E. Reid Ross


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For legal reasons they can't call it "Cold Mountain."

Review: ‘Cold Heart’ by Chandler McGrew

According to his bio, Chandler McGrew grew up in Texas and later spent a decade in Alaska. Fittingly, his latest suspense-thriller novel, Cold Heart, starts out in Houston but spends a lot of time in […]


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‘Everly’ Actress Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

The beauteous actress Jennifer Blanc-Biehn will soon be appearing (on February 27th, to be exact) alongside the also quite beauteous Salma Hayek in the action/horror movie Everly. She was kind enough to take some time […]


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Review: ‘Mañana’ by William Hjortsberg

I have to say that I went into reading William Hjortsberg’s Mañana with mixed feelings. The setting is in one of my favorite places in the world (Mexico), but the story also heavily involves one […]


Green by Keith C Clarke

Review: ‘Green’

Green is a novel about race with golf as the backdrop, which makes the title appropriate in the sports sense. But if the author, Keith C. Clark, was trying for some kind of socially-conscious double […]


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Former Hooters Waitress Reveals What It’s Really Like

It’s been over 30 years since the first Hooters restaurant opened in Clearwater, FL, and it’s hard to argue with the success of their business model. With a global brand worth $1 billion and hundreds […]


If we ever found ourselves in the Arctic we can practically guarantee we wouldn't be smiling like that.

Review: “Dimestore Explorer”

While everyone technically has a grandpa (two, actually, according to current research,) not everyone is lucky enough to have one with good stories to tell. I mean sure, most of them have a couple entertaining […]


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Review: Sleeping With The Crawfish

Before D. J. Donaldson wrote forensic mysteries and medical thrillers, he taught high school science and was an anatomy professor at the University of Tennessee. Normally this sort of background isn’t much of an asset […]


And coming next spring: Mindsouler

Review: Timothy Zahn’s ‘Soulminder’

Fans of Star Wars beyond the movies might recognize Timothy Zahn as the Hugo Award-winning author who wrote Heir to the Empire, in which he introduced the world to the nefarious Grand Admiral Thrawn. As […]


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Review: ‘Mantiques: A Manly Guide to Cool Stuff’

Unless you’re the type of guy who has a wardrobe that includes at least one white seersucker suit and enjoys saying things like “how droll…” in casual conversation, telling your buddies that you plan on […]



The Worst Things that Ever Happened on a Riding Mower

For many suburban, middle-aged males, owning a riding mower is the ultimate reward for a lifetime of toil. A mechanized, potentially hazardous steed that both symbolizes a man’s mastery of the 5,000 or so square […]