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The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
Most people seem to regard this book as a total letdown compared with 'The Da Vinci Code' and 'Angels and Demons'. After reading it, I would agree and ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Nov 30, 2014
Enter the Saint (The Saint Series)
Although this is listed as #2 or #3 in the series, that just relates to the publishing order. The three stories contained in this book are actually th ...more
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
When the Lion Feeds (Courtney, #1)
Wilbur Smith's first book and the start of the novels following the Courtney family. This book has no overall plot, instead it's all character driven. ...more
Feb 26, 2015
Feb 09, 2015
Allan Quatermain
This sequel to King Solomons Mines takes place some years later. Alan Quatermain and his friends Sir Henry and Captain Goode, return to Africa after b ...more
May 04, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
The Law of Nines
This book seems to be disliked by many fans as it's a departure from the world of the Sword of Truth series. All the action takes place in modern day, ...more
Jul 22, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
The Hunt for Red October (Jack Ryan, #3)
Several people recommended this book to me and I managed to borrow this one.

An excellent book if you like the nuts and bolts of how modern submarine w
Feb 24, 1989
Apr 26, 2013
State of War (Tom Clancy's Net Force, #7)
This is the last of the Net Force books that features the main characters that have been there from the beginning. In the end Alex, Toni and Gen. Howa ...more
Jan 29, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
Although this book is listed chronologically as the first book in the 'Grand Tour' series, it is more of a prequel. All the other books are about plan ...more
Jul 05, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pitt, #4)
Considering that this book was written some 9 years before the wreck of the Titanic was actually located it makes interesting reading. Cussler did not ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Changing of the Guard (Tom Clancy's Net Force, #8)
Book 8 of this series takes a shift from the previous books. As the title says it's all change with the top personal at Net Force. Alex, Toni and Gene ...more
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 20, 2014
The Book of Fate
This is the second book I have read by this author even though I do not normally like this kind of political thriller. Main reason for this, it came ...more
Sep 14, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
King Solomon's Mines (Allan Quatermain, #1)
Another classic novel that I had always wanted to read.
It's a classic, and probably one of the first, great white hunter in Africa genre. Alan Quaterm
Apr 17, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
The Skeleton Key (Sigma Force, #6.5)
Picked this up as a kindle freebie on the premise that it's short story that immediatle precedes events in The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel (Whic ...more
Apr 23, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Ghost (Paladin of Shadows, #1)
Very different to the SF books I have read by Mr Ringo. This one was really three stories about the same modern day special forces character gathered ...more
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
Set against the backdrop of big game hunting from 1913 to World War One in Africa, this book has something for everyone. Adventure, action, romance, d ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
The Inner Circle
Intrigue and conspiracy in the upper echelons of US politics. Not something I have read anything much about in the past, so when I saw this as a barga ...more
Nov 14, 2012
Oct 22, 2012
Tracker (Sigma Force, #7.5)
This is a short novella that introduces two new characters to the Sigma universe. Ex military Tucker and his canine partner Kane. Numerically it's boo ...more
Jun 26, 2015
Jun 22, 2015
Map of Bones (Sigma Force, #2)
This is very much in the flavor of The Da Vinci Code in that it starts out with some factual relics (the skulls of the 3 wise men in Cologne cathedra ...more
Mar 13, 2008
Dec 20, 2010
Pacific Vortex!
This first Dirk Pitt adventure was not published until after many of the others. In the intro the author acknowledges that this was his first attempt ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1)
This was my first dip into the world of Jack Reacher. I've seen the movie with Tom Cruise (not bad) and a couple of people told me I should read the b ...more
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
The Judas Strain: A Sigma Force Novel
Another Sigma force adventure. As with other books in this series the book is based around a number of real life mysteries, This one centers around th ...more
May 14, 2011
May 11, 2011
The Lost Throne (Jonathon Payne & David Jones, #4)
Came across this book and even though I had never heard of the title or the author the synopsis on the back sounded interesting. A modern day treasur ...more
Mar 07, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
Spy (Alexander Hawke, #4)
I started off thinking this was a serious spy story and became disillusioned when some of the story elements started to stretch the limits of believab ...more
Apr 14, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
This the most challenging book that I have read in a long time. 900+ pages of dense fact filled prose that jumps back and forth between two different ...more
Aug 10, 2013
Oct 11, 2011
The Devil Colony (Sigma Force, #7)
A novel in the Sigma Force series, this one explores some mysteries surrounding the founding of the colonies in the early United States, the Lewis and ...more
Oct 05, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
The Mediterranean Caper (Dirk Pitt, #2)
Technically this is the 2nd Dirk Pitt adventure from Clive Cussler, but it was the first book he ever had published. As usual in a first novel, there ...more
Jun 22, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
The Bourne Identity (Jason Bourne, #1)
This was one of the very few books I have ever picked up because I enjoyed the movie. Usually, I always try to read the book before the movie.
Oct 10, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Net Force (Tom Clancy's Net Force, #1)
Super secret computer and virtual reality based branch of the CIA/FBI. Not a bad story although the computer technology described is either outdated o ...more
Feb 07, 2009
Oct 02, 2010
The Last Oracle (Sigma Force #5)
Another Sigma Force book. This one links together The Oracle of Delphi, the origin if gypsies, autism and savants and Chernobyl. Sound like an interes ...more
May 30, 2011
May 15, 2011
Cybernation (Tom Clancy's Net Force, #6)
Book 6 in the series. Not as good as the first couple but this one, and the previous, one were somewhat better than volumes #3 and #4. Even though thi ...more
Aug 14, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
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