January 14, 2014

Books of the Week:   The Last Minute, Jeff Abbott Fiend, Peter Stenson Winter’s Bone, Daniel Woodrell I went on a Barbara Pym reading binge right around New Year’s Day. I’ve talked about her books here before, so I won’t now at any length: but I read “No Fond Return …

November 24, 2013

(no book recommendations this week) Remembrance and Gratitude The two months of recollection and reflection leading up to the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy – and the subsequent assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy – have been a trip into times past …

November 11, 2013

Books of the Week: Parasite, Mira Grant Longbourn, Jo Baker The two books I read this week ended up taking me quite a while. Parasite andLongbourn are both well worth reading, and I didn’t want to skip over anything important. The books couldn’t be more different.   As anyone who’s followed this column …

Midnight Crossroad

The first in a series of three new novels written by Charlaine, set in a very small but very mysterious Texas town. Ace, May 6 2014, ISBN 13: 9780425263150 Purchase from Amazon| Purchase from Barnes and Noble

Dead of Night

  Features the novella, “Dancers in the Dark,” by Charlaine Harris and “The Devil’s Footprints,” by Amanda Stevens. Harlequin MIRA, September 24 2013, ISBN-10: 0778314766, ISBN-13: 978-0778314769 Purchase from Amazon | Purchase from Barnes and Noble

Impossible Monsters

  An anthology edited by Kasey Lansdale, with an original story by Charlaine titled “The Glitter of the Crowns.” Subterranean, July 1 2013, ISBN-10: 1596065052, ISBN-13: 978-1596065055 Purchase from Amazon | Purchase from Barnes and Noble

October 20, 2013

Books of the Week: Pagan Spring, G.M. Malliet Snowblind, Christopher Golden Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson, Jeff Guinn Diversity and Contrast are my middle names this week. I am a huge fan of G.M. Malliet’s Max Tudor books, so I was delighted to buy this one as …