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Ballots and Blood
3.60
it was ok
My wife found this at our favorite used bookstore. It was shelved in the Christian Fiction section and is distributed by B&H. First, Ralph Reed kn ...more
Mar 27, 2013
Jul 04, 2012
 
The King (Patrick Bowers Files, #6)
4.40
really liked it
Steven James has quickly become one of my favorite reads in the christian fiction genre. Whereas other crime novels still have rough edged and broken ...more
Jul 20, 2013
Jul 01, 2013
 
Jude
3.26
really liked it
Jeff Nesbithas developed a new type of Christian-thriller. Instead of random demonic violence running amok in the general population, we see the metho ...more
Jan 15, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
 
Damascus Countdown (The Twelfth Imam, #3)
4.27
really liked it
The third installment in Joel C Rosenberg's series almost a forgone conclusion. It is a typical read in the series but the elements of Christian escha ...more
Sep 24, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
 
The Pawn (The Patrick Bowers Files, #1)
4.08
really liked it
First, I haven't read a legal/police thriller in about a year. Thus anything I say will be comparable to what I watch on L&O or NCIS. That being s ...more
Mar 20, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
Rare Earth (Marc Royce)
4.18
really liked it
For those who are big fans of Marc Royce's story, this will be a welcomed addition but not as great as his exploits in Iraq. The idea of a UN/Hallibur ...more
Dec 02, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
 
The Rook (The Patrick Bowers Files, #2)
4.26
really liked it
Again, a very complicated scheme to overshadow the serial killer lying underneath. James's use of the military sub-plot and the growing relationship b ...more
Mar 30, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
The Realms Thereunder (The Ancient Earth, #1)
3.58
it was ok
So here is my problem with Ross Lawhead, he has some really big shoes to fill. Fantasy, especially the cross period type, is an exploding and popular ...more
Oct 10, 2011
Sep 13, 2011
 
The Tale Of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale
4.52
really liked it
My daughter received this book as a Christmas present. I hadn't read it until last night and was completely surprised at how much I liked it. The folk ...more
May 2012
May 16, 2012
 
The Hobbit
4.24
it was amazing
I first read this novel in March of 1991. I had to do a book report about a novel I had never read. On a whim, I asked the Librarian, at the County Br ...more
May 2001
Mar 15, 2011
 
I, Saul
4.10
liked it
I haven't read a book by Jerry Jenkins in a long time. His style and pace was something I remember enjoying with the Left Behind series but I never br ...more
Aug 05, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
 
The Bishop (The Patrick Bowers Files, #4)
4.39
really liked it
I really enjoied this Bowers's mystery. Using DC for a backdrop and moving into and around the Quantico facilty for the FBI simply heightened the susp ...more
May 09, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
The Knight (The Patrick Bowers Files, #3)
4.36
liked it
As I continue to work through the series, I am surprised that Steven James keeps me guessing till the end. Some of the formula writing he has develope ...more
Apr 20, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
Soul's Gate (Well Spring #1)
4.37
really liked it
James Rubart has found his place in the supernatural christian genre. This new series is in the same world as Rooms and The Chair but exist separately ...more
Mar 02, 2013
Dec 07, 2012
 
The Twelfth Imam (The Twelfth Imam, #1)
4.19
really liked it
**spoiler alert** So, I must say that my understanding of Islam and it's tenants is above average. I also have a special place in my heart for the Per ...more
Nov 28, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
 
Lion of Babylon (Marc Royce)
3.99
it was amazing
**spoiler alert** Has to be one of my all time favs and for more than just one reason. First, the story is completely original. Instead of depending m ...more
Apr 21, 2012
Sep 07, 2011
 
Strait of Hormuz
4.29
it was amazing
Davis Bunn hits the Marc once again. This latest addition to the Marc Royce novels is a great example of when a writer is in his stride with a long te ...more
Dec 07, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
 
The Chair
4.05
really liked it
James Rubart is starting to hit his stride in the Christian supernatural fiction genre. What ideas he started with in Rooms continues to build. Even t ...more
May 20, 2013
Dec 14, 2011
 
A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword, #1)
4.23
liked it
What a great additions to the Fantasy genre and right in the wheelhouse of the GRR Martin explosion on HBO and in the public. The best part is that he ...more
Jun 2013
Dec 07, 2012
 
Checkmate (Patrick Bowers, #7)
4.49
really liked it
I like to read a series. There is something about getting a character and drilling down to the veins of truth that remain untouched as the world tramp ...more
Jan 21, 2015
Jun 03, 2014
 
The Final Summit: A Quest to Find the One Principle That Will Save Humanity
4.16
liked it
This book is a great simple read for a weekend or a business trip hotel read. For full disclosure, I quickly read through The Travelers Gift & Mas ...more
May 14, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
The Lazarus Trap
3.63
liked it
Again a great example of Bunn work as a suspense writer who writes about the world but through a Christian POV. The idea of a once upstanding man's fa ...more
Aug 07, 2011
Jul 02, 2011
 
BoneMan's Daughters
3.76
it was ok
I am probably one of the many who came to this book as a fan of the Circle quadrology. That being said, his narrative is off in this one. The characte ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
 
A Skeleton In God's Closet
3.84
it was ok
This was recommended to me by a dear friend and seminary student. It is a bit slow and unbelieving at times. The idea of finding the body of Christ an ...more
Mar 2003
Mar 28, 2011
 
Red: The Heroic Rescue (The Circle, #2)
4.30
liked it
Best book of the cycle but still not as good as his Paradise works. The cliffhanger was a shock but believable.
The Circle Cycle: Really tough to fol
...more
not set
Mar 09, 2011
 
White: The Great Pursuit (The Circle, #3)
4.30
it was ok
Clunky ending and just too cliche. Difficult to start Green from this one as well.

The Circle Cycle: Really tough to follow and kind of boring. The al
...more
not set
Mar 09, 2011
 
The Last Jihad (The Last Jihad, #1)
4.15
really liked it
Fun and quick read. However, it can be a little tough to believe at times. The story line of Saddam's regime having possessed a nuclear warhead is a s ...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Black: The Birth of Evil (The Circle, #1)
4.21
liked it
The Circle Cycle: Really tough to follow and kind of boring. The allegory is flat doesn't really break new ground if you've read CSLewis or Tolkien. W ...more
not set
Mar 09, 2011
 
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
3.89
liked it
I know that Judy Blume would not categorize it as such but it makes for a great YA Christian read. Fun and loving is the best way to describe the inno ...more
Dec 31, 2003
Mar 29, 2011
 
Unlimited
4.08
liked it
Took me far longer than I wanted, but sometimes life gets in the way. This is a great read for the casual christian audience. It compares to his other ...more
Sep 28, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
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