Tag Archives: soldiers

The Orphan Master’s Son

Movel of the Month Listening to this book was a little difficult because of the topic.  I mention this point because of the torture and prison scenes, interrogations, lies, conspiracies and political heat that takes place in the novel.  It … Continue reading

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A Mortal Terror

Movel of the Month Interested in WWII mysteries?  Ones where the detective is actually a soldier serving in the war?  It is a unique concept, which gives you the best of both worlds.  Billy Boyle was a cop in Boston … Continue reading

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Blue Asylum & The Ballad of Tom Dooley

Book Pairing      No, the main idea between these books is not the fact that the women on the covers are wearing blue dresses.  A thread that is strong, however, is how the civil war plays a part in … Continue reading

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Gorgeous East & Doing Dangerously Well

Book Pairing    I have to say that the only threads pulling these two titles together would be the tone of the book and the quirky, interesting characters featured in each story.  While Girardi’s novel deals with French foreign legionnaires … Continue reading

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