Tag: doctor

Book Review: THE PERFECT ASSASSIN, by Ward Larsen

I have to admit it. I caught the espionage bug. Maybe I’ve always had it? Between Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels, and Jason Bourne starring on the pages of Ludlum’s books, to Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp character . . . (and I suppose it goes without saying, and yet, here I am saying it, there seems always […]

UPSIDE DOWN: Madness, Murder, and the Perfect Marriage

I generally do not read non-fiction. This book review of Dr. Jerid M. Fisher’s UPSIDE DOWN is rather unique. It isn’t fair to give the review without a touch of background on the situation. The book is about a heinous crime that took place in Rochester, NY in 2009. A friend of mine was the […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tallas

On my search for the #NextYaCraze, I recently received and began reading Cathrina Constantine’s Tallas, a dystopian young adult novel. With an alluring cover, and a premise that sounded promising, I was hopeful. The back cover synopsis reads: In a decimated world, setting foot outside the protected village of Tallas is certain death—or so they […]

Boston’s Marathon First Responders

I’d been up 25 hours by the time I made it home from work yesterday morning. My middle son was off visiting a prospective college for the weekend. His mother contacted me about picking him up around 1:00 PM, Monday. So I set my alarm for noon. Three hours after falling asleep, the buzzing from […]