Bold Strokes Books

‘Dragon Horse War: The Calling’ by D. Jackson Leigh

The world has experienced 100 years of peace, and every human being has enough of everything they need. Technology has evolved to be both help to humankind and to preserve the environment from the ruin of the past. Equality and diversity are the norm. The one religion followed by people everywhere is more metaphysical than… read more

‘Prayer of the Handmaiden’ by Merry Shannon

It’s been awhile since we’ve been to Ithyris. Book One in the Legends of Ithyria series (The Sword of the Guardian) was released in 2006. Much to this critic’s delight, the second book, Prayer of the Handmaiden gives us the continuing story of the women of Ithyris and their Goddess…. read more

‘Songs Unfinished’ by Holly Stratimore

As Songs Unfinished opens, Shawn Davies is in big trouble. After a long spiral downward, she’s just about hit rock bottom and it doesn’t seem as if she’ll be able to bounce back up. Shawn leaves a guy named Brinkman knocked out cold in a sleazy motel, and counting what scant money she has to… read more

In Remembrance: Cate Culpepper

“It will be a less joyful holiday season this year without Cate Culpepper. But her books, stories, videos and musings live on. As does the memory of her indefatigable spirit.”… read more

‘The War Within’ by Yolanda Wallace

The lives of four people intersect on Jekyll Island, Georgia during one summer in The War Within. The story is divided into two sections, one historical and one contemporary. The first section gives us the story of a young, idealistic nurse who has volunteered for duty during the Vietnam War. Idealism gives way to realism… read more



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