobooks

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Digger’s Rest Hotel by Geoffrey McGeachin

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe by Chris Taylor

Around the Internet

Sync is back again for the summer (May 7 – Aug 14). Sync is a program which provides two free young adult audiobook downloads each week. One audiobook is a current audiobook and the other is a classic audiobook. Each set of two books are only available for one week.

To listen to these books you must download Overdrive Media Console. It is available free to download at the Sync site.

For the week May 7-14 the two audiobooks available:

For the week May 14-21:

  • Dodger by Terry Pratchett
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Next Week

Home & blog

My husband and I are leaving today (Sunday) for Illinois and Iowa. We’ll spend the week in Iowa with one of our daughters and my father-in-law. Then we drive into the Chicago area for our older daughter’s graduation. We fly home to Maryland next Sunday. A great week!

I hope to at least finish a book or two this week and get a little ahead on blog posts!

Blog Posts

  • Top Ten Tuesday
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Review
  • Sunday Post

What books did you collect last week? What are you planning next week?

Review: Boundary Crossed by Melissa F. Olson

boundary-crossedBoundary Crossed
by Melissa F. Olson
Series: Boundary Magic #1
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Published by 47 North, May 2015
E-book, purchased
302 pages
Grade: B+
Synopsis: After her twin sister’s brutal murder, former US Army Sergeant Allison “Lex” Luther vowed to protect her niece, Charlie. So when two vampires try to kidnap the baby, it quickly turns into a fight to the death—Lex’s death, that is.

She wakes up to two shocking discoveries: she has miraculously survived the fight, and baby Charlie is a “null,” gifted with the ability to weaken supernatural forces…and a target for creatures who want to control that power. Determined to guarantee her niece’s safety, Lex makes a deal with the local vampires. She sets out with the mysterious—and undead—“fixer” Quinn to track down whoever’s responsible for the kidnapping, sharpening her newfound magic skills along the way. But the closer she gets to the truth, the more dangerous her powers become.

I rolled my eyes and waited it out, silently pitying the cat burglar who thought he could get into my cabin unnoticed.

But instead of dying down, the tenor of the dogs’ cries changed from their usual ‘There may or may not be an animal in the yard!’ barks to their ‘This is not a drill!’ barks, finally transitioning into their ‘Code human! Code human!’ barks. I trudged toward the front door, but the doorbell rang before I reached the  entryway.

and

My dress had torn a little when I’d fallen, but I still felt like I was on the cover of a goddamned romance novel, getting carried around in my formal gown.

 Cheers

  • Ms. Olson has a great opening line for the book: “The third time I died was early on a Monday morning, a week after Labor Day.”
  • I enjoyed this book! It’s a start of a new series set in the same world as an earlier series–the Scarlett Bernard series–(set in Los Angeles). This book takes place in Boulder, Colorado.
  • I like the main character in this series–Allison “Lex” Luther. She was in the Army and served in Iraq. She was injured there and left the Army after spending a lot of time in the hospital. Her twin sister was murdered in LA (there’s a connection to the Scarlett Bernard series) so Lex has been through a lot. She’s very tough. She knows how to fight and has had anger issues. But she’s learning to live without her sister and despite what happened in Iraq.
  • There are vampires, witches and werewolves in this world. Plus nulls who stop or weaken paranormal powers. Nulls are rare and very important in the paranormal world. Whoever controls a null has a valuable tool. That’s why a couple of vampires try to kidnap Lex’s niece since she’s a null. This is Lex’s introduction into the paranormal world when she manages to foil the kidnapping.
  • I like that Lex rescues troubled animals and helps heal their physical and emotional traumas. She’s troubled herself since her time in Iraq and the murder of her sister. Rescuing fragile animals helps her, too.

Jeers

  • I hope we learn more about some of the other characters in the series.

And a few thoughts . . .

  • This was a Kindle First book for April 2015 so I received it for free because I’m an Amazon Prime member.
  • I read the first book in the Scarlett Bernard series–Dead Spots–a couple of years ago and even bought the second book, but it got buried in my TBR books and I haven’t read it yet.
  • I plan to go back and read that second book in the Scarlett Bernard series while I wait for the second book in this new series to come out!

Have you read this book? How did you like it?

Author info

  • Ms. Olson was born in Wisconsin and now lives in Madison, Wisconsin, but she went to college in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California and lived in LA for awhile. You can find out all about her books and what she’s writing as well as see her blog by visiting her web page.

Reading Challenge

  • 2015 Goodreads Challenge