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SEAL Team Six Outcasts (Seal Team Six Outcasts #1)
Three Navy enlisted men have disobeyed orders in their terrorist-fighting assignments for their SEAL units and come close to getting kicked out of the...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
I Am Malala is the absolutely amazing story of a young Pakistani girl, who with the strong support of her family, particularly her father, defied the...more
Jan 02, 2014
Oct 22, 2013
D-Day Survivor: An Autobiography
I only thought I had a full appreciation of what THE GREATEST GENERATION did to secure freedom for later generations. This autobiographical over-the-s...more
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
Probably the most fantastic and memorable stories of World War II I've EVER read (and I have read many).

A chance encounter over war-torn northern Ger...more
Jul 23, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
American Story: A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
Bob Dotson captures multiple glimpses of Americana in this very small volume which, though generally overlooked, are worthy of the highest praise. An...more
Sep 04, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
The Kill List
FANTASTIC!!! Review to follow soonest


The Kill List is a terrific story of an ultra-secret list of the most notorious...more
Aug 27, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
American Doctor's Odyssey: Adventures in 45 Countries
While running an errand in 1997, I wandered into a used book store and found this wonderful, non-fiction book on a discount rack for $0.98. As the tit...more
Sep 15, 1997
Jan 03, 2012
Murder at Union Station (Capital Crimes, #20)
A former Mafia hit man allegedly carried out a contract assassination of a South American dictator based on the orders of the head of an American inte...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
The Heist (Fox and O'Hare #1)
I have very much enjoyed Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series from the first one I read. While they are very "light-weight" as far as literature is...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
Unnatural Acts (Stone Barrington, #23)
Stuart Woods’ most recent offering in his Stone Barrington series is pretty good. Stone’s erstwhile pest Herbie Fisher has radically evolved from his...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Pirate Alley (Tommy Carmellini, #5)
A British cruise ship Sultan of the Seas, with 500 passengers and 350 crewmembers, is captured by Somali pirates and held for a ransom of $200,000,000...more
Jun 30, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Once a Spy
Drummond Clark is a retired appliance salesman who is now suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. His son Charlie is plays the horses and has just lost a...more
Dec 19, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
Severe Clear (Stone Barrington, #24)
Stuart Woods has his protagonist Stone Barrington involved in a big way in a tale of international terrorism. Stone inherited a very large parcel of p...more
Oct 03, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
The Sins of the Father (The Clifton Chronicles, #2)
The recently published The Sins of the Father is the second of Jeffrey Archer’s planned trilogy of the Barrington and Clifton families. At the end of...more
Aug 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Ruined City
Nevil Shute is one of my favorite authors. Ruined City began a little slow but picked up quickly. A fairly young and very successful, workaholic finan...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
The Bodies Left Behind
A local sheriff's deputy goes to a very remote mountain cabin to investigate some reported murders. She soon fines herself on the run from the killers...more
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
The Confessor (Gabriel Allon, #3)
The Confessor was a most interesting novel about a renegade group with the Vatican hierarchy that did not agree with the new policy of openness profes...more
Apr 09, 2013
Apr 09, 2013
The Sea Witch
Stephen Coonts is masterful in placing the reader in the cockpit of 3 diverse aircraft under radically different sets of circumstances. The book title...more
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
Washington: A Life
Superb - full review to follow shortly.
Washington: A Life is undoubtedly the very best biography I’ve ever read, or in this...more
Sep 05, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Janson Command
The protagonist of this exciting novel is the hero of The Janson Directive by Robert Ludlum. The Paul Janson of Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Janson Comman...more
Apr 09, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
The Risk Agent (Risk Agent, #1)
A Chinese man Lu Hao, working for an American construction company, The Berthold Group, in Shanghai disappears off the street along with an American w...more
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 19, 2012
The Accidental Pope: A Novel
Bill Kelly was a Roman Catholic priest for 6 years, who requested and received permission to be released from his vows in order to get married. Follow...more
Jun 07, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
The Expats
The protagonist of Chris Pavone’s debut novel The Expats Kate Moore is an operative for the CIA. She loves her job and is very good at it but has nev...more
Aug 16, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Doing Hard Time (Stone Barrington, #27)
Although Stuart Woods’ books are fairly “light-weight” as far as literature is concerned, I really enjoy the Stone Barrington books. In this 27th offe...more
Dec 11, 2013
Dec 09, 2013
The King's Deception (Cotton Malone, #8)
Protagonist Cotton Malone is an ex-Naval aviator, ex-Department of Justice Attorney turned intelligence operative for the highly secret Magellan Bille...more
Jul 09, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
The Escapes and My Journey to Freedom
I rated this book as 5-stars only because that is as high as the rating scale goes. It is the EXTREMELY POWERFUL telling of the personal journey by th...more
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Calico Joe
A young boy Paul Tracey, who is a pitcher on his White Plains, New York Little League team, is a baseball fan in the extreme with full recall of all t...more
Apr 11, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
The Thief (Isaac Bell, #5)
Clyde Lynds, the European inventor of a revolutionary new talking pictures machine, in this very early 1900's action novel, finds out he has not evade...more
Apr 04, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
Best Kept Secret (The Clifton Chronicles, #3)
This third volume in Jeffrey Archer ‘s family saga The Clifton Chronicles follows the Clifton and Barrington families from the years immediately follo...more
Sep 14, 2013
Sep 09, 2013
The Towers
Early on the morning of September 11, 2001, Navy Commander Dan Lenson, having just been passed over for promotion to Captain, is heading for an interv...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
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