Author Archives: AJ Jerig

Chasing Midnight by Randy Wayne White

Chasing Midnight by Randy Wayne White Another Doc Ford thriller. A bit more Ford – Super Spy than Doc Ford – Interesting Marine Biologist. But highly readable with a twisted plot that works pretty well. Randy White has local knowledge … Continue reading

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Summer Doldrums

Well, it’s hot and sticky in Florida. No Duh! I have been reading some old Asimov’s Science Fiction magazines from 2002 – 2005 (or so) that a friend gave me. Talk about a blast from the past. The stories are … Continue reading

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Intruder by C. J. Cherryh

Intruder by C. J. Cherryh I have read many of C.J. Cherryh’s novels. And a few of this ‘Foreigner’ series that feature the alien Atevi universe and the human diplomats that live with them. Though interesting in the well formed alien universe, … Continue reading

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Blood In The Water by Jane Haddam

Blood In The Water by Jane Haddam A wandering whodunit that takes a while to settle down. Arthur Heydrich is accused of his wife’s murder. The scene is decribed from the point of view of many neighbors, all kind of … Continue reading

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Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods

Unnatural Acts by Stuart Woods Another Stuart Woods story of Stone Barrington, retired NYPD detective turned lawyer. Now that Stone is an actual partner in the law firm that he has been ‘of consul’ to for years he is getting … Continue reading

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Bloodland by Alan Glynn

Bloodland by Alan Glynn Journalist Jimmy Gilroy lives under his famous journalist father’s shadow. He has uncovered a possible worldwide conspiracy involving many people including a famous pop singer and various politicians. Well written, a real page turner. 3 Stars.

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The Bedlam Detective by Stephen Gallagher

The Bedlam Detective by Stephen Gallagher This starts as an historical novel, set around 1910, about Sebastian Becker, a British detective who tried to make a go of it in the States as a Pinkerton detective. Due to murder he witnessed … Continue reading

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The Rock Star in Seat 3A by Jill Kargman

The Rock Star in Seat 3A by Jill Kargman Not sure why I started this, it’s not my usual sort of read. A bit too chick-lit for me, but I enjoyed it anyway. Some interesting lessons about wanting and needing. … Continue reading

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Justice Deferred by Jeffery Ashford

Justice Deferred by Jeffery Ashford A story of an poor artist, a rich but unhappy lady and her now dead (from a fall from his balcony), but previously slightly brain damaged husband. Was it accidental? Was he pushed? Who knows? Maybe you … Continue reading

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That’s How I Roll by Andrew Vachss

That’s How I Roll by Andrew Vachss Andrew Vachss writes some dark stuff, interesting novels, but dark. This story is about Esau Till, a abused, crippled, but very smart kid who overcomes in the only way he can. He spends … Continue reading

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Three A.M.by Steven John

Three A.M.by Steven John Another good first effort. Seems like another post apocalypse at the start and a good one. Fifteen years of mist, so thick you can often only see a few feet. Everyone left after the plague and … Continue reading

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White Horse by Alex Adams

White Horse by Alex Adams This apparently the first novel in a debut trilogy. If this is the first, the next will be great. I really liked this book, it’s an post apocalypse novel, one of my favorite genre’s. White Horse is a … Continue reading

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The Bodysurfer’s Guide To Life by Mark Wollard

The Bodysurfer’s Guide To Life by Mark Wollard A story about finding your way through life based in Daytona Beach. Wish I had met Fin when I moved here. 3 1/2 Stars.  

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The Skeleton Box by Bryan Gruley

The Skeleton Box by Bryan Gruley Apparently there is a series of ‘Starvation Lake Mysteries’, who’d a thunk it? Starvation Lake, Michigan that is. Even though it’s a dying newspaper investigation story, it’s OK.   Gus Carpenter is a local boy back home … Continue reading

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Body, Inc. by Alan Dean Foster

Body, Inc. by Alan Dean Foster Part 2 of  The Tipping Point Trilogy, part 1 was The Human Blend. I had already read the first one and when I saw the name Whispr (I remembered this from the first story) I … Continue reading

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Earthbound by Joe Haldeman

Earthbound by Joe Haldeman Here is Joe Haldeman’s new entry in his Marsbound series. This is tagged Florida as Joe Haldeman lives here, at least part time. Though most of this book is ‘NASA’ based, it is set in California. The … Continue reading

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Strange Flesh by Michael Olson

Strange Flesh by Michael Olson James is a Harvard dropout hacker working for RedRook Security, ten years ago the female half of a set of rich kid twins, Blythe Randell broke his heart. Now Blake and Blythe want to hire him … Continue reading

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The Next Right Thing by Dan Barden

The Next Right Thing by Dan Barden A sort of a rollicking AA investigative adventure. When Randy Chalmers’ sponsor Terry Elias dies from a heroin OD, Randy, an Ex Cop has to find out if it was murder or just a … Continue reading

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Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva

Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva Liam Mulligan is an investigative reporter for a dying Providence, Rhode Island newspaper. Prostitution is legal in Rhode Island and Liam suspects the governor has been taking bribes to keep it that way. Then body parts … Continue reading

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The Wind Through The Keyhole by Stephen King

The Wind Through The Keyhole by Stephen King One of Kings gunslinger series, a series both I and Mr. King thought was over. He says so in the forward. I have never gone for the gunslinger stories as much as his other … Continue reading

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