American Sherlock

Oscar Heinrich was an American Sherlock Holmes. Though he believed Holmes used intuition rather than science to solve his cases. Heinrich opened the first private crime lab in the US. He invented blood-splatter analysis and ballistics while proving that a fingerprint could be relied on as evidence. American Sherlock isContinue Reading

Courting Mr. Lincoln

In a 2017 C-SPAN poll, President Lincoln was found to be the best President by 91 historians and authors. But how was his personal life? In Courting Mr. Lincoln, his future wife, Mary Todd, and his best friend, Joshua Speed, tell his story during the last twenty-five years of hisContinue Reading

Inspector Ghote's Good Crusade

Inspector Ghote’s Good Crusade is a classic mystery from 1966. Set in India, it is only the second entry in the long-running series. Inspector Ghote of the Bombay Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a murder. The victim was a rich American philanthropist. He died of arsenic poisoning at his homeContinue Reading

Dogs: A Coloring and Activity Book for Kids

So, have you tried everything to get your kids off their phones and tablets? Dogs: A Coloring and Activity Book for Kids will keep your children or grandchildren (ages 4-8) occupied for hours. Only crayons or colored pencils are necessary to color beautiful dogs. Dogs: A Coloring and Activity BookContinue Reading

The Only Child

Can serial killers be identified while still children? A new Korean thriller, The Only Child, attempts to answer that question by merging a family drama with a jailed serial killer’s tale. Beginning with a police procedural investigating a series of arsons, the book then tells the first-person tale of aContinue Reading

Don't Look Down Spotlight and Giveaway

About Don’t Look Down Don’t Look Down (Shadows of New York) Psychological Thriller 2nd in Series Publisher: Thomas & Mercer (February 11, 2020) From the Amazon Charts bestselling author of One Small Sacrifice, a gripping mystery about a sinister murder that everyone wants to stay buried—except one dogged NYPD detective.Continue Reading

Field Guide to Citizen Science

“There will always be more unknown than known, more rocks waiting to be overturned.” To be a part-time scientist, you only need a cell phone and the Field Guide to Citizen Science. SciStarter.org is an online database of more than 1,600 science projects that need help from regular people justContinue Reading