A Room in Dodge City by David Leo Rice

A Room in Dodge City by David Leo RiceMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI mostly enjoyed reading this strange, meandering little book even though I didn't know what was happening a lot of the time. I have a feeling it's a book intended primarily for people with more formal education - or more self-directed education… Continue reading A Room in Dodge City by David Leo Rice

The Family Man by Anna Willett

I received a free copy of this book in expectation of an honest review in return. Here it is! Set in Australia, this is a quick read, more of a thriller than a mystery - I found myself guessing early on who the criminal *really* was, it turned out not only incorrectly but also rather… Continue reading The Family Man by Anna Willett

Gunsmoke and Dragonfire – A Fantasy Western Anthology

I picked this book up because it's editor was one of my regional liaison people for the Nanowrimo event last year - to be perfectly honest, when I got it, I had tempered expectations - as I've said before, I'm not a huge fan of fantasy, and while I'm happy with the concept of cross-genre… Continue reading Gunsmoke and Dragonfire – A Fantasy Western Anthology

Strangers and Pilgrims by Kristina Hall – Western Wednesday Book Review – October ’21

Strangers and Pilgrims by Kristina HallMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI was lucky enough to be gifted a copy of this book by the author. Thank you Ms Hall!I don't think I've ever read a novel so clearly infused with Christian belief before. I found it a bit of a strange experience, although not unpleasant.Our… Continue reading Strangers and Pilgrims by Kristina Hall – Western Wednesday Book Review – October ’21

Western Wednesday Book Review – Maddie McDowell and the Rodeo Robbery by LuAnn M. Rod

Maddie McDowell and the Rodeo Robbery by LuAnn M. RodMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThis was an unexpected delight.I wasn't sure what I was going to get when I agreed to read a review copy of this small press middle grade title through BookSirens.What I got was an entertaining 250-page-or-so mystery-adventure story about a twelve… Continue reading Western Wednesday Book Review – Maddie McDowell and the Rodeo Robbery by LuAnn M. Rod

Wyatt Earp – a poetic narrative – by Larry Beckett

Hi Gemma! I'm still fine! 🙂 Wyatt Earp by Larry BeckettMy rating: 3 of 5 stars While my first instinct was to rate this 3 out of 5, on reflection, I am now suggesting this may be a four star choice for a relatively small audienceHard to know what to say about this itsdifficult to… Continue reading Wyatt Earp – a poetic narrative – by Larry Beckett

Thunder Peak by Trae Stratton – Western Wednesday Book Review

Mr Stratton was extremely kind and sent me an advanced copy of this book – a physical copy – to Canada! This is the first physical book that I’ve received for review in a very long time. Thank you! Getting a physical copy made me a bit anxious about reading and reviewing this book because… Continue reading Thunder Peak by Trae Stratton – Western Wednesday Book Review