Cindy Matthews

Cindy Matthews

Cindy A. Matthews' articles and essays have appeared in over forty publications. She works as a freelance manuscript evaluator, book reviewer, and copy editor. Her writer's guide, Defeating the Slushpile Monster, was a finalist in the self-help/non-fiction category of the 2009 EPIC awards and is now available in print and in Kindle formats. More information about her editorial services and non-fiction works can be found at her web site/blog www.cindyamatthews.com Writing as Cynthianna, Cindy has published contemporary and fantasy romantic-comedies. Cindy also writes sf/paranormal erotic-romance as Celine Chatillon. See her work on Amazon.com.
Review: The World Played Chess by Robert Dugoni

Review: The World Played Chess by Robert Dugoni

The World Played Chess by Robert Dugoni, Lake Union – Vincent Bianco graduated from high school in 1979. A typical youngster on the verge of adulthood, he wants some fun in his last summer before starting college.

Review:  So We Meet Again by Suzanne Park

Review: So We Meet Again by Suzanne Park

So We Meet Again, Suzanne Park, Avon Books – Korean American Jess Kim works hard in the Hamilton Cooper investment bank, believing she’s rising toward the top. It comes as a bombshell when she’s casually fired from the Wall Street firm via a Zoom meeting.

Review: Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan

Review: Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan

Review: Surviving Savannah, Patti Callahan, Berkley Books – History Professor Everly Winthorp suffered a tragedy when her best friend Mora was killed in a hit-and-run during a St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Review: Lies We Bury by Elle Marr

Review: Lies We Bury by Elle Marr

Lies We Bury, Elle Marr, Thomas & Mercer – The first seven years of Marissa Mo’s childhood were spent in a basement prison where she lived with Mamas Rosemary, Nora and Bethel, and her siblings Jenessa and Lily.

Review: Bad Moon Rising by John Galligan

Review: Bad Moon Rising by John Galligan

Bad Moon Rising, John Galligan, Atria Books – Bad Axe County Sheriff Heidi Kick’s problems rise, along with the temperatures in her corner of Wisconsin, when the murdered body of a young homeless man is found by the road.

Review: The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan

Review: The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan

The Last Green Valley, Mark Sullivan, Lake Union – Adeline and Emil Martel and their two young sons are Volksdeutsche, descendants of German immigrants encouraged by Catherine the Great to settle in southern Ukraine.