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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.

October 2017 Thrillers

Lots of new books this month, including one from one of my favorite authors (“Edinburgh Twilight”) which I have on my phone, and will read next. Enjoy! This Side of Murder by Anna Lee Huber Edinburgh Twilight by Carole Lawrence (Buy it!) Into a Dark Frontier by John Mangan Hau Tree […]

“Sex Robot” by Mike Pihlman

Boss is lonely, nasty, and vindictive. Employees are miserable. Boss loves technology and purchased the latest sex robot to take care of lonely. One day, the office techy hacked into the robot. Boss was lonely, nasty, and vindictive. Employees are happy. Another in the “Off Your Boss” series […]

September 2017 Thrillers

New Thrillers for September 2017…..Enjoy!  🙂 The Han Agent by Amy Rogers Idyll Fears by Stephanie Gayle Crown of Souls by Ronie Kendig Midnight Fever by Lisa Marie Rice Three Hours Past Midnight by Tony Knighton Wendigo by Vaughn C. Hardacker The Dead of Night by Jean Rabe A Better Kind of Hate by Beau Johnson The Lucky […]

August 2017 Thrillers

New end-of-summer reading!  Enjoy. 🙂 The Dispensable Wife by AB Plum The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond Every Day Above Ground by Glen Erik Hamilton Blood Trails by Michael A. Black All Signs Point to Murder by Connie Di Marco The Last Girl by Danny Lopez The Devil’s Colony by Bill Schweigart Calling Down the […]

“The Redbreast” by Jo Nesbo

Genre: Mystery “Hi, this is Ellen and Helge’s answerphone. Please leave a message.”  Thus starts the most devastating, heartbreaking, powerful, and brilliant, ten pages in a book that I have EVER read. “The Redbreast” is the third Harry Hole novel and follows the lives of several people (in […]

July 2017 Thrillers

  Tons of new books for your summer reading list!  Enjoy. Two Nights by Kathy Reichs Don’t Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon Vice City by S. A. Stovall Retalio by Alison Morton The Dogs of War by John Wayne Falbey The Drowned Girls by Loreth Anne White Shallow Grave by Brian Thiem Murder in […]

“Citizen Kill” by Stephen Clark

Genre: Thriller “Citizen Kill” is an ARC sent to me by the author.  It is due in “stores” July 4, 2017. Thank you, Stephen, for sending a second book to set free for ForCarol.com’s Book Drop for Literacy.  🙂 A team of highly trained CIA assassins were tasked […]

“The Last Second” by Robin Burcell

Genre: Thriller “The Last Second” is a novella written by Facebook friend, Robin Burcell.  I had forgotten how crisp and clear Robin’s writing style is free of that unknown author…..Clive something or other.  😉 Zach Griffin, special agent for the ATLAS intelligence agency, and Sydney Fitzpatrick, forensic artist […]