Katie Ganshert’s ‘Life After’ a deeply moving story of survivor’s guilt

In Life After ($14.99, Waterbrook), the new novel from Christy Award-winning author Katie Ganshert, the story surrounds the lone survivor of a train bombing in Chicago and the lives of those left behind. It is a novel that is deeply moving and enthralling from the first page. … More Katie Ganshert’s ‘Life After’ a deeply moving story of survivor’s guilt

Review: R.G. Belsky scores a direct hit with Shooting for the Stars

by G. Robert Frazier One of the most common pieces of advice for authors is to write what you know. R.G. Belsky knows journalism. A former managing editor for NBCNews.com and the New York Daily News, Belsky has used that career of skill sets to create a thoroughly authentic investigative reporter in Gil Malloy. In … More Review: R.G. Belsky scores a direct hit with Shooting for the Stars

Books: Pavone steps up the pace with intriguing spy thriller, The Travelers

By G. Robert Frazier New York Times best-selling author Chris Pavone’s third outing, The Travelers (Crown Publishing, $27), is his best yet. Once again, Pavone mixes spies with seemingly ordinary people, throws in some exotic locales and intriguing situations, and yields a thrilling page-turner. Unlike his previous efforts – The Expats and The Accident – … More Books: Pavone steps up the pace with intriguing spy thriller, The Travelers

Book Review: McGorin ‘Dusts Up’ more trouble for Detective Carrick

by G. Robert Frazier Detective Doyle Carrick is a magnet for trouble. The hero of Jon McGoran’s latest novel, Dust Up (Forge Books), Carrick is at home with his girlfriend when a complete stranger appears frantically pounding on his front door, only to be shot down in cold blood. Homicide Detective Mike Warren embraces the easy way out by … More Book Review: McGorin ‘Dusts Up’ more trouble for Detective Carrick