An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd

AN UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE Charles Todd William Morrow August 11th, 2014 An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd is a great read. Not only does it have a riveting mysterious plot but it also has details about English society during World War I. Since this month marks the 100th anniversary of the war people might want to read this book to immerse themselves in that era.   The plot begins with World War I nurse Bess Crawford on leave to accompany a wounded soldier, Sergeant Jason Wilkins, to Buckingham Palace, where he’s to be decorated by the King. Her duties include escorting him back to the hotel and prepping him for his journey back....

BLACK PANTHER: THE CLIENT

Marvel Comics 1998   Look around you. We live in a Golden Age of comics. Think about it: Superman t-shirts are sold at Old Navy stores. I have two. Superhero movies are guaranteed MEGA HITS every year! Guardians of the Galaxy just made 100 million on opening weekend. I say again: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. Geek culture isn’t geek culture anymore; it’s just culture. Amazing, isn’t it? I invite you to sit back and remember a time not that long ago, when comics were not king. Back in 1998, Marvel Comics were just coming out of the throes of bankruptcy. Looking for a way to regain that spark of something special, Marvel outsourced four of...

THE BLACK HOUR by Lori Rader-Day

THE BLACK HOUR Lori Rader-Day 2014 Seventh Street Books Sociology Professor Amelia Emmet, was shot in a college hallway on campus by a student she didn’t even know. Amelia’s colleagues were more concerned about the negative effects or backfire this shooting would leave on the college’s reputation, then the brutal shooting of one of their own. Amelia upon leaving the hospital after months of recovery felt betrayed and abandoned from everyone she thought she knew. Who’s responsible for the act that actually deceived her and left her with a life changing horror? The many questions she needs answered of “Why me”, and how that left her with a...

FREEWAY RICK ROSS THE UNTOLD AUTOBIOGRAPHY

FREEWAY RICK ROSS THE UNTOLD AUTOBIOGRAPHY Rick Ross with Cathy Scott 2014 Freeway Studios In November 1996, Rick Ross saw his life of 36 years flash before his eyes. With two U.S. Marshalls escorting him off to prison to face twenty years to life with no possibility of parole. This was no game, Rick Ross was being sent to Lompoc Federal Penitentiary. Lompoc is a maximum-security facility in central California. Why you ask? Rick Ross was the “kingpin”, the highest cocaine distributor in California. He was the leader or the “Top Man” is what he viewed and called himself. The best and there was no one better. Rick Ross was born in Arp, Texas,...

SALLY OF THE WASTELAND WITH KATE (AND DAN)

  Dan, Kate, and The Dog are enjoying a warm, late summer evening on the deck. Let’s listen in, shall we? Maybe they’re fighting, or using a bunch of swears! Dan: ::looking wistful:: Do you remember that time I wanted to join a motorcycle gang? Kate: Imsorrywhat? D: You remember. We went to the Harley Davidson Museum and we saw all of that cool motorcycle stuff. The badass bikes, the “Easy Rider” culture… the leather jackets and motorcycle chains… K: I thought your favorite part was the AMF-era scooter? I don’t think the Hell’s Angels would let someone in the gang with a sea-foam scooter. ::waves ala Audrey Hepburn in ROMAN HOLIDAY::...

The Sixth Extinction by James Rollins

Pub date: August 12th, 2014 William Morrow The Sixth Extinction by James Rollins is another winner. On the tenth anniversary of this series Rollins is able to look into his crystal ball and see the future; although not too distant a future. Consider the current outbreak of the Ebola virus that is spreading faster than it can be controlled spurring New York City to conduct a massive bioweapons drill. On the tails of the Ebola reality, this novel combines pure science with a very believable storyline that can easily be played out on the world stage, showing the dangers of bio-labs that are attempting to create life-threatening viruses.  ...