A Challenging Issue.February 6, 2017
Westhall has created well-drawn characters and dialogue so natural that it makes the reader feel like an eavesdropper. The plot’s (very) occasional lags are worth overlooking because of the reflective residue it leaves behind, giving Healing Ruby staying power that lingers long after the final chapter ends.
“The Fool’s Truth” will appeal to fans of suspenseful thrillers with multiple layered story lines, so long as they are not too discerning when it comes to the nuances of the writing style, the depth of the characterizations, or the contrivances of the plot.
The second you let fear participate in the writing, you’ve failed. Never be afraid. Not of the reader or yourself. Write the story that needs to be written. Write the characters that the story requires.
There are several sales and giveaways this week, including a 99-cent-sale of DOMINION OF THE STAR by Angelica Clyman: “Before the darkness descends, she must learn to wield the fire of Angels.”
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During a time when there was more change and unrest than any other period in Egyptian history, 12-year-old Ankhesenamun became Queen over the most powerful nation of the ancient world. She was more than just a pharaoh’s wife. When sacrifices had to be made, she gave with everything she had.
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