Book Review: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough, John J. Ross, M.D.

Book Review: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough, John J. Ross, M.D.   Nonfiction: Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough, John J. Ross, M.D.   Certain writers’ works are, dare I say, infected with certain maladies. Shakespeare frequently refers obliquely to syphilis. James Joyce has multiple descriptive names for gonorrhea. Tuberculosis affects characters in Jane Eyre and […]

Blog Tour: The Hurting, R.J. Mitchell

Book Review: The Hurting, DS Thoroughgood Book 2, R.J. Mitchell   Thriller: The Hurting, DS Thoroughgood Book 2, R.J. Mitchell   Almost anyone who’s been in love believes they would be willing to die for that special someone. Whether that’s a significant other, a spouse, a child, or many other relationships that shape a life, our willingness […]

Blog Tour: DI Hanlon Series, Alex Coombs

Series Review: The Stolen Child, The Innocent Girl, The Missing Husband, & The Silent Victims, DI Hanlon Series, Alex Coombs Mystery Series: The Stolen Child, The Innocent Girl, The Missing Husband, & The Silent Victims, DI Hanlon Series, Alex Coombs   I was completely unfamiliar with the DI Hanlon series prior to being invited to […]

Quote: Martin Luther King Jr. on Education

Quote: Martin Luther King Jr. on The Function of Education   The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King Jr.   About Martin Luther King Jr. — https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1964/king/biographical/  https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/martin-luther-king-jr https://www.biography.com/activist/martin-luther-king-jr   Quote: Martin Luther […]

Book Review: 18 Tiny Deaths, Bruce Goldfarb

Book Review: 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics,, Bruce Goldfarb   Nonfiction: 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics,, Bruce Goldfarb   Although it would make a great title for a crime novel, 18 Tiny Deaths […]

Blog Tour: Parallel Lines, R. J. Mitchell

Book Review: Parallel Lines, A DS Thoroughgood Thriller, R. J. Mitchell Thriller: Parallel Lines, A DS Thoroughgood Thriller, R. J. Mitchell Blog Tour January 15, 2021   It would not be fair to say that Parallel Lines starts slowly. It takes some time introducing characters, giving readers a feel for the seamier side of Glasgow, […]