In The Promise, whether he started out with this in mind or not, the author tackles the tricky subject of grief, and the lengths we might go to in order to resolve it.
Ah, the Tom Clancy universe, where the book titles are meaningless, the righteous are Republicans, women exist sometimes, and everyone is above the law...
David Mamet returns to old stomping grounds in the prohibition-era crime novel "Chicago." It's everything you would expect from him, so buckle up.
The first book in a long series, but the origin stories are always the best. And it takes place in Chicago! What's not to love?
With the proliferation of vampire/werewolf/whatever novels over the past decade-plus, you need some serious confidence to throw your hat in that ring. A writer needs to differentiate themselves from everything else out there, whether through world-building or a clever hook, and they need to do it without looking like they’re trying too hard. In A Tracker’s... Continue Reading →
At this point, author Alex Grecian has several more "Scotland Yard's Murder Squad" novels out and about. The Black Country is the second one in the series and also the second one I have read after the outstanding The Yard (read the review here). The Black Country differs quite a bit from the first novel. The locale is... Continue Reading →
It’s not often I see contemporary thriller broken up into three books. It could be a cheap stunt to suck dollars out of readers (like how The Hobbit is three movies). But three separate books work well here. Each book could almost stand alone, but not quite. They rely on each other. Side note:... Continue Reading →
Author Anthony Horowitz makes me upset. Upset that he’s a good writer. Upset for leading me down one path only to blindside me with epic-level plot-twists. Upset for making me think I could figure it all out before he revealed the solution to the central mystery. Did I mention that he’s an Officer of the... Continue Reading →