Tag: novel

“Edinburgh Dusk” by Carole Lawrence

Genre: Thriller / Mystery “Edinburgh Dusk” is an ARC sent to me by Carole Lawrence.  It is due in “stores” in September 2018.  This is […]

“The Gray Ghost” by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

Genre: Thriller 1906 In a last ditch effort to remain afloat, the Rolls-Royce Limited company has designed an innovative new engine, and car, to be […]

“The President’s Shadow” by Brad Meltzer

Genre: Thriller The Culper Ring was started by George Washington.  It’s main purpose is to protect the Presidency (not the President, but, the Presidency). The […]

“The Escape Artist” by Brad Meltzer

Genre: Thriller “Just because you’re not dead doesn’t mean you are alive” A small military aircraft crashes in Alaska.  Among the passengers are the Librarian […]

“The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham

Genre: Thriller Mark, Todd, Gordy, and Zola are best friends entering their last semester at Foggy Bottom Law School in Washington, D.C.  Foggy Bottom is […]

“City of Sharks” by Kelli Stanley

Genre: Mystery This is an ARC sent to me by Kelli Stanley.  It is due in “stores” TODAY (March 20, 2018). Buy It!   September 17, […]

“Black Powder War” by Naomi Novik

Genre: Fantasy Quick Review:  In China, Laurence and Temeraire find that dragons are treated very differently than they are in England. Here they have the run […]

“The Romanov Ransom” by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

Genre: Thriller Crimea, 1918 The Dowager Empress, Maria Feodorovna (of the Romanov family), sends her trusted servant, Pyotr, to deliver a ransom of jewels and […]

Sue Grafton Passes Away at “Y”

Such sad news today, December 29, 2017.  Sue Gafton has passed away from cancer. Her daughter tells us that the alphabet now ends with “Y”. […]

“The Christmas Train” by David Baldacci

Genre: Thriller ? I read “The Christmas Train” in 2002 or so (a few years before I started this blog).  I recently noticed that the […]