Genre: Thriller: Adventure Rating: 3.5 Water Towers James Rollins has a great imagination. This is, I think, the 4th book of his I have read and Excavation did not disappoint. In 1538, in the Andes Mountains in Peru, Friar Francisco de Almagro is running for his life from […]
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“The Thieves of Heaven” by Richard Doetsch Genre: Thriller: Religious Intrigue Rating: 4 Water Towers A devilishly good read this is one Hell of a good book. Every now and then I read a book that is hard to put down, “The Thieves of Heaven” is that kind […]
“The American” by Andrew Britton Genre: Thriller / Secret Agent Rating: 3.5 Water Towers Within the first few pages, the reader feels an ominous cloud hovering over the main characters in “The American”. Three hundred and ninety five action packed pages later that cloud finally explodes thunder, lightning….and […]
“The Hostage” by W.E.B. Griffin Genre: Thriller: Military / Secret Agent Rating: 3 Water Towers “The Hostage” is the second in Griffin’s new “Presidential Agent” series. It is a massive 2 inch thick paperback consisting of 750 pages in the new slightly larger paperback form factor. The first […]
Since this blog will contain-mostly-book reviews, I may as well give you a taste of what my taste is and what authors and genre(s) will be covered here. First and foremost…I like Thrillers. Kind of an odd name since I associated Thrillers with Horror when I was younger. […]
I’ve been reading a lot this year…just finished “The Templar Legacy” by Steve Berry. I have read all but one (his latest hardcover). He is one of my favorites (I have about 10, but, some are favorite favorites like Perri O’Shaughnessy and Steven Frey (see the first blog […]
Book Reviews: Stephen Frey: “The Chairman” and “The Protege” Stephen Frey is one of my all time favorite authors. Most of his books are stand-alone novels, but, the last two need to be read in order and could almost be one big book (like some Harry Potter books […]