Medical Thriller Extreme Measures

Extreme Measures, by Michael Palmer:   Medical thriller EXTREME MEASURES pits the high-minded conscience of innovative Boston trauma doctor Eric Najarian against his own ambitions […]

Mantel / Mantle

Certain sets of words in the English language tend to confuse writers. I have found the following to be among them: MANTEL / MANTLE In […]

Psychological Thriller Envy

Envy, by Sandra Brown:   Perhaps money is not the root of all evil: perhaps envy is. When an over-the-transom submission lures New York publisher […]

Single / Singular

Certain sets of words in the English language tend to confuse writers. I have found the following to be among them: SINGLE / SINGULAR These […]

Apocalyptic Fantasy Discord’s Apple

Discord’s Apple, by Carrie Vaughn:     Apocalyptic fantasy DISCORD’S APPLE melds myth with magic, ancient history with an all-too-likely near future, and a cursed […]

Farther / Further

Certain sets of words in the English language tend to confuse writers. I have found the following to be among them: FARTHER / FURTHER During […]

All At Sea

We fiction writers love to write. That’s why we do it. (And I bet you thought it was for the money!) But sometimes, after finishing […]

Mystery Death in Vineyard Waters

Death in Vineyard Waters, by Philip R. Craig:   Former Boston police detective J.W. Jackson has left the big city behind to spend his days […]

Jibe / Jive

Certain sets of words in the English language tend to confuse writers. I have found the following to be among them: JIBE / JIVE These […]

Horror Novel Cold Fire

Cold Fire, by Dean R. Koontz:   In horror novel COLD FIRE, curiosity compels news reporter Holly Thorne to uncover more about Jim Ironheart after […]