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…

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…

Queenpin

Queenpin is the story of a young woman, who remains unnamed throughout, plucked from a two-bit nightclub where she’s cooking the books for a pair of half-wits and placed under the wing of the powerful Gloria Denton, a big player in the world of organized crime. Under Gloria, our narrator develops into a student of…

We Stand On Guard

Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) tells the story of a future conflict between the United States of America and Canada. Following a terrorist raid on the White House in 2112, Canadians find themselves on the receiving end of the United States Military’s mighty muscle as Ottawa is torn to shreds by a…