crime · mystery · Sci-Fi · Thriller

Slow start but clever ending for The Forgotten Room

The Forgotten Room by Lincoln Child gives initial vibes that it’s heading toward the supernatural, perhaps with a ghostly presence that’s responsible for the gruesome suicide of a senior researcher at a stuffy think tank on the coastline of Newport, Rhode Island. The main character Jeremy Logan was a prof at the Lux research institute years…… Continue reading Slow start but clever ending for The Forgotten Room

crime · Police procedural · Thriller

Doom Murders, solid religious thriller without Da Vinci Code’s hyperbole

The Doom Murders by Brian O’Hare A Catholic Bishop found brutalized, naked, and oddly posed in his Belfast study sets DCI Jim Sheehan and his detectives on the trail of a killer who police suspect sees himself as the hand of God. That suspicion deepens as the murder toll rises. All victims are Catholic, hold…… Continue reading Doom Murders, solid religious thriller without Da Vinci Code’s hyperbole

crime · movies · Sci-Fi · superhero · Thriller

Suicide Squad – DC takes another header?

The word’s out. Rotten Tomatoes gives DC’s band of nasties thumbs down. Tomatoes Quote – “Critics Consensus: #Suicide_Squad boasts a talented cast and a little more humor than previous DCEU efforts, but they aren’t enough to save the disappointing end result from a muddled plot, thinly written characters, and choppy directing.” https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/suicide_squad_2016/ The #Tomatometer went splat with…… Continue reading Suicide Squad – DC takes another header?

crime · historical fiction · mystery · Uncategorized

Sexy, morally blurred, Depression-era mystery a great read

Author G. K. Parker introduces Indifferent City through a scene in a Speakeasy where Billy Duquesne’s questionable morality is set before us when he slips a wallet bulging with cash to Craine, a mobster and the establishment’s owner. Billy’s bloodied knuckles attest to the persuasion required to complete the collection. For his effort, our hero is…… Continue reading Sexy, morally blurred, Depression-era mystery a great read