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Ramblers Book Review

Ramblers: Loyola Chicago 1963  The Team That Changed the Color of College Basketball by Michael Lenehan Agate Midway Books Paperback, $16.00 308 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-57284-140-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “Was there a time when civil rights protesters could be attacked by a club-wielding mob while police officers stood by? When the president of the United […]

Conspiracy Theories, Tempting Fate & Just Plain Crazy: The Building of the Titanic II Addresses Them All!

Hmmm…how to begin… I would like to say the old line that states this article is only an opinion, which means the ‘opinion’ expressed is only the writer’s opinion. Yes, mine. However…after the study that People magazine published, I feel that my opinion is actually the one shared by 50% of the nation. Yup, this […]

‘Political Suicide’ Gets an A+

Michael Palmer is BACK!!! Three men, members of an elite military company, are making their way into Taliban country. Dressed as native Muslims, when they’re recognized and stopped dead in their tracks, they work together to complete their mission. Forming a triangle, the three men utter the words: “Whatever it Takes,” as they remove their […]

Pitch Green: The First Book in the Dimensions in Death Series Introduces a New ‘Grimm’ Team

Oh, yes…Look out Grimm Brothers – there’s a new ‘team’ in town that knows all about how to combine YA with the realm of horror and suspense and their names are The Brothers Washburn. Trona, California is the location of this unique tale – an isolated mining town that’s beyond boring and basically filled with […]

A WWII Mystery ‘Starring’ Everyone’s Favorite First-Grade Teacher: Miss Dimple Suspects by Mignon F. Ballard

Miss Dimple Kilpatrick (who has appeared in two fantastic tales by this author) returns. For those who do not yet know, Miss Dimple is a first-grade teacher in the tiny town of Elderberry, Georgia. It’s the 1940’s and while the men of the town are off fighting in WWII, the women are taking care of […]

A Happy Hit Man? – ‘Hit Me’ by Lawrence Block

This author has done it again. With this tale, readers are ‘gifted’ with Keller – the super-cool, fun hit man with an extraordinary personality that’s been a true ‘hit’ with readers. Keller’s a killer and knows first hand that death can and will solve many problems in life. This is the very reason why he […]

Announcing ‘Feathered: Being a Fairy Tale’ by Tom Weston

This is the third novel in the “Alex & Jackie Adventures,” and the one thing that all readers will agree upon is the fact that this series gets better and better with each and every book. In this new tale, Alex and Jackie are heading to Dublin to stay with an Aunt and Uncle they’ve […]

Hamish Macbeth, Death of Yesterday, M.C. Beaton

Believe it or not, this is the twenty-ninth Hamish Macbeth mystery; and the one thing that can be said about this series is that it’s definitely NOT gotten old. This red-headed police sergeant living in the small village of Lochdubh, Scotland is such a hoot and a howl that you never want to see this […]

‘Deadly Stakes’ Brings J.A. Jance Back to the Masses

J.A. Jance, as any fan knows, is synonymous with ‘great’ suspense fiction, and this is no exception. Ali Reynolds is back! A trained police officer, she finds herself working against authorities in this new tale in order to clear a suspect who’s been caught up in a deadly game… Gemma Ralston, a bit of a […]

Brian D’Amato Scares & Thrills with ‘Beauty’

A very interesting book, this story comes out of the blue and offers the reader something they didn’t expect. Although books have been written about the egotistical ‘jet set’ before, D’Amato sets his tale apart by not only offering action, suspense and a little gore, but also provides a very scary learning experience for anyone […]