All posts by Mike Pihlman

I am the Director of ForCarol.com a 501c3 non-profit that awards college scholarships to Tracy, CA scholars in honor of my daughter's best friend, and our part-time daughter, Carol Phan who we lost on Sept 18, 2010. I am a: Book Review (TracyReaderDad.com), Technology (TechyMike.com), and Movie Review (ForCarol.com) blogger.

“Edinburgh Dusk” by Carole Lawrence

Genre: Thriller / Mystery “Edinburgh Dusk” is an ARC sent to me by Carole Lawrence.  It is due in “stores” in September 2018.  This is […]

“The Gray Ghost” by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

Genre: Thriller 1906 In a last ditch effort to remain afloat, the Rolls-Royce Limited company has designed an innovative new engine, and car, to be […]

July 2018 Thrillers

Lots of new thrillers for your summer reading list!  🙂 Enjoy. Dive Smack by Demetra Brodsky Dirty Who? by Jerry Kennealy Like to Die by David Housewright The […]

“The President’s Shadow” by Brad Meltzer

Genre: Thriller The Culper Ring was started by George Washington.  It’s main purpose is to protect the Presidency (not the President, but, the Presidency). The […]

“The Escape Artist” by Brad Meltzer

Genre: Thriller “Just because you’re not dead doesn’t mean you are alive” A small military aircraft crashes in Alaska.  Among the passengers are the Librarian […]

June 2018 Thrillers

Lots of new books for June 2018.  Happy reading. 🙂 SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Viper by Ralph Pezzullo and Don Mann Trigger Switch by Bryon Quertermous […]

“The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham

Genre: Thriller Mark, Todd, Gordy, and Zola are best friends entering their last semester at Foggy Bottom Law School in Washington, D.C.  Foggy Bottom is […]

May 2018 Thrillers

Lots of new books this month.  Enjoy. 🙂 The Soul of a Thief by Steven Hartov A Hole in One: A Glass Dolphin Mystery by Judy Penz […]

“Everyone Deserves to Be Happy” by Mike Pihlman

Old fashioned David does not like change or confrontation. Stuck in a loveless, hateful, marriage to a domineering, controlling, wife, David yearns to be free and […]

“Origin” by Dan Brown

Genre: Thriller “Where do we come from? Where are we going?” A few days ago….. Edmond Kirsch, atheist, scientist, and billionaire, thinks he has answered […]