June 16, 2020

We reached the third day of our journey and, to be honest, things were not going well.

With steam coming out of the radiator and my car dashboard lit up like a Christmas tree, (assuming anyone would actually decorate a holiday evergreen with all red lights), I pulled in...

February 3, 2018

Each of the murders—the retired schoolteacher felled by an arrow, the death of a prior at an isolated monastery, the carnage from an international drug cartel— stands alone. The thirteen well-constructed and complex murder mysteries will keep you guessing. However, the...

September 15, 2017

New York homicide detective, Eve Dallas, is the main character in the In Death series. She is the lead in an ensemble assemblage of characters who appear throughout the series. In each book a sometimes grisly, always intriguing, murder presents itself for solving– wort...

September 4, 2017

Baldacci authors a number of series. I’ve enjoyed the plot and character development in all of them. However, my two favorite series, as evidenced by the fact that I’ve read all of the books and wait with eager anticipation for the next releases, are those featuring CI...

August 26, 2017

In honor of Sue Grafton’s recently released ‘Y is for Yesterday’, the penultimate book in her alphabet series, I choose Ms. Grafton as my favorite murder mystery author. I love the quirky private investigator, Kinsey Millhone, who is the sometimes narrator and always...

March 4, 2017

Through a free service developed by the Library Journal in 2015, indie authors are now offered an opportunity to provide royalty-free access to their ebooks – locally and nationwide. Since no royalties are paid, some might wonder ‘what’s in it for me?’ The obvious answ...

February 7, 2017

I had made an erroneous assumption that good quality stock photographs were expensive. They aren’t.

January 30, 2017

With the advent of E-books, and the availability of instantaneous, computer-generated information on Google, public libraries could easily have become dinosaurs. They could have faded away as relics of simpler times.

January 23, 2017

If your excuse for not reading is that you don’t have time, think again. If you haven’t discovered audio books (either via Audible download or CD), you are missing out on a delightful experience.

January 18, 2017

NOTE: ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED APRIL 2015. Re-published in Jan 2017 to resolve text viewability issues. Blog content is unchanged from 2015.

In 2008, I 'met' a woman in a fan chat group who had just written and published a novel. She was an ordinary person with a quit...

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