Sunday, February 24, 2013

Week Nine - 43 To Go

An exciting, suspense-filled, screenplay-like thriller, from the creator of the Law and Order series. The plot line makes sense if you buy into the complex planned attack. The characters, especially Jeremy Fisk, could have been given more depth. Mr. Wolf sells this work as not great literature, but as a great ride.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Week Eight - 44 To Go

Robert Crais goes off the reservation to write a gripping story in the Rin-Tin-Tin/Lassie genre. LAPD cop Scott James and Maggie, a German shepherd, overcome their personal darkness while undertaking a Serpico assignment.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Week Seven - 45 To Go

A legendary blue guitarist provides an up close and personal look into the blues. Reading it will drive you to iTunes to make some purchases.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Rosa Parks - 100 Today

On this what would have been her 100th birthday let's revisit Rosa Parks. Most of what we think we know about Rosa Parks may well be wrong.

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005)

Rosa Parks booked.
Rosa Parks receives an award from Bill Clinton.
Barak Obama sitting on the bus.
Parks was arrested sitting in the same row Obama is in,
but on the opposite side.
Parks on a Montgomery bus on December 21, 1956,
the day Montgomery's public transportation system was legally integrated.
Behind Parks is Nicholas C. Chriss, a UPI reporter covering the event.

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Week Six - 46 To Go

Stuart Woods allows Stone Barrington to share the spotlight with Holly Barker. In doing so Woods allows himself to return to his formula of a fast paced, topical read.