July 10, 2009

Paperback Heroes: The Rich and the Famous

We’ve saved the rich for last. The wealth and privilege that comes with it puts these paperback heroes into a class all their own. They are born into wealth or self-made men, they are old-world nobility or modern robber barons. They influence people, they live the good life and they can get away with all kinds of things. Yet, even amidst their wild wealth, they are good men, honorable men. They are the Prince in the modern fairy tale. Paperback Hero: The Rich and the Famous The self-made man is damned attractive in literature. He’s made his fortunes through hard […]
July 1, 2009

Passionate in Death

Today’s passionate love story routine is going on an odyssey of sorts. We’re going right to the book shelves to an author you might have heard of: J.D. Robb and her in Death series. I count this series among my all time favorites for the pacing, the plotting, the scenes and the characters. Oh, the characters, the wonderful, vibrant characters who leap off the page and into our hearts. In November, J.D. Robb or as she is known to the rest of the world Nora Roberts, will release her 30th ‘in Death’ book. What makes in Death stand out so […]