One of the blogs I link to from time-to-time is that of Warren Meyer, Coyote Blog. Warren has written a novel that I'd characterize it as part political and business intrigue, combined with organized crime (other than the government) and a murder mystery. Frankly, I wasn't going to bother with it. The title did nothing to really interest me, and besides, 95% of what I read is non-fiction. I enjoy good fiction, but I just haven't the time for it. Unless a novel can grab me within about 20 pages, I'll usually set it aside, never to return. Then I read some of the reviews of others, including the one by my friend Kyle Bennett, and I decided to give it a go. I cracked it open last Saturday afternoon and was finished on Monday. In the interim, it occupied my attention even when I wasn't actually reading. I always particularly like it when I can "take refuge" in a story for a few days. Knowing Warren's blog and his academic and business background (Princeton, Harvard, Executive positions, entrepreneur), I had a pretty good idea what to expect. I just didn't know whether the story could hold my interest. It...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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