Book Reviews

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King

May 19, 2017 8:23 am By

Feast of Sorrow, Crystal King, Touchstone - The Roman Empire, 1BC – 38 AD. The Emperor is lord of the known world. Those who are closest to him bask in reflected glory and wield considerable power.

The Erstwhile by B Catling

The Erstwhile by B. Catling

May 12, 2017 7:24 am By

The Erstwhile, B. Catling, Random House - English artist and poet B. Catling’s imagination is way out there, much of it beyond my grasp, yet the intrigue keeps you reading his second, definitely surreal novel, “The Erstwhile.”

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen Harrigan

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen Harrigan

May 11, 2017 7:47 am By

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, Stephen Harrigan, Penguin - Imagine becoming a close personal associate of a world famous, almost god-like, historical personality. This is the intriguing premise of Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln.

Library of Light and Shadow by M J Rose

The Library of Light and Shadow by M J Rose

April 28, 2017 10:02 am By

The Library of Light and Shadow, M J Rose, Atria - French artist Delphine Duplessi fled to New York city to escape a doomed love affair. Gifted with a magical talent, Delphine can draw shadow portraits that reveal peoples’ innermost secrets in shocking detail.

Later Essays by Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag: Later Essays

April 25, 2017 4:52 pm By

Later Essays, Susan Sontag, Library of America - The Library of America’s second volume of Susan Sontag’s brilliant observations and critiques, “Later Essays,” illustrates her extraordinary ability to dig deep into political and social conflict and provoke personal introspection.

A Twisted Vengeance by Candace Robb

A Twisted Vengeance by Candace Robb

April 19, 2017 10:10 am By

A Twisted Vengeance by Candace Robb - In 1399, England is under threat of civil war. Henry, Duke of Lancaster seeks to reclaim his inheritance, declared forfeit by his cousin King Richard II – but does he seek to take the crown itself?

The Night Bird by Brian Freeman

The Night Bird by Brian Freeman

April 19, 2017 9:52 am By

The Night Bird, Brian Freeman, Thomas and Mercer - San Francisco homicide detective Frost Easton takes on the strangest case of his career when a number of women die after suffering psychotic breaks. Each lived a perfectly normal life up to the moment they went crazy.

Man of Legends by Kenneth Johnson

The Man of Legends by Kenneth Johnson

April 11, 2017 8:27 am By

The Man of Legends, Kenneth Johnson, 47North - December 2000: New York City counts down to the new Millennium and newspaper journalist Jillian Guthrie notices something odd in the photos selected for a special edition.

Fatal by John Lescroart

Fatal by John Lescroart

April 4, 2017 12:34 pm By

Fatal, John Lescroart, Atria Books - Kate Jameson’s life ran on rails up to the moment she fell in lust with a brief acquaintance at a dinner party. Peter Ash showed little interest in her, yet she can’t stop thinking about him.