Sunday, August 31, 2014
Reading right now:
“Bless the Dying” by Sandra Bretting. Only Bretting’s second book, “Bless the Dying” is a mystery with a medical twist. When a young policeman is poisoned, his former girlfriend who works for the hospital doesn’t believe it was an accident and steps in to prove that something else is going on and finds plenty of suspects. This looks like it will be a pretty easy read, but has potential.
“Payoff” by Douglas Corleone. This is the second in the Simon Fisk series which debuted with “Good as Gone” last year. Our hero is former U.S. Marshal Simon Fisk who now works as a private contractor to try to locate kidnapped children. After movie studio mogul Edgar Trenton’s teenage daughter is kidnapped during a violent home invasion, Fisk is hired to deal with the ransom exchange. It soon becomes obvious that the kidnappers are not going to return the girl and Fisk must track them through many dangerous South American cities to try to return her to her parents. This is supposed to be a tremendous thriller with many surprises.