Tag Archives: Book Review

Book Review – Flight – Jan Burke

From the Publisher Edgar Award-winning author Jan Burke, acclaimed for her Irene Kelly novels, hits the ground running with a harrowing thriller featuring homicide detective Frank Harriman. When the wreckage of a small plane belonging to a Las Piernas Police Department detective who disappeared a decade ago is discovered in …

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Book Review – The Burglar on the Prowl – Lawrence Block

From the Publisher Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Block returns with one of his most inspired and popular characters: the extraordinary Bernie Rhodenbarr. Sophisticated yet down-to-earth, philosophical yet practical, Bernie is a gentleman who knows and loves his territory, the gloriously diverse and electric streets of Manhattan. He …

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Book Review – Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer

From the Publisher At last, one of the most talked-about novels of the last year is now available in an accessible mass market edition. Twelve-year-old Artemis is a millionaire, a genius — and a criminal mastermind. But Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain …

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Book Review – After the rain – Chuck Logan

From the Publisher An effective, unorthodox cop before his “retirement,” Phil Broker is racing north to the heart of the Cold War nuclear missile belt — and heading toward an inevitable confrontation with his long-estranged wife, Nina Pryce. A tough, decorated veteran of the first Gulf War and renegade anti-terrorist …

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Book Review – Dark Winter – Andy McNab

Outside of Pakistan, the world’s highest concentration of al-Qaeda lurks in South-East Asia and there, Nick Stone‘s bosses get wind of an act of terror that will dwarf even the nightmare of 9/11.When Stone is despatched to Malaysia by the CIA to assassinate a biochemist, he expects his mission to …

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Book Review – Golden Buddha – Clive Cussler & Craig Dirgo

From the Publisher In his first feature-length adventure, it’s up to Cabrillo and his crew of expert intelligence and Naval men to put Tibet back in the hands of the Dalai Lama by striking a deal with the Russians and the Chinese. His gambling chip is a golden Buddha containing …

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Book Review – Golden Buddha – Clive Cussler & Craig Dirgo

From the Publisher In his first feature-length adventure, it’s up to Cabrillo and his crew of expert intelligence and Naval men to put Tibet back in the hands of the Dalai Lama by striking a deal with the Russians and the Chinese. His gambling chip is a golden Buddha containing …

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Book Review – The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown

From the Publisher While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to …

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Book Review – Code to Zero – Ken Follett

From the Publisher January, 1958—the darkest hour of the cold war and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America’s best hope to catch up with the Russians—the Explorer I satellite. But at the last moment, the launch is delayed due to …

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Book Review – Sandstorm – James Rollins

From the Publisher An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, setting off alarms in clandestine organizations around the world. Lady Kara Kensington’s family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. And her search for answers is …

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Book Review – Just One Look – Harlan Coben

From the Publisher Harlan Coben, author of the coast-to-coast bestseller No Second Chance, delivers an emotionally powerful thrill-ride of a novel that asks the question: How far would you go to protect your family? An ordinary snapshot causes a mother’s world to unravel in an instant. After picking up her …

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Book Review – Sharky's Machine – William Diehl

From the Publisher Italy, 1944: A squad of American soldiers on a dangerous secret mission is ambushed and slaughtered . . . and a fortune in gold vanishes. Hong Kong, 1959: An aging American colonel, haunted by his wartime past, is brutally murdered in a luxurious brothel. Atlanta, 1975: The …

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Book Review – Sharky’s Machine – William Diehl

From the Publisher Italy, 1944: A squad of American soldiers on a dangerous secret mission is ambushed and slaughtered . . . and a fortune in gold vanishes. Hong Kong, 1959: An aging American colonel, haunted by his wartime past, is brutally murdered in a luxurious brothel. Atlanta, 1975: The …

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Book Review – Mind Prey – John Sandford

Detective Lucas Davenport knows he has met his match. For his newest nemesis is more intelligent–and more deadly–than any he has tracked before. A kidnapper. A violator. A pure, wanton killer who knows more about mind games than Lucas himself. Yet another Lucas Davenport book, this time searching for a …

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Book Review – Icefire – Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens

From the Publisher The most destructive natural disaster in history isn”t natural…. THE PLACE Antarctica. The Ross Ice Shelf. A floating slab of solid ice the size of France, more than 3,000 feet thick. THE EVENT On Thanksgiving weekend, six precisely placed nuclear warheads buried 2,000 feet beneath the ice …

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Book Review – Icefire – Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens

From the Publisher The most destructive natural disaster in history isn”t natural…. THE PLACE Antarctica. The Ross Ice Shelf. A floating slab of solid ice the size of France, more than 3,000 feet thick. THE EVENT On Thanksgiving weekend, six precisely placed nuclear warheads buried 2,000 feet beneath the ice …

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Book Review – Eye of the needle – Ken Follett

From the Publisher One enemy spy knows the secret if the Allies’ greatest deception, a brilliant aristocrat and ruthless assassin–code name: Another world war II thriller, as the athorities chase down the one man who can stop the allied invasion of Europe. Tense, fast paced and well written!

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