Dry County

Small-town preacher Richard Weatherford is being black-mailed by a former lover.  In exchange for keeping it quiet and leaving Richard and his family alone, the blackmailer is asking for thirty thousand dollars.  Despite this already being an undesirable situation, it’s made worse by the fact that this is all coming to a head on Easter…

The Warehouse

In the not-too-distant future, a company very similar to Amazon known as Cloud, has firmly established dominance in the marketplace.  In fact, they’ve grown so large that they now have live-in compounds attached to their warehouses where their employees can reside.  They say this is all a part of their green initiative in an attempt…

A Book of Bones

Following the events of the previous novel, The Woman in the Woods, Detective Charlie Parker alongside his friends Louis and Angel travel to Europe to track down a pair of killers and stop them before they can complete and use a book that could bring about the end of the world as we know it…

All Quiet on the Western Front

There is no such thing as a “good war”, but I think it’s fair to say that some wars are worse than others.  After reading All Quiet on the Western Front, I think that holds true for World War One. Released in 1929, Erich Maria Remarque’s novel details the horrors experienced by those stationed on…

Lady in the Lake

Married for nearly twenty years, Maddie Schwartz up and leaves her husband Milton to pursue a different path in life.  No longer content with being a housewife, Maddie’s ambitions lead her to work for The Star, an afternoon newspaper in Baltimore, Maryland.  It isn’t long before she finds herself working as a reporter tackling the…

Down The River Unto The Sea

Accused of rape a decade ago that led to several months in prison and his subsequent dismissal from the NYPD, former cop turned P.I Joe King Oliver receives a letter in the mail from his accuser stating she was paid to set up the frame by another detective.  Joe decides to follow up and meet…

At Home in the Dark

At Home in the Dark is a collection of short stories from various authors edited by Lawrence Block. I received a free copy from the editor in exchange for an honest review. When asked about what is the common denominator that links these stories, editor Lawrence Block said – “…two come to mind. They’re all…