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: West Side Love Story by Priscillla Olveras

Review: West Side Love Story by Priscillla Olveras

Review: West Side Love Story, Priscilla Oliveras, Montlake – Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet takes on a happier, contemporary Southwestern twist in Priscilla Oliveras’ West Side Love Story. Two rival families–the Capuletas and the Monteros–have feuded for almost a generation.

Book Review: Strangers We Know by Elle Marr

Book Review: Strangers We Know by Elle Marr

Book Review: Strangers We Know, Elle Marr, Thomas & Mercer – Ivy Hon knows she was adopted. Her birth mother gave her up at only a few days old, but aside from the fact she’s of Chinese-American extraction, Ivy knows little else. 

Review: Karitas Untitled by Kristin Baldursdottir

Review: Karitas Untitled by Kristin Baldursdottir

Karitas Untitled, Kristin Baldursdottir, Amazon Crossing – Karitas Jónsdóttir is the youngest daughter of Steinunn Ólafsdóttir, a hardworking widow with two other daughters and three sons. Life on their western Icelandic farm is hard.

Review: My Fine Fellow by Jennieke Cohen

Review: My Fine Fellow by Jennieke Cohen

My Fine Fellow, Jennieke Cohen, Harper Teen – What do you get when you mix an alternate historical timeline into a YA romance with the scenario of My Fair Lady then add in elements of the Food Network?

Review: Wingwalkers by Taylor Brown

Review: Wingwalkers by Taylor Brown

Review: Wingwalkers, Taylor Brown, St,. Martins Press – Della Mackintosh inherited a sawmill after her father killed himself during the Great Depression. She finds her life unendurable.

Review: The Missing Piece by John Lescroart

Review: The Missing Piece by John Lescroart

Review: The Missing Piece, John Lescroart, Atria Books – Eleven years ago habitual criminal Paul Riley was convicted of the rape and murder of Dana Rush. Then-DA Wes Farrell led the prosecution and secured justice—or so he thought.