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Beer and Gasoline

by Jeremiah Rood

"Beer and Gasoline" is a fun Cold War mystery that cruises through the desert with some old-school spies. John Knoerle’s engaging historical mystery "Beer and Gasoline" blends 1960s Cold War spying and western counterculture. The novel... Read More

Book Review

A Time to Remember

by Delia Stanley

"A Time to Remember" is a dramatic historical romance with endearing characters. Jan Hendrix’s engaging romance "A Time to Remember" follows star-crossed lovers as they navigate a postwar world, separated by society but always thinking... Read More

Book Review

Darling Girl

by Angela Woltman

"Darling Girl" is an often engrossing and heartbreaking story of neglect. Terry H. Watkins’s novel "Darling Girl" follows a girl through her dysfunctional childhood and toward escape. The novel opens when DG is five. Her mother has a... Read More

Book Review

Trials and Trails

by Susan Waggoner

Jim Halverson’s "Trials and Trails" is a panorama of the Old West overlaid by psychological theory. In Jim Halverson’s "Trials and Trails", two disaffected cowboys search for new lives in the post–Civil War West. LeRoy is an... Read More

Book Review

No Straight Thing

by John M. Murray

Ultimately heartwarming despite its macabre circumstances, "No Straight Thing" is an engrossing historical mystery. In F. Nelson Smith’s character-driven novel, "No Straight Thing", a murder mystery connects a war veteran and a young... Read More

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