Review: Parting Shot (A Matter of Time #7) by Mary Calmes

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Det. Duncan Stiel, closeted homicide detective, had a childhood so bad that he never talks about it.  All the events in his past has lead to Duncan growing up as an adult who keeps his personal life and his emotions hidden, including his sexual orientation. Duncan’s reserve and determination… Continue reading Review: Parting Shot (A Matter of Time #7) by Mary Calmes

Review: His Heart To Reap by Erin Lane

Rating: 3 stars Aiden M. Scott, 26 years old, 3 years dead and stuck in limbo.  What is a bored departed supposed to do with limitless time on his hands?  Why become a reaper of course.  And for three years, that is the job Aiden has done, he is a reaper, more of a social… Continue reading Review: His Heart To Reap by Erin Lane

Guest Post by Sarah Black “Soap Making for Boys and Men”

Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to welcome Sarah Black to our blog today.  Ms. Black’s book The General and the Horse-Lord is being released today at Dreamspinner Press. I can pick out a Sarah Black story or character because of her distinctive characters and style of writing, both of which have turned her… Continue reading Guest Post by Sarah Black “Soap Making for Boys and Men”

March Came Roaring In Like a Lion and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Remember last March in Maryland?  The sun was shining over plants newly emerged from the ground,  our temperatures hovered in the high 70’s after experiencing absolutely no winter at all.  Birds were nesting, the butterflies were flying, and thoughts of picnics and outdoor barbecue dinners molded our grocery lists.  Even now I can bask in… Continue reading March Came Roaring In Like a Lion and the Week Ahead in Reviews