Tag: murder

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 […]

Book Review: The Black Minute

The Black Minute is the third book I have read by award winning author, Christopher Valen. To start this off, I want to say that I am thoroughly enjoying the John Santana novels. If you are looking for police procedural books that are crisp and tightly knit thrillers, there really is no reason not to […]

Book Review: White Tombs

Recently, I reviewed the fifth book in Christopher Valen’s John Santana saga, Death’s Way. White Tombs is the first title in the series. (I now have all of the five books, and as I read them I will post reviews as well). When Julio Perez in found murdered, Minnesota detective John Santana has a few […]