Tag: police

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 […]

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 […]