Archives for: "April 2006"

April 24th, 2006
This detachment was absolutely vital... He called it touching the ice. Several years ago, sitting in Hanrahan's gin mill on Forty-eighth Street ... a huge Negro pushed through the door, making the daily delivery of ice. Most icemen use tongs and carried… more »

Book of the Month - May, 2006

April 20th, 2006
As Simple as Snow by Gregory Galloway It is said that Anna (Anastasia) Cayne was born in a thunderstorm. A slightly spooky and complicated high school girl with a penchant for riddles, shortwave radios, Houdini tricks, and ghost stories, Anna spends… more »

A Death In Belmont

April 19th, 2006
I do not read much non-fiction, but I enjoy the work of two non-fiction writers. Neither has written many books, but the few they have written are worth reading. The first is Jon Krakauer. The second is Sebastian Junger. Over the years, Junger has given… more »

Sale on Mystery Books

April 14th, 2006
Amazon.com is offering a 4-for-3 Promotional Sale for Mystery books. The selection is HUGE, but don't be overwhelmed, you can search for the books you want or browse through the selection. Click here to be taken to the sale. The sale appears to apply to… more »

April 11th, 2006
All of us take pride and pleasure in the fact that we are unique, but I'm afraid that when all is said and done the police are right: it all comes down to the fingerprints. more »

Jeffery Deaver

April 9th, 2006
Jeffery Deaver writes the Lincoln Rhyme series, whose most popular title is The Bone Collector. The seventh installment in the series, The Cold Moon, will be in stores on May 30, 2006. The tour begins in New York City. Appearance of note: June 29, 2006… more »