Book Review – Bullets and Bones by R.S. Penney

Full Book Found on Amazon Book 2 of Desa Kinaid’s adventures set in the mystical alternate to the American Wild West is filled with unique lore, adventure, intrigue, action, and rich character development. Much of the lore may seem confusing, giving the reader reason to check out the first book in the series as well,Continue reading “Book Review – Bullets and Bones by R.S. Penney”

Book Review – Palimpsest: Book One of the Multiple Dimension State Series by Craig Herdern

In Herdern’s Palimpsest, everything is laid on the table with the exception of dragons, as noted prior to the Prologue. The colorful and raw story follows the exploits of medical student Lucinda (Lu) Soames-Parker as she grows into her profession and develops the relationships that lead her through this modern classic. Herdern’s prose and writingContinue reading “Book Review – Palimpsest: Book One of the Multiple Dimension State Series by Craig Herdern”

Excerpt – Where the River Flows – Memories of the Shadow Age

***The story follows the life and development of the main character, introduced in the first chapter (flash forward) as a successful musician, as he grows through major childhood and early life crises. He discovers love and a deep understanding of his unique musical ability. This excerpt is from the book’s second chapter. The full bookContinue reading “Excerpt – Where the River Flows – Memories of the Shadow Age”

A Modern Look at a Classic Novel – For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

While many classic novels have explored the coming of age experience, or have attempted to unravel the mysteries of life’s crises and challenges, including the death experience, most follow a traditional storytelling format and wrap a lot of flowery words around the abstract concepts and colorful experiences that the characters are made to go through,Continue reading “A Modern Look at a Classic Novel – For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway”