The Apprentice transports the reader to a raw, natural world, one with fields of sweet smelling sage, soaring hawks and diving falcons. The language and beauty of the sport of falconry is woven expertly into the narrative, providing the reader a glimpse into a rarified world while providing believable, relatable characters.
DIGGER: SIERRA and the CASE of the CHIMERA KILLER by Robert D. Calkins – Y/A, Mystery/Thriller, Crime Fiction
One boy and his search-and-rescue dog seek for the truth among a serial killer’s grisly work in the Pacific Northwest. Readers, young and adult alike, will be charmed and intrigued by the subtleties of this well-conceived and cinematic mystery.