Son of a Trickster

Jared, a fledgling pot-dealing high school student, has a life as consistent as that of a family living in tornado alley.  When not whipping up a batch of weed cookies, Jared stumbles from party to party floating through life like an astronaut untethered from the space station.  With his dog Baby Killer, the one constant…

Hope Rides Again (Obama/Biden Mysteries #2)

Prior to giving a speech at a conference in Chicago, former US President Barack Obama’s Blackberry goes missing.  Determined to find it for his friend, former VP Joe Biden takes to the streets of The Windy City to track down the missing phone. It’s not long before Biden and Obama get more than they bargained…

Klaus

Funny story about these two graphic novels. Every year, usually completely by accident, I end up spoiling most of my own Christmas gifts.  2019 year was no exception.  I was looking for books to read during the holiday season and came across Grant Morrison’s comic books series containing an origin story for Santa Claus.  I…

A Fatal Grace (Gamache #2)

It’s Boxing Day and the town villain, CC de Poitiers, dies in front of a crowd of people attending an annual curling tournament.  Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is quick to declare it a murder but solving the case will prove to be difficult.  With so many enemies, de Poitiers could have been knocked off by…

Forever and a Death

Business tycoon Richard Curtis, alongside engineer George Manville, develops a new and efficient process of demolition.  Using a deserted island as a test subject, complications arise when a diver from a rival environmentalist organization attempting to stop the process is believed to be killed during the explosions.  Her body eventually lands on Curtis’ boat, barely…

Empire of Wild

Victor has disappeared. Joan has been searching for her missing husband for months.  Consumed by guilt, Joan’s life is in shambles.  Following a night of heavy drinking, Joan makes her way to the local big box store for some much needed hangover supplies when she spots a tent in the parking lot.  Curiosity gets the…