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Bone Box by Jay Amberg
Bone Box
by Jay Amberg (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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The premise of the book was certainly intriguing: an ossuary is found possibly containing the bones of Jesus Christ, a document transcribed by him, and a letter written by the Apostle Joseph. The main character is also Joseph, and he has been sent to ...more
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Eight Hundred Grapes
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Safekeeping by Jessamyn Hope
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The Secret Chord by Geraldine  Brooks
"A strong telling of the life of King David from one of the best crafters of historical fiction writing today. Brooks' newest is filled with characters, some may say crammed full... but she knows how to work them. I remember most of the story of Da..." Read more of this review »
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The Secret Chord by Geraldine  Brooks
The Secret Chord
by Geraldine Brooks (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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The Bible’s King David is a complex character, and it is his prophet Natan who narrates David’s turbulent life. From his humble beginnings to his giant-slaying heroics, he was a bandit, a warrior, and finally a king. But David’s reign came at a great ...more
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Bone Box by Jay Amberg
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Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell
Inspector of the Dead (Thomas De Quincey #2)
by David Morrell (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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The second installment in the Thomas De Quincey series was even better than the first. The Opium Eater is back and within the first few pages is in the midst of a disturbing murder plot. A killer is on the loose in London, striking down high-society ...more
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Paris Without End (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:32PM
Description: My Interview with Author Gioia Diliberto
A Rainy Day (Drama)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: I wrote this one-act play for a theater assingment in college in 1998. I thought I had lost it forever until discovering it in a box buried in my garage! I have not changed any of the content from the original verson, but have edited typos and formatting. And I earned 100% grade!
After Thoughts Cafe 2 (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: My interview with Christopher Alexander Hall, the talented young author of After Thoughts Cafe, Wanted For Murder! and After Thoughts Cafe 2.
Ken Follett's Publisher Sparks Controversy (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: Commentary on Hardcover vs. Kindle pricing
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6 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:30PM
Description: What books I've read over the course of a year.
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