Wow, looking over my past half-dozen posts it seems like I’ve been a busy little reader, haven’t I? And you might be asked, “So what happened to the writing, huh?” Continue reading “On multi-tasking and outlines”
First off, it really didn’t take me as long to read this book as the dates might indicate. Because it was in my car, handy for those waits when picking up kids from various activities.
But once I got it out of my car… Continue reading “Book Review: The Kennedy Connection”
For some reason I didn’t review this when I finished it.
I was introduced to Mark Pryor and Hugo Marston by reading the fifth book in the series, THE RELUCTANT MATADOR. It was nice to go back to see where it all started.
Continue reading “Book Review: The Bookseller”
There aren’t many books that keep me guessing from beginning to end. This one did.
Max is back – so are Jake and Candy…and it’s all good yinz guys. Continue reading “Book Review: Tangled Up in Brew”
I read Kilmoon, the first in the County Clare mysteries, shortly after it came out and was intrigued by the characters and setting. It was a good debut.
On the second book, Alber has a new publisher (I think – Midnight Ink) and she knocks it out of the park. Continue reading “Book Review: Whispers in the Mist”
I picked up this book on the advice of a friend. “You’ll love it.”
I confess that I sometimes saw where the plot was going. I didn’t care. The writing “voice” and the main character were so compelling that I just had to keep reading. The start and end dates on this Goodreads review indicate it took five days but that’s really a little misleading, as I read most of it yesterday.
If you like grittier thriller-type books, you’re going to like Blonde Ice. But fair warning: you have to be okay with serial killers.