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Mississippi Nights (& Something Extra)

Mississippi Nights  by D.M. Webb (Ambassador International 2012)
Two brothers, one death--the bond of brotherhood faces its greatest challenge against resentment and guilt.
Can the love between two brothers eventually win against pain and guilt? When firefighter David Boyette's fiance perishes in a car fire, he blames his brother, Sgt. Jeremy Boyette, for her death. Three years later, David returns home with a dark and devastating secret. With the help of family, a woman's love, and a small child's devotion, can David overcome insurmountable odds as he and Jeremy face the bitterness that enslaves him? Together the brothers must decide if the bond of brotherhood is stronger than resentment and hate.

What are people saying about this novel? "An absorbing family drama, laced with romantic elements and quirky characters" ~ Anne Hamilton on Goodreads
"Talented writer! Intense from beginning to end which is hard to do!"~ Andrea Marie on Amazon.  
"Wow! This was…

Deadly Additive by Donn Taylor

Deadly Additive by  Donn Taylor (Harbourlight 2012)
It's all about action and momentum. If you like Robert Ludlum or Ronie Kendig, then Donn Taylor has the book for you.
Although there are instances in the book that had the habit of explaining something that didn't really need it, those parts in no way detracted from the story. It would probably help those readers, especially younger readers, who may need just a little more explanation. The portions were handled very well without bogging down the storyline. 
When it comes to the characters, Jeb Sledge is the alpha male-don't-underestimate-how-he-looks type. He isn't your typical buffed up hero. He has the tendency to be the anti-hero at times, but that only enhances his hero personality. When the reader meets Raul Ramirez, you have to chuckle at the firm's name: Poirot, Espada, y Ramirez. Agatha Christie fans and readers of the Maltese Falcon will understand this phrase. Even the turn of cliches that the Ramirez character…