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Mad Morgan
3.77
Mad Morgan is a historical novel based on the life of Henry Morgan, an infamous English pirate who harrassed Spainard prosperity in the Caribbean.

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Aug 23, 2010
Aug 23, 2010
 
The Dead Hollywood Moms Society (A Hollywood Novel, #1)
3.39
Once in awhile you pick up a bargain book that turns out to be a real gem. I definitely got my fifteen cents worth and then some out of this beat up p ...more
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 18, 2009
 
Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
4.16
Though the title claims to be an account of the rescue mission, the author spends a great deal of the time dealing with what is often termed as the Ba ...more
Jun 06, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1)
4.01
I've read a few from this series and my brother, James, loves this series. I think the best part of this story is its humor and wacked out characters. ...more
Oct 09, 2010
Oct 09, 2010
 
Cathedral
3.80
DeMille, as always, writes a thrilling story with some careful plotting, twists and turns. In this novel, I.R.A. Terrorists (or Freedom Fighters I gue ...more
Oct 17, 2009
Oct 21, 2009
 
One Jump Ahead (Jon & Lobo, #1)
3.78

For year now, I have lamented about the lack of SPACE OPERA.. i.e. real Science Fiction stuff... Once in awhile I discover someone like Timothy Zahn o
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Mar 05, 2013
Mar 05, 2013
 
The Naked Detective
3.63
The Naked Detective is a poor man's version of a Carl Hiassan Novel. The hero, Pete Amersterdam, isn't a real detective. He goes to remodel his house ...more
Sep 24, 2009
Sep 24, 2009
 
Saucer (Saucer, #1)
3.68
Coonts is known for his military aviation stories and he usually shines brightly in that genre. In "Saucer" Coonts leaves that familiar territory behi ...more
Jan 16, 2010
Jan 16, 2010
 
A FOOT SOLDIER FOR PATTON: The Story of a "Red Diamond" Infantryman with the U.S. Third Army
4.21
This is an excellent memoir written by one of the guys that was there. As this World War II veteran aged, his son decided it was time to get Dad to ta ...more
Apr 18, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
 
The Death of Kings (Emperor, #2)
4.23
Wow! This series just gets better and better. I don't know if anybody anywhere could really do a better job describing Roman legions in Battle.

Iggulde
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Mar 09, 2010
Mar 09, 2010
 
Dirty Martini (Jack Daniels Mystery, #4)
4.01
Okay, am I tired of Kornath's detective running into criminal masterminds? Yes. Was this one a bit different than the first three? Yes.. just enough t ...more
Nov 08, 2010
Nov 08, 2010
 
The Eagles' Brood (Camulod Chronicles, #3)
4.23
The Eagle's Brood brings this pre-Arthurian tale to an important junction-- the birth of King Arthur. Along the way, Caius Merlyn suspects his cousin, ...more
May 19, 2010
May 21, 2010
 
Hastened to the Grave: The Gypsy Murder Investigation
3.33
This was a disturbing book because it was not BASED on a true story, but because it IS a true story. The very idea that a group of gypsies could get a ...more
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Oct 30, 2011
 
An Enemy Reborn
3.36
I ended up disliking this "sequel" pretty much with my whole heart. Oh, it started out with the same flavor as the first in the series, but quickly lo ...more
Nov 15, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
 
The Emperor's General
4.07
A few months ago, I read the nonfiction book "Flyboys" which did a GREAT job of describing the conflict in the Pacific and the mindset of the Japanese ...more
May 2012
May 01, 2012
 
The Spire
3.66
**spoiler alert** I really wanted to like this book. The hero, Mark Darrow, is brought back to his old Alma Mater to become president of the college a ...more
May 12, 2012
May 12, 2012
 
Tom Swift and His Motorcycle
3.57
This one hasn't really aged that well. Yes, it was fun, as I had never read this one as a kid, though I think my brother had a copy in our family libr ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
 
Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice (Jesse Stone, #11)
3.84
This one almost gets four stars just for being a successful contiunation of the Jesse Stone series following the death of Robert Parker, the original ...more
Mar 05, 2013
Mar 05, 2013
 
Billy Boyle (Billy Boyle World War II, #1)
3.66
WOW!

This was a GREAT historical mystery novel. Okay, it has a really lame title (and it appears to be the first of a series)..

Billy Boyle manages to
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Sep 16, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
 
The Gods of War (Emperor, #4)
4.26
**spoiler alert** This was the final book of this series and I am glad I read it. Though I am certain Iggulden speculated quite a bit, I appreciate th ...more
Apr 22, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
 
Brimstone (Virgil Cole & Everett Hitch, #3)
3.92
There are those who claim that Parker had been writing Western novels for years- disguised as private eye novels. I cannot help but sort of agree.

Firs
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Jun 14, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
 
Star Wars: Scoundrels
3.75
I think Zahn just gets better and better... This time, he plots out a Science Fiction caper that will make readers think of an episode of "Leverage" o ...more
Jan 19, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
 
The 47th Samurai (Bob Lee Swagger, #4)
3.75
**spoiler alert** I usually like the Swagger novels.. but this one just stretched reality too much for me. There was some interesting information abou ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 15, 2013
 
A Plague of Secrets (Dismas Hardy, #13)
4.05
**spoiler alert** The most important thing I learned from this book was how to pronounce the author's name.. (in the about the author section in side ...more
Aug 09, 2010
Aug 09, 2010
 
Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #3)
4.16
Well, I got through this one in short order. It was full of Vampire lore, vampire gore, and, in a few parts, a little vampire bore. The action was wel ...more
Jan 07, 2013
Jan 07, 2013
 
Homeland (Crown Family Saga, #1)
4.06
This was a powerful and well written historical novel. It covers the final two decades of the 19th century through the eyes of a German immigrant who ...more
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
 
Black Cross
4.11
Black Cross is a pretty good World War II espionage\Commandos story. It centers around a concentration camp that is involved in medical experimentatio ...more
Nov 25, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
 
Impulse (Jumper, #3)
4.04
I have to be honest that I missed the second book in this series. I read the first book (Jumper) which by the way was a much better book than movie, s ...more
May 16, 2013
May 16, 2013
 
The Green Bottle (The Rockford Files, #1)
3.68
Most novels based on television programs are sorely lacking. They either don't capture the characters and setting well or are poorly crafted tales.

Thi
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Jul 21, 2010
Jul 21, 2010
 
Dear Mr. Holmes: Seven Holmes On The Range Mysteries
4.13
The Description of this book on GOODREADS is wrong. These aren't HOLIDAY mystery stories. But rather, seven short mysteries featuring Old West detecti ...more
Nov 11, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
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