Archive for the ‘4 Stars’ Category

Book Review: Trans-Siberian Express by Warren Adler

Victor Dimitrov, Russian head of state, is suffering from leukemia. Not trusting the doctors in Russia to keep his secret from his political enemies, he requests an American doctor to treat him. Dr. Alex Cousins is hand picked for the job by the President, however Dr. Cousins discover that Dimitrov is planning to go out with a bang and strike China with nuclear weapons before he dies.

Book Review: Digging: Lifting the Memorable from Within the Unthinkable by Susan Rostan

The book is an easy read on a difficult subject, which the author does a wonderful job describing. Ms. Rostan also touches on a very important subject, the fact that Holocaust survivors are reluctant to share their horrific experiences with future generations to learn from and/or remember.

Graphic Novel Review: Batman, Vol. 1: Court of Owls by Schott Snyder

Batman, Vol. 1: Court of Owls by Scott Snyder tried to do a very difficult job – reboot Batman!

Book Review: The Witch Doctor’s Wife by Tamar Myers

Amanda Brown, a young missionary from South Carolina, travels to the Belgian Congo in 1958 in order to oversee a missionary guest house in the town of Belle Vue. Belle Vue is a diamond mining town in which the race by the Belgian occupiers to get as many riches as they can before the forces of independence takes over is a major concern.

Book Review: Man of Steel by Greg Cox

Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization by Greg Cox is exactly what it claims to be, a novel of the summer blockbuster. Mr. Cox has written other novelization, including several in the superhero genre.

Book Review: Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs

During World War I, while John Clayton, Lord Greystoke (Tarzan) is away from his plantation it is destroyed by invading German troops. When he returns to the plantation (in British East Africa), Tarzan discovers many bodies one of whom belongs to his wife.

Book Review: The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

In a meeting or the German high command, Hitler orders the head of the Abwehr, Admiral Canaris, to make a feasibility study to capture British Prime minister Winston Churchill.

Book Review: Death of a Nightingale by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis

Natasha Doroshenko, a Ukrainian woman who is wanted for the attempted murder of her Danish fiancée escapes police custody. On that night the police finds the body of her ex-fiancée, a divisive journalist, after he has been tortured.

Nina Borg, a Red Cross nurse, knows Natasha from her work at the refugee camp and has been following her case for some time. Nina cannot see how someone like Natasha was able to kill so brutally and tries to help her.

Book Review: The Alligator Man by James Sheehan

Lawyer Kevin Wylie works for a shady boss who knowingly protects criminals under the thinly veiled disguise of being their lawyer. When he finds out that his estranged father is dying, Kevin decides to try and renew his relationship and leaves.

During his visit Kevin reconnects with his past and helps a family friend, Billy, who is charged with murder of a corporate tycoon who destroyed the lives of thousands of people (think Enron).

Book Review: Princesses Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

A series of non-fiction mini –biographies of famous and infamous women of royalty

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