Bastards & Boneheads

When I couldn’t figure out what to read after the latest Dennis Lehane novel and before Don Winslow’s forthcoming epic due out later this month (The Force), Alaina handed me a book that she had been suggesting I read for a while now – Will Ferguson’s “Bastards & Boneheads”. Annoyed with the same old criteria…

Since We Fell

Since We Fell tells the story of Rachel Childs as she searches for her father, a man she barely remembers from her childhood.  It is also the story of her struggles as a journalist covering the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.  Oh, and it’s also the story of the breakdown of her first marriage to a…

It

Every twenty-seven years, an evil presence returns to the sleepy town of Derry, Maine to feast on children. Alternating between 1958 and 1985, King focuses on a small group of friends that dared to fight back against that very entity; a being they dubbed IT. As a kid, I was picked on by bullies. Be…

And Then There Were None

A group of ten strangers receive correspondence summoning them to a small island off the coast of Devon for a weekend retreat.  Upon arrival, their host is nowhere to be found.  Once settled, a recording plays accusing each individual member of the party of a past murder.  As time passes, guests begin dropping like flies.…

The Long and Faraway Gone

In the summer of 1986 a small movie theatre in Oklahoma City becomes a deadly crime scene following a botched armed robbery.  All but one of the employees are murdered by masked gunmen.  Flash-forward to present day and the lone survivor – Wyatt Rivers – is working in Las Vegas as a private investigator.  Now,…

A Game of Ghosts

At the conclusion of the eleventh book in the series, THE WRATH OF ANGELS, Parker came into contact with a list containing the names of many evil men and women. Following the discovery of this list, Parker connected with FBI Agent Ross, a man with whom Parker has since struck a deal. In exchange for…

Fifteen Dogs

One night in Toronto, Greek Gods Hermes and Apollo are having drinks at a pub. Apollo wagers a years servitude that any animal, any animal of Hermes choosing, would become more miserable if gifted human intelligence. After some discussion, the pair choose a group of dogs at a local veterinary clinic as the subjects for…