Book Reviews

Book Review – The Woods – Harlan Coben

A county prosecutor is involved in a rape case but it triggers a dirty deeds campaign against him that questions not only his past but what happened many years ago when his sister, along with three others, were brutally murdered by a serial killer at a summer camp where he …

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Book Review – Saving Cascadia – John J Nance

An earthquake may be coming, caused by the construction on Cascadia Island but only one man believes it. Can he make people believe him before its too late? A departure from the standard aerial stories by John J Nance but one that still contains a fair bit of flight, albeit, …

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Book Review – Deep Storm – Lincoln Child

A doctor with naval experience is flown to an oil rig in the North Atlantic to deal with an illness. What he finds there is like nothing he has ever encountered before and it is getting worse. The plot is very similar to Michael Crichton’s Sphere, although on a larger …

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Book Review – The Overlook – Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch is called to investigate a murder that appears to have been an execution. In short order, the investigation becomes a lot more complicated as federal agents are called in because of the identity of the victim and his access to dangerous materials. Before you know it, Bosch is …

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Book Review – Wild Fire – Nelson DeMille

Everyones favourite wiseass ex cop and now Anti Terrorist task force member, John Corey is back and this time trying to avoid the US being bombed by fellow Americans. DeMille’s previous book, Night Fall, had one of the most breathtaking endings I have ever read in a book. It truly …

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Book Review – Silver Tower – Dale Brown

As Russia looks to invade the middle east, the ultimate weapon for the opposing American forces isn’t on the battlefield, it orbits many miles high above it. A space station with a powerful radar, but is it enough to stop Russia winning the war? With the grand scope of the …

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Book Review – Archangel – Robert Harris

An expert on Russian History is attending a conference in Moscow when he hears rumors of a document linked to Stalin. As he delves deeper into the story, he is unprepared for the discovery that lies at the end of the trail. Archangel is a very Russian tale, with the …

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Book Review – Hollywood Station – Joseph Wambaugh

The Hollywood Division goes about its everyday work while investigating a violent jewelry robbery, watched over by the sergeant everyone refers to as the Oracle. This is an amazing book, one filled with anecdotes of police life and stories of life on the line which are layered around a crazy …

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Book Review – Polar Star – Martin Cruz Smith

  On a Russian factory boat, up in the cold of the Bering Sea, working on a line, gutting fish, is Arkady Renko. Formerly an Investigator in Moscow, he now hides far from his enemies reach, unknown, undiscovered, unimportant. Until that is, one of the women workers is found caught …

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Book Review – Die Trying – Lee Child

Jack Reacher is in the wrong place at the wrong time when a woman is kidnapped. Taken along, he discovers who the woman is, and may have found out why she has been kidnapped. Now he has to save her. A well paced plot that keeps the action ticking, Die …

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Book Review – Blizzard – George Stone

When the snow begins to fall on December 21st, it marks the start of the worst winter storm in US history, and perhaps the world. What makes it more dangerous is that it may be man-made and it may be unstoppable. Blizzard reads like a book written in the late …

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Book Review – Spy – Ted Bell

Alex Hawke is held captive in the Amazonian jungles by a terrorist planning to attack America. Can he escape and help stop the plan before America suffers and falls? The fourth book featuring Alex Hawke is probably the best one yet. While the previous three were all enjoyable and page …

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