Realistic Fiction

What is Realistic Fiction?


It is a fiction based on real events, having real locations.

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It's a Ditz-Lit World

Realistic fiction seems to be a micro-genre. Ditz-Lit fantasies are the route to best-sellerdom. But I can't help myself- realistic fiction is what I write. Here's my latest offering:It's a politics…Continue

Started by Richard Buzzell Dec 21, 2012.

Get your 'creepy' on! Turn the lights down, the volume up. Ash: Return Of The Beast is waiting for you.

Wanna see something really creepy???It's here! Drop everything and settle back for a good cup o' creepy. Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the audio/visual readings from the supernatural/occult crime thriller,…Continue

Tags: revelation, paranormal, demons, underworld, detective

Started by Gary Val Tenuta Jun 27, 2012.

Galveston hurricane of 1900 killed over 8,000 people

For review purposes I am doing a Kindle promo July 7th and 8th for the first three titles in my genre novel cycle. You can get a quick look at Death;Juxtaposed (Historical fiction - Suspense) which…Continue

Started by George W Parker Jun 26, 2012.

Can you solve this riddle?????????

He read the words of the…Continue

Tags: revelation, paranormal, demons, underworld, detective

Started by Gary Val Tenuta Jun 12, 2012.

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Comment by Fuentes on November 22, 2014 at 6:17am

The Shiro Project by David Khara

No downtime, the story is fast paced and addictive. A thriller whose pages we turn eagerly to know more about the hero's adventures while traveling and reliving the pages of our dark history.


Comment by Fuentes on April 13, 2014 at 6:44am


From the beginning, I liked that the reader is able to know the identity of the serial killer. This helped to get into his head and see his interactions with others. He really likes to play with fire, manipulating people. 


Comment by Beck Valley Books Blog on March 27, 2014 at 7:05am

Book Review - Curse The Moon Cold War Rising by Lee Jackson

Our Book Review
When this novel arrived through my letter box I just had to read it immediately and I was not disappointed.   It is based around Cuba and the Fidel Castro takeover of the island, which is one of my favourite periods in history.  This book had me hooked from page one to the end, every page was full of action, suspense and mystery which made me want to follow the Heroes plight and journey.

The story and characters make an exceptional read.  The main character is caught up in a web of intrigue and entrapment and an unknown source is holding sway over his actions and future which adds extra spice and excitement to an excellent thriller.

Excellent emotive writing really makes the characters spring to life and you really join in with their personal struggles making the reader wanting to whisper in the ears of the characters to help them through.  The research and knowledge that the author has really shines through and the descriptive images that are portrayed makes you think that you are wherever the action is taking place.

An excellent read full of historic content and questioning what was really going on the island of Cuba and who really did pull the strings, the Americans or the Russians, leaving the poor people to fight for survival.

This is one of the best books I have been asked to read and review for a long time and this author is definitely going to be on my list and if you like an excellent novel please read this one.

Our Rating
'a very easy'
Comment by Fuentes on August 2, 2013 at 3:33pm


The openning of this novel was really well pictured. Helen Smith plunges the reader into the world of bloggers, reviewers with their doubts, aspirations and the strange relationship they have with the authors. I've found it accurate and it made ​​me smile. So, my curiosity was picked from the start by an interesting and original plot.


Comment by Harpreet Singh on July 31, 2013 at 3:43am



Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've updated this blog, however, it was a much needed break. A lot has changed within the past year and I decided that I first needed to focus on other things before I locked myself up in my room and read for hours, which was the norm for me. Having said that, recently I felt as though I needed to get back into this. Reading has always been very important to me for as long as I can remember, and since I love this blog so much, and you all, I decided that it was finally time to come back. Now, I have to give credit to my loved ones, they confirmed that reading and reviewing books once again is a good idea, so I said "what the heck, why not?", and HERE I AM once again! And now probably what you all have been waiting for... *GIVEAWAY* Open Internationally One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Luxe by Anna Godbersen (which happens to be one of my all time favorite reads).

Description: "Pretty girls in pretty dresses, partying until dawn .Irresistible boys with  mischievous smiles and dangerous intentions. White lies, dark secrets, and  scandalous hookups. This is Manhattan, 1899. Beautiful sisters Elizabeth and Diana  Holland rule Manhattan's social scene. Or so it appears. When the girls discover  their status among New York City's elite is far from secure, suddenly  everyone--from the backstabbing socialite Penelope Hayes, to the debonair  bachelor Henry Schoonmaker, to the spiteful maid Lina Broud--threatens  Elizabeth's and Diana's golden future. With the fate of the Hollands resting on  her shoulders, Elizabeth must choose between family duty and true love. But when  her carriage overturns near the East River, the girl whose glittering life lit  up the city's gossip pages is swallowed by the rough current. As all of New York  grieves, some begin to wonder whether life at the top proved too much for this  ethereal beauty, or if, perhaps, someone wanted to see Manhattan's most  celebrated daughter disappear...In a world of luxury and deception, where  appearance matters above everything and breaking the social code means running  the risk of being ostracized forever, five teenagers lead dangerously scandalous  lives. This thrilling trip to the age of innocence is anything but innocent.
*RULES* I'm going to make this one simple. In order to enter in this giveaway, first you must be following me, and then all you need to do is leave a comment below telling me the best book you've read so far this summer, and why you loved it so much (Since I'm just getting back into reading, I need recommendations..hehe), and THAT'S IT! However, every tweet about this giveaway counts as an extra entry and you can tweet as many times as you want, just make sure to leave the URL of the tweet in your comment. Remember my twitter handle is @hargur55 to make things easier. Don't forget to leave an email address in your comment so that I can contact the winner when they win. They will have 72 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. This giveaway is open till August 9th.


Comment by Fuentes on June 29, 2013 at 10:04am


Beautifully written, this thriller, more psychological than frightening, got me hooked from the beginning to the end.

I loved the realistic depictions of the everyday life of this couple, with insignificant details that give life to the story. 
A very good book that made me react in many ways! I loved it.


Comment by Fuentes on June 7, 2013 at 5:27am


Beautifully written, this thriller brings to suspect all the protagonists to hide something linking to the cases. Then the reader speculates. Twists after twists, the author keeps you in suspense thanks to the tenacity of McKenna and plausibility of details and facts.

Captivating and brilliant, this thriller that made ​​me turn the pages without ever suspecting the end.


Comment by Fuentes on May 10, 2013 at 10:12am


Written as a Cluedo game, I was immediately captived and I followed the signs to the final revelations.
A tough but fair enough vision of life in high school. 
Very nice dive into friendship, the cruelty of life.


Comment by Fuentes on May 5, 2013 at 12:11pm


Amazing, gripping and stunning!I did not expect such a heart-piercing story ...

Max is intersex. He has the same number of female and male chromosomes since his birth.
Max Walker touched me, moved me... I had great difficulty to lay out this book before reaching the last pages. I did not expect such a heart-piercing story ...


Comment by Fuentes on March 21, 2013 at 6:43pm


A beautiful story that made ​​me sad.

Very well written, this novel follows the professional and sentimental adventures of a woman approaching fifty. 
Working in advertising, Audrey is a woman of experience in a constantly evolving environment. An informatic error related is the start of a deep questioning.



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