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August 2, 2019

In The Last Day of Ramadan by Gandharva raja, a new novel by Gandharva raja,  university student Gora and his friends in Delhi, India, are bystanders as Kabir Jain, a professor of comparative religion, carries out his mission to end religious violence and close the rel...

November 27, 2018

If you lived in the D.C. Metro Area in October, 2002,  you remember the terror you felt as the Beltway Snipers killed people randomly on the street, in a store, filling gas, loading groceries into a car—17 killed  in all with 10 wounded. I was afraid, as we all were, t...

October 25, 2018

I am sometimes asked to speak on historical research for writers because of my two historical novels, Shadow of the Rock and In Rembrandt’s Shadow.  I visited libraries and special collections, traveled to sites in Florida, St. Thomas, Morocco, and Gibraltar, consulted...

October 5, 2018

Beacon Junction, Vermont, is a small town with a small town newspaper, the Weekly Clarion, but the ethical issues confronting the editor, Nathan Hawke, and his dad, retired lawyer Jonas Hawke, loom large in each finely written novel of this series by Mark Willen. Hawke...

July 24, 2018

Abandoned Homes: Vietnam Revenge Murders by Frank E. Hopkins  looks back at the turmoil, deception, intrigue, and anger of the late sixties and early seventies in this engrossing, hard to put down mystery. It won first place for a mystery/thriller novel in the

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April 24, 2018

I just finished a three-hour class on Dorothy L. Sayers and her book, Gaudy Night. This is the book where Lord Peter Wimsey proposes to Harriet Vane and is finally accepted. She has kept Wimsey at a distance because he saved her from the gallows and she refused to acce...

January 3, 2018

I’m an avid mystery reader, and this debut traditional mystery will keep you guessing until the end.


Inherit the Bones by Emily Littlejohn is well-written, engrossing and intelligent. Even the title works in several ways to define the book. The author is from Southern...

October 23, 2017

Improve your success at Book Fairs. Get out in front of your exhibit and engage passersby. Be considerate and generous to your fellow exhibitors, and don't miss the chance ot make connections.

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