Death Comes is the second entry in Sue Hallgarth’s Willa Cather and Edith Lewis mystery series. The first was On the Rocks (2013). There is no hint of a sophomore slump in this second novel. It’s the exact opposite — Hallgarth knocks it out of the park with […]
A beautifully written philosophical memoir about a woman in search of a deeper understanding of love and her own heart.
I first heard about OSS Operation Black Mail: One Woman’s Covert War Against The Imperial Japanese Army at Book Expo earlier this year. It’s the story of Elizabeth “Betty” McIntosh and her World War II experience as an OSS agent in India and China specializing in […]
Last night while browsing at my local Barnes & Noble, I was thrilled to see Stephanie Gayle’s new release, Idyll Fears, faced-out on the New In Paperback Mystery shelves. I talked about Idyll Fears on Episode 26 of the Book Cougars and my review of this Connecticut-based mystery […]
The Talented Ribkins by Ladee Hubbard is a charming read with the serious themes of family relationships, race, self-awareness, and more woven throughout. The protagonist of this strong debut novel is Johnny Ribkins, a 72-year-old African American man who is in debt to a mobster that doesn’t mess around. […]