Review: Buckle up for Philip Donlay’s latest, Pegasus Down

by G. Robert Frazier Before you crack open Pegasus Down (Oceanview Publishing), the new novel byPhilip Donlay, you better buckle up: You’re in for a hell of a ride. This action-thriller soars from start to finish with page-a-minute suspense and thrills to keep you riveted to your seat, just like an on-screen summer blockbuster. Donlay … More Review: Buckle up for Philip Donlay’s latest, Pegasus Down

Around the Web: A roundup of articles on reading and writing

by G. Robert Frazier As you know, I occasionally like to list a roundup of interesting articles about reading and writing. I’ve been meaning to add a new list for a while but have been busy writing, so the list just kept getting bigger and bigger. Herewith, then, is my latest collection for your reading … More Around the Web: A roundup of articles on reading and writing

Review: A Better Goodbye takes look at gritty underside of L.A.

by G. Robert Frazier You know how they always say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover? In the case of A Better Goodbye (Tyrus Books), this is one instance in which you certainly could. The cover of John Schulian’s debut novel depicts a brilliant yellow and orange sunset over the dark and gritty … More Review: A Better Goodbye takes look at gritty underside of L.A.

Review: Dig Two Graves a thrilling, suspense-filled debut

By G. Robert Frazier Ethan Holt’s greatest accomplishment, winning the decathlon at the Olympics in his 20s, also proves to be his greatest undoing in Kim Powers’ thrilling, suspense-filled debut novel, Dig Two Graves (Tyrus Books). Nicknamed “Hercules” for pulling off the heroic task of being an Olympian, Ethan’s success on the field translates into a coveted teaching position … More Review: Dig Two Graves a thrilling, suspense-filled debut

Review: Steven James peels back twists in Every Crooked Path

by G. Robert Frazier Reading Every Crooked Path, the new novel by national bestselling author Steven James, is like peeling an onion: each layer of mystery pulled back reveals something more foul and evil than the last. What starts as an investigation into a fatal stabbing takes a twisted turn when James’ recurring hero, FBI … More Review: Steven James peels back twists in Every Crooked Path

Review: Herman Koch’s The Dinner a tasty good read

by G. Robert Frazier The main course of Herman Koch’s The Dinner  is deliciously twisted, and so too is the dessert. After reading this compulsively addictive novel, you’ll want to make it the topic of conversation at your next dinner with family and, perhaps, for many meals to come. Originally published in the Netherlands in … More Review: Herman Koch’s The Dinner a tasty good read