Book Reviews

The Chef's Secret by Crystal King

The Chef’s Secret by Crystal King

December 19, 2018 3:00 pm By Leave your thoughts

The Chef's Secret, Crystal King, Touchstone - Crystal King’s historical novel, “The Chef’s Secret,” is a fictional story based on a true character, Bartolomeo Scappi, who served as the Vatican chef during the 16th century Italian Renaissance.

Hunt Them Down by Simon Gervais

Hunt Them Down by Simon Gervais

November 26, 2018 9:34 am By Leave your thoughts

Hunt Them Down, Simon Gervais, Thomas & Mercer - “Hunt Them Down,” by Simon Gervais, is a crime thriller riddled with immense and constant firepower, bodies strewn from Chicago to Miami, and crashing to a conclusion in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where one of the drug cartel’s most vicious leaders plots horrific revenge.

The Future is Female edited by Lisa Yaszek

The Future is Female! edited by Lisa Yazek

November 13, 2018 3:56 pm By Leave your thoughts

The Future i Female!, Lisa Yazek Editor, Library of America - Shocking, disturbing and awe-inspiring is Lisa Yaszek ’s compilation of 25 science fiction and pulp stories, all written by women, in a special publication by The Library of America,The Future is Female! It comes with a warning: Visionary women writers in this landmark anthology may permanently alter your perception of American science fiction.

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness

Times Convert by Deborah Harkness

November 7, 2018 11:56 am By Leave your thoughts

Times Convert, Deborah Harknes, Viking - The small rural town of Hadley, Massachusetts, is too quiet for Marcus MacNeil. Born in the year 1757, he suffers a harsh life at the hands of his drunken abusive father, a military veteran who makes his rare appearances at home a living hell for his family.

River Bodies by Karen Katchur

River Bodies by Karen Katchur

October 27, 2018 10:51 am By Leave your thoughts

River Bodies, Karen Katchur, Thomas & Mercer - Veterinarian Becca Kingsley grew up in Portland, a small Pennsylvanian town alongside the Delaware River. Her father Clint was chief of police, respected by the community but an object of fear and loathing to Becca for his stern discipline and womanizing.