Eric Boss reviews EARLY RISER

True to his inimitable form, the author has produced a bizarre entertainment imagining things that cause the reader to wonder, “where does he get this stuff?”. In this case, this stand-alone novel posits a world in which the winters are so severe that most

Eric Boss reviews WILD BILL

The subtitle here is “The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter”. Clavin has gone to great pains to assure accuracy, since the myths surrounding the figure of J.B. Hickok abound. One of the first true media celebrities, his fictional adventures were published extensively


Best known for his NYT bestselling thrillers, the author has produced a fine piece of historical writing that adds materially to the chronicle of our country’s revolution, and particularly our first president. It is ground well covered but the title incident is not.