Joe Stephens

Snow Rollers

We've all experienced that weird moment when we're witness to something that's so completely new and inexplicable that we wonder if we're hallucinating or maybe...

The 39 Steps

If you love a good, traditional play built in three acts and made up of solid, orthodox performances, then you should probably stop reading now. Same if you are...

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 clown mask, backs up and finishes the job, slaughtering eight innocent people for no reason. T...

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 pie...

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 go to college, she struggles at first with the usual questions of a young woman who has ret...

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 differ...

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 eponymous character, a New Orleans cop who is taking a rare vacation along with his wife Molly,...
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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