Tag Archives: Mystery Thriller

J.D. Robb’s “Delusion in Death”

Publisher:  The Penguin Group Copyright:  2012 ISBN:  978-1-62090-319-3 22 Chapters: 624 Pages   I.  Murder Book Summary NYPSD’s lead homicide detective, Eve Dallas has encountered every kind murder imaginable.  She’s seen a limo driver shot through the neck with a … Continue reading

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Gus Pelagatti’s “The Wicked Wives”

Publisher:  Mill City Press Copyright:  2008, 2011 ISBN:  978-1-936780-63-1 46 Chapters; 292 pages   I.  Murder Book Summary It’s 1937 and Giorgio DiSipio is having the time of his life.  He’s married to a disabled woman but that isn’t stopping … Continue reading

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Kathy Reichs and Guatine (Gus) Pelagatti

My problem as a book reviewer has always been that I’m so darn slow as a reader. That has become an especially difficult problem to deal with this past holiday season coupled with a huge computer failure and a sudden … Continue reading

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Tales of Tomasewski By Del Staecker

Publish:  Musa Publishing Copyright:  2012 ISBN:  978-I-6I937-819-3 204pgs; 12 Chapters     I.                   Murder Book Summary: As the title implies, this is a book of tales (short stories), about detective Jake Thompson’s most interesting cases to date.  Each tale is … Continue reading

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Del Staecker: Tales of Tomasewski

Hey there, murder book fans: This is just a short note to let you know what I’m up to today.  I am currently reading a small little novel by Del Staecker entitled Tales of Tomasewski. Normally I don’t like writing … Continue reading

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Lust, Money & Murder (Book 1) By Mike Wells

  Normally I wouldn’t begin to write a book review until I’ve completely finished reading the book.  And normally I wouldn’t buy one third of a book without buying the remaining two thirds. Confused?  Well, the first third was a … Continue reading

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John Sandford’s “Mad River: A Virgil Flowers Novel”

Publisher:  The Penguin Group Copyright:  2012 ISBN 978-0-399-15770-7 (Hardcover Edition) 307 pages (Hardcover); 26 Chapters   I.  Murder Book Summary:   Southwestern Minnesota hasn’t had to deal with this kind of problem since…well, since never. A trio of angry, loser-type … Continue reading

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Stephen R. Coar’s “The Deadly Track…A Ride against Time”

Stephen R. Coar, a new entry into the wonderful world of crime thriller authors, was kind enough to forward to me a copy of his new book for review.  I’m honored that he thought my humble opinion was so important.  … Continue reading

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James Patterson’s “I Michael Bennett”: A Review With Michael Ledwidge

Publisher:  Little, Brown, and Company Copyright:  2012 109 Chapters; 383 pages I.  Murder Book Summary Forbes lists him as one of the wealthiest men on earth.  Law enforcement lists him as one of the most ruthless drug lords on the … Continue reading

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Linda Castillo’s “Gone Missing”: A Review

Minotaur Books, New York/St Martin’s Press 26 Chapters; 277 pages I.  Murder Book Summary You see it on television and read about it in the newspaper.  You shake your head sadly as you reach for your morning coffee.  “What’s the … Continue reading

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