The Problem and The Promise

The Problem and The Promise

This is the second chapter of a book that I am currently finishing.  It is a flashback to the childhood of the main character around the time he had just finished high school.  Hope you enjoy.  – Norman LaVelle



A couple days and several ignored calls from CJ had passed when my mother, Melanie, walked in the front door of the run-down two bedroom apartment,…

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Book Review - “Cross Fire”

Book Review – “Cross Fire”

7856305I love James Patterson’s books. However, I was not always of fan of the Alex Cross novels but I am quickly becoming a believer. I loved this book just as much as “Cross My Heart”. This was filled with murder, mystery, suspense, and some quick-witted humor. There were actually three different cases going on during this read that sometimes interconnected for the amusement of the antagonist. To top…

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Book Review - The Cartel

Book Review – The Cartel

THE-CARTELI really didn’t know what to think of this book prior to reading it.  After the first chapter, I quickly realize that I was going to enjoy this.  The story was very good but the character development seems a little delayed.  I didn’t find out things about certain characters until it what actually happening.  It didn’t really take away from the story but just not what I am accustom to.  Filled…

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Sooner or later, your character is going to get mad. And I don’t mean “mad dog” mad, I mean steam-out-the-nostrils mad. Because anger is such a human emotion, it’s important to be able to portray an angry character without resorting to melodrama. Finding that realistic,…