Tag Archives: crime

July 13

Feature Book: The Ghost – by H. Berkeley Rourke

  “The story is written in a formal manner, although no punches are pulled as you are drawn into the action and investigation. We follow Jeanne, a tough young cop with a no-nonsense approach, and her colleagues as they cast their net, looking for a rapist, turned killer.” “This is an intriguing book and the […]

April 03

Book review: The Chalk Line Killer (The Detective Cole Sullivan Series 2) by Russell Warnberg

The Chalk Line Killer (The Detective Cole Sullivan Series 2) by Russell Warnberg, is a crime thriller in the classical style. A spree of bizarre killings with a chalk line drawn around the victims by the killer, leads Cole Sullivan and his team into a dark world of sociopathic monsters, where the caustic and poisonous […]

December 16

Book Review: Sons of the American Fatherland, by H. Berkeley Rourke

Sons of the American Fatherland, by H. Berkeley Rourke, is more contemporary realism, than contemporary fiction. A book, written in documentary style, which tells the story of Jonas, an American-born son of a proud loyalist to the Third Reich and Hitler’s Nazi movement. Jonas is taught to regard Jews and people of color as sub-human, […]

April 06

Book Review: The Catskinner – by Ross Clarke (pen-name rcheydn) “… on a par with Ken Follett … highly recommended.”

The Catskinner, by Ross Clarke, (pen-name rcheydn) is a novel on a par with Ken Follett. In this story, Hong Kong is on the cusp of passing legislation that will change the course of its history, as the thriving metropolis, built on trade, capitalism and democracy for over a century, now faces a change of guard […]

April 02

IWIC Book Spotlight on The Catskinner by author Ross Clarke (pen-name rcheydn)

June 30, 1997: The date is forever fixed in the memory of Hong Kong people. It was on that singular Monday that Britain handed the Crown Colony over to the People’s Republic of China. The decision-making process leading to the change of sovereignty was often referred to as the Three Legged Stool. But serious doubts were […]

April 01

The Author Spotlight on Ross Clarke (pen name Rcheydn) author of “The Catskinner.”

Today we interview Ross Clarke, author, journalist and public relations adviser. IWIC: Tell us about yourself. Ross: My name is Ross Clarke however I write under the pen-name “Rcheydn” which doesn’t confine me to a single genre of writing. I worked as a journalist for newspapers and magazines throughout Europe, Australia and the Far East […]

December 02

What profession weaves the tapestry of humanity’s visions and collective aspirations?

  Have you ever noticed that in our intensely commercialized world, there seems to be very little emphasis on selling dreams? Commercialism is largely weighted to selling smart phones, cars, houses, clothing, a myriad of items, which are possibly a part of dreams, but are by no means the quintessential passions which we hold closest […]