Monday, January 28, 2013

Mitchell Scott Lewis

Mitchell Scott Lewis has been a practicing astrologer and teacher in New York City for more than twenty years. His Starlight Detective Agency mysteries are Murder in the 11th House and the recently released Death in the 12th House: Where Neptune Rules.

Recently I asked Lewis about what he was reading. His reply:
I just recently read Fever Dream by Dennis Palumbo, a fellow Poisoned Pen Press author and psychologist who adds the element of the workings of the mind perfectly into his mystery novels. I am currently reading Sixkill, the last Spenser book written by Robert B. Parker shortly before his death. I always enjoy Parker’s characters and crisp style.

Another favorite writer is James Swain, author of the Tony Valentine Novels. I recently finished Deadman’s Poker. I love the casino settings and Swain’s sense of humor and fun characters.

I am also just finishing a wonderful book I stumbled upon called Island in the Sea of Time, by S.M. Sterling. It’s a time travel story with a terrific twist and historical point of view. In it the entire island of Nantucket is swept back in time three thousand years. I am just beginning to reread Isaac Asimov’s I Robot and subsequent Robot books, a series I find more pertinent with each passing year as artificial intelligence becomes more a reality. Asimov is one of my favorite writers of any genre. I haven’t planned much ahead. I prefer to meander through book stores and see what grabs my attention.
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