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Book Reivew – Whiteout – Ken Follett

From the Publisher Like no other suspense author in his genre, Follett reinvents the thriller with each new storyline. But nothing matches the intricate, knife-edge drama of Whiteout. A missing canister of a deadly virus. A lab technician bleeding from the eyes. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish …

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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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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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