Ryan’s Best Books of 2021

2021 was a crazy year for me, and 2022 looks like it will be even crazier. These are the books that helped me make it through. Continue reading Ryan’s Best Books of 2021

A Tale Perfect for a Spooky Night | Review of ‘The Fifth Petal’ (The Lace Reader #2)

By Cynthia Ayala

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The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry
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Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty, has been dragged into a 25-year-old triple homicide dubbed the “The Goddess Murders.” After another incident occurs that once again points to Rose Whelan, a once respected local historian, niece Callie Cahill, daughter of one of the victims comes back to exonerate her. Together John and Callie look back on the past and delve into Salem’s darker side.

Published January 24, 2017 by Crown, The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry is the second in her contemporary/mystery Lace Reader series.
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Weekly Reading List #73

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend. For me it has been a calmer week, I’ve had some time to edit my novel and catch up on some of my reading. I injured my hand though. I either have a pinched nerve in my center of both my palms or I have tendonitis. Plus, my anemia isn’t doing too great. Oh well, such is life. At least I have my books so check out what’s on the table this week.
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