Category Archives: thriller

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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FOUR KINDS of RAIN – Robert Ward

A JIM NESBITT REVIEW: In Four Kinds of Rain, Robert Ward spins a classic noir tale that is both riveting and relentless in its portrayal of a desperate middle-aged loser who has stubbornly kept the faith of his idealistic 60s … Continue reading

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LIAR LIAR – James Patterson & Candice Fox

Feisty NSW police detective, Harriet Blue is off the grid, pursued by not only a fixated serial killer who was an intimate associate of her own brother, but also her own colleagues. Her only allies are a friend who should … Continue reading

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The BREAK LINE – James Brabazon

MAX McLEAN #1. – A possible contender for thriller of the year, if you are hooked on an absolutely brutal tale. It grips like a vice and doesn’t let go, but this thriller is not for the faint-hearted and also … Continue reading

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GHOST (Marc Dane #3) – James Swallow.

A five-star ripper. Easily swallowed techno language for any age of thriller palate, this is the third in the series, although the first I have tasted. Picture the sort of hackers that are able to turn off any major city’s … Continue reading

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FOREVER and a DAY – Anthony Horovitz

The birth of a legend; James Bond, shaken but not stirred. Commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications, this is a James Bond prequel. There have been many contributions, by at least ten writers, to the 007 extended thriller list. Author John Gardner was … Continue reading

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CASHED OUT – By Michael H. Rubin

A JIM NESBITT REVIEW: BLOODY ETOUFFEE   The main difference between Mike Rubin and all the other lawyers-turned-authors out there writing legal thrillers is that this guy writes like a homesick angel and never lets the law get in the … Continue reading

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