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Martha A. Cheves's Blog – July 2012 Archive (7)

The Mafia Funeral & Other Short Stories - Morgan St. James, Author

The Mafia Funeral and Other Short Stories – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds; A Book and A Dish
The procession of forty black limos and one flashy yellow convertible made its way along the thirty-five mile route from downtown Los Angeles to the cemetery in Tustin, flanked by at least…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 28, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Lost in the Shadows - Carol Costa, Author

Lost In The Shadows – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds; A Book and A Dish

“Laura.  Laura, I need you.”  It was Jimmy’s voice, deep and full of mischief.  He stood in the midst of the little vegetable garden in the back of the yard beyond the flowers and expanse of green lawn.  The plants in the garden…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 26, 2012 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Magic In The Storm - Meredith Bond, Author

Magic in the Storm – Review by Martha A. Cheves – Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds; A Book and A Dish

Jack took a few steps back while he was thinking and leaned himself against the wall.  “Hmmm.  That’s a tricky one, ain’t it?  Never heard o’anythin’ like that happenin’, not that I know a lot of Vallen, mind ye.”  He thought for…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 19, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Whispering Cypress - B. J. Robinson, Author

Whispering Cypress – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds; A Book and A Dish

“Breaking news, just in.  A young woman was found beaten near Whispering Cypress Campground early this morning.  She’s listed in critical condition in Pines Lake Hospital.  Details are pending notification of the family, but we’ll…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 15, 2012 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Coma Sins - Steven Nedelton & Joseph Parente, Authors

Coma Sins – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; Think With Your Taste Buds; A Book and A Dish



From next door a woman shrieked.  Anger, white, blazing fury came over him.  Was that damn Mary screaming again?  “Kill her.  Kill Mary.  Kill Janklaw.  Kill Sims,” the voices urged him.  The nearest lamp’s light was so harsh it was…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 14, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Amongst My Enemies - William F. Brown, Author

Amongst My Enemies – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; A Book and A Dish; Think With Your Taste Buds

Four months ago, their B-17 took off into a clear, Italian sky for the long leg north to Berlin.  They hit their marks and dropped their bombs, but before they could make the big turn west, the German flank guns found them.  A B-17…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 5, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments

The Stovepipe - Bonnie E. Virag, Author

The Stovepipe – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat; A Book and A Dish; Think With Your Taste Buds
…we saw a large, black automobile drive into our lane.  It pulled slowly into the backyard and stopped beside the house where we were playing.  We all stood frozen.  In a poor rural area, it was rare to see an…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on July 1, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments

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