Digital Fortress – Dan Brown

This is the first book by Dan Brown I’ve attempted to read, nearly 10 years after the entire hype regarding the DaVinci Code had died down. Short Synopsis: When the National Security Agency’s invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a brilliant and beautifulContinue reading “Digital Fortress – Dan Brown”

Deceptive by Emily Lloyd-Jones

Months ago, Ciere would have cast her illusion outward, like throwing a sheet over a table. It would cover everything, but the pain was debilitating. Now, after months of careful practice, Ciere reaches out and  imagines the world the way she wants it. She visualizes the frozen white fields, the twist in the road around a clump of trees—the trees that make a perfect place toContinue reading “Deceptive by Emily Lloyd-Jones”

Cell * Stephen King

If you ever wondered whether Stephen King attempted to write another amazing epic since “The Stand” that features a virus outbreak and mass-destruction of human society, “Cell” is the answer. Except the “Amazing” part. Cell fell short of the epic story involving Captain Trips and resembled more the first season of “The Walking Dead”. IContinue reading “Cell * Stephen King”

The End of the Whole Mess * Stephen King

The Story In a little town there were two brothers. One was bright, one was a genius. Howard and Bobby got along like the house on fire and the older brother could feel only awe and amazement when looking at the stuff his little brother invented. When he was small he came up with anContinue reading “The End of the Whole Mess * Stephen King”

Find Me book review * by Laura van den Berg

After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut novel–a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. I bought this book after reading a review on the Culture section of BBC News. Find Me was listed as oneContinue reading “Find Me book review * by Laura van den Berg”

The FIREMAN * Joe Hill – Excerpt

FOX said the Dragon had been set loose by ISIS, using spores that had been invented by the Russians in the 1980s. MSNBC said sources indicated the ’scale might’ve been created by engineers at Halliburton and stolen by culty Christian types fixated on the Book of Revelation. CNN reported both sides. All throughout May andContinue reading “The FIREMAN * Joe Hill – Excerpt”

Survivors * Terry Nation

From the series of Post-Apocalyptic novels comes Survivors, a book – for the first time – written on British soil and not in the USA. Before embarking on the Doctor Who trip, Terry Nations wrote a series of sci-fi novels – one of them being survivors which was later made into a TV series forContinue reading “Survivors * Terry Nation”