Marcia Clark’s SNAP JUDGEMENT Reviewed

Snap Judgment Marcia Clark Samantha Brinkman Book 3 Thomas & Mercer August 29th, 2017 Snap Judgment by Marcia Clark is another winner. With each installment her books get better and better as she blends a riveting story with legal nuances. In this book she manages to cover a multitude of subjects from revenge porn to child sexual abuse to human trafficking. Clark spoke about the increase in revenge porn and how it “is becoming a common way for “exes” to smack the people who reject them. When I was working I dealt with people like that. The boyfriend is seen as the knight in shining armor who gives complete devotion. It is an ego and...

J.A. Jance’s PROOF OF LIFE Reviewed

Proof Of Life Book 23 of J. P. Beaumont Series J.A.Jance William Morrow Pub Sept 5th, 2017 Proof Of Life by J. A. Jance brings back retired detective J. P. Beaumont. The difference between these novels and the other series Jance writes is that these blend sarcastic humor within the mystery. Now retired Beaumont (Beau) searches for something to keep him busy. But thanks to his longtime nemesis Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, Beau becomes entangled in an investigation. It seems Cole put in his will that Beau should scrutinize his death. Although ruled an accident, it appears that there are clues that lead to the death possibly being...

THE DOWNSIDE By Mike Cooper Reviewed

Mysterious Press September 5, 2017   In the 21st century, we are used to thinking of theft as mainly a cybercrimes issue. Credit card numbers, social security numbers… these are the kinds of data most at risk today. But there is still a place for the old school thief. The thief that takes physical THINGS, not just data. And sometimes, those things are really big. And really, really heavy. Finn is that thief. A career criminal who just got out of prison after spending seven years locked away after a failed train robbery in New Mexico, Finn wants nothing more than to stay on the lawful side of the bars and find  out who sold out his crew...

Vince Flynn’s ENEMY OF THE STATE Reviewed Sep04

Vince Flynn’s ENEMY OF THE STATE Reviewed

Vince Flynn’s Enemy Of The State Mitch Rapp book # 16 Kyle Mills Atria/ Emily Bestler Books Pub. Sept 5th, 2017   With Enemy Of The State Kyle Mills has found his groove as he nailed down the characters created by Vince Flynn. As other thriller authors pivoted away from terrorism, Mitch Rapp, Dr. Irene Kennedy, and company continue to keep America safe by thwarting Islamic jihadists. As in The Third Option, this plot has Mitch Rapp going somewhat rogue after being asked by the President to perform a mission that is completely off the books. He must track down, interrogate, and kill members of the Saudi royal family who appear to be...

Andrew Gross’ THE SABOTEUR Reviewed Aug29

Andrew Gross’ THE SABOTEUR Reviewed

The Saboteur  Minotaur Pub Aug 22nd, 2017 The One Man and The Saboteur, the latest books of Andrew Gross, are a departure from his usual writing genre. Instead of writing thrillers with storylines of criminal activity he has ventured into the historical novel field. Yet, his writing style has not completely changed with these two plots in that they both are thrilling and gripping. The characters must find solutions to their dilemma, and the stories affect the readers’ heart. The One Man, released last year with the paperback version coming out soon, is a story about guilt, survival, and heroism. Yet, having the main setting in the Auschwitz...

Writer Types Podcast: Episode 8 Aug20

Writer Types Podcast: Episode 8

Writer Types Podcast: Episode 8 By S.W. Lauden and Eric Beetner “More author interviews! Longer author interviews!” We asked our listeners to take a quick survey and this was the overwhelming feedback we received. And we heard you loud and clear. Thanks to everybody who participated, your valuable feedback will help us make our crime and mystery podcast even better. We’ll also be tweaking a few segments in the coming months, and trying a couple of new ones—starting with Episode 8, which dropped this week. As always, please make sure to let us know how you feel about the changes we’re making on Twitter (twitter.com/writertypes) or Facebook...