Monthly Archives: December 2012

Thomas Boyd – Murfreesboro, Dec. 31, 1862

Tweet Sadly the tragedy for the Boyd family was not finished for 1862. On New Year’s Eve, the 19th South Carolina was involved in the Second Battle of Murfreesboro, also known as Stone’s River. Capt. Robert Chatham would report that … Continue reading

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Kill Shot by Vince Flynn

Tweet Kill Shot By Vince Flynn Reviewed by J. Keith Jones What can I say. It’s Vince Flynn, so it is naturally good. This book delves further into the origins of super spy Mitch Rapp. True to its name, Kill … Continue reading

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Interview with Colin Webster

Tweet After reading the Vampire Western, “Blood and Tequila” by Colin Webster, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce him to my readers. B&T is a book that is just plain fun to read, perfect for a rainy afternoon. … Continue reading

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Many Genres One Craft

Tweet Many Genres, One Craft Edited By Michael A. Arnzen & Heidi Ruby Miller Headline Books Reviewed by J. Keith Jones This fine volume is essentially a condensed MFA in Writing between two covers. Those contributing to this anthology of … Continue reading

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Wing Wife by Marcia Sargent

Tweet Wing Wife: How to be Married to a Marine Fighter Pilot By Marcia J. Sargent Reviewed by J. Keith Jones I have one real complaint about this book. The title and packaging make it seem like it would only … Continue reading

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Blood & Tequila by Colin Webster

Tweet Blood and Tequila By Colin Webster White Feather Press Reviewed by J. Keith Jones Ever read a good old fashioned Vampire Western? Neither had I, in fact I’m not sure if there are others, but Colin Webster has written … Continue reading

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150 Years Ago on Diamond Hill

Tweet In preparing for the holiday season, a couple of sesquicentennial events in the Diamond Hill world have slipped by. I will catch them up now. December 13, 1862, Fenton Hall writes a letter home to his wife, Mary Jane … Continue reading

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Great day in Elberton

Tweet Saturday was a really great day at the Elbert County Public Library. Their excellent staff made things run smoothly and the turnout was good. I was able to sit and have a roundtable discussion with the fine folks there … Continue reading

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