From the Mind of a Witch, by Bruce Perrin [Review]

          The mind sleuth series from Bruce Perrin is filled with original plots, psychological investigations, and richly drawn characters. They are also exceptionally well-written, making them a pleasure to read. The Mind of a Witch is no exception. You think you can guess where a book is going? Good luck. This is one of the … More From the Mind of a Witch, by Bruce Perrin [Review]

The Secrets of Umami (The Galactic Culinary Society) by D. R. Schoel [Review]

This novella introduces the Galactic Culinary Society, a multi-species organization dedicated to exploring the galaxy looking for unique food experiences. Here, the search is for the legendary edible sonnets of Umami – poetry you can taste – which hasn’t been experienced in two hundred years. Our hero, Jeane Oberon, is a human who must match … More The Secrets of Umami (The Galactic Culinary Society) by D. R. Schoel [Review]

Mara’s Awakening (The Mara Files, Book 1), by Leo Flynn [Review]

I’m a science fiction fan and had positive expectations for Mr. Flynn’s attempt to construct a serial space opera consisting of a progression of short stories. Naturally, the key to success is an opening segment that captivates the reader, who then can’t wait for the next installment. Unfortunately, for all its action, this story falls … More Mara’s Awakening (The Mara Files, Book 1), by Leo Flynn [Review]

Moonlight Becomes You (An Eidola Project Novel Book 2), by Robert Herold [REVIEW]

If you are a fan of paranormal historical horror, you may well enjoy the second installment of Robert Herold’s Eidola (Eye-DOH-La) Project series, Moonlight Becomes You. The author takes us to post-Civil War Virginia, where the Ku Klux Klan is happy to lynch the Black member of the paranormal investigation team, where they have to … More Moonlight Becomes You (An Eidola Project Novel Book 2), by Robert Herold [REVIEW]

The Russian Assassin (Max Austin Thriller #1), by Jack Arbor [Review]

The Russian Assassin is a prototypical spy thriller, with Russian spies, CIA spies, hired mercenary killers, a shadowy billionaire pulling the strings behind a global conspiracy, and a non-stop series of firefights, fist fights, torture, chase scenes, and plot twists. It’s a roller coaster of action that will keep all thriller fans happy and on … More The Russian Assassin (Max Austin Thriller #1), by Jack Arbor [Review]

Straight River, by Chris Norbury [Review]

This is a well-written action/suspense story with outstandingly crafted characters. The heart of the story is the relationships between Matt Lanier – a professional bass player and reluctant hero – and his boyhood friends from a small Minnesota town (Straight River). His ex-wife is also drawn into the mystery and his aching desire to reunite … More Straight River, by Chris Norbury [Review]

The Captain: A Memoir, by David Wright and Anthony DiComo [Review]

First, kudos to Anthony DiComo, a gifted and experienced sports writer, for crafting the life story of David Wright and making it a pleasure to read. The writing here reads as if it’s David Wright’s voice, and it’s masterful in presentation and flow. Great job by a writer who rightly gets co-writer billing (rather than … More The Captain: A Memoir, by David Wright and Anthony DiComo [Review]

Tropical Deception (A Pancho McMartin Legal Thriller), by David Myles Robinson [Review]

David Myles Robinson is a wonderful writer who is able to create intricate stories while remaining accurate in his depictions of legal process and courtroom scenes. This is a rare talent that he puts again on display in his latest Pancho McMartin yarn, Tropical Deception. This is my second dive into this series and I … More Tropical Deception (A Pancho McMartin Legal Thriller), by David Myles Robinson [Review]