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End of the World – More thoughts

Beryl Gorbman Have you noticed that there are orders of magnitude more people calling for the end of the world in the forseeable future? It used to be that these ideas were forced on you mostly by old guys with … Continue reading

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Introducing Madrugada – the Yenta’s second book

by Beryl Gorbman Madrugada will be released soon, first on eBooks and then as a hardcover. This is the beginning of the book, a tale about theft of artifacts from a Maya dig called Yaxum. The main characters are the … Continue reading

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Yenta’s novel available in Merida

  2012: Deadly Awakening is available in print at Amate Books and Casa Catherwood. Or, you can order it from Amazon.com in print or in electronic form you can download to your computer or reading device. You can also dowload … Continue reading

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Careless in Red, by Elizabeth George

Another world-class mystery by the master. Her stories are an excuse to display her magnificent use of the language. I went to one of her readings once and she was quite unpleasant, which was refreshing. No audience ass kisser, our … Continue reading

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Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

A haunting book about a book. Set in Barcelona in the 1950′s, the central character is Daniel, a boy whose father owns an antiquarian book store. He spends years looking for a book called Shadow of the Wind by a … Continue reading

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The Gargoyle, by Andrew Davidson

Something truly different. The protagonist is a sardonic character who worked as a porn actor before becoming severely burned in an auto accident. He goes through the rest of his life as a “monster.” A mysterious woman named Marianne attaches … Continue reading

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