A couple of interesting pieces.
First is on Night Shade Books…
First is on Night Shade Books…
It has been seven long years since Katy died as the latest novel in the very good Moe Prager series opens. Much has happened to Moe and his family and the aftershocks continue from Katy’s tragic death. Moe has divorced Carmella, their detective agency partnership has long since dissolved and these days he just deals with the wine business. The second store on Long Island will be opening up in a few months and Moe has his hands full with that. Moe Prager is very much out of the detective…Continue
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Sometimes the blurb on the book encapsulates the book in an excellent way. From the back cover of the recently released collection, INHUMAN CONDITION written by Kate Thornton, comes this explanation:
“Human beings tend to fear the things they don’t know, and that is often sensible, given the lurking dangers that confronted our distant ancestors. But sometimes we need to examine carefully the things we think we know: the pet shop owner in town, the teenage girl…Continue
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Before the review, please allow me to thank those who have contributed publicly to my COBRA insurance and medication fund via ChipIn and privately. As readers of my blog know, things are pretty grim and I appreciate the help so much. On to better things.......
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This debut novel by Bruce DeSilva is getting a lot of attention and rightfully so. Not just because, as has been done in several recent novels, the ongoing demise of the newspaper industry plays a central role. The main theme of the book, chasing an arsonist burning buildings and killing people, is a good one with plenty of twists and turns.
Liam Mulligan is your classic newspaper reporter. He knows everybody on all sides of his beat and when he isn't working or fielding…Continue
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Gus Carpenter is not the only one who left Starvation Lake for bigger pastures in Detroit only to return home like a whipped dog. His second cousin, Gracie McBride,
did the same thing. Gus never did get along well with Gracie despite
the fact she was at his house when they were growing up almost as
much as he was. Maybe it was because she was…
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My blog today features a piece written by talented author Dave
Zelsterman discussing e-books and the future of publishing. Stop by and
take a look at http://kevintipplescorner.blogspot.com/ Comments are
very welcome though you won't win a thing.
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This is a very cool deal and I wish I had some money.
Barry Ergang, my friend who also occasionally allows me to post one of his book reviews, has some very neat books for sale. The main link is at http://jdcarr.com/forum/showthread.php?p=18683#post18683 and you ought to check it out.
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