Tonight I'm speaking at the Maryland Writers Association - Howard County chapter - at 7 pm in the Elkridge branch of the Howard County library, 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD.
Russian Roulette has been gathering nice reviews on Amazon.com among other places. The one I want to point out today comes from Duaine Goodno.
I've known Duaine for several years because I used to work with his wife. But while she has focused on government service Duaine has served in a different way, on months-long humanitarian missions in the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, and Afghanistan. Taking a break from the action back home in the USA, Duaine read Russian Roulette and posted a review on Amazon.com.
Duaine did take me to task for Hannibal's tendency to rush from one scene to the next. It is true that a phone call in the middle of an interview will make Hannibal move on without finishing what he was doing. But despite my detective's weaknesses, Duaine said so many positive things about my novel that I had to use some of his words at this week's featured review on my web site.
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