American By Day – Novel By Derek B. Miller

The picture says it all. This one’s a turkey and demonstrates the importance of having a good editor. Just because a book has a nice cover and looks stylish is no guarantee that the content is of similar quality. There are lessons for all authors in this book and how poor it is.

Suicide Club – Rachel Heng novel

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng It’s New York sometime in the future but it’s not a future that we’d recognize, at least not most of us. Society has evolved into an obsessive embrace of health and beauty. Children are genetically tested and marked after birth. They are sub-100 or above. Those with the higher results […]

Jurassic Park – Thriller by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton Most people in the western world will have seen the movie of this name. It was released in 1993, directed by Steven Spielberg and starred Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill and Laura Dern. Interestingly, Spielberg acquired the movie rights to the book for $1.5 million, before it was published. Crichton was […]

Dragon Tears – Dean Koontz Thriller

Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz In this fast-paced tale we meet Californian police detective, Harry Lyon, and his colleague, the feisty Connie Gullivar. Harry is a tad OCD whereas Connie is not. Yet they seem to complement one another perfectly as they struggle to keep law and order in the city of Irvine. When both […]

Golden Prey – John Sandford Thriller (2017)

Golden Prey by John Sandford Lucas Davenport is better known as the Minnesota BCA detective of previous novels. He’s a tough, no nonsense operator who, due to a successful business that he sold, is also a very wealthy man. In Golden Prey, Davenport has left the BCA and taken a position as a US Deputy […]

Micro – Thriller By Michael Crichton & Richard Preston

Micro by Michael Crichton & Richard Preston Michael Crichton of Jurassic Park fame died in 2008. Micro was published in 2011. Readers could be forgiven for thinking that a seance was used to pen this book. Unfortunately, the truth is more mundane. Crichton was already well forward with the story when he passed on. His […]