Tag Archives: Broadway Books

Last Stop in Brooklyn by Lawrence H. Levy

I usually read titles of a book series in the order they were written. But after reading the intriguing synopsis of Last Stop in Brooklyn, I had to make an exception! Last Stop in Brooklyn is the third book in Mary Handley series. These stories set in late 1800 New York feature the private investigator […]

Lola by Melissa Scrivner Love

Melissa Scrivner Love’s debut, Lola follows the story of Crenshaw Six gang in South Central Los Angeles. Now, to the outsiders, Lola is just the girlfriend of Garcia, the leader Crenshaw Six drug cartel. But as the story evolves we realize there’s more to this gang than it meets the eye. One of my issues […]

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

There aren’t a lot of books set in Sri Lanka, my motherland. So I was thrilled to read The Tea Planter’s Wife, a story set in the early 1900s when Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon. The protagonist of the story is Gwen, a nineteen-year-old white lady who joins her older, widowed husband, Laurence in […]

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

For Jason Dessen life as he knew it changed the day his girlfriend of few months, Daniella told him she was pregnant with his child. They were young in their late twenties, not looking to start a family. So when they decided to get married anyway and go through the pregnancy, it changed the trajectory […]