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Category Archives: 2015

April 2015

THRONE OF DARKNESS. Douglas Nicholas. Atria. Throne of Darkness proves Nicholas a master at writing historical fantasy. In his story, we are thrust back in time to 1215 – the eve … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

James McPherson & the Civil War

THE WAR THAT FORGED A NATION: WHY THE CIVIL WAR STILL MATTERS. James McPherson. Oxford University Press. The title of this book says it all: after a century and a … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

In the Audio Corner

IRRITABLE HEARTS. Mac McClelland. Brilliance Audio. During the past 20 years, society has finally come to see Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a very real affliction with very real effects. In Irritable Hearts, … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

March 2015

FRACTURED. Kate Watterson. Forge. Do you ever wonder just what motivates a person to commit murder? The question has captivated people since the dawn of time. And author Kate Watterson … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coltrane Live On the Road

SO MANY THINGS. The European Tour – 1961. John Coltrane Quintet (featuring Eric Dolphy). Acrobat Records. This amazing 4-record set features the legendary John Coltrane live on the road with … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

New From Brilliance Audio

SAINT ODD. Dean Koontz. #7 In the Odd Thomas Series. Brilliance Audio. Koontz is revered for his ability to keep you on the edge of your seat with his stories, … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The First Wife

THE FIRST WIFE. Erica Spindler. Macmillan Audio. Spindler’s riveting novel introduces us to Bailey Browne. A girl like so many others, Bailey dreams of rescue, longing to be the centerpiece … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blood On the Docket

SHADOWS IN THE NIGHT. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Sony Music. Shadows In the Night is quite a different Bob Dylan record. A complete departure from the thirsty rock and roll waves of … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

February 2015

MARK OF THE BEAST. Adolphus Anekwe. Forge. Mysteries are one of the most popular of all genres, with the shelves of most every bookstore likely to be glutted with an … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment
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