Reviewed: “Mortal Fear” by Greg Iles
I have found four different books by Greg Iles tucked in different corners of my mother’s bookshelves and boxes of books. She apparently bought them because she bought things that Stephen King endorsed. I’m not sure if she liked the Iles books but I do. Very much. Spandau Phoenix, Black Cross, and now Mortal Fear have all kept… Continue reading
Book #6: “Black Cross” by Greg Iles
I’m sad. I finished Black Cross by Greg Iles last night. It was nearly five hundred pages of amazingly good storytelling and I didn’t want it to be over. It was truly one of those books that you devour because it’s so good you just have to find out what happens but, at the same… Continue reading
The sign of a good book…
For me, there is one clear sign that I’m reading a good book, especially if that books is classed as ‘historical fiction’ – a genre that I read a lot of. The sign is when I find myself googling and otherwise researching something I read in the fiction book. It goes with my loose life… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.