Category Archives: Gregg Hurwitz

Short Story Summary: “The List” by Gregg Hurwitz

Joey is a black ops, assassin, Orphan Organization dropout. She is smarter, and more lethal, than almost anyone in the world. A hacker extraordinaire. Rescued and protected by Evan Smoak, Orphan X, Joey is now attending UCLA (and living with her dog, Dog, a Rhodesian Ridgeback) when she tries to help a college student before she jumps to her death.

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Once Upon a Crime: Five Authors Write a Short Story in Real Time

Ok, well, this was a VERY cool live streaming event that had this fanboy’s mind spinning after it was over. St. Martin’s Press and Minotaur Books, with Criminal Element, hosted a live streaming event June 24, 2020 where five invited authors would write a short story in real-time. But first….. I signed up for this event for a few, very

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Book Review: “Into the Fire” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller “Into the Fire” is an ARC sent to me by the publishers. It will be in “stores” Jan 28, 2020. Max Merriweather is the black sheep of the family: Divorced from the love of his life, barely scraping by, unhappy. He considers himself a loser. Grant Merriweather is the opposite: The CEO of a very successful accounting agency,

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Book Review: “Out of the Dark” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller I have been writing book reviews here for over 12 years and have NEVER had two books in a row, from the same author, with 5 Watertowers. Until now. Evan Smoak was “recruited” into a secret government organization as a 12 year old where he was taught the skills he needed to become an off-the-books assassin: Orphan X.

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Book Review: “Hellbent” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller “Y.A.S, Y.A.L” Evan Smoak was “recruited” into a secret government organization as a 12 year old, and taught the skills he needed to become an off-the-books assassin: Orphan X. A few years ago, Evan left the Orphan program to become “The Nowhere Man”. A person who would help anyone who called 1-855-2-NOWHERE and asked for help. Evan now

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Book Review: “The Nowhere Man” by Gregg Hurwitz

Genre: Thriller In book #2 of the Orphan X series, Evan Smoak finds himself helping 15 year old Anna Rezian. Anna has been “recruited”  at her high school by a young-looking jerk to open a secret Facebook account and upload some pictures.  She uploads a selfie, but, then nothing more.  The jerk corrals her the next day and says he

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