Review of Crave by Liliana Hart

In the eleventh MacKenzie Security novel, Crave,Cal Colter is none too happy to be placed on babysitting duty for Evangeline Lockwood, daughter of the former CIA Deputy Director and a girl he practically grew up with in her household. Ever since Cal found out Evangeline was a hacker known as The Black Lily and forced […]

Review of Tracker by C.J. Cherryh

Just as paidhi-aiji Bren Cameron is finally able to catch his breath in the sixteenth Foreigner novel, Tracker,he gets word that the alien kyo’s ship is approaching the Atevi world and he needs to get up to the orbiting space station immediately. Along with Aiji-ma Illisidi and young-Aiji Cajeiri and their bodyguards, they’ll go into […]

Review of Look What the Wind Blew In by Ann Charles

The first book in the new Dig Site Mysteries, Look What the Wind Blew In,finds archaeologists Angelica Garcia and her father Juan Garcia excavating Maya ruins when a curse seems to stir up trouble on their dig site. Photojournalist Quint Parker arrives in the midst of all this with an agenda of his own; to […]

Happy 7th Birthday to The Speed of Write

How can seven years have gone by since I started this blog? It certainly doesn’t feel like it’s been that long. It feels like it was just yesterday. Okay, not yesterday, but certainly not seven years! It’s hard to believe that this year alone I’ve read 161 books. How did I find the time? Anyway, it’s […]

Review of Blood Infernal by James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell

The third and last Order of the Sanguines story is finally here with Blood Infernal.The Woman of Learning, the Warrior of Man and the Knight of Christ, archaeologist Erin Granger, Sergeant Jordan Stone and Father Rhun Korza, will join forces once again to prevent Lucifer from escaping Hell. They need to find three stones and […]