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September 22, 2013 Book of the Week: The Quest by Nelson DeMille

September 22, 2013 Book of the Week: The Quest by Nelson DeMille

Everyone else has a book club so why shouldn’t Code 451. Beginning this morning we will have a Code 451 Book of the Week Club featuring our favorite recently released books. It may come from any genre in a given week. Kicking things off with our first ever Code 451 Book of the Week is: […]

Modern Detective and Mystery Authors: #5 James Patterson

Modern Detective and Mystery Authors: #5 James Patterson

I am a sucker for a great detective novel. We are blessed today to have a number of fine mystery writers from which to choose. I use the title “Modern” mystery and detective to differentiate between the great mystery writers of past eras. For any comprehensive list would certainly include the great Dashiell Hammett who […]

Review of The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King

Review of The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King

The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King Creating a sequel or writing another book for an already completed series can be risky. Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park – great: Michael Crichton’s The Lost World – not so much. So when Stephen King announced an additional story set in his The Dark Tower universe, it was […]

Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove

Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove

Review of The Guns of the South by Harry Turtle Dove By 1864 the prospects for Confederate victory in the American Civil War are becoming bleak. The Confederacy had been cut in two down the Mississippi River, and pierced in its vitals at Chattanooga. Northern resources are now being wielded successfully by effective commanders such […]

Best New Authors in Men’s Fiction: # 2 Noah Boyd

Best New Authors in Men’s Fiction: # 2 Noah Boyd

In the last few days, we’ve begun a series of articles highlighting the best new author’s in men’s fiction. Since it takes a few years for an author to build a body of work, we’re including any author who’s debut novel released in the last 5 years. Men’s Fiction is defined simply as action, adventure, […]

Best New Authors in Men’s Fiction: # 3 Patrick Lee

Best New Authors in Men’s Fiction: # 3 Patrick Lee

In the last few days, we’ve begun a series of articles highlighting the best new author’s in men’s fiction. Since it takes a few years for an author to build a body of work, we’re including any author who’s debut novel released in the last 5 years. Men’s Fiction is defined simply as action, adventure, […]

New Authors in Men’s Fiction: # 5 Patrick Rothfuss

New Authors in Men’s Fiction: # 5 Patrick Rothfuss

Over the next five days we’ll be counting down the top new author’s in Men’s Fiction. Since it takes a few years for an author to build a body of work of at least two novels, we’re including any author who’s debut novel released in the last 5 years. Men’s Fiction is defined simply as […]