Book Review: The Reluctant Coroner, Paul Austin Ardoin

Book Review: The Reluctant Coroner, Fenway Stevenson Book 1, Paul Austin Ardoin   Mystery: The Reluctant Coroner, Fenway Stevenson Book 1, Paul Austin Ardoin   Fenway Stevenson got her name from her father, a lifelong Red Sox fan. (For those of you not into American sports, they are Boston’s Major League Baseball team.)   After […]

Blog Tour: The Dentist, Tim Sullivan

Book Review: The Dentist, DS Cross Series Book 1, Tim Sullivan Mystery: The Dentist, DS Cross Series Book 1, Tim Sullivan Blog Tour September 4, 2020   In what feels like a previous life I worked regularly with children. Occasionally I had reason to interact with children on the autism spectrum. I was not situated to spend […]

Blog Tour: Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun, Pete Adams

Book Review: Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun, DaDa Detective Agency Book 1, Pete Adams   Mystery: Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun, DaDa Detective Agency Book 1, Pete Adams BLOG TOUR AUGUST 31, 2020   I read a lot of books. Usually at the end of the book I am left with […]

Blog Tour: Saint Justice, Mike Grist

Book Review: Saint Justice, Christopher Wren Book 1,  Mike Grist   Thriller: Saint Justice, Christopher Wren Book 1,  Mike Grist BLOG TOUR AUGUST 21, 2020   Thrillers tend to come with certain built-in tropes. Chief among them: a white man (or sometimes woman) faces intractable enemies and comes out on top. I am sure there […]

Book Review: Stoker’s Wilde, Stephen Hopstaken and Melissa Prusiok

Book Review: Stoker’s Wilde, Fiction without Frontiers Book 1, Stephen Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi   Fantasy: Stoker’s Wilde, Fiction without Frontiers Book 1, Stephen Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi   For someone who is not generally a fan of the horror genre, I seem to be reading quite a few of them. Last year I was sent […]

Book Review: How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse, K. Eason

Book Review: How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse, Book One of the Thorne Chronicles, K. Eason   Science Fiction: How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse, Book One of the Thorne Chronicles, K. Eason   I have been told I have a dry sense of humor. I don’t know whether that’s necessary to appreciate How Rory Thorne Destroyed […]

Blog Tour: The Utrecht Murders, Jonathan Wilkins

Book Series Review: Utrecht Snow and Utrecht Rain, The Utrecht Murders, Jonathan Wilkins   Mystery: Utrecht Snow and Utrecht Rain, The Utrecht Murders, Jonathan Wilkins   Utrecht. One of Netherlands largest cities. Home of one of the world’s oldest universities. And if Jonathan Wilkins has his way, a hotbed for crime fiction with amazing characters and […]

Book Review: The Bowery Slugger, Leopold Borstinski

Book Review: The Bowery Slugger, Alex Cohen Book 1, Leopold Borstinski   Book Review: The Bowery Slugger, Alex Cohen Book 1, Leopold Borstinski   The Bowery Slugger starts with a reflection on the game of baseball. In very thoughtful and almost pastoral language, author Leopold Borstinski muses on the history and meaning of the game […]