Category: Blaze Recommends

  • Book Review: “Enemy at the Gates” by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills

    Book Review: “Enemy at the Gates” by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills

    Genre: Thriller This is an ARC sent to Mitch Rapp Ambassadors. It will be in “stores” Sept 14, 2021. Click here to pre-order. #MitchRappisBack Six months after the events of the last book, there has been a presidential election, the world (meaning us, the reader) knows about a thing called a “coronavirus”, and Mitch Rapp […]

  • Book Review: “Graveyard of Memories” by Barry Eisler

    Book Review: “Graveyard of Memories” by Barry Eisler

    Genre: Thriller Looking back on his “career” as an assassin, John Rain remembers the beginning, and we the readers of this series reminisce with him, and learn how John Rain began. Here are some of the memories as Rain thinks back to 1972 when he was a brash 20 year old just out of the […]

  • Book Review: “Career of Evil” by Robert Galbraith

    Book Review: “Career of Evil” by Robert Galbraith

    Genre: Thriller Cormoran Strike has taken Robin Ellacot on as his “partner” in the private investigating small business he opened a few years ago. After some success solving a couple of high visibility crimes, business has slowed and now Strike and Robin have only two clients. And, as it turns out, one enemy. One day […]

  • Book Review: “The Bitterroots” by C.J. Box

    Book Review: “The Bitterroots” by C.J. Box

    Genre: Thriller After the events of the last book, Cassie Dewell has moved her family (mother, Isabel, and 14 year old son, Ben) back to Montana (Bozeman). With the desire still strong to uphold the law, even though her law enforcement career is now behind her, Cassie is now a small business owner: Dewell Investigations, […]

  • “Edinburgh Dusk” by Carole Lawrence

    “Edinburgh Dusk” by Carole Lawrence

    “Edinburgh Dusk” is a fantastic read with shocking twists and turns, criminology, and history all woven into a narrative that is nearly impossible to put down.

  • “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham

    “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham

    Mark, Todd, Gordy, and Zola are best friends entering their last semester at Foggy Bottom Law School in Washington, D.C. Mired in debt, the four friends decide to start their law practice early…..death and intrigue follow[….]

  • “Origin” by Dan Brown

    “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 those two most fundamental questions.

  • “City of Sharks” by Kelli Stanley

    “City of Sharks” by Kelli Stanley

    Genre: Mystery This is an ARC sent to me by Kelli Stanley.  It is due in “stores” TODAY (March 20, 2018). Buy It!   September 17, 1940 Louise Crowley is afraid someone is trying to kill her. A secretary at Alexander Publishing, Louise has received threatening letters, was pushed into oncoming traffic, almost run over by […]

  • “Black Powder War” by Naomi Novik

    “Black Powder War” by Naomi Novik

    Genre: Fantasy Quick Review:  In China, Laurence and Temeraire find that dragons are treated very differently than they are in England. Here they have the run of the city, they go to school, and can purchase items with a signature. They are not expected to fight. While in China, Temeraire meets his mother and is learning […]

  • “The Romanov Ransom” by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

    “The Romanov Ransom” by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

    Genre: Thriller Crimea, 1918 The Dowager Empress, Maria Feodorovna (of the Romanov family), sends her trusted servant, Pyotr, to deliver a ransom of jewels and Faberge eggs, her entire fortune,  to save her son and his family from execution.  But, Pyotr smelled a set-up and before the ransom was delivered he killed his Bolshevik driver […]