Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Liane Mariarty’s Big Little Lies is a masterful work of fiction about the residents of an Austrailian beach community. Nothing is quite what it seems to be and everyone has a secret.  As the book opens, someone has died. Who,… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver

The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver My rating: 3 of 5 stars The The Cold Moon , seventh in the Lincoln Rhyme series is a good solid mystery/procedural. I love the Rhyme character and the criminal forensic focus of the… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Andy Weir’s book, The Martian, is the perfect book for me. It is a topic I am passionate about, written in a style that I find appealing, and contains loads of geeky science that I find fascinating. Therefore it should… Continue Reading

Book Review: Death without Company by Craig Johnson

Death Without Company by Craig Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars My second trip into the adventures of Walt Longmire and the citizens of the fictional town of Durant Wyoming was even better than the first outing. Again the… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson

The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have to admit that I had never heard of Craig Johnson or Walt Longmire until the A&E television series. Once I watched the show though I couldn’t… Continue Reading

Book Review: Creole Belle by James Lee Burke

Creole Belle by James Lee Burke My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have been a fan of James Lee Burke for more than 20 years but have drifted away from his later novels for some reason. I recently discovered… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø

The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Redbreast was a suggestion in the Google Play store. I had never heard of this book or the author but I took a leap of faith after reading… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Litigators by John Grisham

The Litigators by John Grisham My rating: 3 of 5 stars As with almost all John Grisham novels the story flows well and the characters are alive and real to the reader. This book wanders along for a while before… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Lion’s Game by Nelson DeMille

The Lion’s Game by Nelson DeMille My rating: 3 of 5 stars There were parts of The Lion’s Game that I found quite compelling. I certainly like the lead character John Corey and the structure of the early novel with… Continue Reading

Book Review: “The Art of Intelligence” by Henry A Crumpton

The Art of Intelligence by Henry A. Crumpton My rating: 4 of 5 stars I became aware of Henry Crumpton in a 60 Minutes Interview a day before his book “The Art of Intelligence” was released. Marketing worked because I… Continue Reading