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Leslie Wright is an author and blogger in the Northwest.

Book Review: ‘Suspicion’ a Young Adult Fiction by Alexandra Monir

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The secrets of Rockford manor are very delicate and Imogen is cautious about creating any further concerns. There is something very strange about the deaths of her parents and that of her cousin, something that someone is willing to kill to keep secret. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Secret of a Thousand Beauties,’ A Historical Romance by Mingmei Yip

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Promised in marriage at birth, Spring Swallow is still forced to wed even after the death of her intended groom. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Found, Near Water’ – A Suspenseful Mystery by Katherine Hayton

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Whenever it comes to missing and exploited children there is always that painful feeling, for there is an innocence lost when a child disappears. The edginess of Found, Near Water begins right from the beginning and the missing are threaded together into a strange and eerie nightmare of questions and answers. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Stolen, Heart of Dread’ A YA Fantasy by Melissa De La Cruz and Michael Johnston.

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If you enjoy fantasy and danger, threaded with mystery and adventure you will love the characters in this tale. The second of a series it still reads well on its own, and you will find that Wes and his erstwhile friends are a mix of fear and courage. It is when they are all together the courage becomes fierce, and when one of their friends comes into trouble, you see what makes them who they are. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Forsaken: Ev and Ell’ by C. Ryan Bymaster

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Bymaster has taken the fight between good and evil in an alternate direction. While there is that competition between his characters, after much time together they begin to interact in more direct ways with humor, with mocking and sometimes with friendship. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Venom’ – A Suspense by Colin Falconer

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For Michael, anger is the only means of strength he can muster, and he thinks of nothing but revenge. He reaches his manhood in wartime Saigon, and remembers every betrayal and beating. With his survival skills and his good looks he builds his own little piece of life, surviving as a criminal. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’- A Biography by Scott Saul

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This is an amazing autobiography full of all the things that helped Richard Pryor to become a legend. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Moriarty,’ A Murder Mystery in the Sherlock Holmes Tradition by Anthony Horowitz

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Frederick Case, a Pinkerton Detective, and Athelney Jones from Scotland Yard form an uneasy relationship as they follow a strange missive purported to be written by Professor Moriarty. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Awoken, The Lucidites: Book One,’ A Young Adult Fantasy by Sarah Noffke

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Every night Roya dreams she is drowning, and has strange premonitions. And always there is that burning question offered during her sleep by strangers she does not know. Who is she? Read More »

Book Review: ‘Woman with a Gun,’ A Romantic Murder Mystery by Phillip Margolin

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When a murder occurs one of the pieces of evidence is a photo shot just after the fact. The photo depicts a space in time where imagination sets the scene. Read More »