False Positive by Andrew Grant Reviewed

FALSE POSITIVE Andrew Grant December 2015 Ballantine Books Detective Cooper Devereaux can’t seem to stay off the suspension list—one thing after another just seems to land him hot water. But when a young boy named Ethan goes missing from his bed, Devereaux’s boss has no choice but to pull Devereaux from his latest time out to work the case. Ethan is an orphan who was adopted by a rich family and Devereaux along with his new partner Jan Loflin—herself just back from some time off after a stint in vice—immediately start looking into the family. It becomes quickly apparent, however, that there is a larger pattern to young Ethan’s...

RUN by Andrew Grant

RUN Andrew Grant October 2014 Ballantine Books Marc Bowman is a computer consultant hired by AmeriTel, a small but growing communications company, and the same place where his wife works as an executive. Things seem great…until Marc shows up for work one morning and is unceremoniously fired by the president of the company. Marc is upset, but he has some data that he downloaded over the weekend that he can use to create an even better analytical tool—and maybe even sell it to the competition. But instead of siding with him, his wife Carolyn demands the data sticks back. And when Marc refuses to turn them over, she walks out. Soon Marc is the...

Steve Berry – THE KING’S DECEPTION

I read an arc of THE AMBER ROOM back in 2003 and was thoroughly captivated by the book. Over the last ten years I have continued to read Steve Berry’s books, both the Cotton Malone series and the stand alone books. People go on and on about THE DA VINCI CODE by Brown and my eyes glaze over and all I will say is Steve Berry does what Dan Brown thought he did. And what he does is blend a love of history with global thriller action and creates books that are impossible to put down and even educational. I got to meet Steve nad his wife a few years ago at Love Is Murder and he was charming and very nice and he indulged this fanboy by signing a...

On the Road – with Jenny Milchman Mar06

On the Road – with Jenny Milchman

Despite the snowy weather debut author Jenny Milchman came into Milwaukee, she did the Morning Blend TV show and then later a signing over at Mystery One Books which is where we caught up with her. For someone touring with a book called COVER OF SNOW (Ballantine) it seemed like a perfect night to meet her and talk books. For all of you folks working on getting published, this was her debut book, but also her 8th book written and it’s proof the perseverance pays off. COVER OF SNOW is an amazing debut. About the book: Nora Hamilton wakes one winter morning to find her police officer husband dead of an apparent suicide. Having trouble...