The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum And The Day That Almost Was

Chantal Hebert and Jean LaPierre recount the 1995 Quebec Referendum and the night that nearly tore Canada apart  Through indepth research and comprehensive interviews with many of the prominent players involved, the co-authors present both the “yes” and the “no” vote equally, shining a light on the many events that soured the relationship between Quebecers…

The Stranger In The Woods

In 1986, Christopher Thomas Knight, two years removed from high school, drove his new car deep into the woods of Central Maine.  He parked, exited the vehicle and walked deep into the forest where he would stay until found in March 2013. Over the twenty seven year period, Knight would steal food, clothing and several…

The Wolves of Winter

Set in the snowy wilderness of Northern Canada, The Wolves of Winter follows Gwendolynn McBride (Lynn, if you please), a young woman who, along with her family, escaped the United States after both nuclear war and a deadly flu virus ravaged her homeland. The McBrides have been leading a minimalist existence under the radar until…

Skeleton Crew

I used to have an aversion to short story collections. I’m not sure what has changed, but we’re five months into 2018 and I’ve just finished my second of the year. Granted, they’re both works from Stephen King, but I’ll take my little victories however I can get them. Sandwiched between The Talisman and It,…

Spider-Gwen: Greater Power

Welcome to Earth 65.  Things are a little different here. Bitten by a radioactive spider, Gwen Stacy becomes Spider-Woman.  The story picks up following the fallout of the death of Gwen’s best friend Peter Parker, who had become the monstrous Lizard – a result of a science experiment gone wrong.  Convinced that the threat of…

The Woman in the Woods

The Woman in the Woods is the sixteenth book in Connolly’s long-running Charlie Parker series yet it somehow feels just as fresh as the first. It’s hard to dive deep into the plot without potentially giving away some light spoilers from prior books, so if you want to remain a virgin to the series, maybe…

I’ll Be Gone In The Dark

Beginning in 1976, a ruthless predator dubbed “The East Area Rapist” terrorized Northern California committing nearly five dozen violent sexual assaults. Thought to have disappeared following his last recorded attack in 1979, it was discovered in 2001, through the linking of DNA evidence, that he had moved to Southern California and become a serial killer…

Tetris: The Games People Play

Box Brown came onto my radar when he released his graphic novel treatment about the life of Andre The Giant.  While I’ve yet to read it, the critical acclaim he received for his work at the time made me want to seek out his other writings.  Unfortunately, Box Brown, along with several other things, seemed…