Gay, Kelly: Shadows Before the Sun (Charlie Madigan) (2012)

Shadows Before the Sun is the 4th installment of the Charlie Madigan series. Whether it is the final one remains to be seen but it did represent an ending to me. Charlie needs to go to Elysia to find Hank. She did promise him that at the end of The Hour of Dust and Ashes. … Continue reading Gay, Kelly: Shadows Before the Sun (Charlie Madigan) (2012)

Gay, Kelly: The Hour of Dust and Ashes (Charlie Madigan) (2011)

Does Kelly Gay keep up her good work in The Hour of Dust and Ashes? Yes, she most definitely does. She has that rare ability of being able to keep her writing tight, very tight. That and her spelling and grammar helps the reader keep from being distracted. Add to that a pretty good plot, … Continue reading Gay, Kelly: The Hour of Dust and Ashes (Charlie Madigan) (2011)

Gay, Kelly: The Darkest Edge of Dawn (Charlie Madigan) (2010)

Christian McGrath’s portrayal of Charlie Madigan is gritty and strong complementing the writing of Kelly Gay. Gay’s writing continues to engage me as a reader. She maintains the balance between too much and too little keeping her novel tight and well-written. The Darkest Edge of Dawn begins where The Better Part of Darkness left off. Atlanta became … Continue reading Gay, Kelly: The Darkest Edge of Dawn (Charlie Madigan) (2010)

Gay, Kelly: The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan) (2009)

There is something about Charlie that I find appealing. Her life is a mess in so many respects, but she, herself, is a really decent person. Kelly’s writing is, of course, alpha and omega in making the series work and helping me like it. I find it amazing that this is actually Gay’s writing debut. The Charlie … Continue reading Gay, Kelly: The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan) (2009)

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Bruni, Frank: Sexism’s Puzzling Stamina

Op-Ed Columnist / By  FRANK BRUNI / Go to Columnist Page  / Frank Bruni’s Blog » Published: June 10, 2013    575 Comments This month the Supreme Court will issue raptly awaited decisions about affirmative action and gay marriage. But what’s been foremost in my thoughts isn’t race, sexual orientation or our country’s deeply flawed handling of … Continue reading Bruni, Frank: Sexism’s Puzzling Stamina