Category Archives: Book Reviews

IN THE TICK OF TIME – P.D.Workman

At the Department of Health’s vector-borne disease division, Matt Malloy is battling a sleep deprivation caused by a bash on the head, but he knows there is something amiss with a concentration of Buffalo Head infections. Nobody believes him, putting … Continue reading

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SMOKE & MIRRORS – Angus McLean

Ex-SAS soldier, Craig Archer, in the employ of The Service, starts pursuing links to international terrorism across the world after a planned snatch goes wrong. Soon, he finds he can trust nobody when it becomes evident that the British, the … Continue reading

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BECOMING QUINN – Brett Battles

A thriller of note. A cleaner is a person who removes bodies, and other evidence from a crime scene in such a way as to turn a homicide into an accident, or a suicide. My introduction to a cleaner named … Continue reading

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THE ANNA BURGIN SERIES – David Bradwell

The Prequel – IN THE FRAME, (Anna Burgin #3) This tale was a welcome e-freebie which introduces us to budding photography student Anna, accused of stealing two expensive cameras from the stores. A chance meeting with another student, Danny, gives … Continue reading

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The BAD SHEPHERD – Dale Nelson

If there is any scenario that has my heart rate doing double time, it is treachery and betrayal, especially when the characters have wormed their way under my skin. Tight as a drum, this is the tale of two LAPD … Continue reading

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PAST TENSE (Jack Reacher #23.) – Lee Child

Not as good as The Midnight Line, but I did enjoy this Reacher tale more than a few previous which I felt were just a tab flat. Two story lines eventually collide; but actually the non-Reacher thread was more gripping … Continue reading

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REVENGE – James Patterson & Andrew Holmes.

It seems that BOOK POSTMORTEM is not the only one to have a teeter-totter relationship with the James Patterson factory output, seemingly so variable in the choice of co-author. However, this liaison is a great one! Supposedly a stand-alone thriller, … Continue reading

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COLD PRESS (Anna Burgin #1) – David Bradwell

Talk about twists! This was a great read involving a fashion photographer, Anna Burgin, whose flat-mate and friend, Danny, an investigative journalist’s researcher is searching for his boss. He had an appointment to meet up with her, leading British tabloid’s … Continue reading

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SHADOW TYRANTS – Clive Cussler & Boyd Morrison.

(The Oregon Files #13) The Boyd Morrison/Clive Cussler combo had me worried when I reviewed TYPHOON FURY, #12 in the Oregon Files Series, a while ago when I found it to be just too much to swallow, exciting as it … Continue reading

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Tom Clancy’s LINE OF SIGHT – Mike Maden

A one-night stand between a historic tour of the Balkans and a Jack Ryan Jr thriller. Roughly shared half and half, the 460-page tome could have made a good 300 page Tom Clancy gripper. Mike Maden is one of three … Continue reading

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