Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tatiana: An Arkady Renko Novel – Martin Cruz Smith

When Tatiana Petrovna falls from her balcony in Moscow the prosecutor rules it a suicide. Even though she is an investigative reporter with many enemies no one questions the ruling. No one except Arkady Renko. He feels things just aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in adult, mystery

No Man’s Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel – Ruth Rendell

Retirement is weighing heavily in Chief Inspector Wexford’s hands, so a call from Detective Superintendent Burden is a welcomed event. Burden invites Wexford to act as consultant and accompany him on an inspection of the vicarage where the Reverend Sarah … Continue reading

Posted in adult, mystery

Parasite – Mira Grant

Sally was dead. The car wreck destroyed her brain and her body is being kept alive artificially. Her family gathered around and prepared to turn off life support so that her organs might be harvested and used for others. Abruptly, … Continue reading

Posted in adult, science fiction

Backwards – Todd Mitchell

The story opens with a teen committing suicide. At the time of death, a mysterious person/soul/entity enters the boy’s body and time goes in reverse. Each morning is another day before the death. Can this soul inside the body change … Continue reading

Posted in realistic fiction

What’s So Funny?: My Hilarious Life – Tim Conway, Jane Scovell, Carol Burnett (Foreword by)

Tim Conway is just one of the funniest people ever to walk this planet. From Tim’s eventful baptism through his interesting childhood, it becomes evident that Dan and Sophia (Tim always refers to his parents as Dan and Sophia) were … Continue reading

Posted in adult, biography, humor

Everything Breaks – Vicki Grove

Tucker was to be the designated driver for his close-knit group of friends, on their way to the last high school bonfire of the season. Instead, he drank beer with them on the way then left the car to be … Continue reading

Posted in realistic fiction