Tag: murder

Book Review: DARKTOWN, by Thomas Mullen

Thomas Mullen DARKTOWN 37 Ink, 2016 371 pages Crime / Police Procedural Picked up a copy of DARKTOWN on a whim. Reviews looked good. Synopsis sounded good. Figured I’d give it a shot. Man. This book was outstanding. I want to put this at the front of the review. Not the end. I don’t want people to […]

Book Review: Term Limits, by Vince Flynn

TERM LIMITS, published in 1999, and Vince Flynn’s first novel, actually fits in third in the Mitch Rapp series, right between KILL SHOT and TRANSFER OF POWER. Which is pretty cool. Additionally, I found TERM LIMITS –for a book published eighteen years ago– very politically relevant. The President of the United States has a budget […]

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 […]

Book Review: CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, by Preston & Child

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child THE CABINET OF CURIOSITIES (Pendergast #3) Warner Books, 2002 466 Pages Thriller / Supernatural Man, it was a long, long time ago when I first read RELIC, the 1st Pendergast book in the series. I remember loving it. The movie was so-so. I then read the second book, RELIQUARY, and same […]

Book Review: BRAVE NEW GIRLS, Tales of Girls & Gadgets

I recently received a copy of the newest sci-fi anthology, BRAVE NEW GIRLS. I have stated a few times that I am not a fan of short stories, and for that matter, anthologies. However, I will admit this was a book of shorts I was looking forward to reading. I just hoped I wouldn’t be […]