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SET IN 1908-1910 SAN FRANCISCO, THE MAXWELL VENDETTA AND THE SECOND VENDETTA DESCRIBE A FAMILY’S STRUGGLE AGAINST A MARAUDER INTENT ON DESTROYING EVERY TRACE OF THEM AND THEIR LEGACY.

WITH THE E-BOOK AT JUST $2.99, AND  THE PAPERBACK AT $10.99 (2ND VENDETTA ONLY) THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST BARGAINS IN LITERARY HISTORY. JUST CLICK ON A COVER IMAGE TO BUY IMMEDIATELY.

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THE MAXWELL VENDETTA

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THE SECOND VENDETTA

 

comprise two volumes of a trilogy of historical thrillers set in 19th and early twentieth century San Francisco and the Sierra Nevada. The third, entitled BONITA is nearing completion and will appear in due time. For a peek inside the covers of all three, click right here:  COMING ATTRACTIONS

AHOY, MATEY, ICY COLD HEREABOUTS

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William Clark Russell is pretty much an unknown writer nowadays, but he did have a rather hearty career in the late nineteenth/early 20th century  with stories of the high seas derived from his time in the merchant marine. The Frozen Pirate has … Continue reading

GOING EXTINCT

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Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction is both fascinating and frustrating. The title suggests—screams—that there have been five extinctions at some time or another and that she’s going to describe them, then tell us about that number six. It’s not quite that … Continue reading

EMOTIONALLY WEIRD–AND FUNNY

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We now return to one of my favorite authors. I haven’t visited Kate Atkinson since her splendid Life After Life. She still holds the Writer Working trophy for the most inventive title—Left Early, Took My Dog. Although she’s always been … Continue reading

PARANOID? YOU SHOULD BE

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We’re all Bone Clocks, you see, tick-tocking our way from one end of existence to the other. Except, if you’re a David Mitchell character, you could very well be tock-tocking your way next existence. And doing it for a long time. … Continue reading

MORE THAN ONE BETRAYAL

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It had been a while since I read this book so was checking out Goodreads reviews to remind myself of the nuances. I ran across this review from “Jill” and think it conveys my impressions and does it more thoroughly … Continue reading