Wind Chime Cafe by Sophie Moss

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Today I am reviewing Wind Chime Cafe by Sophie Moss.


Blurb: When single mother, Annie Malone, purchases a quirky Main Street café on Heron Island, she thinks she’s finally turned her dream of opening her own restaurant into a reality. Hearing rumors that a developer is about to build a five-star resort on the sleepy Chesapeake Bay island, she plans to transform the café into a premier upscale bistro. But Navy SEAL, Will Dozier, has no intention of selling his grandparents’ property to a developer. Back on Heron Island for the first time in ten years and secretly struggling with PTSD, Will decides that a fling with the new girl is the perfect way to help him “get his head straight.” The last thing Will expects is to fall in love…with his hometown and with Annie. But Will’s life and career are in San Diego with the SEALs. Can Annie’s…

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Untangling Characters


I had to stop writing this afternoon and do some sorting and figuring out. I have several extra dragon riders and they were getting tangled up and generally causing chaos.

I finally had to yell at them. It went something like this;

“You, you, you, you, you, and you, get over there and line up!”

*then I waited while they all shuffled into line*

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I got out my note pad and started at the front of the line.

“Who the heck are you?” I asked, pointing my pen at the first person in line.

She answers that her name is Nira.

“And what color of dragon do you ride?”


“You can’t ride a green right now, all of those from this clutch are already taken.”

“Oh, um… then a yellow.”

“Great.” I marked that down. “What’s her name?”



I pointed at the next person. “Who the heck…

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So Fell The Sparrow by Katie Jennings

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Today I am reviewing So Fell The Sparrow by Katie Jennings.


Blurb: After the tragic death of her parents, Dr. Grace Sullivan inherits more than she bargained for. An empty house she’s never heard of, a nosy neighbor, and the restless spirits of a violent, century old murder.

A hard-nosed skeptic, Grace refuses to believe in ghosts despite hearing sounds and seeing things that can’t be explained.

When she unearths antique furniture from the basement, the spirits become agitated and dangerous. Ian Black and Alex Gallagher, a team of ghost hunters, come in to investigate.

Still denying the paranormal events in her home, Grace can’t bring herself to take the ghost hunters or the psychic medium who teams up with them seriously. As Grace struggles with her grief and the feelings she’s developing for headstrong Ian, the disturbing mystery of the house deepens. Now she’ll have to face the unbelievable…

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