Monthly Archives: May 2014

Chance by Kem Nunn

Dr. Eldon Chance is a forensic neuropsychiatrist working in LA, whose life, like many of his client’s lives, is slowly unraveling.  First there is his divorce and the money that will cost, then his daughter’s troubles at school and finally … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Mystery, Thriller | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-44 by Rich Atkinson

The war in Italy was horrific. “The 608-day campaign to liberate Italy would cost 312, 000 Allied casualties, equivalent to 40 percent of Allied losses in the decisive campaign for northwest Europe at Normandy.  Among the three quarters of a … Continue reading

Posted in History, Non Fiction, Series | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Perfect by Rachel Joyce

Bryan Hemmings knew that time was going to slip at some point. It had been in the news that they were going to adjust it by a few seconds, a perfectly logical thing to do, or so Bryan’s friend James … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Mystery | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

In 72 CE, 900 Jews sought refuge on the top of an ancient Herodian fort called Masada to escape from Roman persecution and the desecration of their temple in Jerusalem.  In the ensuing months these refugees would hold out against … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Historical Fiction | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Most Dangerous Thing by Laura Lippman

I am really enjoying Laura Lippman’s books! “What the Dead Know” was one of the first I read and I was immediately impressed with her insightful writing, her well developed characters and the role that Baltimore plays in each of her … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Mystery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment