Book Review: Electric War by Mike Winchell

4.8 out of 5 stars. Engrossing and easy listen or read. I had the audiobook and the narrator was pleasant and did a fantastic job. Just finished a fantastic book by author Mike Winchell, “The Electric War” tells the tale of the battle of the currents between Edison and his direct current and Westinghouse/Tesla andContinue reading “Book Review: Electric War by Mike Winchell”

Book Review: The Devil’s Workshop by Alex Grecian

Alex Grecian knocked this out of the ballpark. As a huge fan of his first novel, The Yard, I was extremely disappointed in his second book about the Murder Squad, the Black Country. I was honestly worried he was a one-hit wonder, but I decided to reach book three to see if it was justContinue reading “Book Review: The Devil’s Workshop by Alex Grecian”

Book Review: John J Binder’s Al Capone’s Beer Wars

Click on the link above to purchase the book. The Odd Past’s Rating- 2.5 out of 5 Stars Ok, first let me say that I know that this author is a legend in the Chicago area for his knowledge about the prohibition era. The book was interesting and taught me alot, but I have aContinue reading “Book Review: John J Binder’s Al Capone’s Beer Wars”

Book Review: A Stillness at Appomattox By Bruce Catton

Please Click the Photo Above to Purchase the Book Overall Rating 5 out of 5 Stars If you are unfamiliar with Bruce Catton, he was arguably the most renowned and well-respected Civil War historian of the 20th century. His works have stood the test of time, even forty years after his death. In his lastContinue reading “Book Review: A Stillness at Appomattox By Bruce Catton”

Grant’s Final Victory

Click the Photo above to purchase the book 4.3 out of 5 Stars The hero of the Union is dying, Former President Ulysses S. Grant is suffering from throat cancer, and only has months to live. To make matters worse, the great man is in debt and is in danger of leaving his family withContinue reading “Grant’s Final Victory”