WOLVES OF EDEN – Kevin McCarthy

  Kevin McCarthy is an Irish thriller writer, so I was quite intrigued when I read the blurb for Wolves of Eden (W.W. Norton & Company 2019), a novel set in the American West during Red Cloud’s War.  The novel is a war story and a mystery.  It is brutal and brilliant.  And it isContinue reading “WOLVES OF EDEN – Kevin McCarthy”


Nothing is off limits when it comes to my shelves, but “military thrillers” aren’t really on my radar. As such, it’s not really surprising I’ve never read Nelson DeMille before. A library book sale, a bright cover, and a husband who likes thrillers brought The Cuban Affair into my home.  As with all thrillers ofContinue reading “THE CUBAN AFFAIR – Nelson DeMille”

The Historian – Elizabeth Kostova

How is it that I had not heard of one of America’s most bestselling female authors in the literary genre and only stumbled across her first novel by accident when perusing the bargain bin at Borders? I suppose I was too deeply entrenched in my thesis in 2005 to do much outside reading. Whatever theContinue reading “The Historian – Elizabeth Kostova”