Books: Gritty PI’s, deadly spies provide plenty of thrills

If you’re looking for edge-of-your-seat thrillers or tough-as-nails private investigators, these books have you covered. … More Books: Gritty PI’s, deadly spies provide plenty of thrills

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From frontier justice to international terror, put these on your TBR list

Whether you are looking for frontier justice or international suspense, you’ll find a book for you among my latest book reviews. … More From frontier justice to international terror, put these on your TBR list

Books: Tom Hanks a proven storyteller on film, on page with Uncommon Type

In his new collection of short stories, Uncommon Type, actor-now-author Tom Hanks excels in creating a sense of place immediately identifiable to readers – we’ve all been there or all remember similar places in our own past – and in crafting believable, likable characters. … More Books: Tom Hanks a proven storyteller on film, on page with Uncommon Type

Massacre of Mankind impressive but overly long sequel to H.G. Wells classic

by G. Robert Frazier Before I sat down to read Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind (Crown, $27) – the sequel to H.G. Wells’s classic The War of the Worlds – I decided to reacquaint myself with the original. I’m glad I did. Yes, stylistically it is a little stale. There’s hardly any dialogue, but the … More Massacre of Mankind impressive but overly long sequel to H.G. Wells classic

Karen Robards surprises readers with action-thriller for fifty-second book

The Ultimatum is Karen Robards’ first foray into the realm of the action-thriller novel and features her feistiest, and perhaps sexiest, heroine to date, Bianca St. Ives. Part con artist, part savvy businesswoman, Bianca is all-action. … More Karen Robards surprises readers with action-thriller for fifty-second book