“Take a 6-night cruise to Bermuda in one night.” — Travelling With Bruce recommends that you read “Lethal Voyage!”

During his weekly Monday evening YouTube show, Bruce Frommert from Travelling With Bruce (one of the world’s leading authorities on cruising) explained how much he enjoyed reading Lethal Voyage, and why you should definitely read it if you like cruising.

Lethal Voyage named RONE Award Finalist! On June 3, InD’Tale Magazine named the Finalists for the 2021 RONE Award, representing the best independently published books of 2020. I’m very happy to say that Lethal Voyage was named a Finalist (top 6) in the suspense/thriller category! The winner of the RONE Award for suspense/thriller novels will … More

Russian Roulette (Dev Haskell #1), by Mike Faricy [Review]

Devlin Haskell is a classic hard-boiled private detective, in a modern setting, with a heavy dose of humor. Author Make Faricy has created a character who harkens back to Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe, with a quick wit, a perpetually unrequited love life, and a penchant for getting into trouble. When a bombshell blonde named … More Russian Roulette (Dev Haskell #1), by Mike Faricy [Review]

Fatal Infraction is a more powerful than I thought.

I’m aware that Fatal Infraction, book #4 in the Mike Stoneman Thriller series, touches on some powerful themes. Quarterback Jimmy Rydell, whose murder is what Mike and Jason Dickson are investigating, was a controversial figure because he took a knee during the national anthem as a protest for social justice and against police brutality. That … More Fatal Infraction is a more powerful than I thought.

All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir, by Nicole Chung [Review]

A memoir is difficult when the subject is an unexceptional person whose life had few interesting aspects. This would have been a fine short story. “Mommy, am I a real Korean?” her daughter asks her at age five. She thought about it. She had been adopted by a white family after her Korean parents gave … More All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir, by Nicole Chung [Review]

Lightning in the Snow, short stories by Virginia Babcock [Review]

I read this book as part of a reading group and I’ll say up front that this is not my usual genre. There are eight stories in the volume. Six involve a female protagonist who seeks and finds love. One is a cautionary tale from the perspective of an 18-year-old girl about the perils of … More Lightning in the Snow, short stories by Virginia Babcock [Review]

VOTE! for Lethal Voyage for the 2021 RONE Award.

Lethal Voyage is nominated for the 2021 RONE Award (Review Of Novel Excellence), sponsored by InD’Tale Magazine. The contest has three stages. The first stage is to get an excellent review from the magazine’s editorial staff. Lethal Voyage received a 5-star “Crowned Heart of Excellence” rating from InD’Tale’s editors. “Filled with action, drama, and surprising … More VOTE! for Lethal Voyage for the 2021 RONE Award.

Lethal Voyage named FINALIST for the 2020 CLUE Award!

On April 22, Lethal Voyage was named a Finalist for the 2020 CLUE Award for Thriller & Suspense fiction, awarded annually by the Chanticleer Book Review Lethal Voyage will now be considered for the best-in-category 1st place award (Police Procedurals), one of the 5 categories within the CLUE — and the overall CLUE Award, which … More Lethal Voyage named FINALIST for the 2020 CLUE Award!

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]