Daily Archives: September 9, 2017

Isaac’s Storm – Erik Larson

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era’s new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based, was to him preposterous, “an absurd delusion.” It was 1900, a year when America felt bigger and stronger than ever before. Nothing in nature could hobble the ...

Party to a Murder – Lorelei Bell

Lainey, a 17-year-old small town girl, has no idea she’s about to be involved in a grisly murder investigation. After young Arline is murdered, Lainey’s suspicions arise. Why does everyone seem to hate this girl? While digging for clues, she discovers that blackmail could be the motive. Trying to understand her friends’ hatred for the murdered student, she finds herself in the middle of a second murder cover-up. Clues lead to several other people, including Lainey’s friend Wendy… and the more she wants to prove ...

Katerina – Erik Hofstatter

The most unusual love story is about to unfold. Kamil, a thirty-something weapons trader, lives in the notorious Red Light District in Prague. Despite his hatred for prostitutes, he accepts an offer from Ginny – a local sex worker. As their strange friendship unfolds and Kamil witnesses several bizarre scenarios, he begins to suspect that Ginny might not be an ordinary prostitute. “Hofstatter continues to impress with stories that pull no punches, and travel to some genuinely dark places.” – The Eloquent Page