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it was amazing
A tech thriller set in the world of autonomous network programs and computer gaming. A computer genius sets up a vast network of computer daemons prog ...more
Apr 24, 2016
Apr 07, 2016
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
really liked it
If I hadn't seen a TV trailer for the upcoming movie this book might have still been sitting on my to-read shelf. Yes, I'm one of those people who hav ...more
Oct 06, 2016
Sep 28, 2016
liked it
This is the first non-fantasy book that Terry Goodkind has written. It's more of a crime thriller, but towards the end it meandered into some fantasy ...more
Mar 14, 2017
Feb 27, 2017
Assassin (Alexander Hawke, #2)
really liked it
As a James Bond style, action adventure this is pretty good. It has all the right mix of elements to make it work; aristocratic British super spy, evi ...more
Jun 29, 2016
Jun 14, 2016
The Mysterious Island
liked it
This book took me ages to read, but I pushed through and completed it. A couple of reasons for that. First the book is not that easy to read. It's fil ...more
Jun 09, 2017
Apr 24, 2017
The Delta Factor
liked it
An original Spillane from the 1960's that I had not read. As I have the sequel, completed by Max Allen Collins, I needed to read this one first. Out o ...more
Jul 08, 2017
Jul 02, 2017
it was amazing
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
Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pitt, #4)
liked it
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
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (Vintage Classics)
liked it
Hammond Innes, along with Alistair Maclean, was one of the early action adventure writers from the 80's and 90's. Way back then I read several of his ...more
Apr 04, 2017
Mar 30, 2017
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
liked it
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
Hawke (Alexander Hawke, #1)
really liked it
This is the first book of a series of adventures starring Alexander Hawke. An aristocratic, billionaire, ex-special forces type secret agent. Sounds a ...more
Sep 05, 2015
Aug 24, 2015
Enter the Saint (The Saint Series)
it was ok
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)
really liked it
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
liked it
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
really liked it
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 Universe, #4)
it was amazing
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)
it was ok
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
Powersat (The Grand Tour, #1)
really liked it
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
Changing of the Guard (Tom Clancy's Net Force, #8)
liked it
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
it was ok
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
The Skeleton Key (Sigma Force, #6.5)
liked it
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
King Solomon's Mines (Allan Quatermain, #1)
liked it
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
Freedom™ (Daemon #2)
it was amazing
This is a direct sequel to 'Daemon' and follows the development of the DarkNet and it's operatives fight against corporate oppression. Sounds like hea ...more
Sep 26, 2016
Sep 17, 2016
Ghost (Paladin of Shadows, #1)
liked it
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
The Inner Circle
it was ok
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
Never Love a Stranger
it was amazing
Classic 80's smut. Good reading in those days.
Dec 09, 1981
Mar 16, 2015
Tracker (Sigma Force, #7.5)
liked it
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)
liked it
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!
liked it
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)
really liked it
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
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