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”
United in their rivalry, Sons of Fortune is the classic tale of two brothers engaged in a power struggle from international bestselling author, Jeffrey Archer.
When I picked up the Reader’s Digest collections of stories, this is the one I really wanted to read, but I had to start with a crap one called “An Offer you can’t refuse”. In the year 1964, a set of twin is born in the peaceful house of a country doctor and his youngContinue reading “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards”
I picked this book up from the recommended Audiobooks Crime/Thriller section and I must say I absolutely loved it! The voice actor (George Newbern) really gives Judge Sampson a personality and is perfect for the women voices too! The story is brilliantly done, with multiple possible suspects and a few cases which only show howContinue reading “Say Nothing by Brad Parks Book Review”
Death’s life’s only guarantee, yes? We all know it, yet we’re hardwired to dread it. That dread’s our survival instinct and it serves us well enough when we’re young, but it’s a curse when you’re older.” I picked up this book only due to the fact that it was written by Cloud Atlas’ David MitchellContinue reading “David Mitchell * Slade House Book Review”
According to Samantha, good stories had deep texture. They acquired texture in numerous ways. The texture of character faults and virtues, of intentions contrasted with actions, of personal philosophy shaped by backstory, of mannerisms and habits, of contrasts and contradictions, of mundanities and eccentricities, of points of view and styles of speech.