review: odd thomas

Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz (2003) Though I have liked both of the books I have read by Dean Koontz in the past (Fear Nothing and Phantoms) he isn’t one of my go-to authors.  My perception of his work and the fact that his name is frequently spoken in the same breath as Stephen King’s... Continue Reading →

the space between: chapter one

Seth pressed his hand against the scanner and looked up at the penny-sized camera lens installed above his front door.  In a few seconds, the heavy steel door whispered open, and once the sensors in the floor registered that he had crossed the threshold, the door swiftly closed behind him.  He climbed a single flight... Continue Reading →

review: the talented mr. ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (1955) I’m not exactly sure what my expectations were before I started reading The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, and I haven’t seen the 1999 film version with Matt Damon and Jude Law, so I didn’t already “know” the story.   What I can say is that I... Continue Reading →

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