Thriller Release Alert!-The Restless Dead

It has been about seven years since Simon Beckett has released a novel from his David Hunter series and fans of the series have eagerly been waiting including me. But the release of The Restless Dead has been one of the most confusing releases I so far have had to endure. Beckett first released The […]

Review of Patricia Cornwell’s Latest Novel, Chaos

The focus of my blog is to review book series and not individual novels. But writers are going to continue writing novels within a series even after I have done my review, so I plan on reviewing the individual novels as they come into circulation.   Patricia Cornwell has just recently added book #24, Chaos to […]

Thriller Release Alert!- Never Go Alone

Denison Hatch, indie author of an exciting crime thriller series, the Jake Rivett series, has officially released today the second book in the series, Never Go Alone. The first rule is: NEVER GO ALONE. A rash of elaborate cat burglaries of luxury buildings in Manhattan has the city panicked. When a group of social media obsessed millenials- a […]

Thriller Release Alert!- Chaos

Patricia Cornwell, author of the Kay Scarpetta forensic thriller series, has released today Chaos, book #24 in the series. In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, twenty-six-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is killed while riding her bicycle along the Charles River. It appears she was struck by lightning—except the weather is perfectly clear with not a cloud in […]

Thriller Release Alert!- Crash and Burn

James Rollins, author of the Sigma Force series, has released today a novella, Crash and Burn, book #11.5 in the series. On a transatlantic flight, the two black sheep of Sigma Force–Seichan and Kowalski–must set aside their mutual dislike as a mysterious fiery force knocks their aircraft out of the sky. This unlikely duo must use […]

Thriller Release Alert!- Truth Will Out

British author A.D. Garrett has released today the third book in the Simms and Fennimore forensic thriller series entitled Truth Will Out. A mother and daughter are snatched on their way home from the cinema. The crime bears a number of chilling similarities to a cold case Prof. Nick Fennimore was involved in. Then Nick begins […]

Thriller Release Alert!- The Bone Collection

Kathy Reichs, author of the Temperance Brennan forensic thriller series, has released today The Bone Collection, an assemblage of short stories including a prequel to the series, First Bones. In First Bones, a prequel to Reichs’s first novel, Déjà Dead, she at last reveals the tale of how Tempe became a forensic anthropologist. In this never-before-published story, Tempe […]

Thriller Release Alert!- Without Mercy

Jefferson Bass, author of the forensic thriller series, The Body Farm, and publisher William Morrow have released today the tenth book in the series, Without Mercy. Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton has spent twenty-five years solving brutal murders—but none so bizarre and merciless as his latest case: A ravaged set of skeletal remains is found chained […]

Fed up with Kay Scarpetta?

Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta series was the first series that I reviewed, and over the last few years I have found that a lot of the fans of the series have become quite disenchanted with how the series has been going.  I personally think it is time for a dramatic change in the series which […]

Review of Eliot Peper’s Uncommon Series

When I started my job at Cornell University, I was given the opportunity to meet with a financial consultant to help me plan out my 403 (b), so I took advantage of the situation and set up an appointment.  The moment the consultant starting talking about annuities and mutual funds, my eyes glazed over..  Read More