Book Review: The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins

The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars I took this Edgar-nominated mystery on vacation with me to while away the hours on a trans-Atlantic flight. It served that purpose well enough–the writing is good, the characters of Sheriff Quinn Colson and Deputy Lillie are appealing, and there is some snappy […]

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Book Review: The Art Forger

The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro My rating: 4 of 5 stars I thoroughly enjoyed this book while I was reading it. I loved the glimpse into the world of artists, museums, and galleries that it provided. The information about painting technique was very well woven into the texture of the novel, so it never […]

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What is it about women and book groups?

What is it about women and book groups? I’ve belonged to my book group for ten years. As an author, I’ve visited many more–some that are run with as many regulations as the FDA and some that are as free-form as a Unitarian wedding. But they have one thing in common: they’re all made up […]

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