Category: Brad Meltzer

  • Book Review: “The First Conspiracy” by Brad Meltzer

    Book Review: “The First Conspiracy” by Brad Meltzer

    Genre: Nonfiction History Not quite a first, but, rare indeed when I read a non-fiction book! There is one reason, besides learning a bit about history, and that is………Brad Meltzer. 🙂 The colonies are starting to get restless and they see the need for an Army to protect their citizens from the oppressive rule of […]

  • Book Review: “The President’s Shadow” by Brad Meltzer

    Book Review: “The President’s Shadow” by Brad Meltzer

    The First Lady is working in her garden when she unearths an arm. In the hand of that dead severed arm is a flattened penny (like those you get at the fair) that points to Beecher’s Dad’s Army unit: The Plankholders…..

  • Book Review: “The Escape Artist” by Brad Meltzer

    Book Review: “The Escape Artist” by Brad Meltzer

    “The Escape Artist” is a fascinating book filled with magic, history, intrigue, and insider information on one of this countries least known and most caring & needed facilities: the Dover Air Force Base Mortuary.

  • Book Review: “The Book of Lies” by Brad Meltzer

    Book Review: “The Book of Lies” by Brad Meltzer

    Genre: Thriller (Tell Your Stories) — Buy it! — The worlds first murder occurred when Cain killed his brother Abel. The murder weapon was never found, but, some theorize that that weapon was a book: “The Book of Lies”. In 1932, Mitchell Siegel was murdered by an unknown gunman in a robbery in Cleveland. His […]

  • Book Review: “The Inner Circle” by Brad Meltzer

    Book Review: “The Inner Circle” by Brad Meltzer

    Genre:  Thriller Rating:  4 WaterTowers (Extremely interesting) During the Revolutionary War, the British knew who the American intelligence operatives were and captured them.  Good intelligence is key to winning a war.  George Washington, with the help of Benjamin Tallmadge,  formed a super secret organization called the Culper  Spy Ring (History Channel, Brad Meltzer’s Decoded, WikiPedia) […]

  • Preview of "Heroes for My Son" by Brad Meltzer

    This is a preview of a new book by one of my all time favorite authors ( I have read most of Brad’s books before starting this blog, but, I gave “The First Counsel” a rating in the “Clunkers and Charms” posting), and also mentioned Brad in my “Author and Genre Overview” posting (one of […]