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]
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]
James S.A. Corey is the pen name of the two principle writing assistants of a fantasy author you may have heard of . . . George R. R. Martin. This explains the glowing cover quote from the Game of Thrones author on this Sci-Fi epic, billed as the first installment of The Expanse series. It … More Leviathan Wakes, by James S.A. Corey [Review]
Chapter 1 — Offensive Planning THE BOSS’S OPEN HAND slammed against his glass desktop with an ear-splitting smack. Every ornament, pen, and even the phone jumped and then rattled back into place. “Damn it all! I didn’t want it to come to this!” The huge man standing on the other side of the desk … More Fatal Infraction (Mike Stoneman #4) — Preview of Chapter 1
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]
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]
I’m very happy to unveil two montage videos for The Mike Stoneman Thriller Series! The short version (1:30) is now posted on the home page of this website. The longer version (3:00) is embedded below. We’ll see where else we can post the long version for those who have the extended time to watch! The … More MSTS Video Montage(s)
Here’s a short video in which I talk about the upcoming book!
Judge’s Comments: “This was such a satisfying read. The opening was terrific and pulled me right in. I must admit, at first, I was a little disappointed to know, right off the bat, that the killer was a woman. I like to not know and try to guess as I continue reading. But you made … More Writer’s Digest Gives Lethal Voyage a perfect 5 out of 5 in every category!!