Tag: police

#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 […]

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 […]

Book Review: Death’s Way, A John Santana Novel

I won an autographed ARC of Christopher Valen’s latest John Santa thriller, Death’s Way. I had a pile of to-be-reads ahead of his book. Had I have known it was going to be as engrossing and compelling, I would have moved it to the top of the heap, for sure. For the longest time –at […]

Book Review: Mr. Mercedes

I had heard mixed reviews about Stephen King’s latest novel, Mr. Mercedes. I bought it. Read it. And before I sat to write the review, I needed to forget that it was written by Stephen King. I have read many non-horror novels by the master, and loved them all. Mr. Mercedes is no different. It […]