Without One Plea: A Novel by Ben Mitchell

Without One Plea: A Novel Ben Mitchell iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9780595458332 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (01/10)   I have to say without a doubt this was one of the most fascinating books I have read regarding gays. It still amazes me today that in the world of high tech we still... Continue Reading →

The Womb of Uncreated Night: A Novel by Chris Antonides

The Womb of Uncreated Night: A Novel Chris Antonides iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440157417 Reviewed by Deb Shunamon for Reader Views (03/10)   Think creatively about “bats” and consider our human emotions towards, superstitions about, and stories associated with them. Then add elements from murder mysteries and horror films, some psychoanalysis and philosophy, a healthy helping... Continue Reading →

The West Side Kid: A Novel by Valentine Cardinale

The West Side Kid: A Novel Valentine Cardinale iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440143908 Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (02/10)   Lorne Bennett used to be a successful and quite famous movie star, until the fateful day when his wife was found murdered and he became the prime suspect in that violent crime. Unable to... Continue Reading →

The P. Word: Provence Traps and Initiates the Unwary by Renee Rosch Lewis

The P. Word: Provence Traps and Initiates the Unwary Renee Rosch Lewis iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440187339 Reviewed by Richard R. Blake for Reader Views (06/10)   Andy and Margaret Becker are settling into the daily routine of retirement when Margaret attempts to lure a reluctant Andy into a spirit of adventure as she begins plans... Continue Reading →

The Disintegrating Bloodline by Louis T. Bruno

The Disintegrating Bloodline Louis T. Bruno iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440129162 Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (08/10)   I would like to think there’s a good story in here somewhere because the concept is intriguing. I really like the idea of a high school student possessing the power and authority reminiscent of a mafia-style... Continue Reading →

Tales of Obamaland: A collection of fables, myths, and legends from a world not so far away by Robert Thomas

Tales of Obamaland: A collection of fables, myths, and legends from a world not so far away Robert Thomas iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440174667 Reviewed by Ron Standerfer for Reader Views (02/10)   I am a political satire fan and always have been; the more outrageous and irreverent, the better.  Movies, books, TV, cartoons - it’s... Continue Reading →

Odd Jobs: A Novel by Karl Meade

Odd Jobs: A Novel Karl Meade iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9780595534807 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (04/10)   Convincing the woman of his dreams to marry him was a major coupe for a normally unmotivated man like Marty Drysdale.  Managing to stay married to her is another story.  When Chick, his gorgeous wife/Royal Canadian... Continue Reading →

My Last War: A Vietnam Veteran’s Tour in Iraq by Charles M. Grist

My Last War: A Vietnam Veteran’s Tour in Iraq Charles M. Grist iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440152689 Reviewed by William Phenn for Reader Views (01/10)   Charles M. Grist wrote an impressive account of his tour in Iraq. His detailed journal entries made this accurate and very compelling story possible. Those daily dangers that face our... Continue Reading →

Moryak: A Novel of the Russian Revolution by Lee Mandel

Moryak: A Novel of the Russian Revolution Lee Mandel iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440141508 Reviewed by Cherie Fisher for Reader Views (02/10)   I was pleasantly surprised to find such a well-written, historical novel.  The author did an excellent job in keeping historical facts accurate and interweaving such an interesting story in the mix. Lt. Stephen... Continue Reading →

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