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Anita Lock, Book Reviewer

Anita Lock has a Masters of Library Science with an emphasis on children’s and YA literature. A long time freelance book reviewer, proofreader, and editor, Anita contributes to several book reviewing services and has experience working directly with independent authors and small publishing companies. While her forte is in children’s and YA literature, she also enjoys adult fiction.

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Not Without Risk

by Anita Lock

"Not Without Risk" is filled with twists and turns from the get-go. In Pete Trewin’s engaging crime novel, "Not Without Risk", an unwitting underdog is caught in the throes of corruption. Martin Bennett, a stroke survivor who has been... Read More

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Chinawoman's Chance

by Anita Lock

Chinawoman’s Chance is an engaging mystery with a historically informative feminist bent. A gruesome murder makes way for an unexpected romance in James Musgrave’s Chinawoman’s Chance. The first book in the Portia of the Pacific... Read More

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Icy the Iceberg

by Anita Lock

"Icy the Iceberg" is an appealing tale for young, inquisitive minds. One snowflake makes a transformational journey in Larry Friend’s "Icy the Iceberg". The story of Icy begins near Vancouver, Canada, where he becomes a snowflake. He... Read More

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Aphrodite's Stand

by Anita Lock

Aphrodite’s Stand works across genre conventions, resulting in a romance novel with definite bite. An interracial couple is so enraptured with one another that they are blindsided by the unfolding sinister plans of others in Sandra... Read More

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And the Hills Replied

by Anita Lock

Scottish mythology and time travel mix with meticulous storytelling. "And the Hills Replied" is a story of one man’s strange encounter during a 2005 vacation in Scotland to pay homage to his ancestors, where he stumbles upon a missing... Read More

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Natural Born Banker

by Anita Lock

A wonderful blend of mystifying characters within a twisted narrative, Jashanmal’s debut novel is absolutely fascinating from cover to cover, entertaining to the very end. "Natural Born Banker" centers on the separate lives of... Read More

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The Spider Web

by Anita Lock

Intriguing characters make "The Spider Web" an attention-grabbing read. "The Spider Web" is a multifaceted story of human struggle, international drug smuggling, and human trafficking. When an oncologist develops a top-secret anticancer... Read More

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Invisible Wings

by Anita Lock

Riveting, entertaining action elevates character-development and themes of light and dark in this experimental fantasy. "Invisible Wings" contains all of the elements needed to make a medieval fantasy: elves, fairies, dragons, kingdoms,... Read More

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