The Widow

By Fiona Barton
Rated by Heather B.
Jul 23, 2017

Jean Taylor's husband, Glen, is accused of abducting a small child named Bella in what becomes a sensationalized media case. The press fixates on Glen and his alleged guilt, even after he is declared by the courts to be not guilty. Jean is noteworthy mostly for standing steadfastly by Glen's side and staunchly maintaining his innocence throughout the long ordeal. Both Glen and Jean also refuse to ever speak to the rabidly interested press, but now that Glen has died in an accident, Jean decides (seemingly at random) to open up to one journalist in particular. Since the Bella case has never

Paying the Piper

By Simon Wood
Rated by Lisa J.
Jan 11, 2016

Eight years ago newspaper reporter Scott Fleetwood became famous when a kidnapper dubbed "The Piper" used Scott's column to communicate with the FBI. It turns out the person communicating with Scott was a fake and the real "Piper" was able to escape capture.  Now The Piper is back and he's abducted Scott's twins and is leading Scott on a merry chase to safely rescue his sons. Scott's involvement in The Piper's final kidnapping lost him the two million dollar ransom and caused the death of the final young victim. This time The Piper is making it personal.  

Despite his remorse, Scott is an

Jul 21, 2010

american-subversive.jpg American Subversive is the story  of  professional blogger Aidan Cole and the Page Roderick a home-grown terrorist.  From the beginning we know they are in hiding(but not together) and the remainder of the book is devoted to telling us why.  The story is told in the alternate voices of Page and Aidan and the prologue ends with the following statement: "Still we must try, while we have time and the truth on our side.  We are far from innocent.  But we are hardly guilty as charged."

As New York  City is recovering from yet another bombing, Aidan Cole is working on his New York based blog