Armageddon Two-step

In Armageddon Two-step, Shelby saved the world and was given a bunch of money to keep quietly vague about it. Though, of course, he was the most famous man in the world…which was a big step-up from his last gig flipping burgers at Mickey-Ds. But in modern society, fame isContinue Reading

Wolf Wants In

We are alongside the narrators, Sadie who is investigating her brother’s death and Henley who just wants to escape the small rural Kansas town hit hard by the opioid crisis, in the Wolf Wants In. Shane, Sadie’s brother, dies from a heart attack under mysterious circumstances. No autopsy is doneContinue Reading

Riots I Have Known

Riots I Have Known is a slice-of-prisoner-life novella. An unnamed prisoner, who is hiding alone in the prison’s Media Center during a riot, describes his two year journey within the prison walls and the riot that is occurring around him. The narrator is the editor of the literary-lauded prison monthlyContinue Reading

Waisted

In Waisted, Alice and Daphne are in a last ditch attempt to lose their excess weight at a private weight loss retreat. Alice’s life before fat camp is meticulously recounted. However, I can do it in just one sentence. Alice blames all of her problems, some real and some imaginary,Continue Reading

Alice's Island

Alice’s Island starts out with a mystery that quickly turns into an obsession. Chris is killed on a road he shouldn’t have been on while traveling home to his very pregnant wife, Alice. Alice obsesses about finding out where Chris was on the night of his death. Once she uncoversContinue Reading

The Spectators

The Spectators is literary fiction but the two portions of the plot make strange bedfellows. Mattie M. is a talk show host (think Jerry Springer) in the late 1990s. When a horrific school shooting is determined to be by hard-core fans of Mattie’s show, it opens a national discussion onContinue Reading

Daisy Jones & the Six

Daisy Jones & The Six is the best non-thriller that I have read this year! Set in the turbulent late 1970s Sunset Boulevard band scene, The Six is a five member middle-of-road rock band who are effectively forced by their label to add a sexy new lead singer, Daisy Jones. Continue Reading