Blood Farm by Sam Siciliano


Blood Farm, Sam Siciliano, 1988 My favorite quote: It isn’t a quote from the book itself, but I just love that Blood Farm calls itself “an Iowa Gothic” on the cover. I mean, what is an Iowa Gothic? And do we need Iowa Gothics?  Notable characters: Mike Michaels, the tortured Viet Nam vet; Angela Rosalba,Continue reading “Blood Farm by Sam Siciliano”

On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark


On the Street Where You Live, Mary Higgins Clark, 2001 My favorite quote: “If you want to be happy for a year, win the lottery. If you want to be happy for life, love what you do.” Notable characters: Emily Graham, a criminal defense attorney; Madeline, her ancestor; and a whole bunch of other peopleContinue reading “On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark”