Age of Assassins by RJ Barker (Mini Review)

Age of Assassins is a. a complex castle whodunit b. a back/front/side/top/bottom-stabbing political thriller c. magic-laced coming-of-age d. ALL OF THE ABOVE. At first, the premise seems quite simple: an assassin and her apprentice have been brought to the seat of the kingdom to weed out a possible move on the heir.  Master and second... Continue Reading →

Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer

I read Archer's best known work, the novel Kane and Abel, a couple years ago. It tells the story of two men born on the same date in 1906. One, an immigrant in abject poverty, and the other, a member of the Boston elite. Their lives become intertwined with American history in the 20th century.... Continue Reading →

Batman: White Knight by Sean Murphy

Much has been written about the symbiotic relationship between Batman and Joker. Yet, we must always ask, is it a mutualistic relationship or parasitic? Who benefits? The Joker? Batman? What do the people of Gotham get from their super criminal and masked crusader? Are they really protected? Sean Murphy's Batman: White Knight poses these questions... Continue Reading →

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