INTERVIEW WITH ROSEMARY SIMPSON

Death Brings A Shadow (A Gilded Age Mystery Book 4) Rosemary Simpson Kensington Pub. Nov 26th, 2019 Death Brings A Shadow by Rosemary Simpson brings to life the post-Civil War period of the Gilded Age. Along with a murder mystery Simpson explores the South during the Reconstruction era. The story opens in 1889 when Prudence MacKenzie and Geoffrey Hunter are traveling from their residence of New York to Bradford Island, a sea island off the coast of Georgia. The setting provides a very creepy atmosphere, which fits into the plot line perfectly. It will remind readers of the line from the “Wizard of Oz,” only this time it is alligators,...

INTERVIEW WITH MARC CAMERON

Active Measures (Jericho Quinn Book 8) Marc Cameron Kensington Books Nov 26th, 2019 Active Measures by Marc Cameron is a suspenseful thriller.  With the Cuban regime as a backdrop this novel reminds Americans how Cuba has overwhelming poverty, is a police state, and a violator of human rights. The plot has a rogue general, Zayda de la Guardia, wanting to enact revenge on America by firing off a nuclear weapon left over from the Cold War. Hoping to stop him, Special Agent Jericho Quinn and his team have traveled undercover to Cuba. He is pursued by assassins, captured, thrown into a secret prison, and trapped on the island during one of...

INTERVIEW WITH JULIA LONDON

The Princess Plan (A Royal Wedding Book 1) Julia London HQN Pub Nov 19, 2019 The Princess Plan by Julia London is a good murder mystery, along with a royal romance.  This first in the series delves into the Victorian Age culture and expectations. The story opens with Prince Sebastian, the future king of Alucia coming to England to secure a trade deal and find a bride that will bring influence to this small kingdom.  Able to secure an invitation of a masquerade ball held in the prince’s honor, English citizens, Eliza Tricklebank, her sister Hollis, and friend Lady Caroline, are hoping to meet him.  But the only one who...

INTERVIEW WITH DAVID BALDACCI

A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine Book 2) David Baldacci Grand Central Publishing Nov 19th, 2019 A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci is the second in the Atlee Pine series.  Baldacci has a knack for creating a series that is suspenseful and action-packed.  This novel starts off where the first one stopped. From the very first page the intensity begins.  Atlee Pine is the only FBI Agent in Shattered Rock Arizona, and as she is heading home, she hears of a child abduction. Atlee ends up seeing the car and becomes involved in a chase. She saves the child, Holly, from a terrible fate, but her actions in...

INTERVIEW WITH DEAN REUTER

The Hidden Nazi Dean Reuter Regnery History Pub. Oct 8th, 2019 The Hidden Nazi by Dean Reuter, Colm Lowery, and Keith Chester delves into the story about America’s deal with the devil.  It lays out the case that Hans Kammler was truly the worst of the worst, a general in the SS who perpetrated war crimes. Who was this little-known Nazi?  Kammler was an assistant to Heinrich Himmler, the leader of the Reichsfuhrer-SS, head of the Gestapo and the Waffen-SS, and Nazi Minister of the Interior. Kammler was in charge of building the concentration camps, perfecting the gas chambers/crematoria, deciding to use slave labor, and supervised...

INTERVIEW WITH JOSEPH KANON

The Accomplice Joseph Kanon Atria Books Nov 5th, 2019 The Accomplice by Joseph Kanon shows why he is one of today’s best espionage writers.  Not only is the story thrilling but it also explores some very moral questions.  The plot opens in 1962, seventeen years after the defeat of the Nazis. As Nazi hunter Max Weill is in a café with his nephew Aaron, he spots the notorious concentration camp doctor Otto Schramm, who worked with Mengele, “The Angel of Death.” Max spots Schramm walking down the street, but many question his observation since Schramm is supposedly dead.  It was reported and confirmed he died in a car accident...