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Body of Lies
This novel is one well crafted post 9/11 spy thriller with a highly elaborate plot. The story starts when CIA agent Roger Ferris is sent on a mission ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Empress Orchid (Empress Orchid, #1)
This is a fictionalized account of Empress Tsu His (known as Orchid) who was the power behind the throne of the Ch'ing Dynasty in the 19th century. Ac ...more
Sep 28, 2007
Feb 04, 2009
Sin and Vengeance
This novel is very exciting; it has everything one can wish for in a good thriller: sex, violence, great mystery and a fast paced plot with superbly d ...more
Jun 29, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
The Heist (Gabriel Allon, #14)
Book 14, in the Gabriel Allon series

This series has managed to stay fresh time after time and after fourteen stories not only it is getting better and
Nov 29, 2014
Nov 22, 2014
Empress of the Night: A Novel of Catherine the Great
A novel of Catherine the Great book 2

Based on Catherine’s memoirs, this second novel seems more of a literary novel than anything else. Its approach i
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
The 6th Target (Women's Murder Club, #6)
Book 6 in the series "A Women's Murder Club"

I am totally addicted to this series, all the books are simply fun and entertaining and this one is no exc
Mar 02, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
Judgement and Wrath (Joe Hunter, #2)
Book 2 in the Joe Hunter Thriller Series

If you are a thriller seeker and love high octane stories there is nothing like a romp through the pages with
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 07, 2011
Shalimar the Clown
Maxmillian Ophuls a U.S. diplomat, who was formally stationed in the Kashmir Valley, is murdered by his former chauffeur, Shalimar, in broad day light ...more
Jun 22, 2008
Feb 04, 2009
The Casanova Embrace
This story deals with the dynamics of relationships and the mysterious nature of love. Be warned, the story has extended graphic portrayal of sex, som ...more
Jan 2015
Jan 01, 2015
This is a three part novel that brings to life a cast of characters both historical and fictional and opens with a much too formal and opulent narrati ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Sep 19, 2014
By Its Cover (Commissario Brunetti, #23)
Book 23, in the Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Ms. Donna’s latest inspiration comes from the recent real-life thefts from the Girolamini Library in
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
Bayou of Pigs: The True Story of an Audacious Plot to Turn a Tropical Island Into a Criminal Paradise

"Bayou of Pigs" is an account, a fine piece of investigative journalism relating how a group of white Canadian and American supremacists and mercenari
Feb 11, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
American Quartet (Fiona FitzGerald Mysteries, #1)
Book 1, in the Fiona Fitzgerald Mysteries

To appreciate this book we have to remember that it was written in 1982 where social values were different fr
Mar 14, 2015
Mar 12, 2015
The Bridge of Sighs
Book 1, in the Emil Brod series

This unique portrayal begins in 1948 and captures the life and crime of a small Eastern Country (Unnamed) after the Rus
Jul 04, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
Martini Regrets (The Sherri Travis Mystery Series Book 6)
Book 6, in the Sherri Travis Mystery Series

I love this whodunit series it is so fun to read and a great escapism. Things do not always work out for Sh
Oct 06, 2014
Oct 04, 2014
Rebel Queen
Also under the title “The Last Queen of India”

Once more Ms. Moran has brought to life a moment in history and has transported us back in time when the
Feb 22, 2015
Feb 19, 2015
Three Seconds (Grens & Sundkvist #5)
Book 5, in the Grens & Sundkvist series

This book is by far from being short in fact it is close to 500 pages of intense reading. The plot is multi
Feb 06, 2015
Jan 31, 2015
Never Surrender (Winston Churchill, #2)
Book #2 in the Winston Churchill series

This historical fiction is set the first month of Churchill’s premiership during the time when Britain was unc
Feb 08, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
“Nothing like a good mystery when you’re hitting the gym” I totally agree with Mr. Adler assessment when he wrote these words. “Treadmill” is a thrill ...more
Mar 07, 2015
Mar 04, 2015
High Heat (Jack Reacher, #17.5)
Book # 17.5 in the Jack Reacher series

This novella brings us one more facet of Jack Reacher’s younger years. In “High Heat” Jack is 16 years old and a
Feb 06, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
The City
I always loved Dean Koontz for the way he has given us magical stories to read slowly and savour while taking our time to live inside each one of them ...more
Jan 02, 2015
Dec 28, 2014
Death of a Red Heroine (Inspector Chen Cao #1)
Book 1, in the Inspector Chen series

This novel is something more than a suspenseful whodunit crime story it is one that explore in some ways the old-s
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 27, 2014
The Purity of Vengeance (Department Q, #4)
Also under the title “Guilt” and as “Dossier 64”

Book 4 in the Department Q series

Exploring cold cases is what the squad at Department Q does best, add
Dec 22, 2014
Dec 11, 2014
Crisis Four (Nick Stone, #2)
Book 2, in the Nick Stone series

This series follows Nick Stone a very clever, ruthless and effective EX-SAS trooper hired by the British Intelligence
Feb 03, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
The Dragon Head of Hong Kong (Ava Lee, #0.5)
Book 0.5, the Ava Lee prequel

The same as every other book in the Ava Lee Series this novella also has a life of its own. The storyline answers the que
Sep 21, 2014
Sep 19, 2014
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
This is an unforgettable and a small wonder of a book. A Holocaust drama that explores the horror of WW11 seen through the eyes of Bruno, the eight ye ...more
Oct 05, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
Alex Cross, Run (Alex Cross, #20)
Book # 20 in the Alex Cross series

This is by far one of the better stories in this series. It focuses on Alex who has featured in countless of novels
Jan 19, 2014
Jan 14, 2014
The Second Empress: A Novel of Napoleon's Court
A Novel of Napoleon’s Court

This is the story of Austrian archduchess Marie Louise who at the age of nineteen married Napoleon Bonaparte and became his
Jun 28, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
On the Proper Use of Stars
This novel is the fictional account of the disastrous attempt by Sir John Franklin and his crew to discover the mythic Northwest Passage. In 1845 they ...more
Apr 27, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
Saving Ben
This contemporary mystery main aim is to highlight the special bond between siblings and to bring focus on the many struggles one can experience durin ...more
Feb 16, 2015
Feb 13, 2015