Category: fiction

Book Review: SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, by Christopher Valen

I have been a fan of the John Santana crime novels from the beginning, as well as an immediate fan of Christopher Valen. His writing style, characters, and tight-knitted plots made becoming a fan simple, natural. I mean, Valen puts everything a mystery reader wants inside every one of his novels. Intrigue, suspense, a splash […]

Book Review: OVERWATCH, by Matthew Betley

I am definitely on a kick. Thanks to the likes of Vince Flynn. While I have always loved crime novels, only recently have I started reading about espionage, and military-thrillers. My latest read is Matthew Betley’s debut, OVERWATCH. The overall plot is somewhat simple. I like that. There is an objective, and the Betley just […]

Book Review: KILL SHOT, by Vince Flynn

So. I just finished reading the second book in the Mitch Rapp saga. KILL SHOT picks up pretty much where AMERICAN ASSASSIN left off. Basically, Mitch Rapp works for an off-chute branch of the C.I.A. Black-Ops. He does things that need to get done, and without too many people knowing the details. He is essentially […]

Book Review: FOR STEAM AND COUNTRY

I just finished reading an absolutely fun, action-filled steampunk novel. FOR STEAM AND COUNTRY was written by Jon Del Arroz. It is the kind of novel that, when you sit down to start reading –time gets away from you. As a reader I was sucked right into the story for two very key, and important […]

Book Review: MEDDLING KIDS, by Edgar Cantero

MEDDLING KIDS is a new novel by Edgar Cantero. This is not your parent’s Scooby-Doo, and yet, this book is perfect for your parents who were fans of Scooby-Doo! Here’s the thing. I had a tough time remembering I wasn’t reading a Scooby-Doo mash-up novel. So even though I was reading names like Peter, Nate, […]