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Amazonia
4.09
None
Jul 18, 2010
Aug 07, 2010
 
The Jefferson Key (Cotton Malone, #7)
3.85
None
not set
Oct 02, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.19
None
Jul 27, 2010
Aug 07, 2010
 
Guardian of Lies (Paul Madriani, #10)
3.90
None
Jul 26, 2010
Aug 07, 2010
 
Headhunter
3.72
First sentence, "THE CANDIDATE WAS TERRIFIED."
Dec 11, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
Cave Dweller (Jack Ferrell Adventure Book 3)
4.06
Fast read, but a B movie plot.
Sep 22, 2014
Sep 22, 2014
 
The Emperor's Tomb (Cotton Malone, #6)
3.92
First sentence - "A bullet zipped past Cotton Malone."
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
 
The Paris Vendetta (Cotton Malone, #5)
3.87
First sentence, "The bullet tore into Cotton Malone's left shoulder."
Aug 07, 2010
Aug 07, 2010
 
Shutter Island
4.03
First sentence, "I haven’t laid eyes on the island in several years."
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
 
Black Order (Sigma Force, #3)
4.12
First sentence - "The body floated in the sludge that sluiced through the dank sewers."
Mar 09, 2010
Mar 09, 2010
 
Split Second (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #1)
3.95
First sentence - "It only took a split second, although to Secret Service agent Sean King it seemed like the longest split second ever."
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
The Detachment (John Rain, #7)
4.01
First sentence. "I hadn’t killed anyone in almost four years."

Eisler, Barry (2011-09-15). The Detachment (p. 1). AmazonEncore. Kindle Edition.
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
Altar of Eden
3.98
First sentence "The two boys stood outside the lion’s cage."

Rollins, James (2009-12-10). Altar of Eden: A Novel (p. 1). Harper Collins, Inc.. Kindle E
...more
Jan 02, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
Warlord (Alexander Hawke, #6)
4.00
First sentence - ALEX HAWKE HELD THE BATTERED GOLD Dunhill to the tip of his cigarette.

Bell, Ted (2010). Warlord: An Alex Hawke Novel (p. 1). HarperC
...more
Oct 02, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
The Bourne Betrayal (Jason Bourne, #5)
3.62
First sentence, "THE CHINOOK CAME beating up into a blood-red sky."

Lustbader, Eric Van (2007-06-05). Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Bourne Betrayal (Kindle
...more
Apr 14, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
Red Run
3.22
I had a difficult time finishing this book, as it is much darker than is my taste. It is violent, at times macabre, and projects (to me) helplessness ...more
Dec 06, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
 
Karl's Last Flight
3.91
A good spy thriller which starts out in a most unusual fashion. I needed to suspend reality several times, however the book is fast paced and great fu ...more
Oct 15, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
 
A Season In Hell
3.67
First sentence, "Just after four, as first light started to seep through the bamboo slats above his head, it rained again, slowly at first, developing ...more
Nov 29, 2011
Nov 29, 2011
 
Deer Season
3.61
Typically I can jump into the middle of a series and feel caught up. I read this third in the series and was lost. Characters kept referring to things ...more
Dec 06, 2014
Dec 06, 2014
 
Gray Area
2.92
Good police drama.

First paragraphs -
PROLOGUE The day his wife was murdered, a large part of Lou Diamond’s own life was destroyed. The destruction
...more
Dec 12, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
 
Carte Blanche (James Bond)
3.59
First sentence, "His hand on the dead-man throttle, the driver of the Serbian Rail diesel felt the thrill he always did on this particular stretch of ...more
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
The Grey
3.94
First lines "Four weeks on, four weeks off. When you’re off, you sit in a bar in Anchorage, stare at the bottles, sleep in a motel, if you don’t keep ...more
Mar 03, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Rebel Alliances (The Targon Tales, #4)
4.09
Nova is captured by the bad guys. Yikes!

First Paragraph
Approaching the clearing silently had not been especially difficult. No sentries in sight, no s
...more
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
 
Guns
3.38
a mystery in several parts.

First paragraph

THE RINGING PHONE WAS TRYING TO COMPETE WITH THE keening of the wind outside the cottage when Sam Bass unta
...more
Feb 24, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
 
Warriors (Alexander Hawke, #8)
3.86
Good adventure/spy read. Hard not to think of James Bond.

First sentences

Lord Alexander Hawke rose with the dawn. A shadowy gloom pervaded the gilded c
...more
May 29, 2014
May 29, 2014
 
First Contact (In Her Name: The Last War, #1)
4.08
This novel is about a violent war between a future earth and an alien race.

First paragraph, "Captain Owen McClaren was extremely tense, although a cas
...more
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
 
Shadows Over Innocence (The Emperor's Edge, #0.5)
4.07
Novella

First paragraphs
Sicarius slipped into an expansive room in the Imperial Barracks, the rambling old building that held offices and residences fo
...more
Feb 09, 2013
Feb 09, 2013
 
Blood Duty
3.62
An excellent fantasy/thriller. A very good read.

First paragraph.
A scream echoed through the valley. Jessup stood in the copse of trees, barely breathi
...more
Dec 12, 2013
Dec 12, 2013
 
The Snowman
3.99
The Harry Hole series is great if you like hardboiled detectives with feet of clay.

First sentences,
"WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1980 The Snowman It was th
...more
Nov 10, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
 
The Columbus Affair
3.71
First sentences "TOM SAGAN GRIPPED THE GUN. HE’D THOUGHT ABOUT THIS MOMENT for the past year, debating the pros and cons, finally deciding that one pr ...more
Jul 10, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
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