Book Review: What’s in a Name? (Volume 2) by Sally Cronin

My thanks to James Cudney for reviewing What’s in a Name Volume 2. I love it when some reads a book and enjoys it enough to tell the author and everyone else they did. Thanks James.. Delighted you enjoyed.

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What's in a Name? Volume 2: Stories of Life and RomanceWhat’s in a Name? Volume 2: Stories of Life and Romance by Sally Cronin
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Sometimes the second book in a series or multi-volume collection of short stories doesn’t live up to the first. I can say with certainty that’s not the case with volume 2 of ‘What’s in a Name?’ by Sally Cronin. In this collection of stories of life and romance, following names that start with the letters K through Z, Cronin delivers a plethora of immersive, delightful, and intense characters.

I truly don’t know how she manages to pack such distinct and complex drama in a story that’s usually under ten pages. From the first few lines to the closing words, I was drawn in by each of the tales in this collection. There is something about the power an author chooses in certain words which helps create the proper ambiance for…

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About Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life.

My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/about-me/

20 thoughts on “Book Review: What’s in a Name? (Volume 2) by Sally Cronin

  1. A great review Sally and one that is very sensitive to the skillful way you manage to pack a lot of emotion and situation into a few simple lines, and I couldn’t agree more with James, for me that is where your talent shines through, the effortless conjuring of emotionally charged characters and situations. Pxx

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