Tag Archives: book reviews

Review of Mike Dauplaise’s Torture at the Back Forty

Review of Mike Dauplaise’s Torture at the Back Forty Outlaw Motorcycle gangs always hold a particular fascination for me. These “one percenters” live short, violent lives outside society’s conventions. Unlike other organized-crime groups such as the Mafia, motorcycle gangs don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review of Adam Kennedy’s The Domino Principle

Review of Adam Kennedy’s The Domino Principle “No, but I saw the movie” is a cliche about books that have been adapted for films. It makes me wonder, not for the first time, if I’m going through life backwards. I … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A $500 House in Detroit by Drew Philp

Over several days, I read Drew Philp’s A $500 House in Detroit. It was yet another remainder that I bought from Edward R Hamilton (hamiltonbook.com). I would classify $500 House as one of those books that I’m glad that I read, but that I … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Books, Articles, & the Arts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Finished John Lutz’s Death by Jury

Friday afternoon & evening, I finished John Lutz’s Death by Jury reading from page 239 to 291. I continued to be pleasantly surprised with the book’s quality right up until the end. The book’s virtues include some nice twists that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday, 11 June 2017 – Reading pages 22-246 of Scott Carney’s Death on Diamond Mountain

Sunday I was relieved to be off of the road, as I’d spend all of Saturday cooped up in the car, counting the miles. Not feeling like doing anything active, I read Scott Carney’s Death on Diamond Mountain from page … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Books, Articles, & the Arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday, 9 June 2017 – reading through page 22 of Scott Carney’s Death on Diamond Mountain

Saturday I was in the car all day and didn’t read a word. But Friday I had managed to read the first 22 pages of Death on Diamond Mountain by Scott Carney. My wife read the book last week and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Books, Articles, & the Arts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday, 9 June 2017 – reading pages 134-166 of Michael Crichton’s Grave Descend

Friday I finished Michael Crichton’s Grave Descend, reading pages 134-166 (Chapters 14-20). The close of the book was disappointing. It seemed as though Crichton didn’t know how to end it, or perhaps he just got tired of writing and stopped. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Books, Articles, & the Arts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment