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Book Review: “Pirate Latitudes” by Michael Crichton

Genre: Thriller Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers “Pirate Latitudes” was found as a complete manuscript after Michael Crichton’s death in 2008. I have read a lot of bad reviews of “Pirate Latitudes” and, foolishly, let those reviews stand in the way of my reading it in a timely manner. “Pirate Latitudes” is a terrific read! A linear story where the main character,

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Book Review: “The Inner Circle” by Brad Meltzer

Genre:  Thriller Rating:  4 WaterTowers (Extremely interesting) During the Revolutionary War, the British knew who the American intelligence operatives were and captured them.  Good intelligence is key to winning a war.  George Washington, with the help of Benjamin Tallmadge,  formed a super secret organization called the Culper  Spy Ring (History Channel, Brad Meltzer’s Decoded, WikiPedia) on Long Island (how cool…I

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Book Review: “The Lost Coast” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller Rating: 4 Watertowers This is only available in electronic form.  You can get it at several online locations including Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  This is Barry’s first “self-published book”. “The Lost Coast” refers to a geographically challenged section of Northern California coast where US 1 pushes away from the water and heads inland to join 101.  Here

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April 2011 Thrillers

34 new Thrillers this month!  Happy Reading. Special to The Big Thrill: ITW Roundtables: Get More Than You Give by Dan Levy News from South Africa by Mike Nicol The Fallen Angel by David Hewson Hybrid by Brian O’Grady Threshold by Jeremy Robinson Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando The Trial by Larry D. Thompson In the Arms of Stone

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