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Jack 1939 – Francine Mathews

Jack 1939 – Francine Mathews’s story of JFK in Europe in 1939

The inspiration for the historical novel Jack 1939 came to author Francine Mathew after seeing a photograph of John Kennedy on a street in Germany in 1937. She writes this about the picture..he was….

….wearing clothes he’d probably slept in for a week, tousled hair, head thrown back , mouth opened in a grin. He was  juggling fruit for the camera. He looked like a wild and free street busker without a care in the world; he was also rail thin, the bones in his face painfully prominent I forgot completely that he had ever been that young. The image haunted me for weeks. I wanted to know more about that boy…. read more

May’s Thrillers from: Coben, Mathews and Rollins!

Thrillers from Harlan Coban, Francine Mathews and David Rollins are on My Reading Horizon!

So yesterday I got caught you up on the books that I have read over the last several weeks. Now let’s move into the present and onto the future. Currently, I am reading The Secret Crown by Chris Kuzneski, which is book number 6 of 8 in the series that features Jonathan Payne and Douglas Jones. This will be the fourth book that I have read by Kuzneski and they have not been read in order. The most recent book I read was The Death Relic which is book 7, the two others are books 2 and 4, leaving me 1, 3,5 and 8 to read. I recently added book one The Plantain to my Kindle library. so I guess that’s next! read more