Joe Stephens

Book Review: Mr. Mercedes

Out of the pre-dawn fog it comes, like a 12-cylinder ghost, plowing through the desperate crowd of job seekers. The giant Mercedes, piloted by a freak in a clow...

Book Review: The Martian

We’ve all been there—stuck in a Martian windstorm trying to get to the escape ship before the maelstrom tips it over, when bam! We’re knocked senseless by a piece of flying antenna. The next thing we know, we’re waking up about to suffocate because t...

Go Set a Watchman

When a 26-year-old Jean Louise Finch, known by lovers of To Kill a Mockingbird as Scout, comes home from New York, where she’s lived since she left Maycomb to g...

Dying to Remember

Each day, when he awakes, Doctor Chris Barnes’ memory of everything recent, other than a vague image of a plate of shellfish and a beautiful naked woman who isn...

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train is one of those books that, like many of its characters, seems like one thing when you start it and turns into something completely different by the end. Despite the little snippets that precede the first chapter that hint at a ...

Light of the World

James Lee Burke’s Light of the World is the twentieth book in the Dave Robicheaux series, published in 2013 by Pocket Books. It is the story of the book’s epony...
Joe Stephens

Joe Stephens

Author

Joe is a teacher at Parkersburg High School, a blogger, and the author of a series of detective novels known as the Shalan Adventures.

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