The Crossing (a book review)

Considering how prolific he is, you would think author Michael Connelly's recurring characters, and especially the stories, would get stale. Okay, he's not James Patterson prolific, but he's also the only one writing his novels (as far as I know). The characters do have some recurring arcs and the occasional dramatic development usually reserved for... Continue Reading →

One Mile Under (a book review)

I've never read anything by Andrew Gross. I was skeptical prior to reading this book because the author had long been one of the multitude of co-writers associated with James Patterson. I was sure I was going to get a 350-page book with 350 individual chapters that came across as if the whole thing had... Continue Reading →

The Lost Key (a book review)

Readers of MojoFiction know how we feel about the current genre of series-based international action-thrillers: But how does one define this genre? More importantly, how does MojoFiction define it (because, as you know, we are slightly off our rocker)? Stock good guys who could be played by anyone in Hollywood when the movie comes out?... Continue Reading →

Suspect (a book review)

"I won’t leave you." Therein lies the emotional thread running through the Robert Crais novel, Suspect, a story about an LAPD officer trying to recover from the traumatic loss of his partner and finding an unexpected source of healing in his new position in the department’s K-9 unit. I recently railed on thrillers that have... Continue Reading →

Secrets in Stone (a book review)

Joyce Manning lives a lonely life in Chicago. She’s an old-fashioned girl in many ways and she doesn’t have many friends. She doesn’t own a computer or a cell phone. The one man she’s interested in isn’t particularly interested in women. When the unthinkable happens and she’s assaulted in her own apartment, she desperately wants... Continue Reading →

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