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FICTION: Quandary at the Topless Carwash by Joshua Dobson

October 9, 2014
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Didi always hated thongs, (so naturally her job required her to wear one.) She’d just as soon go naked. Only minutes into her shift at the topless carwash and already the ribbon of red silk wedged between her butt cheeks was driving her fuckin’ crazy. It felt like it was just gonna keep slipping...

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Without Warning By David Rosenfelt – review

October 14, 2014
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It must be satisfying for an author of a popular series like the Andy Carpenter novels to write not one but two well-received standalones. This, of course, is the second, and is a thriller of the first order. While the concept, predictions in an...

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Black Horizon By James Grippando – review

October 14, 2014
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Jack Swyteck, the book’s protagonist, is an accomplished defense lawyer, demonstrated in numerous previous novels in the series. However, in this entry his role as an attorney, bringing suit for wrongful death for the young widow of a man apparently killed when an offshore...

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Moving Day by Jonathan Stone – review

October 14, 2014
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Stanley Peke (born Stanislaw Shmuel Pecoskowitz in Poland during the Nazi regime) is a 72-year-old survivor; Rose, his wife of over 50 years, is 70. After moving from their...

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The Contractors by Harry Hunsicker – review

October 14, 2014
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Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the nation about the dangers of a Military-Industrial Complex. But what he didn’t envision was something even more invidious: the development of private contractors that...

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The Sun is God by Adrian McKinty – review

October 13, 2014
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Having just read the latest in this author’s Detective Sean Duffy novels, and loved it, I was greatly looking forward to his most recent book, and was not in...

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In the Morning I’ll Be Gone by Adrian McKinty – review

October 13, 2014
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The final book of The Troubles Trilogy brings back Sean Duffy, a Catholic cop in the Protestant Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC). As the book opens, in Belfast in the...

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