Author Archives: J D Jung

Fall – Candice Fox

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “How to explain it all to him, a normal human man, someone with all his faculties, with a soul. How to explain that at the core of her being Eden killed people the way she breathed, … Continue reading

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The Limpet Syndrome – Tony Moyle

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) The Limpet Syndrome is a science fiction novel about John Hewsen. John is pronounced dead; however, his soul is somehow still alive. He is in limbo and is in a form of a ball of electricity … Continue reading

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Mistletoe and Murder – S.L. Smith

(Reviewed by Don Jung) Mistletoe and Murder is the fourth installment in the detective Pete Culnane series. The story starts out with a New Year’s Eve wedding reception in the historic Saint Paul Union Depot in Minneapolis where the matriarch, … Continue reading

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Plato Wyngard and the Valley of the Immortals – Marc and James Lindsay

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Plato Wyngard and the Valley of the Immortals is a thriller fiction story, written about Plato Wyngard. He is in search of answers to his father’s death; instead, he becomes stuck in the Vietnam War trying … Continue reading

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Death of a Busybody (British Library Crime Classics) – George Bellairs

(Reviewed by JD Jung) Fifty year old Miss Ethel Tither has made a lot of enemies in her years in the English village of Hilary Magna. She is a major financial donor to the Home Gospel Alliance for Bringing Sinners … Continue reading

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Red-handed in Romanée-Conti – Jean-Pierre Alaux , Noël Balen (Translated from the French by Sally Pane)

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Benjamin knew that sometimes people were like wine. If they sat and breathed for a while, their full complexity could be revealed, even more so in the right environment and with the right people.” Benjamin Cooker, … Continue reading

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The Watcher – Eli Carros

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) The Watcher is a crime fiction story written about Chief Inspector Jack Grayson and his journey, hunting a serial killer terrorizing London. The killer attacks blond girls, cuts their throats and then leaves behind a necklace … Continue reading

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Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People – Danny Katch

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Trump is a tumor, not the cancer. He can do deadly harm if we don’t stop him, but we also have to treat the deeper sickness.” So how did we get to this point?  How was … Continue reading

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Late Fame (NYRB Classics) – Arthur Schnitzler (Author), Alexander Starritt (Translator)

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Around him was an atmosphere of hope, youth, self-confidence, and he breathed it in deeply. …some of the words they were using began to sound familiar to him…words he had thought of from time to time … Continue reading

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Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life – Diana Raab

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life is a psychology self- help book written about ways to heal and deal with trauma and stress, through writing. The author uses … Continue reading

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