Category: Books

2017 Reads, Books, Mystery Series

Alex Kava’s Before Evil Chronicles Maggie O’Dell’s Early Days as a FBI Special Agent

Before Evil by Alex Kava (Maggie O’Dell Book 0.5 ) Several days ago I finished Before Evil the latest release from one of my favorite mystery writers Alex Kava. Before Evil is book 0.5 as it is a prequel to A Prefect Evil which is Book 1 in Kava’s Maggie O’Dell series. A Perfect  Evil was the first Alex Kava book I read. I loved it and I’ve read almost every book since. About Maggie O’Dell Maggie O’Dell is a profiler with the FBI and over the course of the eleven books that comprise the series Maggie has faced some pretty big challenges....

2017 Reads, Books

Recapping My September through November Reads

An Attempt to Catch-Up on My August-November Reads Ok so while I haven’t posted on this blog, I have been fairly active in the various aspects of my life that I discuss on this blog. And while I can’t catch up on everything in one post, I will try to hit a few of the highlights and then try to catch up over the next week or so. Back in the middle of August, I was having a hard time writing new posts, so I started a new blog A Sixties Man, because,well, that’s what I am! I was born...

2017 Reads, Books

Where My September Reads Took Me – Part I

Where My First Three Reads in September Took Me..... Ok so now that we are eight days into October I think it's about time that I took you on a little trip. On the trip we will visit the places I was taken by the books that t I read in September. New Orleans - Night of the Living Demon Slayer - Angie Fox Our first stop is New Orleans, which was the location of  the seventh adventure of Demon Slayer Lizzie Brown chronicled in Night of the Living Demon Slayer. The adventure was put to paper by Angie Fox....

2017 Reads

Three Great Books Ignite My September Reading!

A Demon Slayer, a Lizard King and White Rage Power the Start of My September Reading Over the first eight days of September, I finished three books, bringing the total number of books I have read in 2017 to 41. Goodreads says that I am back on pace to read my projected goal of 60 books. The three books I finished are...... The Night of the Living Demon Slayer by Angie Fox Ok or it's not War and Peace, but it's more fun! I have never read War and Peace but I don't think there are any necromancers, voodoo priestesses...

2017 Reads, Books, Reading Challenges

August Reads Recap and Reading Challenges Update….

Where I spent my August  Ok so for a week in August I was in Ship Bottom on Long Beach Island in New Jersey. But for the rest of the month I was all over the place thanks to the five books that I read. Well actually only four of them took me someplace other than my own mind, which is where You are not Your Brain took me!   My Travels Via My August Reads First, Parnell Hall's latest Stanley Hastings adventure took me to New York City. In A Fool for a Client Stanley must discover who murdered his boss...

2017 Reads, Books, Mysteries

The Secrets She Keeps a Stand-Out Stand Alone from Michael Robotham

The Secrets She Keeps - Michael Robotham Ever since I read Suspect book one in the Joe O'Loughlin series from Michael Robotham I have been a fan. The Secrets She Keeps Robotham's fourth stand alone novel only increased my love for his books.  His three other stand alone books are The Night Ferry, Life or Death, and Bombproof. Bombproof is the only one of the four I have not read yet! Boo me! About Michael Robotham's Books From Michael's Website... Michael’s novels have since been translated into 23 languages and have won or been shortlisted for numerous awards including: The...