Recent Fiction Reviews

Piau: Journey to the Promised Land by Bruce Murray

It is encouraging to see more books (either fictional or non-fictional) being written about the Acadians and their lives and way of life before and after 1755. That was the… Read more »

The Left-Behind Bride is #10 in the twelve book series “Canadian Historical Brides” published by BWL Publishing. Each of the Canadian Historical Brides novels features one of the ten Canadian… Read more »

Acclaimed poet Catherine Graham’s debut novel Quarry (2017, Two Wolves Press) is the type of story that takes me back to two places: my high school English class and my… Read more »

In the healthcare world in which I work, a “sentinel event” is defined as: “any unanticipated event in a healthcare setting resulting in death or serious physical or psychological injury… Read more »

I can’t say enough good things about Arrow’s Flight; it’s not merely a good guys/bad guys action/adventure set on the water, but also a lesson in the fact that every action has consequences, and responsibility must be taken for the choices one has made.

Recent Non-Fiction Reviews

Murder Lost to Time by Joseph A. Lapello

The year is 1917. Less than two decades into the new century and already the Great War is occurring in the muddy fields of France. Soon there will be the… Read more »

Warning! Reading this book will leave you exhausted! I was only a few chapters in when I had to put down the book and wonder aloud: “How does a seventy-year-old… Read more »

From Wilfred Laurier University Press’ Indigenous Studies Series comes Rachel Bryant’s The Homing Place, which refuses to be pigeon-holed to any one category.

The beauty of many old churches (particularly cathedrals, basilicas, etc.) is in their architecture as well as in their religious art, whether it is the many large frescoes or the… Read more »

I don’t consider myself much of a sports fan these days. I grew up on hockey; there were only the original six NHL teams when I was a youngster. One… Read more »

Recent Miramichi Books