I have long been a fan of Jane Austen and was excited to read this collection. Jane Austen Made Me Do It, is a collection of short stories written by modern authors who love Jane Austen. As with any collection of short stories I have read, not all of them were my cup of tea.
First, I have to tell you that I am a huge fan of Tess Gerristen and that I have read all of her work. I think that she is one of the best mystery suspense thriller authors of this decade.
The Passage has to be one of the most beautiful, horrifying, page turning, heart stopping books I have ever had the pleasure to read. It brings to mind Stephen King’s The Stand. Cronin’s writing is exquisite. I found myself unable to put this post-apocalyptic book down. It is an epic novel of human endurance, when faced with a catastrophe that will forever change mankind.
A Discovery of Witches is the first in an exciting trilogy about witches, vampires and dameon. It is a mystery, a love story and an adventure laced with history. One of the best books I’ve ever read.
The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer, fed my love of conspiracy theories as he took me on one heck of a ride in Washington D.C.
Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost proved to be a fast-paced, action-packed and sexy ride.
The books concept is very unique and the story grabs you from the beginning.It is the tale of young protagonist Jacob who grew up hearing his grandfather’s bizarre tales of his youth and his wildly unbelievable adventures as a young jewish orphan in Wales. As a 16 yr old, Jacob no longer believes his grandfather’s tales, until something terrible happens to his grandfather and he is forced to view things differently. Jacob sets out on a journey to discovery …