Coinage of Commitment

Posted on 14. Apr, 2008 by in Author Interviews

A Virtual Book Review Network Interview with Rob Costelloe Lauren Smith: What is Coinage of Commitment about? Rob Costelloe: Coinage of Commitment is about two people, Wayne and Nancy, who grow up on opposite sides of the country, who are from very different backgrounds, but who share one thing in common that will attract them […]

The Devil’s Candy

Posted on 10. Sep, 2007 by in Author Interviews

Interview with Lauren Sharman…. Lauren Smith: Tell us about your latest book, The Devil’s Candy. Lauren Sharman: The Devil’s Candy is the second book in The McCassey Brother’s Trilogy, and was the #2 BESTSELLER at Whiskey Creek Press in both May and June 2007. It’s the story of Blackie McCassey, the oldest of three wild, […]

Midori by Moonlight

Posted on 10. Sep, 2007 by in Author Interviews

An Interview with the Author… Lauren Smith: What’s Midori by Moonlight about? Wendy Tokunaga: The book is about Midori Saito, a young Japanese woman who has always felt like a stranger in her native land. So when she falls in love with Kevin, an American English teacher, she readily agrees to leave home and start […]

Dance of the Heart

Posted on 07. Sep, 2007 by in Author Interviews

An Interview with Jim Therrian – Author of Dance of the Heart Lauren Smith: What is your book about? Jim Therrian: “Dance of the Heart” is a story about attractions and how they can make us do things that they normally wouldn’t do. Lauren Smith: Why did you write it? Jim Therrian: Originally I wrote […]

The Dream Thief

Posted on 10. Jul, 2007 by in Book Review, European

Dream Thief by Shana Abe From Publishers Weekly Set in 18th-century England and the Carpathian Mountains, Abé’s lively sequel to The Smoke Thief continues the saga of the drákon (or “dragon-people”), “magnificent, terrifying creatures who have the ability to exist as humans but may transform into dragons at will, especially at night.” Zane, a handsome […]

Hot Water

Posted on 10. Jul, 2007 by in Book Review

Hot Water by  Kathryn Jordan In her first novel, Hot Water, Kathryn Jordan depicts a woman who takes wants to escape her abusive marriage for a weekend retreat in a luxury spa. So, she hires a gorgeous man through the Internet as her escort, buys sexy lingerie, and leases a red Lamborghini Murcielago to complete […]

On Chesil Beach

Posted on 10. Jul, 2007 by in Book Review

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Not quite novel or novella, McEwan’s masterful 13th work of fiction most resembles a five-part classical drama rendered in prose. It opens on the anxious Dorset Coast wedding suite dinner of Edward Mayhew and the former Florence Ponting, married in the summer of 1963 […]

High Noon

Posted on 10. Jul, 2007 by in Book Review

High Noon by Nora Roberts Police Lieutenant Phoebe MacNamara found her calling at an early age when an unstable man broke into her family’s home, trapping and terrorizing them for hours. Now she’s Savannah’s top hostage negotiator, defusing powderkeg situations with a talent for knowing when to give in-and when to jump in and take […]


Posted on 10. Jul, 2007 by in Book Review, Historial Romance

Outlander by Diana Gaboldon I absolutely adored all 896 pages of this book and rushed out to buy every book in the series! Publishers Weekly wrote: Absorbing and heartwarming, this first novel lavishly evokes the land and lore of Scotland, quickening both with realistic characters and a feisty, likable heroine. English nurse Claire Beauchamp Randall […]