Category Archives: thriller

TYPHOON FURY – Clive Cussler & Boyd Morrison

A novel from the Oregon Files. This Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the hi-tech ship Oregon thriller is a match for the best of the series. Hot-paced and violent to the extreme, you half wonder how the action missed … Continue reading

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RAGING AGAINST the STORM – Maynard Sims

BAHAMA SERIES BOOK #3. Harry Beck used to run a fishing and boat hire service in the Bahamas. Used to; now he’s a wreck since an assassin killed his friend and business partner. His grief is destroying his marriage as … Continue reading

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MUNICH – Robert Harris

A tense historical thriller set in 1938 Europe as the storm clouds gather with Hitler already flexing his territorial muscles, and Chamberlain diplomatically fighting to avert war. Two Oxford student friends have not laid eyes on each other since their … Continue reading

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LINE OF FIRE – Andy McNab

Andy McNab goes from strength to strength with thrillers that both have depth and sound tech-knowledge. This, another episode in the nail-biting life of ex-deniable operator, Nick Stone, involves the tough operative trying to get used to working with a … Continue reading

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THE MIDNIGHT LINE – Lee Child

Top notch five star pure Reacher. Out to stretch his legs on a bus-ride to Anywhere, ex-Army MP drifter, Jack Reacher, notices a Westpoint class ring in a pawnshop window. The implications that such a hard earned symbol of blood … Continue reading

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NOTHING SAVE THE BONES INSIDE HER – Clayton Lindemuth

A sharp, to-the-point review by BARB ETTRIDGE. Clayton Lindemuth brings post-war Pennsylvania into stark focus with the voice of each character who brings brutal honesty to what is a dark tale of how fate, greed and anger can destroy your … Continue reading

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PURGATORY ROAD – Peter J. Earle

A REVIEW by JIM NESBITT, author of the gritty Ed Earl Burch thriller Series. NESBITT REVIEW — PURGATORY ROAD VELDT-NOIR: ANOTHER NAME FOR HARD-BOILED SUSPENSE EXCELLENCE The hallmark of a Peter J. Earle novel is the vivid and evocative sense … Continue reading

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LIFE, INTERRUPTED BY DEATH – Jefferson Merrick

DETECTIVE VERONICA REASON #1. An entertaining well-plotted police procedural which grabbed me from page one and didn’t let go.   This introduces Superintendent Veronica Reason, a tough clever determined investigator dealing with the intricate weave of two criminal threads. One … Continue reading

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SOUTH CALIFORNIA PURPLES – Baron R. Birtcher

NEW WEST SAGA WITH OLD WEST VIOLENCE AND VALUES, says JIM NESBITT who wrote this review: At their best, the Western and the hard-boiled crime novel are distinctly American art forms that rise above the conventions of genre, the clash … Continue reading

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IF I DIE TONIGHT – A. L. Gaylin

A true Whodunnit with more twists than hawser. Pack a picnic life support and get stuck in. Catheter optional. The treasured car of an aging pop star runs down and kills a teenage boy one wet early morning. His phone … Continue reading

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