Entries by Wes Yahola

CHOMP, Carl Hiaasen’s new novel

Posted on November 13, 2012 Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he’s grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard. The critters he can handle.  His father is the unpredictable one. When his dad takes a job with a […]

David Baldacci: The Innocent

Posted on November 13, 2012   America has enemies–ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can’t stop. That’s when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a stone-cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target. But Will Robie may have just made the first–and last–mistake of his career. It […]

Death By Sarcasm by Dani Amore

Posted on November 13, 2012 Inde Reader.com review: Verdict: The book’s narrative never goes into cruise control, barreling ahead through explosions, gunfire, knifings, and one attempted gang rape by four old men wearing Nixon masks. If that weren’t enough, the author keeps things rolling with prose that flies off the page and slaps you in […]

Robert Crais – Taken

Posted on November 13, 2012 TAKEN     When Nita Morales hires Elvis Cole to find her missing adult daughter, she isn’t afraid, even though she’s gotten a phone call asking for ransom. She knows it’s a fake, that her daughter is off with the guy Nita will only call “that boy,” and that they need money: […]

Elmore Leonard: Raylan

Posted on November 13, 2012 Review by Larry Orenstein Raylan reintroduces one of Leonard’s favourite characters: Raylan Givens, a one-time coal miner who is back in Harlan County, Kentucky, as a deputy U.S. marshal. Givens first appeared in the novels Pronto (1993) and Riding the Rap (1995), then in the short story Fire in the […]

V is for Vengeance

Posted on November 13, 2012 Review: Sue Grafton has another choice letter “V is for Vengeance” (Marian Wood Book/G.P. Putnam’s Sons) by Sue Grafton: “V Is for Vengeance,” and it’s also for very, very good. With just a few letters remaining in Sue Grafton’s alphabet series of mysteries, the author has hit a high mark […]

77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz

Posted on November 13, 2012 I am the One, the all and the only. I live in the Pendleton as surely as I live everywhere. I am the Pendleton’s history and its destiny. The building is my place of conception, my monument, my killing ground. . . .   The Pendleton stands on the summit […]

James Lee Burke: Feast Day of Fools

Posted on November 13, 2012 Review from James Lee Burke’s website:2011, A Hackberry Holland novel, available September 27th, 2011 Sheriff Hackberry Holland patrols a small Southwest Texas border town with a deep and abiding respect for the citizens in his care. Still mourning the loss of his cherished wife, and locked in a perilous almost-romance […]

Night Circus (and) The Art of Fielding

Posted on November 13, 2012 The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, September 2011: Erin Morgenstern’s dark, enchanting debut takes us to the black and white tents of Le Cirque des Reves, a circus that arrives without warning, simply appearing when yesterday it was not there. Young Celia and […]