Movie Review: “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”

The movie begins with an explanation of what the City of a Thousand Planets is. It began as a space station orbiting around Earth, but it became too large to stay, so it was sent into space. It continued to grow and its name was changed to Alpha. The scene shifts to an unknown planet […]

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Movie Review: “Dunkirk”

At the end of May in 1940, the Allied forces in France were pushed west to the beachhead at Dunkirk. Over 400,000 men and equipment were trapped with nowhere to go. The air was filled with German planes and their ships patrolled the sea. Commander Bolton of the Royal Navy, played by Kenneth Branagh, supervised […]

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Book Review: “Lucky” by Henry Chang

“Lucky” Louie, a Chinese gangster, and Detective Jack Yu grew up together in Chinatown, New York City. They were closer than brothers, blood brothers, but time and circumstance took them to different sides of the law. As the story opens, Lucky is in the hospital in a coma recovering from his latest gun battle with […]

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Book Review: “Invisible Dead” by Sam Wiebe

This book was published in 2016 by the Canadian author, Sam Wiebe. It follows Dave Wakeland, a private investigator in Vancouver, British Colombia who investigates the disappearance of Chelsea Loam, ten years ago. He has little to go on but her mother wants to know what happened to her daughter and promises to pay him […]

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Cover reveal: “Tangled Omens”

My book, “Tangled Omens,” has a new cover!  I love it! Alex embarks on her first mission as a Tracker, following a spy deep into the pirate stronghold of Riverton.  She doesn’t know his true identity or where to find him, only that she has to stop him before he destroys the Kingdom of Northeast […]

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Movie Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

First of all, you have to accept the premise for this series that apes can think, sign and talk like a human. Once you do that, the entire concept seems plausible. This is the third movie in the series and there is a quick overview of the first two movies in the beginning. It began […]

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Free Preview: Chapter One, “Noble Magic”

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0747SFZLG/ref=pe_820620_248963730_em_1p_0_ti Free on Kindle Unlimited or $2.99 ebook “Noble Magic” is the fourth and last book of the series, “The Chronicles of Eledon.” Alex must restore Seaward Isle to the rest of Eledon before it breaks away, but encumbering her path are wizards, Elf rebels, the Queen of the Water Elves, and government reform. Here’s […]

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Book Review: “Chaos” by Patricia Cornwell

This book was published in 2016, so it’s a new Scarpetta novel.  I’ve read one before and I liked it.  However, I wasn’t as pleased with this one.  It took eight chapters before much happened.  By then, I was ready to give up, but I gave it until chapter ten.  Events started happening, but slowly. […]

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Cover Reveal: “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle”

I’ve just updated the cover to my first book, “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle,” the first book of the series, “The Seaward Isle Saga.” When Alex is four, the King of Agana attacks her father, Count Dumwalt, in order to learn how to use a wizard in battle.  Alex escapes with the help of two soldiers, Hamlin and Tyrone, […]

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Movie Review: “Spider-man: Homecoming”

Tom Holland stars as Spider-man, a teen-aged super hero. In this movie, he’s fifteen and and an intern for Tony Stark or Ironman, played by who else, Robert Downey Jr. Tony’s given him a special suit for the job but he’s only allowed to work on certain jobs, not the one he gets involved with. […]

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