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Book Review: “Requiem for an Assassin” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller Re-named by Barry Eisler as “The Killer Ascendant” this is John Rain book #6. Rain #7 is up next: “The Detachment”. Ex-Marine sniper Dox has been kidnapped by ex-CIA, now rogue operator, Hilger. Hilger has a need for three people to die a “natural death” and since that is John Rain’s specialty, Hilger calls Rain and “nicely” asks

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Book Review: “The Last Assassin” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller “And you accuse me of being in denial? What you do is like fighting a hydra. Everyone you kill, it creates two more. If you can’t see that, you’re insane.” Life’s reality for John Rain, assassin.  As much as he wants to quit the business, as much as he wants a “normal” life, he can’t. The hydra won’t

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“The Fix” by David Baldacci

Genre: Thriller This is book #3 in the Amos Decker series.  To better understand who Amos is and what makes him special….read my review of  the first book “Memory Man”. Amos Decker and Alex Jamison are now living in the Washington D.C. area, working for the FBI under the direction of Agent Bogart.  Well, kinda……as Amos is still a Detective and

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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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