Book Review – Wings to Redemption (1 Star)

Wings to Redemption

Wings to Redemption is a techno-spy novel primarily set in San Francisco.  I selected this novel from Book Club Reading List to participate in our France book poll. Given the book's description, "You will travel the twists and turns from Sydney to Paris," and the book poll title, "Let's Tour France" book poll, I mistakenly expected France to play a larger role in the story line.  … [Read more...]

Author Interview – Paul Landes (Wings to Redemption)

Wings to Redemption

What is your experience with the setting of the book? Have you visited or lived in the area? If 'yes', what about the area inspired you to use it as the setting?

I was bitten by the travel bug at an early age and I've always been on the lookout for different and unusual places to visit. In the early 1970s when I was finishing up college, I discovered it was possible to fly on FedEx planes virtually anywhere in the world, almost for free. From their Memphis headquarters, I boarded … [Read more...]

Cover Reveal – Wings to Redemption

Wings to Redemption

The readers have spoken. In a landslide victory against three other contenders, this month's travel novel will be Wings to Redemption. Stay tuned as we explore exotic regions of the world through the lens of this high-impact, high-intensity techno-thriller. Here's a brief summary of what we can expect.

Summary

A fast paced, romantic … [Read more...]

Let’s Tour France (Book Poll)

Love in Paris

This month we will take a tour of France. To get in the mood for our vacation, check out these fun facts about France.

Facts About France

  1. France is the second largest economy in the Eurozone.
  2. France was the most popular destination in 2012 (83 million tourists)
  3. The Louvre Museum was the most visited museum in the world (9.5 million visitors 2012).
  4. More electric cars were sold here during 2013 than any other EU … [Read more...]

Travel Novel Review – The Art of Change

Book Review - The Art of Change Kelly Andria

The Art of Change is a great story about love, acceptance, and friendship. Set in the fast-paced life of New York City, this novel discusses different life issues that average New Yorkers face every day. The highly eclectic mix of characters – led by a neurotic gallery owner who denies she has found love with a sex therapist, a very competitive businessman raising an equally competitive teenage daughter, a Ukrainian wannabe socialite looking for love and being loved by her Corsican chef husband … [Read more...]