I am a have been married for 33 years and have a 28 year old son. I retired from the Marines in 1990, worked for a veteran service organization for 10 years and for the Illinois Secretary of State for 13 years. I have a pretty good sense of humor. I enjoy spending time with my family.
I enjoy suspense thrillers, wisdom books, biographies, self-help books, psychology, philosophy, spiritual books and mystery novels. My latest hobby is reading and reviewing books and reading other reviews on the internet. I also joined a writing cl… Read more
I enjoy suspense thrillers, wisdom books, biographies, self-help books, psychology, philosophy, spiritual books and mystery novels. My latest hobby is reading and reviewing books and reading other reviews on the internet. I also joined a writing club on the internet and am having a lot of fun with that too.
Beyond Salvation is her second book in her Michael Sykora series. While all three--No Justice, Beyond Salvation and Killing Instinct--can be read as standalone novels, I recommend that you read them in order. The storyline and character development are noteworthy.
Darcia Helle, remakes Michael Sykora, a computer programmer into a part-time serial killer after he hires a hit man, Sean Riley to find and kill the man who raped, tortured and murdered his wife and also murdered his best friend's wife and child.
These two killers only target the scum of the earth, the vilest perverted predators imaginable.
We learn early on in Beyond Salvation that the book's… Read more
Okay, I will admit it! I am hooked on Darcia Helle's writing style. I have read four of her books in a short period of time and have another on deck. Folks, she is downright entertaining!
Quiet Fury: An Anthology of Suspense is a collection of eleven her creative short yet haunting thrillers presented in just 72 pages. Each short story is a treasure that I thoroughly enjoyed. Some left me pondering whether or not they are teasers or fodder for future novels.
I have previously read The First Kill, a free download that introduces, Sean McCarthy who has reinvented himself as Sean Riley, the hit man and partner of Michael Sykora, the star of 3 other books I have read… Read more
A couple of months ago a company called San Francisco Salt Company Bath & Spa Salts/Gourmet Food Salts offered to send me some of their products in exchange for an honest review. This review is a result of that request. The opinions here are mine alone without any influence, pressure, benefits or rewards from others.
The Smoked Cherrywood Gourmet Sea Salt is packaged in a unique and attractive 8 ounce corked glass jar with a slot for its small ¼ wooden teaspoon serving device. Each spoon contains 380 milligrams of sodium.
This Kosher certified gourmet, epicurean sea salt is cinnamon colored brown with a distinct smoky fragrance.