The Secret of Lies by Barbara Forte Abate

November 12th, 2011 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

12th Nov
The Secret of Lies by Barbara Forte Abate

The Secret of Lies by Barbara Forte Abate has to be one of the best novels I have ever had the pleasure to read. I was shocked to learn this is Abate’s first published work. Her writing style brings to mind such authors as Harper Lee and John Steinbeck. She writes with such detail, bringing images to life with the stroke of her pen. In her debut novel, she delivers a touching tale about, love, innocence, betrayal, loss and lies.

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Shadow in Serenity by Terri Blackstock

November 9th, 2011 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

9th Nov
Shadow in Serenity by Terri Blackstock

Shadow in Serenity by Terri Blackstock is a faith based novel set in Serenity, Texas. This was a heart-warming novel about faith, love, second chances and the spirit of one small town. I enjoyed the characters Blackstock created and the wonderful tale she tells.

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The Kissing Tree by Prudence Bice

October 29th, 2011 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

29th Oct
The Kissing Tree by Prudence Bice

The Kissing Tree is a delightfully sweet historical romance. Although a year is not given, it takes place in early American history. Colorado has been settled. Small towns have been established around farming and cattle ranch communities. Crystal Creek is just such a small town.

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Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

October 24th, 2011 Kimberly Review 2 Comments

24th Oct
Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

Dearly, Departed is a YA steampunk novel with a splash of romance. It contains elements of horror fantasy and a post-apocalyptic dystopia. This is Lia Habel’s debut novel and despite some flaws, I found it to be refreshing and delightful.

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The Last Cowboy by Lindsay McKenna

October 19th, 2011 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

19th Oct
The Last Cowboy by Lindsay McKenna

The Last Cowboy had all of the elements necessary to create the perfect feel good western romance. The backdrop for the story was Jackson Hole, Wyoming near the Teton Mountains was breathtaking. McKenna had me longing to see this picturesque country side.

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