OK, I'm a Serge fan and have been since Florida Roadkill but this one kind of disappointed me. I still love Serge's inventive way of handling people who upset him and his manic protection of Jim Davenport is endearing but I just wasn't much into this one. However, I am looking forward to Nuclear Jellyfish.
This is a sweet "life lessons" book from John to his son, William but with a little twist. The actuals lessons come from John's beloved dog, Scoshi. I pleasant set of rules to live by. Quite enjoyable.
This version seems more plausible than any of the others "Dahlia" books out there. The author, Donald Wolfe, lived in Los Angeles during the time and, although we was only in his teens when Elizabeth Short turned up in the vacant field on Norton St, he's been curious all his life about what actually happened to her. This is a pretty good "new" version of the short life of the Black Dahlia.
If you're a John Douglas fan this book is for you. The cases he reviews here are the most well known and haunting even going back to Jack the Ripper. I had a little trouble with the JonBenet Ramsey discussion but not because I agreed or disagreed with his conclusion but because he went into so much detail that I was worn out when I got to the end of it. I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to anyone interested in profiling done right.
Another great mystery from Elizabeth George. This isn't an Inspector Lynley story but rather a Barbara Havers story...he's not in it. But you'll be one step up if you read this one before you read the next Lynley since her actions in this novel are a big part of In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner-the next one in the series.
I'm sorry to say I didn't finish this book. The redacting finally got to me and I wondered why Ms. Plame Wilson bothered to write it or Pocket Books publish it. I know the redacting wasn't so bad later in the book but I bought the book to find out the real story but plowing through the history did me in. Guess I'll have to wait for the movie.
This is her best one yet. A gripping story with characters that are real. Having worked in NASA for years I appreciate the research that was put into this story...it all sounds right on the money. Terrific book; I hated to get to the last page.
This is a VERY detailed account of Henry VIII's court and daily life. It includes how the king was attended along with the contents of the rooms in his palaces, the people who attended him and his family. The reviewers called it extensively researched and the book contains details that I've never read before.