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Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi, "The Monster of Florence"

… I knew that Mario Spezi had already struggled with the evil expressed by the Monster case. One day I asked him how he had dealt with the horrors of the case – the evil – which I felt was starting to affect me. 444 more words

Random Notes

Monsteret fra Firenze : en sann historie av Douglas Preston og Mario Spezi

Som barn hadde forfatteren Douglas Preston forelsket seg i Italia under et feriebesøk med foreldrene sine, for så å bestemme seg for å komme tilbake og bo der som voksen. 246 more words


Top Ten Books I'd Like to See as Movies or TV Shows

Top Ten Books I’d Love To See As Movies or Tv Shows

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. 374 more words


Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child’s Gideon’s Sword-Gideon Crew 1

Overview: Gideon Crew is a man having both the best and worst year of his life. The best part? He has finally brought down the man who framed Melvin Crew as a Russian spy. 263 more words

Book Apprasials


“Something wasn’t right back here.  Something wasn’t right at all.” (page 14)

I was wandering around Borders once looking for something new to read when the books by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child caught my eye.   452 more words


How to Dwarf a Giant By Kim Staflund

For Starters, Stop Mentioning Its Name at Every Turn

Last year, an epic battle played out on the North American book publishing landscape.

The conflict pitted an ecommerce retailer/vanity publisher against traditional trade publishers, new ideas against old, price against value, which ultimately spawned the creation of a group called… 655 more words

Self Publishing

Museum, Murder, Mystery and Gore...Oh My - Relic

Relic – a story of horror? Yes and no, it blurs the lines between the genres in a delicious and smart adventure. This sucker is a murder mystery in the best way a murder mysteries could be done…messy — at least for me. 504 more words