Category: Authors and Books

Book Review: The Worth of War

War is hell – we keep hearing this reaction to the word “war”, particularly from those who have witnessed the horrors of war first-hand. Yet, as Benjamin Ginsberg’s The Worth of War (Prometheus Books, 2014) explores, war is a much…

‘Dust Net’ by David Dvorkin

This is a work of nonfiction plus some speculation. It’s largely about drones and their very rapid miniaturization, their present and coming use in law enforcement and war, and a potential future in which spy and communication equipment will literally…

‘Chance Encounter’ by Tony Medeiros

by Leonore H. Dvorkin This second novel from the talented Tony Medeiros is a Cinderella story with a twist. The well-to-do narrator, Joseph Perry, has big dreams for Carolyn Laplante, the intriguing young housecleaner he observes at a café one…

‘Red Eyes’ – A Novel by Gary H. Hensley

by Leonore H. Dvorkin Set primarily in Tennessee and Virginia from 1924 to 1976, Red Eyes is the adventure-filled life story of Jim Taylor: lawman, lover, family man, churchgoer—and murderer. After Jim’s beloved sister Annie is raped and murdered at…