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Book Review – Zero Hour – Benjamin Miller

A volcano in the antarctic creates a world threatening hurricane. This would be a bad thing so people try to stop nature. I previously read another Benjamin Miller book, Deep Current but obviously haven’t learnt my lesson yet. Its not a badly written book, but the plot does stray into …

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Book Review – Precipice – Bob Langley

Several years ago, a Russian spaceship was shot down by an organization inside the US military. Now the spaceship is sending out a signal and both nations race to find it. A book that starts off in one place, then moves to another with ease. Good characters, fairly fast paced …

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Book Review – Exceptional Clearance – William J. Caunitz

A serial killer who rips out the throat of his female victims. A cop brought back in from the outside. Sex, violence, its all here in a great thriller by the late William J. Caunitz. The writing style is very similar to John Sandford‘s and so is the main character …

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Book Review – Torpedo Juice – Tim Dorsey

From the Publisher The drinks are on Sunshine State historian/spree killer Serge A. Storms, who’s decided it’s high time he got married. So he’s motoring down to the Florida Keys — the ultimate end of the line — in search of Ms. Right . . . and finding his doped-up …

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Book Review – Phoenix Rising – John J. Nance

From the Publisher WELCOME TO THE DEADLY SKIES Pam Am Flight 10 is heading routinely from Seattle to Tokyo when one by one its engines explode. Only brilliant work by its pilot saves the 747 and the hundreds of passengers on board…. At Pan Am headquarters, the newly revived airline …

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Book Review – Saucer The Conquest – Stephen Coonts

From the Publisher Rip Cantrell is brought back to give the saucer one last flight. Charley Pine has started flying for a rich French tycoon, and there is believed to be another downed saucer somewhere in the area. Rip can’t quite get over the fact that Charley has dumped him. …

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Book Review – Hostage One – David Fisher

A novel about the kidnapping of the president. Starts slowly, builds nicely but in the end, doesn’t deliver a real knock-out punch. Its well crafted yet puts a questionable love story in the way of what is a half decent thriller. Not bad, not great, but definatly not bad.

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Book Review – The Closers – Michael Connelly

From the Publisher He walked away from the job three years ago. But Harry Bosch cannot resist the call to join the elite Open/Unsolved Unit. His mission: solve murders whose investigations were flawed, stalled, or abandoned to L.A.’s tides of crime. With some people openly rooting for his failure, Harry …

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Book Review – The Deep Blue Alibi – Paul Levine

From the Publisher They are Florida’s most mismatched legal duo–one a glamorous Miami blue blood, the other a Coconut Grove beach bum. And when they get together, you can throw every law right out the window…. What do you get when you mix beautiful people, family secrets, and a yacht …

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Book Review – Contest – Matthew Reilly

From the Publisher THE CONTEST: YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE COME TRUE Dr. Stephen Swain has found himself locked in the after-hours darkness of the New York Public Library. It isn’t a mistake. He’s been entombed in the historic sanctuary for a reason–as the guest of an unknown host, chosen for a …

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Book Review – Deep Black – Andy Mcnab

From the Publishers Synopsis Nick Stone’s future has never looked as bleak. The only person he’s ever loved is dead. The only people who might give him a reason not to join her have turned their backs. Until a chance encounter with a man he saved ten years ago appears …

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Book Review – Going Postal – Terry Pratchett

From the Publisher Terry Pratchett puts his stamp on the new Discworld novel. Moist von Lipwig was a con artist and a fraud and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork’s ailing postal service back on its feet. It was a tough decision. But he’s …

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Book Review – Night Fall – Nelson DeMille

About the Book Five years after the crash of Flight 800 two members of the Elite Anti-terrorist Task Force suspect it was no accident and they set out to recover the one piece of evidence to prove it: a videotape that shows a couple making love on the beach as …

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Book Review – Solomon vs Lord – Paul Levine

From the Publisher Steve Solomon is the sharpest lawyer ever to barely graduate from Key West School of Law. Victoria Lord is fresh from Yale, toiling for an ambitious D.A. and soon to be married. And Katrina Barksdale is a sexy former figure skater charged with killing her incredibly wealthy, …

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Book Review – Deep Black: Payback – Stephen Coonts & Jim DeFelice

From the Publisher “RECRUITED: A crack team of cover agents. Word is out to ex-Marine sniper Charlie Dean and his team of the National Security Agency: Infiltrate the highest stratum of Peruvian political power and derail a renegade general from acing an election. All Dean has to do is find …

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Book Review – Deep Black: Payback – Stephen Coonts & Jim DeFelice

From the Publisher “RECRUITED: A crack team of cover agents. Word is out to ex-Marine sniper Charlie Dean and his team of the National Security Agency: Infiltrate the highest stratum of Peruvian political power and derail a renegade general from acing an election. All Dean has to do is find …

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Book Review – Burglars can't be choosers – Lawrence Block

From the Publisher Bernie Rhodenbarr is a personable chap, a good neighbor, a passable poker player. His chosen profession, however, might not sit well with some. Bernie is a burglar, a good one, effortlessly lifting valuables from the not-so-well-protected abodes of well-to-do New Yorkers like a modern-day Robin Hood. (The …

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