Archive for the ‘5 Stars’ Category

Book Review: Lord High Executioner by Howard Engel

Mr. Engel’s sense of humor comes through the narrative, I find myself laughing at his macabre narrative way to often then I thought when it comes to reading a book of this subject.

Book Review: The Faithful Executioner by Joel F. Harrington

A wonderful book based on a remarkable journal kept by the executioner of Nuremberg, Meister Franz Schmidt. Along with the “work” of Meister Schmidt, the author vividly re-creates life in sixteenth century Nuremberg and its surroundings.

Book Review: The Envoy by Alex Kershaw

Mr. Wallenberg could not stand idly by watching one of the greatest crimes of the 20th Century taking place, and took it upon himself to provide Jews with Schutzpasses, documents which show that the bearer is a Swedish citizen and hence should not be transferred to a concentration camp.

Book Review: From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming

About: From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming is the 5th novel in the series featuring English spy James Bond, 007. The book was published in 1957 and is considered one of the quintessential Cold War novels.   253 pages Publisher: Fine Communications (July 1997) Language: English ISBN-10: 1567310532   My rat­ing for From Russia […]

Book Review: One Step Ahead by Timothy Spangler

Mr. Spangler talks about the structure of the funds, the operations of both private equity and hedge funds, as well as their role in the 2008 financial crisis

Book Review: Ghost Riders of Baghdad by Daniel A. Sjursen

Mr. Sjursen also shares his own personal views about the war, professional soldering, the ugly business of managing an occupation and the even uglier politics of inserting yourself in the middle of a sectarian civil war.

Book Review: Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson

The book is straight forward and presents the information in small, easy to swallow chunks

Book Review: Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly is the pen name of Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman, an accomplished journalist, inventor and adventurer.

Book Review: In the Land of Armadillos by Helen Maryles Shankman

I truly enjoyed this book and the linked stories that go along with it.

Book Review: Forgiving Mariela Camacho by A.J. Sidransky

This novel is an exciting, fast paced page turner with many themes

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