Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” by Casey Cep

I fell in love with Harper Lee when I first read To Kill a Mockingbird when I was about ten years old. I was immediately drawn to this book by the title; Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep is unique in that it’s a book about a murder trial in Alabama as well as a brief and … Continue reading Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” by Casey Cep

“The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” By Hallie Rubenhold

As an avid reader of anything connected to Jack the Ripper and his victims, I was drawn to this book by Hallie Rubenhold. “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” covers the histories of the five canonical victims whose murders were never solved. The killings in Whitechapel, a poor section of Victorian England, were attributed to a serial killer … Continue reading “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” By Hallie Rubenhold

“Here’s looking at you kid”

Originally posted on A Little more Fiction:
It was like the Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman scene from Casablanca. We were standing on the tarmac saying our last goodbyes and musing over lost possibilities. She was to fly away. Disappear over the far horizon to chase the sun and her dreams. I was to remain here and… and spend countless evenings listening to the sad… Continue reading “Here’s looking at you kid”