Fiction: The Secrets of Life and Death – Rebecca Alexander

Author: Rebecca Alexander Rating: 4.5 Stars Where to buy: Amazon | BN | Strand The woman reached over and patted Sadie’s hand. Her fingers were dry, like old twigs, and cooler than Sadie’s, who was powerless even to flinch away. “You didn’t have to kill the dog.” She choked on her tears, and wiped her sleeve across her face. “Or hurt my friends.” “Your friends were—overprotective.” She rolled her tongue over the words. “I had to stop the police. And the dog? What do you say? Collateral damage. I needed to get your attention before time ran out for all … Continue reading Fiction: The Secrets of Life and Death – Rebecca Alexander

Fiction: Revival – Stephen King

Author: Stephen King Rating: 4.5 Stars Where to buy: Amazon | BN | Strand But who is screenwriting our lives? Fate or coincidence? I want to believe it’s the latter. I want that with all my heart and soul. When I think of Charles Jacobs—my fifth business, my change agent, my nemesis—I can’t bear to believe his presence in my life had anything to do with fate. It would mean that all these terrible things—these horrors—were meant to happen. If that is so, then there is no such thing as light, and our belief in it is a foolish illusion. … Continue reading Fiction: Revival – Stephen King