More Summer Reading and The Elizabeth Walker Affair

Why summer? Do we have winter reading? Spring? Do the longer days in some manner make us more introspective? I’ve enjoyed John Knowles’ masterpiece, A Separate Peace, The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead, The Volunteer, by Jack Fairweather, Men Without Woman, by...

A Beautiful Voice

A Beautiful Voice is released. It is always strange to work so obsessively on a book, to surrender to the claws it has on your life, and then release it like a balloon, claimed by a gusty wind, and watch it float away. The characters forever frozen in their lines....

Summer Reading

Putting the finishing brushstrokes on Jake Travis number six, A Beautiful Voice. Jake is assigned to smuggle a man ashore who can help lock a notorious drug lord behind bars. His low-level job (“You’re as low as we go,” Colonel Janssen smirks at him) delivers...