Turning to Mysteries: The Lost Order by Steve Berry

In The Lost Order, Steve Berry follows his signature style of opening with an historical event – a fire at the Smithsonian in D.C. in 1865 – and then brings the action into the present day as former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone struggles to find billions in missing Confederate gold before the bad guys can get … More Turning to Mysteries: The Lost Order by Steve Berry

Turning to Mysteries: Fallout by Sara Paretsky

In Fallout, best-selling author Sara Paretsky takes her private investigator V.I. Warshawski on a field trip, out of her usual Chicago haunts and into the flatlands of Kansas, as she searches for a vanished film student and a former Hollywood star. Accompanied by her faithful dog Peppy, V.I. uses the internet as well as good old … More Turning to Mysteries: Fallout by Sara Paretsky

Manage Your Exes

If you own a stock that pays a dividend, congratulations! The dividend can provide consistent cash flow to your portfolio. But how do you know when you’ll get the dividend? Companies that pay dividends generally declare them once a quarter, or four times a year. Company ABC may say that a dividend of $0.30 per … More Manage Your Exes

Turning to Mysteries: Trust No One by Paul Cleave

In his mystery Trust No One, New Zealand writer Paul Cleve pushes the concept of the “unreliable narrator” to new heights. Protagonist Jerry Grey, a writer of crime novels under the pseudonym Henry Cutter, has developed early-onset Alzheimer’s at age 49 and finds himself unable to distinguish between fiction and reality. He confesses that some … More Turning to Mysteries: Trust No One by Paul Cleave