Cons, Dames and G-Men: An Anthology

Cons, Dames, and G-Men An Anthology Celebrating the Golden Age of Crime From Stab in the Dark Crime Writers Circle I grew up reading crime stories and watching crime movies. I don’t mean the kind of crime tales you can get now. I’m talking about the gritty crime of the thirties through the early fifties. My father introduced me to the genre and I was … Continue reading Cons, Dames and G-Men: An Anthology

ARC Review of “A Handful of Fire” by Alexis Alvarez

As a fan of the earlier books by Alexis Alvarez I was prepared for a steamy love story. I was not prepared for the touching tale of Shai, Gabriel, and his son Michael in A Handful of Fire. Make no mistake; the story carries all of the heat and passion you’d expect from Alvarez. It also reveals the pain and passion of lives touched by … Continue reading ARC Review of “A Handful of Fire” by Alexis Alvarez

FINE REVIEW: “The Railroad” by Neil Newton ~ Courageous Book Steeped with Gravitas

Originally posted on Mark Fine | Ruminations:
The Railroad by Neil Newton My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are times it takes great courage to write, especially when the events are personal—a major human-made catastrophe. Add to it a fictional focus is on the bleaker side of the human condition, and you have a book steeped with gravitas. This certainly is the case in author,… Continue reading FINE REVIEW: “The Railroad” by Neil Newton ~ Courageous Book Steeped with Gravitas