Book Reviews

 Book Review List

  Act of Revenge by Robert Tanenbaum
  The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver
  The Burden of Proof by Scott Turow
  Code to Zero by Ken Follet
  The Coffin Dancer by Jeffery Deaver
  Hannibal by Thomas Harris
  The Inner Sanctum by Sterhen Frey
  Justice Denied by Robert Tanenbaum
  A Painted House by John Grisham
  Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow
  Power Plays Cold War by Tom Clancy
  Praying for Sleep by Jeffery Deaver
  The Rainmaker by John Grisham
  Reckless Endangerment by Robert Tanenbaum
  Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
  The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
  Special Ops by W.E.B. Griffin
  Timeline by Michael Crichton
  Tom Clancy's Net Force by Tom Clancy
  Tom Clancy's Op-Center Mirror Image
  True Justice by Robert Tanenbaum
  Trust Fund by Stephen Frey
  Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
  Veritas by William Lashner
  The Vulture Fund by Stephen Frey



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Trust Fund by Stephen Frey

  A deathbed reconciliation with his estranged father brings Bo Hancock home to make amends for the wild ways that turned him into a political liabilty.
  Once the black sheep of Connecticut's most influential clan, Bo is now back at the helm of Warfield Capitol, the multi-billion dollar investment firm at the heart of the family dynasty. But his return sparks a rapid-fire chain of events that could destroy the family and its vast fortune.

   Excellent read !! It sweeps you along with fast and continous action, unforeseen twists, and sometimes unbearable suspense. Highly recommend...

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Praying for Sleep by Jeffery Deaver

  He's escaped the institution. The man who murdered two of Liz Atcheson's students. Who haunted every disoriented day and hellish night following her tesyimony. Only she can put an end to the nightmare he began...

   Dissappointed at first, I was looking forward to another Lincoln Rhyme's gripper, but Mr Deaver astounded me with his diversity and I was pleasantly surprised. Very few plots fool me as this one did. Superior Work...

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Code to Zero by Ken Follet

  January 1958... the darkest hour of the Cold War and the early dawn of the space race. On the launch pad at Cape Canaveral sits America's best hope to catch the Russions: the Explorer I satellite. But at the last moment, the launch is delayed due to weather, even though everyone can see it is a perfect sunny day.
  The real reason for the delay rests deep in the mind of a NASA scientist who has awoken ti find his memory completely erased. He must find the clues to his own identity before he can unravel the dark secret they wanted him to forget. A secret that can destroy the Explorer I and America's future....

  Slow read in the beginning, but quickly picks up speed. Builds suspense to a thrilling finale. Attention to detail, impeccable. Not an easy read but good nonetheless...

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Tom Clancy's Power Plays Cold War by Jerome Preisler

  On the windswept ice-covered continent of Antartica, Roger Gordian's Uplink Technologies has established a scientific research facility called Cold Corners. But its testing of potential robotic landing craft for use on Mars is dirupted when one of the rovers disappears, along with the repair team sent out after it.
  Fear of discovery has prompted a renegade consortium, hat is illegally using Antartica as a nuclear waste dump, to wipe out the Uplink base. Now, the men and women of Cold Corners have only themselves to rely on as the consortium mounts its decisive strike against the ice station, and the final sunset plunges them into the total darkness of a polar winter...

  Always look forward to new releases in the Clancy series, and this one definetly does them proud. Action packed and familiar characters made for an easy read. A shouldn't miss in the Power Plays series...

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Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

  In the realm of psychological suspense, Thomas Harris stands alone. Exploring both the nature of human evil and the nerve-racking anatomy of a forensic investigation, Harris unleashes a frightening vision of the dark side of a well-lighted world. In this extraordinary novel, which preceded The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, Harris first introduced the unforgettable character Dr. Hannibal Lecter. And in it, Will Graham, the FBI agent who hunted Lecter down, risks his sanity and his life to duel a killer known as the Red Dragon....

  Was compelled to read this novel after first reading The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal and was not dissappointed in the least. I was hooked after the first few pages, and hunkered down to what became a weekend read. No one compares to Harris in psychological thrillers. A must read...


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