Review: Black Ransom

When I was writing for Avalon Books, I met Stone Wallace and interviewed him when his Western novel,¬†The Last Outlaw, was released in July of 2011. That interview was reposted here last month. I had ordered a copy of the book to be delivered to a relative’s address in Conneticutt. On the last day I […]

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Review: The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton My rating: 5 of 5 stars A book of its time, brilliant expos√© of the constraints of social order in the late 19th, early 20th Centuries, New York. Hard to imagine the willful entrapment within these constraints and the acceptance members of that society met the dictates. Wharton’s […]

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Review: The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara My rating: 5 of 5 stars If there is a lesson to be learned from any war it must be that no side is entirely right and no side is entirely wrong. Michael Shaara succeeds in making this abundantly clear in his novel about the battle of Gettysburg. Although […]

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