Short Story Summary: “Buy a Bullet” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller Evan Smoak has left the Orphan X program and is sitting in a coffee shop on University Avenue getting ready to head back to LA from the Bay Area. Minding his own business, Evan spots a man and a woman entering the shop. The man is holding onto a woman by her bicep, … Continue reading Short Story Summary: “Buy a Bullet” by Gregg Hurwitz

Short Story Summary: “The List” by Gregg Hurwitz

Joey is a black ops, assassin, Orphan Organization dropout. She is smarter, and more lethal, than almost anyone in the world. A hacker extraordinaire. Rescued and protected by Evan Smoak, Orphan X, Joey is now attending UCLA (and living with her dog, Dog, a Rhodesian Ridgeback) when she tries to help a college student before … Continue reading Short Story Summary: “The List” by Gregg Hurwitz

Once Upon a Crime: Five Authors Write a Short Story in Real Time

Ok, well, this was a VERY cool live streaming event that had this fanboy's mind spinning after it was over. St. Martin's Press and Minotaur Books, with Criminal Element, hosted a live streaming event June 24, 2020 where five invited authors would write a short story in real-time. But first..... I signed up for this … Continue reading Once Upon a Crime: Five Authors Write a Short Story in Real Time

Book Review: “Into the Fire” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller "Into the Fire" is an ARC sent to me by the publishers. It will be in "stores" Jan 28, 2020. Max Merriweather is the black sheep of the family: Divorced from the love of his life, barely scraping by, unhappy. He considers himself a loser. Grant Merriweather is the opposite: The CEO of … Continue reading Book Review: “Into the Fire” by Gregg Hurwitz

Book Review: “Out of the Dark” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller I have been writing book reviews here for over 12 years and have NEVER had two books in a row, from the same author, with 5 Watertowers. Until now. Evan Smoak was “recruited” into a secret government organization as a 12 year old where he was taught the skills he needed to become … Continue reading Book Review: “Out of the Dark” by Gregg Hurwitz