The Grim Reaper

The Grim Reaper is the story of former NHL tough guy Stu Grimson. During the course of his NHL career, Stu played with eight different teams – Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings and Nashville Predators. Drafted by the Red Wings in 1983…

Dodgers

Bill Beverly’s debut novel Dodgers follows four teens as they ride from Los Angeles to suburban Wisconsin to carry out a hit on a judge in an upcoming drug case.  Led by East, a fifteen-year old lookout for a drug dealer, who’s joined by his younger brother Ty, and two others, Michael and Walter, as…

The Nobody People

The Nobody People follows acclaimed war-zone journalist Ari as he is hired by a group of humans, dubbed Resonants, with extraordinary abilities. Currently, under the guidance of a headmaster, they attend a school that will help them better harness their powers. For years, they’ve remained hidden until recently, when the decision was made to come…

The Game

There are hockey books.. and then there is Ken Dryden’s The Game. The Game is former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden’s memoir of his final season playing for the Montreal Canadiens in their quest for a fourth straight Stanley Cup. I’ve read my fair share of hockey books over my long reading career. While many have…

Wanderers

Where do I even begin with this one? Seemingly without reason, men and women venture out of their homes and begin walking.  They exhibit no signs of awareness, just a blank stare coupled with a slow and steady cadence.  If grabbed and made to stop, they heat up like hot water bottles, shake and explode…