The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin Ballentine Books/Random House, $28.00, 598 pages, ISBN 978-0-345-50500-2 Hey out there . . . it’s October . . . the month of election surprises, all Hallows Eve and the Day of the Dead. Here in America, most folks celebrate by dressing their kids up in weird or outlandish costumes and going house-to-house, begging for candy on the last day of the month.
The Twelve by Justin Cronin Ballentine Books, $28.00, 568 pages, ISBN 978-0-345-50498 I swore I’d never do it again. Took the pledge and promised that was it, I’d never touch the stuff again and I meant it. I really did. But then, over time my resolve weakened. Things happened. Life, with all of its trials and tribulations, intervened. Day-by-day I felt myself slipping . . . finally I could
The Passage by Justin Cronin Ballantine, $27.00, 766 pages, ISBN 978-0-345-50496-8 The Passage is a scary, scary novel about the end of the world as we knew it. A top secret government program goes terribly out of kilter, (so what’s new?) and the vampires they’ve been creating as a potential war weapon escape, wreaking havoc on the world . . . ending civilization about as quickly as you