By Gina Burgess VINE VOICE Amazon Reviewer
FOUR OUT OF FIVE STARS*
Cortez has produced a marvelous insight into some intriguing characters and a horrific serial killer case that needs solving quickly before more victims die.
Posted Wednesday, June 6th 2018 at 4:58PM
The science fiction/fantasy novel Courage by Lauren Salisbury deserves praise for portrayals of that courage. Despite the point-of-view of seven different characters, the glue that holds the tale together comes from a brave mother-daughter relationsh ...
Posted Thursday, April 26th 2018 at 6:25PM
The mystery/suspense novel Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke takes readers on the dusty back roads of East Texas and drops them off in the midst of a double homicide with racial overtones.
African-American Texas Ranger Darren Mathews leads the in ...
Posted Thursday, April 12th 2018 at 7:30PM
From Amazon and Goodreads:
What a page-turning read, will have you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. Malcolm Hobbs, a police officer becomes incensed when during his wedding ceremony, an attempt is made on his life but his bride, the ...
Posted Friday, April 6th 2018 at 7:22PM
By: Jessica Strawser | March 19, 2018
Kellye Garrett’s writing experience is varied: She began her career as a magazine editor, spent eight years as a Hollywood screenwriter (with the CBS drama Cold Caseamong her credits) and is now a communicatio ...
Posted Tuesday, April 3rd 2018 at 6:28PM
By Annette Ejiofor
Lifestyle Associate Editor, HuffPost Canada
"Is the colour of my skin a problem? Why wouldn't people want to read it?"
A children's book about the relationship between a black father and his young son could be on bookshel ...
Posted Tuesday, April 3rd 2018 at 6:22PM
Let me start by writing that I don't know what to call the novel, The Between, by Tananarive Due. Is the story a supernatural horror or fantasy within its contemporary setting? Is it a treatise on mental illness or sleep deprivation? Or is it someth ...
Posted Friday, March 16th 2018 at 10:02PM
By: J.D. Myall | December 21, 2017
Nicola Yoon’s first young adult novel, Everything, Everything struck the charts like lightning, debuting at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers List. It was made into a film starring Amandla Stenberg. H ...
Posted Friday, March 2nd 2018 at 5:22PM
Here's some information from Tiffany Rachann Founder of Imagiread that might be of interest to the literary community:
"...Some time ago, after writing and self-publishing my first children's book, I realized how empowering reading is. I started ...
Posted Wednesday, January 17th 2018 at 8:04PM
Malcome Hobbs suffers. His past haunts him.
A serial killer is loose in Atlanta. Hobbs and his team must stop the killer.
This book reminded me of James Patterson's books. Scenes go from the view of the killer then switch to the police point of ...
Posted Tuesday, January 16th 2018 at 10:11PM
I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. To kick off 2018, here's the latest review of S.Y.P.H.E.N. via the Black Science Fiction Society's 'Talk About it Tuesdays Review' with Stephen Alexander. ...
Posted Thursday, January 11th 2018 at 6:26PM
Hey Chocolate Pages Book Lovers!
I'm Cortez Law III Author/Publisher of Metro Black & Blue Books, which presents carefully crafted characterizations of redemption, courage, faith, and love alongside suspenseful, race-against-the-clock plots with ...
Posted Friday, November 24th 2017 at 1:25PM
Title: Serial Rites
Author: Cortez Law III
Publisher: Metro Black & Blue Books; 1 edition
Series: X-Men Homicide Squad # 3
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
"Series Rites" by Cortez Law III
I will say this.. ...
Posted Wednesday, November 22nd 2017 at 6:14PM
I've wanted to read Steven James for some time now. So, I started at the beginning with the thriller, The Pawn. FBI Agent Patrick Bowers tracks a seemingly uncatchable killer via his specialty in Environmental Criminology that focuses on the relation ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 6:10PM
Click for SORMAG'S 'The Life of a Writer: Men in Literature' with host LaShaunda Hoffman and authors Demond Al, Keith Thomas Walker and myself here at:
Posted Wednesday, November 1st 2017 at 6:16PM
Hello Readers! Here's an interview about Serial Rites with Toni Shiloh of Diversity Between the Pages at https://diversitybetweenthepages.wordpress.com/2017/10/23/author-interview-with-cortez-law-iii/ ...
Posted Monday, October 23rd 2017 at 6:55PM
Here's a recent review of Serial Rites:
"...There is a lot of emotion and religion tied in with Serial Rites. This book is about dealing with loss as well as much as it is about pure detective work. I enjoyed the characters in Serial Rites. They w ...
Posted Monday, October 23rd 2017 at 6:47PM
“I thoroughly enjoyed Serial Rites and it was a well written mystery that kept me seeking motive and suspects constantly. It was a wonderful picture of the investigative process and the officers who perform it. It shows the moral values and emotional ...
Posted Thursday, October 12th 2017 at 6:50PM
Here's a short behind the scenes insight about my motivation for the stories I create at Potter's Word Publishing with Author Luana Ehrlich:
Author Cortez Law III writes:
I’ve always loved the cat and mouse hunt that are thrillers, suspense, an ...
Posted Thursday, October 12th 2017 at 6:45PM
Hear the Tuesday October 10, 2017 podcast from Write Stuff and PJC Media host Parker J. Cole as she and I discuss the first Atlanta X-Men Homicide Novel, KREMLIN TIDE, and all other things publishing here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com ...
Posted Thursday, October 12th 2017 at 6:24PM
Justice Delayed, a mystery/suspense novel from Patricia Bradley tells the story of intricate relationships that prove better in some ways than the crime plot itself.
The nearly 20-year murder of Stephanie Hollister convicted Jimmy Shelton. However ...
Posted Thursday, October 12th 2017 at 6:13PM
SERIAL RITES, tells the story of an unstable Atlanta Homicide Sergeant Malcolm Hobbs who leads his X-Men Detective Squad in a manhunt to apprehend the twisted mind and M.O. of a serial killer dubbed, The Profiler.
If you were compelled by the Han ...
Posted Sunday, October 1st 2017 at 6:31PM
The 'Scandal' star is bringing another entertaining Black story to the screen
BY BRITNI DANIELLE, MARCH 9, 2017|EBONY
With the success of films like Hidden Figures and Fences, it’s no surprise Hollywood is looking for more books by Black author ...
Posted Friday, September 29th 2017 at 6:18PM