Archive for the ‘4 Stars’ Category

Book Review: The Drought by Steven Scaffardi

Dan Hilles broke up with Stacey, his long time girlfriend. Dan has been out of the dating game for so long he has no idea on how to proceed, talk to girls or even behave as a single man.

But Dan has his friends, Ollie, Jack and Rob who are there to help and also trip him for their own amusement. After all, what are friends for?

Book Review: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Young Edmond Dante, a sailor, has almost been named captain of a ship and is in preparations of marrying his sweetheart. But Dante becomes the victim of a sinister plot which leads to false imprisonment in an island fortress. The naïve Dante doesn’t realize how serious his situation is and that the chances of him ever seeing the light of day decline daily.

After several years, and with the help of a friend, Dante manages to escape the prison and plots his revenge.

Book Review: A Genius for Deception by Nicholas Rankin

A non-fiction book which tackles the history of camouflage, lies, bluffs and tricks which helped the British win World War I and World War II.

Book Review: March Violets by Philip Kerr

Arti­cle first pub­lished as Book Review: ‘March Violets’ by Philip Kerr on Blog­crit­ics About: March Violets by Philip Kerr is the first in a series of noir novels about Bernie Gunther, an ex-policeman who turned private investigator. March violets refers to Germans who went along with the Nazi violence mindlessly. 256 pages Publisher: Penguin Books Language: English […]

Graphic Novel Review: All-Star Batman and Robin The Boy Wonder by Frank Miller

About: All-Star Batman and Robin The Boy Wonder by Frank Miller is a graphic novel about the superheroes. The art by Jim Lee and Scott Williams is amazing. 240 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: 1401216811 My rating for All-Star Batman and Robin The Boy Wonder – 4 Buy this book  from Ama­zon.com More books by Frank Miller Thoughts: All-Star […]

Book Review: The Curiosity by Stephen P. Kiernan

On an Arctic expedition, Dr. Kate Philo discovers the body of a man who was flash frozen deep in ice. In what could only be considered exceptional science with a bit of luck, the man, Judge Jeremiah Rice was brought back to life after being dead for more than a century.

Dr. Kate joins Judge Rice as he learns more about this new society, while the project’s director Dr. Erastus Carthage tries to exploit the Lazarus Project and Judge Rice for as long as he can.
And time is running out quickly.

Book Review: The Osterman Weekend by Robert Ludlum

About: The Osterman Weekend by Robert Ludlum is a novel published in 1972. The thriller is the second book published by Mr. Ludlum. My rating for The Osterman Weekend – 4 Buy this book in paper or elec­tronic format* More Books by Robert Ludlum Thoughts: The Osterman Weekend by Robert Ludlum starts out with murder […]

Book Review: League of Sombodies by Samuel Sattin

Fearghas Murdoch Sikophsky wants to raise the world’s first legitimate superhero – the candidate: his son Lenard. However, before becoming a hero Lenard must pass several tests from an ancient book which teaches men how to be men. In the process Lenard falls in love with the mentally unstable Laura Moskowitz.

Book Review: Rocking the Wall by Erik Kirschbaum

About: Rocking the Wall: Bruce Springsteen: The Berlin Concert that Changed the World by Erik Kirschbaum is a non-fiction book about a 1988 Springsteen concert in East Berlin, Germany. Mr. Kirschbaum got the idea for the book in a taxi coming back from a 2002 Springsteen concert in Berlin, when the cab driver told him […]

Book Review: The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship by Patrick Bishop

Arti­cle orig­i­nally pub­lished as Book Review: ‘The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship’ by Patrick Bishop on Blogcritics.org About: The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship by Patrick Bishop is a non-fiction book about the attempts of the allies to sink the German battleship Tirpitz during World War II. This is a great book for World War II buffs, naval historians […]

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