Review: Fistful of Love

Renée Cronin has written a story that may be sad for some readers and painful for others. The main character, Jeya, and her girlfriend, Rayne, represent the nuances of intimate partner violence in a lesbian relationship. Rayne is abusive and controlling. She’s a ticking time bomb that can explode at any moment. Jeya is hopeful Read More …

Review: Goslyn County

 Although Goslyn County is a big little town, an unfolding investigation thrusts Olivia into big-city action. Olivia Winston and Maureen Jeffries are a crime-solving duo whose mutual attraction buds into sweet romance without compromising their professional obligations. Their romantic pasts are plagued with disappointments, but this doesn’t stop Olivia or Maureen from trusting in the Read More …

Review: A Return to Arms

I’ve always felt that a sign of a good read is one that elicits emotions in the reader. There were several times when I teetered between anger and delight as I read A Return to Arms. The character, Kanaan, brought up (past) anger because I’ve encountered men like him—particularly in social circles aimed at Black Read More …