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Book Review – Goodnight, Irene – Jan Burke

From the Publisher For thirty-five years the identity of the dismembered woman found under the Las Piernas pier has remained a mystery. What secret did she take to her grave? Southern California reporter Irene Kelly has uncovered a maze of forensic records and confidential files that suggest a motive far …

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Book Review – Lie Down With Lions – Ken Follett

From the Publisher Ellis, the American. Jean-Pierre, the Frenchman. They were two men on opposite sides of the cold war, with a woman torn between them. Together, they formed a triangle of passion and deception, racing from terrorist bombs in Paris to the violence and intrigue of Afghanistan – to …

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Book Review – The Confession – Sheldon Siegel

The fourth in the series of books about Mike Daley (laywer) and his ex wife (lawyer) who have their own lawyer business. A friend is accused of killing, and the friend is a preist. As with the other three books, the plot follows a similar thread, filled with recurring characters …

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Book Review – The Coil – Gail Lynds

From the Publisher A sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel, Masquerade, The Coil picks up several years later. Liz Sansborough, former CIA agent and now an academic, has managed to put the pieces of her life back together. But Sansborough has a dark secret – she is the …

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Book Review – Assassin – Ted Bell

From the Publisher Alexander Hawke, a direct descendant of the legendary pirate Blackhawke, is an expert on espionage and terror. A shadowy terrorist kingpin has orchestrated the systematic slaying of American diplomats, and as the death toll mounts, Hawke is called upon to avert a cataclysmic attack — while avenging …

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Book Review – The Kill Artist – Daniel Silva

From the Publisher Former Israeli intelligence operative Gabriel Allon is drawn back into the game to take on a cunning terrorist on one last killing spree, a Palestinian zealot who played a dark part in Gabriel’s past. And what begins as a manhunt turns into a globe-spanning duel fueled by …

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Book Review – Black Ice – Matt Dickinson

From the Publisher Antarctica is the coldest place on earth, and it’s where Lauren Burgess makes a scientific discovery that will transform human life. But then a strange SOS from the frozen wasteland puts everything at risk. A rescue has been mounted through the toughest landscape in the world to …

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Book Review – An American Spy – Christopher Hyde

About the Book The “utterly convincing” (“Publishers Weekly) World War II espionage thrillers of Christopher Hyde have earned him international acclaim. In “An American Spy he’s at the top of his game as intrepid war correspondent Jane Todd explores a royal scandal, a Nazi conspiracy, and the lure of treason …

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Book Review – The Taking – Dean Koontz

From the Publisher In one of the most dazzling books of his celebrated career, Dean Koontz delivers a masterwork of page-turning suspense that surpasses even his own inimitable reputation as a chronicler of our worst fears—and best dreams. In The Taking he tells the story of a community cut off …

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Book Review – Bitten – Kelly Armstrong

From the Publisher An erotically charged, addictive thriller from the future queen of suspense. Living in Toronto for a year, Elena is leading the normal life she has always dreamed of, including a stable job as a journalist and a nice apartment shared with her boyfriend. As the lone female …

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Book Review – State of the Union – Brad Thor

America”s worst nightmare has just become a brutal reality. The most unlikely terrorist enemy of all now holds a knife against the country”s throat. With both diplomatic and conventional military options swept from the table, the president of the United States calls upon America”s only hope, Navy SEAL turned Secret …

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Book Review – Radio Activity – Bill Fitzhugh

Rick Shannon is an unemployed FM rock DJ considering a change in career. But just as he begins selling off his record collection, a job offer comes from a small station in Mississippi, where a DJ recently stopped showing up for work. After discovering an audiotape that might explain the …

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Book Review – Blind alley – Iris Johansen

From the Publisher Eve Duncan’s job is to put a face on the faceless victims of violent crimes. Her work not only comforts their survivors—but helps catch their killers. But there is another, more personal reason that Eve Duncan is driven to do the kind of work she does—a dark …

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Book Review – Killing Floor – Lee Child

From the Publisher All is not well in Margrave, Georgia. The sleepy, forgotten town hasn’t seen a crime in decades, but within the span of three days it witnesses events that leave everyone stunned. An unidentified man is found beaten and shot to death on a lonely country road. The …

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Book Review – Weapons of Choice – John Birmingham

From the Publisher On the eve of America’s greatest victory in the Pacific, a catastrophic event disrupts the course of World War II, forever changing the rules of combat. . . . The impossible has spawned the unthinkable. A military experiment in the year 2021 has thrust an American-led multinational …

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