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ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI

Esther and Ahasuerus On July 15, I posted a review of Andrew Nugent’s SOUL MURDER, in which the author shows that the killing of the spirit and the will are as ruthless as the murder of the body. The picture … Continue reading

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THE LAST ENEMY – Grace Brophy

” A rough wind lifted the decaying leaves that lay in front of the burial chamber and sent them swirling through the iron gates that separate the living from the dead.  Two figures occupied the chamber’s narrow inner space.  The … Continue reading

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SPIDER BONES – Kathy Reichs

The goal of this blog is to showcase authors who don’t get the attention they deserve.  Kathy Reichs does not fall into this category.  She does, however, write a pretty good story.  SPIDER BONES is the thirteenth book in the … Continue reading

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CARO RAMSAY from MURDER IS EVERYWHERE

On August 15, I reviewed a stunningly engrossing book by Caro Ramsay, ABSOLUTION.  I first learned of the author when she was a guest poster on my favorite blog, Murder is Everywhere.  Timothy Hallinan, Leighton Gage, Cara Black, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, … Continue reading

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MAN WITH THE BALTIC STARE – James Church

Sometime in the not too distant future, Inspector O, previously of an undetermined ministry in North Korea, is forced to leave his isolated mountain home to return to Pyongyang and take on a mission that only he can accomplish. He … Continue reading

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IN THE WIND – Barbara Fister

IN THE WIND addresses the twinning of the actions taken by the Federal government during the Vietnam War era  and the ramifications of the Patriot Act.  In both cases, the civil liberties of American citizens are threatened in the name … Continue reading

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BURIED STRANGERS – Leighton Gage

Leighton Gage’s first book, BLOOD OF THE WICKED, starts with the assassination of a Catholic bishop; from the first pages it is a book that can’t be put down. Gage’s second book, BURIED STRANGERS, begins with a dog and a … Continue reading

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VOICES – Arnaldur Indridison

Kathy Delaney is the guest reviewer today.  In her own words: I am an award winning quilter who teaches nationally – internationally even.   I am a quilter, designer, author, quilt judge, teacher and lecturer. I work in a quilt … Continue reading

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CROSSFIRE – Dick Francis and Felix Francis

Helmand Province, Afghanistan  October, 2009 Captain Thomas Forsyth joined the army when he was seventeen.  Ability and talent got him to Sandhurst; leadership in the field got him to a war.  An IED got him listed as an amputee. “Simply … Continue reading

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JADE LADY BURNING – Martin Limon

… Again, we are fortunate to have Condorena share with us her review of Martin Limon’s JADE LADY BURNING.  Condorena is a physician who lives on the east coast. JADE LADY BURNING  by Martin Limón “Ernie and I finished the … Continue reading

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