Author Archives: Maria Logan Montgomery

About Maria Logan Montgomery

Maria lives with her husband and Maltese dog, "C.C." in central Florida. She is an avid gardener, history buff, prolific reader, public health educator, grant writer, artist, photographer, former part-time university faculty, and former consultant to non-profit organizations.

Creepy Book I Couldn’t Stop Reading

I couldn’t stop reading this psychological thriller by Alabama gulf coast native, Michelle Richmond. How many things sound wonderful on the surface, but turn out to be evil? Newlyweds, Jake and Alice, receive an invitation to The Marriage Pact. It … Continue reading

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Brides of Blueberry Cove Series, Book 1

I just found my newest favorite author — I have so many nowadays. Donna Kauffman’s series, The Brides of Blueberry Cove, sizzles with romance and a little mystery. This book, Sea Glass Sunrise, is the first in the series. Kauffman … Continue reading

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Another Cozy Mystery: Lowcountry Book Club

You know those books you stay up late to finish, because you just can’t put it down? For those of us who love cozy mysteries, this is one of those books. It’s funny, sexy, and mysterious, and it’s by award-winning … Continue reading

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Cozy Mystery Set in Ohio

I’ve been reading cozy mysteries lately — most recently, The Antique House Murders. What’s a cozy mystery? Well, it’s a murder mystery where the hero and/or heroine are never seriously hurt, but that doesn’t mean no one tries to kill them. … Continue reading

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I Loved The Highland Duke

Based on the cover of a muscle-bound, shirtless man wearing a kilt, this could be just another cheap romance novel. I took the time to delve a little deeper, and I’m glad I did. The Highland Duke was one I … Continue reading

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Tobacco Sun – Due Out June 13, 2017

Tobacco Sun, by Lorna Hollifield, was sent to me by Pen Name Publishing. It left me with both happiness and sadness for the characters. In the post-war years after World War II, Tobaccoville, North Carolina, like much of the rural United States, was a … Continue reading

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Beach House for Rent Will Be in Stores June 20, 2017

We’ve had a lot of much-needed rain lately, and there’s nothing better than cuddling up with a good book in a comfy chair on a rainy day. It was even better when reading a book from one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Presidential Conclusions

The third in a trilogy about the second female president of the United States, Samantha “Sam” Harrison, Presidential Conclusions was one I could not put down. His characters come to life on the page with outstanding descriptions of their individual … Continue reading

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More Children’s Books

Don’t you just love sweet children’s books that teach them good things — important things, without them ever realizing that they’re learning? I always bought educational toys for my daughter, and was thrilled (and impressed) when, on her first birthday, … Continue reading

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“Hello, Sunshine” is Going to Be a Hit

This book is not only going to be a movie, but it’s going to be a hit. You will love Hello Sunshine, by Laura Dave. This is the first publisher’s proof copy of a book I’ve reviewed. It was a … Continue reading

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