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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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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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