As an author, I do a lot of reading, and I post reviews on amazon and Goodreads for the authors. I don’t just give out five-star reviews to everything I read. In fact, I have recently read a lot of books that I didn’t really like and didn’t think were very good, and my reviews … More Kevin’s Book Reviews
The End, by justine Avery, is a novella that starts out with great promise, but ultimately disappoints due to an ending that is muddled, confusing, and unintentionally (I think) ambiguous. On the plus side, the novella starts out reading a bit like an episode of The Twilight Zone. The story follows Trevor, a man described … More The End, By Justine Avery
If you belong to a book club (I’m in several), then you’re always looking for something interesting to read and discuss. As an author, I love it when book clubs want to read my books. If you have a book club and want to read something serious and thought-provoking, my literary fiction novel, “A legacy … More Free Books for your Book Club (and an interview with the author)
Madeleine Holly-Rosing’s deep dive into a steam-punk world is a remarkably well-written and well-edited novel that captures your imagination and draws you in. The rich imagery and detailed descriptions help create a well-organized universe where Boston is part of the Great States of America and the “Great Houses” of the American aristocracy run business … More The Boston Metaphysical Society (A Storm of Secrets), by Madeleine Holly-Rosing
I’m thrilled to announce that Righteous Assassin has been named a semi-finalist for the 2019 Kindle Book Award in the Mystery/Thriller category. Finalists will be announced in early October. Wish me luck!
If you are looking for an edge of your seat crime thriller this is the book for you. Righteous Assassin, will keep you turning the pages, as Mike Stoneman and his partner Jason Dickson race the calendar to stop the next murder. The killer has a secret blog where we get to see into his … More Vickie Fisher rated it 4-stars (really liked it)
The Deranged is Kate Myers’ first novel and it suffers from typical first-novel maladies. The story is an unremarkable zombie apocalypse tale that follows the four major characters as they flee from the “deranged” humans who charge at any normal person and try to beat them to death. The zombies don’t eat flesh, and can … More The Deranged, by Kate Myers
The Woman Behind Her, by Anna Willett, is a haunting story of guilt, resolve, and facing one’s fears. I was reminded of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-tale Heart. Jackie, a mousey, timid school teacher, faces the building terror of being investigated by the police after an abusive parent is found dead. Jackie is the … More The Woman Behind Her, by Anna Willett