Author Archives: Mike Pihlman

Book Review: “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith

Genre: Thriller / Mystery Since solving the Lula Landry case in the last book, Cormoran Strike’s private detective agency is overflowing with customers. On the one hand, it is nice to be able to pay the bills, but, on the other hand, Cormoran and Robin are super busy with hardly anytime to breath. Cormoran is even talking about hiring help.

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Book Review: “The Fallen” by David Baldacci

Genre: Thriller FBI Special Task Force partners Amos Decker and Alex Jamison were ordered by their boss, Agent Bogart, to take a vacation. With nowhere to go, Amos was invited by Alex to come with her to celebrate her niece, Zoe’s 6th birthday in Baronville, PA. He accepted. Alex’s sister, Amber, and brother-in-law, Frank, just moved to the depressed, opioid

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Book Review: “Face of a Killer” by Robin Burcell

Genre: Thriller Sydney Fitzpatrick is an FBI Forensic Artist and “Face of a Killer” is book #1 in the series. If you recognize the author, Robin, has, in recent years, co-authored the Sam and Remi Fargo series with Clive Cussler. I am catching up on her original books…. Sydney is ready to spend the night at the bar getting plastered.

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Short Story Summary: “The New Girl” by Alexandra Sokoloff

Mason’s high school was run by the all white, dimwitted, racist, hateful members of the football team….all supporters of the orange idiot. The football elite harassed students at will, they beat up anyone that did not fit their mold, yet they were adored (and feared) by the teachers, administration, and students. The white elite football players could do what they

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