A startling look at how the political machine runs and how easily it can be abused. And it's not limited to Illinois. This could happen anywhere.
Considering current events in Europe, this is a timely read -- if you can handle lengthy Tom Clancy plotting...
The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston, is a true story. The locations are real, the timeline is real, the treasures are real. The curse could be interpreted as real, depending on your point of view.
It says something about our world that the political and social issues explored in the musical are still relevant.
On Monday, we here at MojoFiction read on the internet that Tuesday was voting day for Republicans and Wednesday was for Democrats. You can’t believe everything you read on the internet! On Tuesday morning we thought we better be sure, so we did the smart thing and turned to the most reliable information source we... Continue Reading →
When I saw "Fury from the Tomb," by S.A. Sidor, at the bookstore, I knew it was a match made in camp heaven. Look at that cover art. Or this quote from main character Romulus Hardy: “Egypt is how I got to Mexico.” What the heck could that even mean? I had to know. Fun... Continue Reading →
The fascinating thing about history is how we absorb it, how the same event can have far different effects on each individual. When it comes to reading about history, our enjoyment of a particular subject is often contingent on our overall experience with it. Usually, something has led us to that moment where we pick... Continue Reading →
No Line on the Horizon (NLOTH) dropped back in 2009, which means we're coming up on ten years. It's time to revisit this often stunning work in the nine-year anniversary celebration no one asked for! Initially, the idea was to do this esoteric thing and have a few hits there as well. It's kind of... Continue Reading →
I’ve read a couple of novels by Mark Greaney under the Tom Clancy line (co-authored I suppose). They were decent, but they suffered from the usual Clancy tropes of over-explanation, scenes that could have been cut because they didn’t add to the story, etc. So I didn’t much wonder how Mr. Greaney would do solo.... Continue Reading →