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From deep in the covid 19 hotzone that is Florida

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Hello my lovelies, I sincerely hope you all are doing well, adjusting to a more clean and safe lifestyle. I extend my apologies and sympathy to those that are suffering through this coronavirus disease and have or are losing loved ones.  I thank those, that have and are standing up for the lives of all,  including black lives, that are thought of as less than, for whatever differences seem to be the demon of the day. We all matter. We all have something to add to this world. We all have a purpose,  no matter what belief you resign to. That person standing next to you may be a crucial part in a major change in our lives that one day eradicates cancer, or gets us out into the galaxy, or finds a way to preserve this planet's wildlife or water supplies. We have to stop allowing our baser self to lead us in disgusting acts of hatred and aggression that literally and figuratively stamp the light out of others. 
I often wonder what would happen if there was no crime of any sort for 30 days…

Book Review: Unveiled- book 2 of the Unbreakable Series

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This is my long overdue book review of  UNVEILED book 2 of the Unbreakable Series by author Zelly Jordan

I would like to start off by sincerely apologizing to the author for not being able to complete the review last year.       #COVID19Message-  I hope that all of my readers and followers are well, coping with the new changes, being safe, wearing masks and if not wearing gloves have access to and are using hand sanitizer, being smart about social distancing and are showing love by being kind and courteous to one another.  I also hope that you had more time to read while sheltering in place and staying home. This is an adult paranormal suspense romance with violence, adult language, and mild to maximum sexual content. So if any of that offends you, or they are triggers ...you know the way off the blog!
This is my book review on the second book in the unbreakable series by Australian author Zelly Jordan. This was an ARC provided by the author for the sole purpose of an unbiased review. The…

Book Review: Fragile Boundaries: A Flash Fiction Short Story Collection

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This is my unsolicited review of  Fragile Boundaries: A Flash Fiction Short Story Collection  by author RE Vaughn
It's been a while since I've read a short story collection,  which when I  do, I usually enjoy.  This collection, while clearly well thought out, was a wierd menagerie of bite size snippets of shitty life moments that felt like a bit too much realism. I even stopped after the second story to google flash fiction to make sure I understood what it was. 
Fragile Boundaries has a good mixture of different genres.  The stories give you a very narrow glimpse of a character's life in which an action has happened or is going to happen that guides the story and how they respond. Its mostly things that could have happened to any of us. But, the author has somehow trapped you while reading. In each story you are in there with each character, feeling their very well written and developed thoughts and actions. Whether you want to be in there or not. 
Some of the stories feel like…

A Second Look Book- What You Left Behind

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Let's take a second look at one of author Samantha Hayes earlier works. WHAT YOU LEFT BEHIND- Author Samantha Hayes 


A mesmerizing thriller released in 2015 from the author of UntiI you're Mine 
Two years after a terrifying spate of teenage suicides, the remote village of Radcote has just begun to heal. Then a young man is killed in a freak motorcycle accident and a suicide note is found among his  belongings. When a second boy is found dead shortly thereafter, the nightmare of repeat suicides once again threatens the community. 
Desperate for a vacation, Detective Inspector Lorraine Fisher has just come to Radcote for a stay with her sister, Jo, but the atmosphere of the country house is unusually tense. Freddie, Jo's son, seems  troubled and uncommunicative, and Jo is struggling to reach out to him. Meanwhile, Lorraine becomes determined to discover the truth behind these deaths. Are they suicides, or is there something more  sinister at work? Finding answers might help Freddie…

Book Review: When I was you

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This is my review of When I was You by author Minka Kent.


The story is told from the POV of each main character. It's a thriller. This is the first time I have read this author, and it was free on Amazon KU with my prime membership.  I was not in contact with the author at any point in regards to reading or reviewing this book. There are no warnings about this book, almost anyone, teen and older could enjoy it.

It starts with an act of violence and a key.
Available on Amazon

The characters... let's meet them

Brienne Dougray- attacked and suffering from debilitating migraines, memory loss and self doubt, she is tasked with finding out what is happening.  To her benefit, she has some memories, remembers smells and has a healthy dose of determination, plus seems like a decent person for someone who was left a boatload of money.

Dr. Niall Emberlin- her current tenant and rock, seemingly gentle and kind, helping her feel not quite so alone....

Kate Emberlin-apparently the soon to be di…