Added by Lucie Smoker on November 30, 2014 at 4:14am — No Comments
If you persevere for something, you are going to try and try, overcome whatever obstacle in your path. Tagging along with this can be a determination-al mindset that you are determined-dedicated-to reach your goal.
However, I view…Continue
Added by Stephen Brayton on November 29, 2014 at 12:33pm — No Comments
The Laced Chameleon was a standout in several ways: it included more than a casual dose of New Orleans atmosphere, it packed in some history I didn't know about, and it presented a strong female protagonist: all elements that make this more than your usual genre read.
The novel is set in 1862 New Orleans during the Civil War, when the Union Army occupied New Orleans, and delves into the social and racial structure of the city by presenting the life of a 'quadroon' (a person resulting…Continue
Added by Diane Donovan on November 26, 2014 at 4:11am — No Comments
I read so much in the area of mystery/detective/thriller novels, it's hard to pick a standout - but one of my more recent reads was Natalie's Art - and because it's a series title that truly stands alone, it's a fine recommendation.
To call Natalie's Art a 'mystery' would do it a disservice, though mystery is one element of its story. To call it a 'thriller' would be too vague, though there are many plot twists and plenty of intrigue that would appeal to fans of this…Continue
Added by Diane Donovan on November 25, 2014 at 3:56am — No Comments
Added by STEVEN NEDELTON on November 22, 2014 at 12:24pm — No Comments
I get this feeling whenever I read a book with a child in it playing with a toy.
See, that's the key word. Toy. Sometimes, I don't like the word. It brings back an aching nostalgia. Two years away from being fifty, I miss my childhood toys. My bunny, play pistols, Tonka toys, trucks and cars, rocket ships,…Continue
Added by Stephen Brayton on November 22, 2014 at 12:50am — No Comments
China, the eve of the September 11 attacks. A powerful cyber weapon is about to be released. Only one man can stop it ...
Journalist and SIS (MI6) contract agent George Quant arrives on the run in Beijing. Estranged from Karen, his Moscow-based handler, George is thrust into Asia's clandestine underworld of gentleman spies, nefarious business people, and murderous…
Added by Dee Owen on November 21, 2014 at 12:50am — No Comments
A first-rate police procedural. At Murder Beach Mystery Reviews. http://billsmedia.blogspot.com/
Added by William Wilde on November 14, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments
Another art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
In 1990 two robbers stole paintings worth $500 million from the Gardner Museum in Boston. Twenty years later, a ruthless man plans to steal several more. He forces Natalie to help him, but there is no honor among thieves, only treachery. After the…Continue
Added by Susan on November 2, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments