Book Review: The Fifth Gospel

Here is a review of Ian Caldwell’s bestseller, The Fifth Gospel, which I posted at Amazon.com some two months ago.  The Fifth Gospel is a complement to my earlier review of The Franciscan. Both are “Catholic” novels. The Fifth Gospel is an intelligent, erudite thriller that held me in suspense for the first 80% of the […] Read More

Book Review: Woman in the Window

Why read it: To find out what all the hype is about (5,000 reviewers on Amazon, 22,000 on GoodReads – and almost 200,000 ratings, four and half big stars). To prepare yourself for the mega Hollywood film adaptation, starring Amy Adams. A.J.Finn is now a rich man. Why not to read it (spoiler alert). Because the book finishes with the hackneyed device of the ‘psychopath […] Read More