Tag Archives: mystery

Book Review: Punch Escrow by Tal Klein

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It is the 22nd century and the world is a rather interesting place. Governments, having led the world into one too many disastrous world wars,  have been basically replaced by powerful corporations that keep the economy flowing and everyone happy … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Deadly Betrothal by Fiona Buckley (Ursula Blanchard #15)

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Ursula Blanchard is summoned back to Court, and is immediately thrust into the intrigues surrounding the question of Queen Elizabeth’s possible marriage to a French noble. So begins the latest novel by Fiona Buckley, A Deadly Betrothal. The illegitimate daughter … Continue reading

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Book Review: Without Fear or Favor by Robert K. Tanenbaum

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The latest in the Karp-Ciampi series, Without Fear or Favor, by Robert Tanenbaum, is a seat of your pants thriller ripped from today’s most sensational headlines.The City is rife with stoked anger, and racial violence. The new cast of characters … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Irrationalist (The Tragic Murder of Rene Descartes) by Andrew Pessin

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One of the more important aspects of any historical fiction is that the novel impart some knowledge. The Irrationalist, by Andrew Pessin meets that demand and then some. Written as both a murder mystery, as well as a discourse on … Continue reading

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Book Review: On Copper Street by Chris Nickson

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A thief is killed less than a day after his release form prison. A firebrand socialist is found dead in his room. Acid is thrown on two children in a bakery. So begins the crime thriller  On Copper Street, By Chris … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clash of Spheres by P.F. Chisholm

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Based upon real events and real people, the latest by P.F. Chisholm is a wonderful addition to the reading lists of anyone who enjoys historical fiction, political machinations, espionage, and murder mysteries.  Using the actual diaries of Sir Robert Carey, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Order by Steve Berry

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The Lost Order, the latest in the Cotton Malone series, finds our hero deep into his family’s own history. From the backwoods of Arkansas, to Civil War intrigues, to modern political machinations, and to the  honored halls of the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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