Marge Brock is a divorced mother of three teenagers trying to make a living in Boston as a researcher. When an author hires her to research unsolved murders, she is grateful for the assignment. However, as she gathers information about a series of unsolved murders in Great Britain and in Boston, she begins to wonder whether one of the members of the circle of friends that she had in Great Britain, and now has in Boston, might be the killer. Her suspicions only increase as she begins to notice that she is being followed, and her apartment is broken into and ransacked. Can she find out who the killer is before she becomes a victim herself?
A charming, realistic tale of a divorcee caught in a web of murder.
Taylor lifts this mystery above the ordinary by her ability to draw the reader into the lives of characters convincingly human, especially Marge Brock and her likeable children.
A different sort of heroine . . . Marge herself is an original, and her milieu is lively and realistic.
A pleasant, enjoyable mystery, extremely readable because it could happen to you or your neighbors.
When Rhea goes with her mother to the animal shelter, they return home with a dragon! Rhea and her family find out what Wondry Dragon eats, where she sleeps, and what she needs when going out on a walk. Almost everyone in the neighborhood is friendly to Wondry, except the neighborhood bully, Johnny. However, Rhea and Wondry have a surprise for him!
Midwest Book Review
Do you like dragons? Follow the adventures of Wondry Dragon as she finds a new home with her new human friend, Rhea, in Joan Marie Verba's delightful story, "Wondry Dragon Finds a Home." Rhea and her mom and dad have never had a dragon in the house before, and they all learn what Wondry can and cannot do. Rhea and Wondry play together, help out their neighbors—and try to stay out of trouble. Rhea can never tell what Wondry will do next because Wondry is always surprising her with what dragons can do. Wondry will surprise young readers ages 6 to 8 as well! A children's chapter book story suitable for students in grades 1-3, "Wondry Dragon Finds a Home" is very highly recommended for both community and elementary school libraries. For children's personal reading lists it should be noted that "Wondry Dragon Finds a Home" is also available in a Kindle edition
When her fiancé Danny died in Afghanistan, Sarah Briggs felt as if she never wanted to get romantically involved with anyone again. But when she found a civilian job at the same naval base her admiral uncle was stationed at, she did not count on meeting Matthew Brody, a Navy SEAL. Though attracted to him, Sarah felt she just could not trust her heart again to a man at risk. Matthew knew it, too. Would their passion be strong enough to overcome their fears?