Chad Zunker’s ‘An Unequal Defense’ Inspires and Entertains [REVIEW]

Homeless man in Austin, Texas

When one of Austin’s homeless is accused of murder, young attorney David Adams comes to his rescue. (Photo by Dustin Ground, Flickr)

A man awakens disoriented and confused. He’s wearing clothes he doesn’t recognize. He’s holding a gun he’s never seen before. And in front of him is the body of a man he swears he didn’t kill. Will anyone believe him? Find out in Chad Zunker’s latest novel, An Unequal Defense. Read more of this post

‘Daddy’s Gone A Hunting’ Reminds Us Why Mary Higgins Clark is the Queen of Suspense [REVIEW]

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When a furniture factory burns to the ground, everyone seems to be a suspect in Mary Higgins Clark’s Daddy’s Gone A Hunting. (Photo courtesy Canva)

When a blaze wipes out a furniture business, investigators try to figure out who is to blame. Is it the owner’s daughter? An embittered former employee? A homeless veteran? Or perhaps the owner himself? There’s no shortage of suspects in Mary Higgins Clark’s Daddy’s Gone A Hunting. But which one of them actually did it? Find out in this riveting whodunnit from the Queen of Suspense! Read more of this post

‘An Equal Justice’: Six Questions for Chad Zunker [INTERVIEW]

Chad Zunker

Author Chad Zunker is passionate about thwarting homelessness. (Photo courtesy the author)

When we first read Chad Zunker’s An Equal Justice, we were blown away by his knack for delving deep into his characters lives even as he built pulse-pounding suspense. Most of all, however, we were impressed by the phenomenal job he does of laying his heart on the line and exposing the very things that matter most to him, including the growing plight of the homeless in Texas. That’s why we were delighted to get the chance to sit down with him and find out more about his work, on the page and behind the scenes. We hope you enjoy this insightful interview! —J&H Read more of this post

‘An Equal Justice’ Is Reminiscent of Grisham’s Best [REVIEW]

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A newly-minted lawyer suits up to tackle a dangerous case in Chad Zunker’s An Equal Justice. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A prestigious law firm. A rookie lawyer. A dark maze of lies and violence. When a young graduate scores his dream job, it could be the answer to a longtime prayer—or the first step toward a dangerous end—in Chad Zucker’s new legal thriller, An Equal JusticeRead more of this post

It Takes Courage to Be Empathetic

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We can’t take away the pain of the world, but we can make it more tolerable when we are empathetic. (Photo by Arwen Abenstern – KWP, Flickr)

Those of you who follow along with us on a regular basis may have realized that we frequently introduce books that celebrate people, whether real or fictitious, who make a difference in the lives of others. Three of our diamond reviewed books come immediately to mind: My Glory Was I Had Such FriendsThe Trick, and our most recent volume, What Blooms from Dust. What is it that these volumes have in common? The answer is easy: empathy.  Read more of this post