Karen’s Pick of the Week – The Hidden by Melanie Golding

Peppered with flavorful tidbits of Celtic mythology, paragraphs from traditional Selkie tales published from 1849 – 1903 which help set the mood, The Hidden by Melanie Golding is a psychological thriller that starts out intensely  with an abandoned child and a bloody body in a bathtub.   The chapters are short and switch perspectives, timeframes and characters. They keep the reader…

Karen’s Pick of the Week – The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova

It is the mystery of the magic that makes The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova such a unique, intriguing fantasy.  This mixture of fairytale creatures, protective bonding with flora and fauna, spirits, and wishes-come-true draws readers in, entertains, and keeps them wanting more.  The story ironically starts with the expected death of the protagonist, Orquídea, who…

Karen’s Pick of the Week – Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

It’s October, the perfect time for everything supernatural, and also Hispanic Heritage month.  What better choice could there be for a book blog than a paranormal novel with vampires in Mexico City? Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s book, Certain Dark Things has just been released in paperback format.  This reader enjoyed the audio book @libro.fm. If you relished Moreno- Garcia’s Mexican Gothic, you…