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: 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.

Review: The Newcomer by Mary Kay Andrews

Review: The Newcomer by Mary Kay Andrews

The Newcomer, Mary Kay Andrews, St. Martin Press – Letty Carnahan opened the door to her sister’s expensive New York townhouse to find Tanya dead and the beginning of a whole heap of trouble. 

Review: Spin by Patricia Cornwell

Review: Spin by Patricia Cornwell

Spin, Patricia Cornwell, Thomas & Mercer – NASA scientist and investigator Captain Calli Chase has a serious task on her hands when she investigates the sabotage of a rocket launch. Shadowy tech billionaire Neva Rong is in the frame for causing the crash.

Review: Never After by Melissa De La Cruz

Review: Never After by Melissa De La Cruz

Never After, Melissa De La Cruz, Roaring Brook Press – Filomena Jefferson-Cho of North Pasadena, California, feels her life is stifling. Her adoptive parents are way over-protective, hardly daring to allow Filomena out of their sight.

Review: Bone Canyon by Lee Goldberg

Review: Bone Canyon by Lee Goldberg

Bone Canyon, Lee Goldberg, Thomas & Mercer – Rookie Los Angeles Sheriff Department Detective Eve Ronin gained her rapid career advancement thanks to leverage created by media exposure—one incident earned her the nickname “Deathfist.”