As a fan of Detective Temeke and his partner Malin Santiago, I was delighted to see a new book in the series. Easy Prey, by Claire Stibbe features a fascinating character, Jessie Bowman, who embodies the indestructible illusion of youth. When her best friend, Brianna Ortiz, disappears from their tent while on a camping trip, Jessie is thrown into a dangerous game of cat and mouse with … Continue reading Easy Prey (The Detective Temeke Crime Series Book 5) by Claire Stibbe
Don’t tell author Ted Tayler, I am having a virtual affair with his character, Phoenix. Like a hungry lover, I wait for each new book in his series, eager to learn what my vigilante hero is up to. Even his relationship with the beautiful Athena has not put me off. In the latest book, Revenge Comes In Many Colours: The Phoenix … Continue reading “Revenge Comes In Many Colours: The Phoenix Series Book 9” by Ted Tayler
Let me say up front this is the fourth installment in the Jarvis Mann series by R. Weir and the first I have read. I love a good detective book and my major requirements are a good plot and lots of action. Blood Brothers does deliver in those areas. Beginning with Private Investigator Jarvis Mann pursuing a fleeing criminal fifteen years younger than he is, … Continue reading Blood Brothers: A Jarvis Mann Detective Novel by R. Weir
Being a writer I have often wondered exactly how the Witness Protection Program works. In the movies and on TV, witnesses are gathered together and efficiently moved away from friends, jobs, and sometimes even families to new locations. Given new names, they are seemingly provided new jobs and lives where they are securely protected from whatever criminal or criminal group would kill them and their … Continue reading The Witness Protection Program- Who is Your Neighbor?
On November 22, 1963 at approximately 12:30 PM (CST), President John F. Kennedy the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Forty-five minutes after the shots were fired in Dealey Plaza Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested at the Texas Theater. However Oswald was not arrested for shooting the president. He was arrested for the fatal shooting of a Dallas policeman, J.D. … Continue reading November 22, 1963 and Forward: Assassination of a President
Day 10 Twelve days until Christmas! I have decided to launch a holiday giveaway. I will post a blog every day for the next 12 days. All you need to do to be entered in the giveaway is leave a comment about why you want to read my book http://www.amazon.com/View-From-Sixth-Floor-Oswald-ebook/dp/B00NPCZW6W. I will be choosing a winner every day for the next 12 days to receive … Continue reading Book Giveaway-Day 10 (Police Shooting-More Empty Chairs)
She wants to be a cosmetologist and “do hair”. That’s Vanessa Coleman’s career goal. Channon Christian and Chris Newsome had career goals as well. They had career goals the night they were kidnapped at gunpoint by Coleman’s friends. They had career goals as they were tortured, raped, abused beyond all human imagination, and murdered. Channon was a Sociology major at the University of Tennessee. Chris … Continue reading Vanessa Coleman Wants to Do Hair
Why are strangers suddenly appearing in a sleepy North Carolina town asking about Lee Harvey Oswald? What do they have to do with widow Olivia Roberts? Why is her neighbor and friend Bill Horton so dead set against her traveling to Dallas, Texas? When she journeys from her North Carolina home to Dallas in search of answers to questions from November 22, 1963 she learns … Continue reading View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale
On January 6, 2007 a young couple in East Tennessee was kidnapped. Channon Christian was just 21 years old and her boyfriend Christopher Newsome was 23 years old. They were carjacked by multiple assailants in an apartment complex parking lot where they had gone to visit friends. But that was just the beginning of the horrors they would endure over the following days. Taken to … Continue reading Justice Served?
I just finished Poisoned Saints by Ben Coulter and I must say it was quite a roller coaster ride. For starters I’m an American and had no idea there was a drug problem in the UK. I loved the dialect and the conversations between the characters were certainly easy to follow in spite of the differences. I had to like the “bad boys” because, well, … Continue reading Poisoned Saints by Ben Coulter