Book Reviews

What Could Be Saved

Review: What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

April 6, 2021 9:12 am By Leave your thoughts

What Could Be Saved, Liese O'Halloran Schwarz, Atria Books - The lingering quietness of Liese O’Halloran Schwarz’s mystery novel, “What Could Be Saved,” is also its driving energy. The narrative, bouncing between past and present, evolves around the disappearance of a child, and then, his re-appearance a half-century later.

At the End of the Matinee

Review: At the End of the Matinee by Kelichiro Hirano

March 17, 2021 8:46 am By Leave your thoughts

At the End of the Matinee, Kelichiro Hirano, Amazon Crossing - “At the End of the Matinee,” Japanese author Keiichiro Hirano’s new novel, depicts a torturous and suspenseful journey of two people in love whose lives bisect at the exact moment they are prepared to unite. It’s like two trains passing, each going in opposite directions.

Spin by Patricia Cornwell

Review: Spin by Patricia Cornwell

February 24, 2021 9:00 am By Leave your thoughts

Spin, Patricia Cornwell, Thomas & Mercer - NASA scientist and investigator Captain Calli Chase has a serious task on her hands when she investigates the sabotage of a rocket launch. Shadowy tech billionaire Neva Rong is in the frame for causing the crash.