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April 8, 2018 – 7:54 pm | 3 Comments

I had a lazy weekend—well, lazier than usual—and ended up watching lots of TV and movies. Good thing they were mostly entertaining. Here are some brief thoughts on the ones worth mentioning.
Killing Eve

I’ve been salivating …

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Q&A with Authors Brett Battles and Robert Gregory Browne

April 29, 2013 – 2:35 pm | 3 Comments
Brett, reacting to Rob's feet on his desk

Recently, Brett Battles and Robert Gregory Browne, two popular thriller writers, released their first collaboration, Poe, a first-in-series action adventure about a woman who infiltrates a prison as part of a deal to learn more …

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Book Review: ICE COLD KILL by Dana Haynes

April 25, 2013 – 12:07 am | One Comment

This review originally appeared in Shelf Awareness for Readers, and is reprinted here with permission.
Daria Gibron, the formidable ex-agent for Shin Bet (Israeli Secret Service) from Dana Haynes’s Crashers and Breaking Point, gets to be …

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Creepy Covers

April 22, 2013 – 10:13 pm | 14 Comments
man on primrose lane

Several weeks ago, while on Twitter, I saw Jon Jordan of Crimespree Magazine mention that a book he was reading had a really creepy cover. He had a picture link so of course I clicked on …

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Everything I Needed to Know I Learned While Paddleboarding

April 19, 2013 – 12:54 am | 11 Comments
photo-15

My birthday was last week, and every year, I do something that scares me a little. I figure if I get through that, I’d be able to handle whatever else comes my way the rest …

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Book Review: THE HOUSE AT THE END OF HOPE STREET by Menna van Praag

April 15, 2013 – 11:21 pm | No Comment
house at end of hope street

Yesterday’s horrific events left me desolate, so I thought it’d be appropriate to republish—with permission—this review of mine, which ran in last week’s Shelf Awareness for Readers. The three lead characters in this novel have …

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Nerdy Special List April 2013

April 2, 2013 – 11:05 pm | 2 Comments
point & shoot

Spring has arrived, as has a deluge of new releases. The number of March and April titles I received increased dramatically from what came in for the first two months this year.
So let’s jump right …

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