The Girl on the Bridge: A McCabe and Savage Thriller (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 5) by James Hayman

Although this is the fifth book in the McCabe and Savage series by James Hayman, it is the first one I read. I was attracted to The Girl on the Bridge by the blurb. Let me say up front, this book is better than the blurb indicates. The prologue does an excellent job of developing the character of Hannah Reindel, the girl who apparently commits … Continue reading The Girl on the Bridge: A McCabe and Savage Thriller (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 5) by James Hayman

“Surrender, New York: A Novel” by Caleb Carr

I loved Caleb Carr’s first two books and thought I would give Surrender, New York a try. The fact that I am from New York, and New Yorker’s don’t surrender, also had something to do with my choice. I’d read the negative reviews, and I thought, how bad could it be? I don’t know what the other reviewers were reading, because I liked this book … Continue reading “Surrender, New York: A Novel” by Caleb Carr

World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide. Have you ever considered it? If you have, it is likely you have never told anyone. In fact, you may not admit it to yourself. Social stigma and your own shame have kept you silent. What do statistics tell us? Suicide ranks tenth as a cause of death. Most suicides are a result of firearms. About half as many are caused by suffocation. Half … Continue reading World Suicide Prevention Day

“Broken” by Roni-Askey-Doran

Broken by Roni Askey-Doran My rating: 5 of 5 stars Roni-Askey-Doran grabbed my attention from the very first sentence in “Broken”. I had to find out what would drive Emily Zylaz to decide to commit suicide on her birthday. As I followed Emily through her day and learned more about her journey to this pivotal day I began to understand how she came to that … Continue reading “Broken” by Roni-Askey-Doran