In the South of the not-too-long-ago past, if something tragic happened to a lady, she retreated from polite society.
In his new book, “The Fifth Assassin,” Brad Meltzer’s hero, archivist Beecher White, is preoccupied with past presidential assassinations – for good reason.
What happens when a young boy from Connecticut becomes enamored with a world-famous ballerina who may – or may not – have a connection to multiple murders and the mob? Can the boy find the truth amid the raging hormones and the lust? Can the boy recover from the violence perpetrated on is family?
Books arrive at my desk on a daily basis. Some come via my request. Some just show up. There will never be enough time to review them all.