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Book Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Dr. Mike Bekker is back, and it’s up to Lucas Davenport to stop him once and for all. Silent Prey is the continuation of John Sandford’s Eyes of Prey. Davenport’s life has drastically changed following the events of the last two novels. Davenport and his longtime love are over for good, and Lucas is looking at a future where […]

Book Review: Eyes Of Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Eyes Of Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

After reading a somewhat disappointing Shadow Prey, I was a little hesitant to begin Eyes of Prey. I’m glad I was wrong! Eyes of Prey focuses on Lucas Davenport out to bring two killers to justice. Having seen Strangers on a Train one too many times, these killers believe they’ve constructed the perfect crime. However, it isn’t long before they realize that they’ve […]

Audio Review: Whiskey Sour (Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels Series) by J.A. Konrath

Posted May 11, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Audio Review: Whiskey Sour (Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels Series) by J.A. Konrath

“I was overworked, underpaid, and socially retarded. I discovered J. A. Konrath over Christmas break, and in devouring all of his thrillers I came across a mystery series. Whiskey Sour is the first book in Konrath’s Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels Mysteries. This book is a big departure from his techno-thrillers. Though Jack investigates heinous crimes, the novel is written with […]

Book Review: A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell) by Deanna Raybourn

Posted February 20, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 3 Comments
Book Review: A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell) by Deanna Raybourn

A Perilous Undertaking is the sequel to Deanna Raybourn’s A Curious Beginning. Like the first novel, Veronica Speedwell and her partner Stoker find themselves tasked with solving yet another mystery. This time, however, the duo’s circumstances are much better. They are no longer fugitives on the run, but have found themselves working on a new museum project. Not […]

Book Review: Disturb by J.A. Konrath

Posted January 19, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: Disturb by J.A. Konrath

The last J.A. Konrath book I read during my reading frenzy during Christmas was Disturb. This is the eighth book in the Konrath/Kilborn Collective, and wasn’t one of my favorite. Not only did I figure out the deal with the killer early on, but the main characters weren’t particularly sympathetic, and the plot began to veer toward […]

Book Review: Webcam by Jack Kilborn

Posted January 13, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: Webcam by Jack Kilborn

Webcam by Jack Kilborn brings the return of Chicago Homicide Detective Tom Mankowski. Tom has appeared in a couple other books in the Konrath/Kilborn Collective, and has become one of my favorite characters. This time around, Tom is investigating the case of women being murdered by a webcam stalker. This book was a fast-paced techno thriller […]

Book Review: Haunted House (Afraid) by Jack Kilborn

Book Review: Haunted House (Afraid) by Jack Kilborn

“Looks like you invited the wrong goddamn dominatrix to your little party, bitch!” Jack Kilborn brings together eight of his surviving characters from previous five books in the Konrath/Kilborn collective. Most of these characters I was familiar with, except for one from a short story I never read, but it was still pretty cool to […]