Danger, glamour, and a family: Is being a war correspondent a way to have it all? #bookreview

Dirty Wars and Polished Silver The Life and Times of a War Correspondent Turned Ambassatrix Lynda Schuster Melville House, hardcover, Kindle Lynda Schuster grew up in Detroit wanting to not repeat her mother’s safe-at-home-with-family lifestyle.┬áSo, she did the exact opposite. She left home and ended up in Israel during the Yom Kippur War. This sharpened … Continue reading Danger, glamour, and a family: Is being a war correspondent a way to have it all? #bookreview

‘Raining Fire’ is a fast-paced steampunk sci-fi action thriller

Raining Fire Rajan Khanna Pyr Books I’ll be honest. I’ve thought I’m a bit too old to read steampunk novels. But Rajan Khanna’s Raining Fire has opened my eyes and widened my horizons a bit. It is a fast-paced sci-fi action-thriller where the steampunk hero goes into battles armed with an old Smith & Wesson … Continue reading ‘Raining Fire’ is a fast-paced steampunk sci-fi action thriller

Want some enlightening escapism? Try this ninja detective thriller set in 16th-century Japan

Betrayal at Iga A Hiro Hattori Novel Susan Spann Seventh Street Books, paperback In this fifth novel in Susan Spann’s Hiro Hattori series, danger starts on page one and doesn’t let up until almost the very end. Set in 16th-century Japan, the series focuses on Hiro Hattori, a master ninja from the Iga province who … Continue reading Want some enlightening escapism? Try this ninja detective thriller set in 16th-century Japan