“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.
Mark, Todd, Gordy, and Zola are best friends entering their last semester at Foggy Bottom Law School in Washington, D.C. Mired in debt, the four friends decide to start their law practice early…..death and intrigue follow[….]
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, 1940 Louise Crowley is afraid someone is trying to kill her. A secretary at Alexander Publishing, Louise has received threatening letters, was pushed […]
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 of the city, they go to school, and can purchase items with a signature. They are not expected to fight. While in China, […]
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 Faberge eggs, her entire fortune, to save her son and his family from execution. But, Pyotr smelled a set-up and before the ransom […]
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”. 😦 Click here for all my Reviews of the Kinsey Millhone mystery series. Next up for me is “U”.
Genre: Thriller ? I read “The Christmas Train” in 2002 or so (a few years before I started this blog). I recently noticed that the Hallmark Channel has completed a movie based on this book soooooo, I decided to take the book off the shelf, dust it off, […]
Genre: Mystery February 1881, Edinburgh, Scotland Detective Inspector Ian Hamilton is, at 27, the youngest person in the Edinburgh City Police to gain the rank of “Detective Inspector”. At the moment, he is investigating a possible suicide in Holyrood Park. Apparently, Stephen Wycherly, climbed up to the top […]
Genre: Thriller The first Fargo Adventure I read (#8 or so in the series) was co-written with Clive Cussler by Facebook friend, Robin Burcell: “Pirate”. As always when I start a series late, I felt I was lacking depth of character (hey, I am anal about reading in […]
Genre: Thriller Rick Hoffman was an up and coming investigative reporter for the Boston Globe when he was wooed away for a job, and much larger salary, as Editor of a classy Boston-based magazine, Back Bay. With his high-class taste, a great job at Back Bay, and a […]