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  • "Affluence"
    "Affluence" Beating the Inheritance Tax
    “Affluence”, World PremiereAt The Theatre with Audrey LindenSteven Peterson’s play, “Affluence”, dark comedy about intrigue, wealth, family, relationships and murder, has its World Premiere engagement at Beverly Hills...
  • Is 'Game of Thrones' the best political show on television?
    Is 'Game of Thrones' the best political show on television?
    Regular readers of this column will know that there is a lot of news that can easily (or not so easily) be incorporated into the topic of elections. In this day and age, almost every word that comes out of a politicians mouth has some impact on...
  • "THE PHOENIX REICH"
    Interview with author of THE PHOENIX REICH, Joshua Lisec
    The National Writing Examiner recently interviewed author Joshua Lisec regarding his upcoming title release, "THE PHOENIX REICH," here is the teaser from the back cover:Find the killer, restore your father’s legacy, save the world...
  • The Truth is going to be told, and I am going to tell it.
    All the King's men
    In 1947 writer Robert Penn Warren won a Pulitzer Prize for his classic work “All The King’s Men. “ That great story having worked its way through many versions on stage as well as in film is presently at the El Portal Theatre ...
  • Thrillers
    New wartime thrillers and spy novels
    Regardless of positional perspective, dedicated readers of thrillers and spy novels enjoy getting high strung about well written accounts of soldiers’ experiences before and after the battlefield, thrillers murderious plots arising in the...
  • The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau
    The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau
    The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau has been described as a cross between Philippa Gregory and Dan Brown (Library Journal) and that is not far off.The protagonist, Joanna Stafford, is a novice Dominican nun during the turbulent times of King Henry VIII....
  • Hard Target by Howard Gordon
    Hard Target by Howard Gordon
    Hard Target by Howard Gordon is his second novel. Among his many accomplishments, Gordon was the exective producer and writer for The X-Files and is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning writer who has done a great deal of work in Hollywood.His...
  • The Usurper
    The Usurper
    I suppose it’s not completely far to write a review of a book you didn’t actually finish, but therein do it lay, the problem. I couldn’t finish it. Oh, it’s not like I had to give it back, or ran out of time, but rather the...
  • Angelology
    Where angels fear to tread: book review of ‘Angelology by Danielle Trussoni
    If you haven’t been keeping score Nephilim (the offspring between angels and humans) are the new vampires. Cassandra Clare has written a whole series called ‘The Mortal Instruments’ about the Nephilim which is being made into a...
  • Empire of Silver
    Empire of Silver - the Wall Street of the East
    I first saw 'Empire of Silver' at the 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival in 2010. We've all seen the wide screen battles between warring Chinese armies played out amid the endless vista of China. We've seen the inside...
  • How the Other Half Loves
    Join Winthrop Playmakers for intrigue and romance in "How the Other Half Loves"
    That dreaded month will soon arrive. No, not tax month (although to some, tax month is a blessing waiting to happen). It is a month in which red and pinkcoincide and mostdesirable on arose bouquetor more importantly, on a jewelry box.February will...