#Bookreview: The Attendant

My Review Tony Powers’ psychological thriller The Attendant opens by introducing two New York City residents who could not be more different from each other: wealthy, privileged financier Richard Alleroy and damaged Gulf War veteran Emanuel Graves. The initial set-up of the book was a bit labored for me, with more description than was needed … Continue reading #Bookreview: The Attendant

#bookreview – Tales from the Annexe

Amazon: US UK CA UK AU DE My Review As its subtitle indicates, Tales from the Annex is a collection of seven stories based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Herbert West character, followed by seven other tales.  I went into the collection not having read Driscoll’s Herbert West novels or anything by H.P. Lovecraft. I was very … Continue reading #bookreview – Tales from the Annexe

#BookReview: Searching for Eden

My Review The second edition of Keith Madsen’s novel Searching for Eden is the story of a grieving father’s quest to fulfill his fourteen-year-old daughter’s dying vision of the Garden of Eden as affirmation that life on this earth is in fact good. Joining him on this quest are Carmen Ortega, a fourteen-year-old prostitute, and … Continue reading #BookReview: Searching for Eden

#BookReview: Vanished

My Review Mark Bierman‘s novel Vanished opens in a Haitian prison with a game of cards turned violent, followed by an earthquake. The chapter ends with the escape of a prisoner who will play a pivotal role in the novel. Enter young widower Tyler and his father-in-law John, two Americans newly arrived to help build … Continue reading #BookReview: Vanished