The Israel/Palestine conflict, of course, can fill hundreds of books, but it goes to show the gray moral ambiguity of all the characters.
While the subject is, indeed, very serious, there’s also playfulness within the narrative. I have no idea how Mr. Uris managed to do that
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes is fast paced and delightful. It was an entertaining escape into a world of puzzles and riddles
The book’s strength is the presentation of coal mining, it’s benefits & destroying the environment. The struggles of coal miners are presented in a clear manner
While The Unfamiliar Garden by Benjamin Percy could certainly classify as a horror novel, I found it to be less scary and more of a science-fiction thriller.
A dead young boy, drained of blood is found on the Fleet Rive, London 1678. Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey enlists famous polymath Robert Hooke to help
The stars of this book are the characters, which I feel I can say for the whole series. They are interesting, as well as intelligent
A terrorist group took over a 100 hostages in Vienna. The rescue attempt went horribly wrong. CIA Vienna branch believes the inside breach was in their office.
The Darkness Knows by Arnaldur Indriðason takes place in a small town where, it seemed, you are one or two connections from anyone else living there
Rabbi David Small might be implicated in a mysterious murder, all this while his contract with the temple is up for renewal.