Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Son by Phillip Meyer

This is a sweeping saga of the rise and ebbing fortunes of a Texas family who through sheer grit and ruthless tenacity create an empire but seem to lose their souls in the process. In 1849 Eli McCullough is captured … Continue reading

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The Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before And After Jesus by Thomas Cahill

On this Good Friday in 2014 it seems appropriate to consider the impact of Jesus on our history, culture and thought. Thomas Cahill in his continuing series on the Hinges of History takes up the question of Jesus and his … Continue reading

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A Deniable Death by Gerald Seymour

The Engineer, an Iranian bomb maker, is being sought by the US and British spy services.  They believe that almost 80% of the injuries and losses suffered by US and British forces in Iran and Afghanistan are attributable to the … Continue reading

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Identical by Scott Turow

I have been a Turow fan ever since his novel, Presumed Innocent came out in 1987.  As a young attorney, I was impressed at how well Truow had captured what goes on in a courtroom and his plot twists kept … Continue reading

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