Ice Cold Heart

Minneapolis during a freezing snowstorm is the setting for the serial killer police procedural Ice Cold Heart. Kelly Ramage is stuck in a marriage with boring Todd, an accountant. Todd won’t satisfy her need for bondage play. So Kelly looks elsewhere for satisfaction. Unfortunately, she met James, who took itContinue Reading

A Girl Named Anna

A Girl Named Anna begins to question her whole world after visiting the Astroland amusement park. “Today is my eighteenth birthday and, for the first time, I am lying to my mother.” So says Anna before sneaking off from her religious mamma to visit the park with her boyfriend. Meanwhile,Continue Reading

How To

If you ever wondered How To send a letter home from the space station or land a space shuttle in downtown LA, I have the perfect instruction book for you. What if I use real science to solve hypothetical problems? For example, how can I get rid of this bookContinue Reading

Extinction Agenda

Extinction Agenda opens with a bang when an explosion kills the majority of FBI Agent James Mason’s multi-jurisdictional team. They were hunting a more lethal mutation of the bird flu virus at the Arizona-Mexico border. The flames deactivated the virus. However, Mason begins a one-man vendetta to avenge his friendContinue Reading

Its a Numberful World

YouTuber Eddie Woo tries, and succeeds, to make math interesting in It’s a Numberful World. “If you go down deep enough into anything, you will find mathematics.” Eddie proves his point by explaining why rainbows are round, blood vessels and lightning bolts look alike, and the zeros are in theContinue Reading

Passengers

Eight Passengers are stuck in separate driverless cars when a hacker takes control. Only one will survive in this cat-and-mouse thriller. The eight people trapped include a pregnant woman, an aging actress, a married couple, an abused Indian housewife, an illegal immigrant, a disabled war hero, and a man withContinue Reading

Texts from Mittens

Who doesn’t enjoy getting Texts from Mittens? Mittens is a typical cat. He has a healthy obsession with boxes and shampoo caps. His girlfriend, Fiona, thinks he is romantic when he suggests her coming up to his cat condo to rub their faces on an old sock together. He suspectsContinue Reading

The Missing Ones

The Missing Ones are young children missing from a touristy island in Maine. Damaged heroine Hester Thursby is unwilling dragged into the case by a cryptic text by long-missing best friend Daphne. In the excellent Little Comfort (here is my 5-star review), the first book in this series, three-year-old KateContinue Reading

Girl on the Porch

Where and who did the Girl on the Porch flee from and where is she now? Angie and Frank Urban were awoken by their doorbell frantically ringing at 3:30 a.m. By the time Frank opened the door, their porch was empty. The next day, their neighbors Sarah and Kenny checkedContinue Reading