US writer

The Professor’s Assassin by Matthew Pearl

This recently released short story is a prequel to Pearl’s forthcoming novel The Technologists (Feb 21, 2012). Pearl is known for writing engaging historical mysteries featuring prominent 19th century literary figures (Longfellow, Poe, Dickens). I’ve been a fan since 2003… Read More ›

Iron House by John Hart

Iron Houseby John HartSt. Martin’s PressPublished: July 12, 2011ISBN Hardcover: 978-0-312-38034-2 ($25.99)ISBN eBook: 978-1-4299-9031-8 ($12.99)432 pagesI read an Advance Readers’ Edition received from the publisher. Iron House sucked me in fast and it was hard to put down. I was… Read More ›