Getting Off

Kit Toliver spends her days picking up men and promptly murdering them afterwards.  While her behavior could likely be traced back to a traumatic event in her childhood, she certainly doesn’t hide the fact that she enjoys what she’s doing.  One day, when thinking back to all of the men she’s disposed of, she’s reminded…

Later

Jamie can see dead people. No, we’re not talking about that Bruce Willis movie (he actually says this in the story). Jamie only sees those who’ve recently died and not for long either. For whatever reason, Jamie has found that the dead are unable to lie and must truthfully answer any question asked of them.…

No Exit

It’s the day before Christmas Eve and Darby Thorne is racing home through a blizzard in the Colorado Mountains.  When the route becomes impassible, Darby is forced to seek shelter inside a roadside rest stop.  Upon her arrival, she finds four others also waiting out the storm.  As she ventures back outside, hoping to get…

A Firing Offense

Following the disappearance of Jimmy Brouda, a stock boy from electronics store Nutty Nathan’s, advertising director Nick Stefanos is approached by the boy’s grandfather with a request to help locate him.  Having been somewhat close to Jimmy when they both worked the floor as well as seeing a lot of himself in the lad, Nick…

The Dead Don’t Sleep

While visiting his nephew Bill in New Jersey, Vietnam War veteran Frank Thompson has a chance encounter at a trap range with a familiar face.  Later that night, following an attack on Bill’s home, Frank is thrust into a reckoning with his past.  Frank’s former troupe, The National League All Stars, are looking to exact…

The Man Who Came Uptown

Following a short stint in prison, Michael Hudson finds himself on the outside as a key witness of a robbery he had been involved in declines to testify.  Seeing this as a second chance at a normal life, Hudson makes the decision to go straight.  During his brief time behind bars, he found a passion…

Two Trees Make A Forest

Eager to learn more about her grandparents and where they came from, author Jessica J. Lee embarks on a trip to Taiwan to explore the island’s landscape and cultural history. This isn’t going to be a long review. Normally, I love a good travel/adventure book, but Lee’s look at the geographical history of Taiwan left…

The Next Everest

Having trained his whole life to tackle Mount Everest, on April 15th, 2015 veteran climber Jim Davidson found himself on the mountain when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake would strike resulting in the deadliest day in its history. Escaping intact, Jim would spend the next two years wondering if his dream was over. Could he make…