“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 […]

February 2018 Thrillers

Not a whole lot of new books this month. A book drought?  🙂 Happy Reading. Bad Samaritan by Dana King To March Into Hell by Ron Parham […]

“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 […]

A Visual Roadmap to Barry Eisler’s Books

I saw this visual on Facebook today and asked Barry if I could grab it and post it here.  He said yes, as long as […]

“Forced to Kill” by Andrew Peterson

Genre: Thriller After reading Andrew Peterson’s first Nate McBride book, “First to Kill”, I vowed to read his second book shortly thereafter. Nine years later….I […]

January 2018 Thrillers

  Lots of new books for 2018.  Happy Reading. A Reckoning in the Back Country by Terry Shames Splintered Silence by Susan Furlong The Amendment Killer by Ronald […]

Sue Grafton Passes Away at “Y”

Such sad news today, December 29, 2017.  Sue Gafton has passed away from cancer. Her daughter tells us that the alphabet now ends with “Y”. […]

“The Christmas Train” by David Baldacci

Genre: Thriller ? I read “The Christmas Train” in 2002 or so (a few years before I started this blog).  I recently noticed that the […]

December 2017 Thrillers

Lots of new books for the Holiday Season.  Enjoy! The Hapsburg Variation by Bill Rapp Hell to Pay by Rachel Amphlett Etched in Tears by Cheryl Hollon Metabyte by […]

“Partners” by John Grisham

Genre: Thriller (Short Story) 33 year old Tee Ray has been laid off from his job and is now living with his 14 year old […]

November 2017 Thrillers

A ton of new thrillers this month for your reading enjoyment. 🙂 Pulse by Felix Francis Hunger Moon by Alexandra Sokoloff Death’s Silent Judgement by Anne Coates Come […]

“Edinburgh Twilight” by Carole Lawrence

Genre: Mystery February 1881, Edinburgh, Scotland Detective Inspector Ian Hamilton is, at 27, the youngest person in the Edinburgh City Police to gain the rank […]

“Spartan Gold” by Clive Cussler and Grant Blackwood

Genre: Thriller The first Fargo Adventure I read (#8 or so in the series) was co-written with Clive Cussler by Facebook friend, Robin Burcell: “Pirate”.  […]

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 […]

“The Fixer” by Joseph Finder

Genre: Thriller Rick Hoffman was an up and coming investigative reporter for the Boston Globe when he was wooed away for a job, and much […]

“The Whistler” by John Grisham

Genre: Thriller In 2010, seventeen years after the events in “Witness to a Trial” an informant is filing a complaint with the Florida Board of […]