Best Kept Secrets by Sandra Brown


Blurb: Twenty-five years before, her mother had died a scandalous death. Alex believed one of three powerful men had murdered her. Each was charming; each was a suspect. And each tried to shield her from his sins and secrets. But only one of them could ignite a desire as passionate as her need for the truth.

Rating: ★★★★☆

My Thoughts: There was a lot of suspense and surprises, which I enjoyed. I felt horrible for Alexandra because how her grandmother treated her. It was interesting to read about though.

Heaven is For Real by Todd Burpo

th_1000_600_595634Blurb: When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren’t expecting, though, was the story that emerged in the months that followed–a story as beautiful as it was extraordinary, detailing their little boy’s trip to heaven and back.

Rating: ★★★★★

My Thoughts: This was a good little book. It had read book like this before. Obviously, it is quite religious. Some parts were sad, but overall it turned out well. I would to watch the movie soon.


The Night is Forever by Heather Graham

17622927Blurb: A Ghost Rider in the Sky? What happened here, on a historic ranch outside Nashville, during the Civil War? And what’s happening now? Olivia Gordon works at the Horse Farm, a facility that assists patients with mental and physical recovery; her specialty is animal therapy. She’s always loved her job, always felt safe…until now.

People are dying, starting with the facility’s founder, whose body is discovered in a ravine on the property-site of a massacre in 1862. And before every death, Liv sees a horse and rider, wearing a soldier’s garb, in the night sky…. Warning? Omen? Or clue?

Rating: ★★★☆☆

My Thoughts: This novel was alright. Interesting. It is different from what I normally read. It kept me on edge one who was the murder. I like the main character.

Note: This novel is #11 in the Krewe of Hunters series. I have not read the others and I honestly do not plan to in the near future.


The Witness by Nora Roberts

12716613Blurb: Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.

Rating: ★★★★☆

My Thoughts: This was a pretty good story. It was about a teen girl. Her mom controlled her and made all the decisions about what she was going to do after college. The mother even picked out her clothes and meals. I did not like how cold hearted the mother was.

The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

weight_of_silence_fc1Blurb: It happens quietly one August morning. As dawn’s shimmering light drenches the humid Iowa air, two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night.

Seven-year-old Calli Clark is sweet, gentle, a dreamer who suffers from selective mutism brought on by tragedy that pulled her deep into silence as a toddler.

Rating: ★★★★☆

My Thoughts: This was a pretty good story. It was sad. This book switched from character to another just when it was getting interesting, so it got a little aggravating.

Sinister by Lisa Jackson, Nancy Bush & Rosalind Noonan

sinisterBlurb: Twenty years ago, a fire ravaged the Dillinger family’s old homestead, killing Judd Dillinger and crippling his girlfriend. Most people blamed a serial arsonist who’d been seen around town. But strange things are happening in Prairie Creek, Wyoming, again.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

My Thoughts: I enjoyed this novel. It stayed focused on the plot and kept you in suspense. I always always on the edge of my seat. The author did a really good job describing things.