Illustrator Stephen Savage describes how he created the artwork for Polar Bear Morning, the companion to the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Polar Bear Night. Find out more at…Continue
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Chase Harcourt, call sign Nyx, is one of only two pilots chosen to fly the experimental Streaker jets at the Junior Air Force Academy in 2048. Chase needs to prove the prototype jet’s power, but as the world tilts toward war, she cracks open a military secret that changes everything. Find out more at http://www.corimccarthy.com/. Breaking Sky by Cori McCarthy…Continue
It’s not long before the first murder and you know exactly who is behind it. It’s not really a mystery, though the main character has some history she’s afraid to reveal that remains a mystery for a while and that was good. This is a thriller, filled with suspense and realistic characters. The author is a family physician and the book reflects a deep knowledge of the medical field. You feel that the medical details could have leapt right off any medical chart it’s so real and exact. I…Continue
Does your occupation define you? For many, what they do is a part of who they are. So, when Dr. Laura Nelson slips on the ice crushing her wrist and hand, her days as a surgeon are over.
Extraordinary events push Laura into the path of a killer. But in the beginning it all just looks like bad luck and bad timing, but a good job, when she recovers and accepts the job as VP at a pharmaceutical company.
But the dominos have been put in place. A madman…
My initial reaction as I began to read Shadow of the Hawk was that the writing was fluid and graceful. The feel, mood and era all reminded me of John Steinbeck and I was hooked from the very start.
Sooze is a 16 year old girl growing up in the Great Depression. She has agreed to marry a man she does not love in order to save her family. She is mature for her age and you immediately feel for her. Her character is equal parts young lady and woman and the author does such…