Let me start by saying that I liked this book a lot. However, due to the nature of our review site, it only merits three stars (more below). If you are looking for a quick, entertaining read, I recommend picking up a copy of Crimson Clouds. This book was featured in our last book poll, as well as one or two polls on Book Club Reading List. Unfortunately, it never won. I chalk the losses up … [Read more...]
Here's our next adventure selected from Book Club Reading List. I'm already one-quarter through Crimson Clouds and enjoying it so far. Robert, a cosmopolitan Frenchman and still attractive in his early sixties, has just retired from a brilliant career at the United Nations. He is at a loss for what to do with his now seemingly endless free time. He has no desire to go back to work … [Read more...]
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.
SummaryA fast paced, romantic … [Read more...]
The King’s Agent is set in early Florence and tells the adventures of a mysterious Lady Aurelia, who is the ward of the Marquess of Mantua and an unusual art dealer, Battista, who would go to any lengths including stealing any art piece that he needs to acquire. This travel novel describes the action-filled quest of Battista and Aurelia around Florence and Rome to find an art relic that is of high importance. This quest will not only bring them closer together but will also be a huge turning … [Read more...]
Set in the beautiful country of France, The Promise of Provence by Patricia Sands tells the story of Katherine Price, a middle aged woman, who experienced multiple losses at different times of her life. The loss of what was once a happy and content married life, her loving and very supportive mother, and her wonderful job pushed her to find her inner strength and independence. This travel book focuses on how she will accept and come to terms with these challenges, how she will move on from them, … [Read more...]