I have read all my life, it's one of my most loved past-times.
Adventure, thriller and fantasy are my favourite genres.
My most favoured authors are James Rollins and Greg Iles.
- Lethbridge, AB, Canada
- member since September 30, 2009
Jordyn hi, thank you for the friending. It seems we share several of the same favorite authors and interests so I'm looking forward to reading your comments and recommendations. Following are a few of my recent favorites for you to consider adding to your wish list:
"Raven's Song Series" by Anthony Ryan,
"Mageborn Series" by Michael G. Manning,
"The First Law Trilogy" by Joe Abercrombie,
"The Night Angel Trilogy" by Brent Weeks,
"The Farseer Apprentice Trilogy" by Robin Hobb,
"The Kinshield Legacy Trilogy" by K.C. May,
"Nightlamp" by Jack Vance,
"The Highest Tide" by Jim Lynch,
"The Perfect Assassin" by Ward Larsen,
"The Brainrush Series" by Richard Bard,
"Damage Control" by John Gilstrap,
Enjoy and READ ON...
We did had a great time! We spent just a few days in Calgary and from there we went to Lake Louise for a few days - Lots of hiking and taking in all the sights. From there we traveled to Banff, Jasper and back to Banff where we boarded the Rocky Mountainer and headed to Vancouver. We spent the last 3 days and nights there - Beautiful, beautiful country!
A new series by James Rollins I thought you might be interested in, "The Blood Gospel: The Order of the Sanguines," Book #1.
"An earthquake in Masada, Israel, kills hundreds and reveals a tomb buried in the heart of the mountain. A trio of investigators—Sergeant Jordan Stone, a military forensic expert; Father Rhun Korza, a Vatican priest; and Dr. Erin Granger, a brilliant but disillusioned archaeologist—are sent to explore the macabre discovery, a subterranean temple holding the crucified body of a mummified girl.
But a brutal attack at the site sets the three on the run, thrusting them into a race to recover what was once preserved in the tomb's sarcophagus: a book rumored to have been written by Christ's own hand, a tome that is said to hold the secrets to His divinity. The enemy who hounds them is like no other, a force of ancient evil directed by a leader of impossible ambitions and incalculable cunning.
From crumbling tombs to splendorous churches, Erin and her two companions must confront a past that traces back thousands of years, to a time when ungodly beasts hunted the dark spaces of the world, to a moment in history when Christ made a miraculous offer, a pact of salvation for those who were damned for eternity.
Here is a novel that is explosive in its revelation of a secret history. Why do Catholic priests wear pectoral crosses? Why are they sworn to celibacy? Why do the monks hide their countenances under hoods? And why does Catholicism insist that the consecration of wine during Mass results in its transformation to Christ's own blood? The answers to all go back to a secret sect within the Vatican, one whispered as rumor but whose very existence was painted for all to see by Rembrandt himself, a shadowy order known simply as the Sanguines.
In the end, be warned: some books should never be found, never opened—until now."
Now on my "Books to Read" list.
I thought it was really cool, some parts were kind of generic, but overall the characters were interesting and the story was very different then a lot of Horror novels I've read before, if you need something to pass the time you could do worse.
If you like Fairy tales that are not for children you should check out John Connolly's THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS, it's about a young boy in the early days of WWII in England who is transported to a magical kingdom where all manner of creepy things are waiting, there are werewolves, Knights, Huntsman, evil witches and a sinister creature known as the Crooked Man.
Hey -I am good. Still in same place and reading lots of books.
You are home with your parents? In their new place? Is Kyle still in the picture?
I am downloading lots of free books on my Kindle. It is amazing how many free ones are around.. And it's nice to be able to read in bed without the light on.
We are experiencing a very hot summer. My electric bill is really high from having the a/c on so much. When are you Canadians gong to send us some of those chilly winds? Don't wait till the winter! Haha
Jordyn, "The Quiet Game" is the first book in the Penn Cage trilogy by Greg Iles. I loved this series and hope you will like it as much as I did. Several other mystery/thriller stories I think you would enjoy is "The Dummy Line" by Bobby Cole, "Triple Cross" by Mark T. Sullivan, "No Mercy" and "Hostage Zero" by John Gilstrap. Enjoy and READ ON...
Hi Jordtn - Thanks! I'll try to finish up the Sigma series this fall. I'll probably pack a few of them when we travel up to Canada. We'll be flying into Calgary and spend some time in Jasper, Banff and ??? and then board the train back in Calgary. The train will then go west to Vancouver after 3 night stops along the way . . . I'll probably need more than a few books! Take care and be well!
Well I have had a busy Xmas and a quiet New Years Eve, but that is fine with me. Our weather has been mild with no disasters@
I like the sound of your New Years Party. How great to have a place all for you and your friends. Better than with a bunch of strangers. Hope it turned out as well as you expected.
Did you enjoy Boxing Day? We don't celebrate that here.
I have been reading quite a bit and just had my book club lunch today. We had read an old classic The Postman Always Rings Twice. No of us really liked it very much, but it was a good book to read over the busy holidays as it had only 100 pages. Did you ever see the film? It was made a long time ago.
Now I am reading 3rd Degree by James Patterson. It is rather good and a fast read.
Take care and hope all is well with your job, boyfriend and families.