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Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
I am not going to add a star rating here because it wouldn't be fair. Although I've bought and read all of the Langdon novels, I would have to say tha ...more
Jun 25, 2013
May 20, 2013
Cemetery Dance (Pendergast, #9)
I've decided that I'm going to designate this book as a "ripping good yarn" because, by golly, that's what it is. This is one of those books where you ...more
May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009
Dance of Death
Aside from being #2 in the Diogenes Trilogy, Dance of Death is #6 in the Agent Pendergast series.

The story goes something like this (briefly and absol
Jul 05, 2005
Feb 12, 2008
Napoleon's Pyramids (Ethan Gage, #1)
I truly hope someone picks this up as a movie option. What a refreshing book! It's a fun read with lots of adventure, a hero for whom you find yoursel ...more
not set
Feb 12, 2008
The Paris Directive
First of all, I have an advanced reader's copy of this book I'm not planning to hang on to, so if you live in the US and you want my copy (which is st ...more
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
Fever Dream (Pendergast, #10)
Fever Dream is the tenth book of the Agent Pendergast series. In this installment, Pendergast is visiting one of his many homes, this time in New Orle ...more
May 21, 2010
May 21, 2010
The Wreckage (Joseph O'Loughlin, #5)
First, my thanks to LibraryThing's Early Reviewer's Program for sending this book. I feel a bit embarrassed about the length of time it's taken me to ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 02, 2011
Relic (Pendergast #1)
The Relic is a fun and suspenseful story that is set at the Natural History Museum of New York, yet begins with an expedition to find a tribe known on ...more
Aug 16, 2003
Feb 12, 2008
The Secret Supper
My first comment: NOT a Da Vinci Code ripoff, not a clone, not even close! So don't let this put you off of reading this book. The author has written ...more
May 08, 2006
Feb 12, 2008
The Codex
If you want a few hours of just sheer enjoyment & good old fashioned adventure (which I happen to really enjoy) then pick up a copy of this book a ...more
Aug 30, 2004
Feb 12, 2008
Impact (Wyman Ford #3)
I have bought and read every single book this author has published, and those that he wrote with Lincoln Child. I have to say that this one was not th ...more
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 16, 2010
Dr. Malin Hatch is a medical researcher, MD from Harvard, yada yada yada. When he was a young boy, he and his brother took a trip to a piece of proper ...more
Jan 11, 2004
Feb 12, 2008
The Shimmer
There's just no way a person can pigeonhole this book. It's a novel that's a blend of sci-fi, fantasy, suspense and action-packed thriller. Personally ...more
Oct 2009
Nov 06, 2009
The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan, #1)
(read in 2005)

As a debut mystery, this one turned out pretty well, which is something I do not say often. The plot was good, the characterization done
Oct 18, 2005
Jun 26, 2009
Red To Black (Anna Resnikov, #1)
In Red to Black, Dryden (a pseudonym for security reasons!) has posited a plot so Machiavellian in scope that reading this book at times sent chills u ...more
Jul 12, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
The Book of God and Physics: A Novel of the Voynich Mystery
Well, I see that once again I am swimming against the tide of public opinion, but quite truthfully, that does not bother me. 2 stars. Wow. What were y ...more
Jun 03, 2009
Jun 01, 2009
Black Rain (Hawker & Laidlaw, #1)
Let me get this out front. I thought, from description of this book, that is was a CIA-thriller/suspense-type novel, which is why I chose to read and ...more
Jan 18, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
The Wheel of Darkness (Pendergast, #8)
Oh my! Well, I have been a totally faithful follower of the Agent Pendergast series (of which this book is #8) from day one and so I rushed out and bo ...more
Sep 16, 2007
Feb 12, 2008
The Charlemagne Pursuit (Cotton Malone, #4)
Cotton Malone was a secret agent for the US, but has now retired. Now that he's retired, he's decided that his next act will be to see if he could fin ...more
Sep 17, 2008
Sep 17, 2008
The Sanctuary
Some time ago, when it first came out, I read this author's The Last Templar and, well, disagreed with the hundreds of people who loved it. Now I find ...more
not set
Feb 12, 2008
The Fire (The Eight #2)
I don't know why we can't give half stars, but I'd give this one 3.5.

Years ago, when it first came out, I read Katherine Neville's The Eight. I LOVED
Aug 07, 2008
Aug 05, 2008
The Mask of Atreus

I'll just say it straight out. I didn't like this book very much. I did finish it, which is more than I can say for some others I've read that I didn'
Nov 16, 2008
Feb 12, 2008
The Black Sun (Tom Kirk, #2)
Book #2 featuring Twining's hero, Tom Kirk, a now former professional thief, who along with his pal Archie have gone legit in the antiques business. ...more
Oct 25, 2006
Feb 12, 2008
The Last Templar (Templar, #1)
The Knights Templar are a group which has for years (even before I read Foucault's Pendulum) fascinated me so a book that features the Templars is som ...more
not set
Feb 12, 2008
Tyrannosaur Canyon
If you read The Codex, another novel by Preston, you'll recognize the character Tom Broadbent. He is now married to Sally Colorado (who I really wante ...more
Sep 24, 2005
Feb 12, 2008
The Abominable
I hate giving subjective star ratings as much as I hated giving grades when I taught, but I'll give a 3.8.

I'm not quite sure where I got the idea tha
Oct 28, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Map of Bones (Sigma Force, #2)
sigma force series, #2

In an interview, Rollins notes that "there is a human cost to every bit of technology. It regularly tests society’s moral compas
Jun 09, 2005
Feb 12, 2008
If you like adventure stories with a few supernatural/outer-spacey elements thrown in, you're really going to like this book. When I started the book, ...more
Jan 04, 2004
Feb 12, 2008
The Magdalene Cipher
This book was very strange, in fact, it was so strange that it detracted a great deal from my reading.

After a bit of research, I discovered that a) t
May 19, 2006
Feb 12, 2008
The story takes place in Utah and New Mexico, and focuses on Nora Kelly (who is also in Cabinet of Curiosities), a young archaeologist who receives a ...more
Jul 14, 2003
Feb 12, 2008
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