The Marriage of Sticks – Jonathan Carroll

Crane’s View #2 Miranda Romanac learns that an old flame has died, but begins to see him on the streets. When she gets involved with another man, the range of strange events increases to the point of danger. Carroll mixes mundane reality with a couple of very interesting supernatural premises. The first half of the book is largely realistic, though Miranda begins to experience visions and visitations as she falls in love with a married…

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Kissing the Beehive – Jonathan Carroll

Crane’s View #1 Struggling to overcome writer’s block, Sam Bayer revisits his hometown, and is inspired to write about a murder he discovered as a child. A mysterious woman and some old friends help him to dig into a widening mystery. I’m closing in on the conclusion that maybe I don’t like Jonathan Carroll after all. It’s a shame, because I now own a lot of his books. I bought a fair number of them…

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