Tag: books

"Simple Genius" Book Review

“Simple Genius” by David Baldacci Genre: Thriller Rating: 4 Water Towers Secret Service agents, and now Private Investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell were first introduced in Baldacci’s “Split Second”, then readers were surprised (Baldacci’s previous books were all stand-alone) when they appeared again in the “Hour Game”. […]

"Excavation" Book Review

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 […]

"The American" Book Review

“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" Book Review

“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 […]

"The Templar Legacy" Book Review

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 […]

"Author and Genre Overview"

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. […]