M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – The Stars Shine Down

Sidney Sheldon’s The Stars Shine Down is a rags-to-riches story à la Sheldon. The female protagonist, referred to as The Iron Butterfly for her strong character, becomes blinded by love and is weakened by it. Eventually, however, she rises to reclaim her The Iron Butterfly title. Although this is not my favourite of the Sidney Sheldon novels, the plot is gripping and the story a page-turner. It … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – The Stars Shine Down

M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – Are You Afraid of the Dark?

In Sidney Sheldon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? mystery abounds when four people who share a single link die violently in four different cities across the world. If this storyline doesn’t make you want to pick up the book, I don’t know what will.   Sheldon’s writing is fast-paced, on the edge of your seat suspenseful and Are You Afraid of the Dark? is no exception. His plot development … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – Are You Afraid of the Dark?

M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – Night Shift

As with all Nora Roberts’ novels, I had a great time reading Night Shift. The storyline centers on Cilla O’Roarke. Cilla, A nighttime disc jockey stalked by a listener who calls her nightly show threatening her with death.  Protecting her from her lethal demise is Boyd Fletcher, the handsome, tough-as-nails cop. Boyd swoops into Cilla’s life to protect her from the evils that lurk in her … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – Night Shift

M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – C is for Corpse

C is for Corpse is Sue Grafton’s third book of her Alphabet Series and another great adventure with Kinsey Millhone. As is always the case with Grafton’s novels, her use of words is simple but expressive. Grafton’s characters are three-dimensional, well interwoven in each other’s lives, relatable, and quirky. They feel like friends, family, your next-door neighbour. In C is for Corpse, a client with a touch … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening) – C is for Corpse