“For the reader who is intrigued by America’s romance with gangsters, Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid is definitely worth spending time with a couple who, for just a short time, lived
Secrets are at the center of Derek DelGaudio’s memoir A Moral Man. There are the secrets he chooses to keep and the ones he decides to reveal.
“To be able to brag that your son or daughter was accepted at Harvard or Yale or Stanford checked off a box for status-hungry parents.
“The final and most unnerving assertion of American Serial Killers is the author's belief that the United States is on the cusp of a new age of murder madness.”
“one of the best books of 2020.”
“In Blood Runs Coal, former CIA officer and Justice Department attorney Mark A.
“Cannell’s telling of this story is page turning. His research is unquestionable, his descriptions chilling, and his character development is absolutely visual.”
“This book is personal, deeply and bravely thoughtful, and creatively expressed. . . . it can serve as a tool for the politically engaged.”
“The Vapors is a new take on the familiar gangster history, but it needs just a little bit more cohesion to make it all fit together.”
Jarvis Jay Masters has been on death row in San Quentin State Prison for 30 years. He became famous after renowned Shambhala Buddhist, Pema Chodron, wrote about him.
“Eliot Ness and The Mad Butcher is an excellent biography that reads like a thriller and stands on its own, distinct from its predecessor.”
“The Case of the Vanishing Blonde is excellent work from a true master of the craft.
“She ties it tight. It takes a while to find a vein. She can’t use her arms anymore, her veins have collapsed. But at the back of the knee, she still has one that lights up for her.
"the reader will find an epic who dunnit in this detailed but somewhat disorganized narrative about a different America.”
Everyone likes a good mystery, particularly when it involves an actual event. In this case, it’s one of the unsolved mysteries of U.S. aviation history.
“The Scientist and the Spy does achieve the impossible by making seeding, planting, and food engineering somewhat exciting.
“Gone at Midnight is the type of true crime book that you stay up all night reading.”
“Highway of Tears is a riveting account of the terror visited on a community when their children go missing, made even more horrific by helplessness felt when poli
“Although interesting and well-written, Tough Luck toggles to and fro throughout, alternating between the worlds of professional football and organized crime, and this approach bet
“Operation Devil Horns is the type of book that will make you proud and make your blood boil.”
The Man Who Played with Fire is up front about using author Stieg Larsson’s name and research to help solve the 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme who was gunned down
“In pursuing Weinstein, the authors found that the casting couch system, long entrenched in Hollywood, still existed, though perhaps in a mutated form.
“This may require rereading to absorb some of the mathematical terms, but the book is fun, and interesting, and a challenge on many levels.”
It takes a skilled story teller to describe such a monumental place as India in a way that even someone unfamiliar with it will understand the places, events, and participants.
“one of those incredible true crime stories that grab one’s attention and does not let go until the last page.”