Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

Rampage Nation – Louis Klarevas

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstable individuals to go on shooting ...

Ugly Things We Hide – M. Ocampo McIvor

Daniel seems just within reach of a better life. But he is locked in a pattern of self-sabotage — why? Restless with his life in Oahu, he moves to the mainland, only to find himself tangled in the ugly secrets of the ultra rich. Soon he finds himself committing shameful acts that start to feel normal. But Daniel holds the darkest secret, and he doesn’t even know it. Top Reviews: “This is one of those books that deeply affects you, and keeps you thinking about ...

A Death in Tuscany – Dick Rosano

Filippo Trantino grows up in Tuscany and later moves to America with his family, leaving his heart among the vines of his family’s wine estate. After he returns home for a funeral, his cousins convince him that Nonno Filippo’s death was not an accident. While solving the crime, Filippo traverses the pastoral landscapes of Tuscany, indulging in the area’s most delicious wine and food, and discovers the life he was always meant to live. Dick Rosano’s A Death In Tuscany is part mystery, part wine ...