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Tick Tick Tick BOOOOOM

“Without thinking further, Diaz lifted his left leg and scrambled over the jersey wall. There were only a couple of feet between the curved concrete of the wall and the solid white line of the shoulder. He hewed to the wet, narrow space, absorbed the rush of air from passing cars time and again, ignored … Continue reading

Ghosts Can Take Many Forms

“Wabigoon shook his head. “Those girls, hitchhiking. No choice, eh? The buses don’t run up north anymore. You hear that old joke about the Anishnabe woman hitchhiking? She gets into a truck and there’s a big bottle of booze in the passenger seat.  ‘Got that for my old man’ the driver says. And the Anishnabe … Continue reading

She Tried To Sit In My Lap While I Was Standing Up

SUMMARY When a dying millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in. REVIEW  “The entrance door was set far back in the middle … Continue reading

Right Away Lady Stapleford

“The devil may make work for idle hands, but industry stills the demons within.” A Death in the Family is a story of a young English girl named Euphemia Martins coping with the sudden death of her father and Reverand Joshia Martins and the financial struggle left behind for her mother and little brother Joe. With … Continue reading

Living In Two Worlds

“Excel stood up. ‘A question before you go.’ ‘Sir?’ ‘Did a friend tell you to push Sanderline Johnson out the window?’ ‘No, sir. But aren’t you glad he jumped?’” Carhop’s, mutilated dogs, bagmen, incestuous behaviours, kickbacks, police informants, shakedowns, strikebreakers, incessant strong-arming… This is the world where Lieutenant David D. Klein is held, and in … Continue reading

Untying the Tie that Binds; A Generational Tale about a Generational Problem

There is nothing more enjoyable for a reader then the feeling of being transported. When the author can have distinct voice for different recollections of time periods or even settings without losing focus brings a gripping read that is difficult to put down. My initial expectations were that it would be a high paced private … Continue reading

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