Dean Koontz – Whispers – Psychopaths and turgid nipples

In 1979, when I wrote Whispers, I was less well known than the young Harrison Ford before he appeared in American Graffiti—and a lot less handsome. I was slightly better looking than J. Fred Muggs, a performing chimpanzee on TV at that time, but also less well known than he was. Whispers was the last book I wrote inContinue reading “Dean Koontz – Whispers – Psychopaths and turgid nipples”

La casa de papel * Money Heist – Season 1 quote about domestic violence

So I’m currently watching Money Heist and I just heard a very truthful depiction on how domestic violence starts. Quote below: “It’s not what I imagine if I think of…” “Of what? Of a battered woman? Because I carry a gun, don’t I? Look, the fact is, it doesn’t start with a slap. If so,Continue reading “La casa de papel * Money Heist – Season 1 quote about domestic violence”

LAbyrinth * Randall Sullivan – A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

When Los Angeles detective Russell Poole began investigating the killing of a black off-duty cop by a white undercover cop, little did he know that he was opening one of the wormiest cans in the history of American police enforcement. Before long Poole had established solid links that connected Suge Knight and his infamous label,Continue reading “LAbyrinth * Randall Sullivan – A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.”

Anitita Augustopoulos-Jucan – Al doilea adevar (The second truth)

Published in 1978, this pocket sized book was in my parent’s collection. Looking to clean up their bookcases, I had a read to decide if it’s a keeper or a burn-pile candidate. Set in the lovely Romanian county of Bucuresti in the height of its post-bellic boom, the story follows the investigative trail that theContinue reading “Anitita Augustopoulos-Jucan – Al doilea adevar (The second truth)”

Dragged across concrete or the story of a cop-out

I was pretty excited to see “Dragged across concrete” with Mel Gibson. I had it on my watch list for about a month and tonight I decided to see it along with “Red Joan”. I go in and when the warning screen greets me I giggle with enthusiasm not felt since The Purge first cameContinue reading “Dragged across concrete or the story of a cop-out”

Not Safe After Dark: And Other Stories (Inspector Banks)

Peter Robinson pens thrilling tales rich with keen observations, pitch perfect dialogue, and shocking plot twists that have fascinated readers all over the world and made him one of the greatest suspense novelists alive. His acclaimed novels featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks rank among the most celebrated police procedural series in modern fiction. In Not SafeContinue reading “Not Safe After Dark: And Other Stories (Inspector Banks)”

Let’s be cops – Or how Hollywood ignores the law

I have seen “Let’s be cops” last night and I started cringing really hard at the stuff the guys impersonating cops were doing and how much the other cops let them get away with it without catching on to the fact that they are fake. Now, if I were a civilian being asked to pullContinue reading “Let’s be cops – Or how Hollywood ignores the law”