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About peterjearle

Writer of thriller novels. 6 Published: 'Purgatory Road', 'The Barros Pawns', and the Detective Dice Modise Series:'Hunter's Venom - #1' 'Medicinal Purposes Only - #2', and 'Children Apart - #3; and 'Tribes of Hillbrow'; all from Southern Africa.

Jim Nesbitt on HOWARD OWEN and Willie Black

Jim Nesbitt is the author of three hard-boiled Texas crime thrillers, The Right Wrong Number, The Last Second Chance and The Best Lousy Choice. All three are available in paperback or Kindle at http://www.amazon.com/author/jimnesbitt JIM NESBITT REVIEW: OREGON HILL BY … Continue reading

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The BEST LOUSY CHOICE – Jim Nesbitt

(An Ed Burch Novel #3) Take good note of the genre-tag: Hardboiled. Don’t take it lightly. This, the third in the Ed Earl Burch series, is that in spades. If you can’t take the flow of bodily fluids in all … Continue reading

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TERROR MACHINE – Denison Hatch

Both the author, Denison Hatch, and his protagonist, NYPD detective Jake Rivett, have gone from strength to strength. I enjoyed the previous Rivett adventures a lot, but this tops the three as the determined impulsive investigator goes from undercover cop … Continue reading

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BEYOND THE TRUTH – Bruce Robert Coffin

A JIM NESBITT REVIEW of Bruce Robert Coffin’s BEYOND THE TRUTH is a gritty and relentless tale of Detective Sergeant John Byron and his squad of Portland, Maine police investigators on the trail of truth about one of their own … Continue reading

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THE TITANIC SECRET – Clive Cussler & Jack du Brul

An Isaac Bell adventure, #11. If you shut down your recall of previous Dirk Pitt or Isaac Bell adventures and enjoy this as a pretended one-off, you will probably enjoy it more. Visiting an excavation near New York to catch … Continue reading

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The RIVER MURDERS – James O. Born & James Patterson

James O. Born may be the “lesser” of this author combo, but I’ve put his name first as this three-story interlink is quite un-Patterson. And that is not always a bad thing as the thriller factory does not always churn … Continue reading

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FINAL OPTION – Clive Cussler & Boyd Morrison

(Oregon Files #14) When a powerful and vengeful man hellbent on destroying Juan Cabrillo, Chairman of the Corporation and Captain of the tramp steamer, the high-tech Oregon, builds a ship identical to the Oregon, and which is just as well … Continue reading

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WHATEVER IT TAKES – Andy McNab

In some ways, this is a diversion from what I expect from Andy McNab in that the main character is less of a hardbitten hero than his usual characters. But that probably made him more human for me. I expect … Continue reading

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THE GRID – Nick Cook

Harness psychokinetic power and turn it into a weapon. Far fetched Sci-fi nonsense, of course. The stuff of thriller novels… Or is it nonsense? The personal physician to the US President, a military psychologist, Josh Cain, is called to the … Continue reading

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IF YOU WANT TO MAKE GOD LAUGH – Bianca Marais

The well-told story concerns how two sisters in early old-age finally manage to understand each other, to forgive, and to love. South Africa on the cusp of a new beginning as Nelson Mandela moves from prison to President. Brilliant. Poignant. … Continue reading

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