living novels | 5 STAR REVIEW: THE OPPORTUNIST By Elyse Friedman

Post Views: 3 Publication date: December 6, 2022 A delightfully cunning and compulsively readable tale of greed, power, and the world’s most twisted family. When Alana Shropshire’s seventy-six-year-old father Ed begins dating her twenty-eight-year-old nurse Kelly, a flurry of messages arrives from Alana’s siblings, urging her to help “protect daddy” from the young intruder. . … Read more

How high we go in the darkness of Sequoia Nagamatsu

genre: science fiction As our story begins, a father arrives in Siberia to take over the job of his recently deceased daughter, who passed away while studying what is revealed in the rapidly melting permafrost. The unknown virus that is released from the team’s findings and the resulting plague will change the course of human … Read more

Chris Panatier’s Phlebotomist – Jo’s Book Blog

The war brought the harvest. Willa Mae Wallace is a reaper. To support herself and her grandson Isaiah, Willa works for the Patriot blood contractor. Instituted to support the war effort, the compulsory lottery (La Cosecha) has led to a society segregated by blood type. Hoping to put an end to it all, Willa calls … Read more