Book Reviews

Movie Review – Long Lost – Harlan Coben

Nine years ago, Myron Bolitar ran off to a desert island with Terese Collins, both losing themselves in each other, trying to avoid the pain of their lives. Now she calls him from Paris, asking for help. Myron flies to meet her and finds himself in a whole lot of …

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Book Review – Heat Wave – Richard Castle

A journalist working side by side with a female detective investigate the potential homicide of a man who fell six floors to the sidewalk. It could be a simple murder or something else. Will the journalist and detective be able to solve the case. Will the detective manage not to …

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Book Review – Tsar – Ted Bell

The most powerful man in Russia threatens world peace as he tries to recreate the old Russia. The only man standing in his way is Alex Hawke, battered, bruised and recovering from his previous adventure. One man is a genius, a billionaire with many ways to get what he wants. …

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Book Review – The Broken Window – Jeffery Deaver

People are raping and murder, or rather all the evidence points to these random people committing these crimes. Lincoln Rhyme starts believing that one man is responsible for all these crimes. A man with the power to know everything about anyone, and also with the ability to alter the information …

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Book Review – Atomic Lobster – Tim Dorsey

Serge A Storms is back and this time he is in the middle of a blood grudge between a criminal family bent on revenge and Jim Davenport, mild mannered wrong person in the wrong place. Along the way there will be blood, drugs, inventive ways to kill people and of …

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Book Review – World War Z – Max Brooks

An oral account of the war against the Zombies. Mulitple eye witnesses tell their tales of how they survived the rise of the Zombies and how the war was won. If this has been written as a straight story with main characters and plot, it would have been a lot …

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Book Review – Hold Tight – Harlan Coben

A couples son becomes more moody after his friend kills himself. The couple try to discover whats wrong but things go badly wrong and they have lost their son forever. Another stunningly tense book from Harlen Coben. Seemingly unconnected events are all threads in this twisty plot that continues to …

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Book Review – Plague Ship – Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul

The crew of the high tech spy ship Oregon discover a cruise ship floating with seemingly now left alive on it, just before it is destroyed by explosives. From this, they follow a trail towards a cult who is planing to release a virus and change the world forever. Another …

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Book Review – Tarmac – Lynne Heitman

Between jobs at airports, Alex Shanahan finds herself investigating the death of a friend, someone who risked a lot for her. She finds herself in Florida on the tail of fake airplane parts but the trail is a lot more dangerous than it first seemed. Following on from Hard Landing, …

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Book Review – China Dome – William H Lovejoy

The opening of a super airport offers one of four airline makers the holy grail of orders but there are forces at work trying to stop the airport from opening or perhaps to stop one of the airlines from surving. A different take on an airbourne thriller, China Dome, sets …

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Book Review – The Ghost – Robert Harris

A professional ghost writer is called in to replace another from his profession who had mysteriously died. The subject, the former Prime Minister of Britain, but with a tight deadline and accustations appearing in the papers, will the book ever be finished? For a book that was published in 2007, …

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Book Review – The Blue Knight – Joseph Wambaugh

Bumper Morgan has two days left on the best before he leaves for good, for a future with a loving woman and an easy job but first he has to survive the last two days. Written in 1972 and set in Los Angeles, The Blue Knight is a book that …

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Book Review – The Key To Rebecca – Ken Follett

Egypt in World War 2, the Axis powers are closing in on Cairo and a desperate hunt is on for a Nazi spy, giving Rommel all the allies plans. The Major looking for the spy resorts to using a woman to entrap the spy but the woman changes things for …

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Book Review – Tripwire – Lee Child

Jack Reacher is sitting in a bar in the Florida Keys when a private investigator comes looking for him. Reacher is drawn to New York where a person from his past gives him a reason to followup the work an old friend had started. The third book featuring Jack Reacher, …

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