Category Archives: Book Reviews

ONE FALSE MOVE – Robert Goddard

One man’s extraordinary ability to out-think a computer game leads to powerful companies and government agencies vying for the entrapment of that man. An innocent in so many other ways, Joe Roberts is ill-prepared for the dark forces prepared to … Continue reading

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SLOW MOTION GHOSTS – Jeff Noon

A viciously occult murder. A curious clue left on the body. The soundtrack to the murder still playing… I am a slow reader, but I started this intriguing thriller early and finished it late the same day. If stars were … Continue reading

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THE NOWHERE CHILD – Christian White

Twenty six years have passed since two-year-old Sammy Went disappeared from her home in Manson, Kentucky, when her brother tracks her down in Melbourne, Australia. DNA seems to confirm that Kim Leamy is indeed Sammy. He persuades Kim to come … Continue reading

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MASK – Eugene Lloyd Macrae

An unusual story that skates on the edge of possibility but, nevertheless, loses none of its grip and heart-pounding tension. What sort of reason lies behind a serial killer who not only kills across countries, but across continents? How long … Continue reading

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FISTFUL OF RAIN – Baron R. Birtcher

A JIM NESBITT REVIEW – GRITTY AND GRACEFUL:  BIRTCHER’S TRUE WEST NOVEL HAS INSIGHTS FOR TODAY’S TURMOIL. You’d be well-advised to never use that creative pejorative — sequel — anywhere near Baron R. Birtcher’s latest modern-day Western thriller, Fistful of Rain, … Continue reading

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MURDER by PROXY – Sandra Olson

A highly competent nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit seems to always be on hand to coolly save babies lives when emergencies arise, almost before the doctor in attendance has a chance to give orders, everything is on hand … Continue reading

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WHERE THE WICKED DWELL – Michael Parker

The exciting plot is entwined, but plausible if the reader is okay with the validity of the power of Voodoo. As a South African, I have experienced at least the power of the belief in witchcraft; and it seems to … Continue reading

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POLAR BEAR DAWN – Lyle Nicholson

A very involved exciting tale, as stockbrokers plot to bump the oil price with pipe-line disruption in the minus forty temperatures of northern Alaska and Canada. There is a huge cast of characters as the baddies commit their heinous deeds … Continue reading

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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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