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Gideon's Sword (Gideon Crew, #1)
it was amazing
They have the second book just out, and I wasn't sure (dratted memory) if I had read the first, since I had no recollection of it, although I always t ...more
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Mar 30, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
The Ice Limit (Ice Limit #1)
it was amazing
Another read through of the great Preston/Child novel (earlier in their careers), Ice Limit. A rousing adventure of Cape Horn, just north of the roari ...more
Jun 27, 2012
Oct 07, 2011
Deep Storm (Jeremy Logan, #1)
really liked it
Lincoln Child is of course part of the writing team of Preston/Child, who wrote the Pendergast series, including Relic and Cabinet of Curiousities, bu ...more
not set
Jun 24, 2012
Oct 07, 2011
it was amazing
A great book - set all over, it still retains some of the flavor of it's Scottish writer and character. It involves some old research at Los Alamos an ...more
Oct 12, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
Black Order (Sigma Force, #3)
it was amazing
I enjoyed it - I enjoy all of Rollins' books - and I enjoy the guys from Sigma Force - this one brings Gray Pierce to the forefront, a nice change.

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Jan 02, 2013
Feb 19, 2008
The Aquatic Labyrinth: A Venetian Mystery
really liked it
I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Due to eye problems I am late with it, and apologies to all concerned. This is first ...more
May 2014
Sep 23, 2013
Virtual Destruction
liked it
Not really SF, more thriller, it involves a group of people working on VR at LLNL. There is the usual assortment of characters, and various plot lines ...more
Dec 26, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
Primeval (Event Group Thriller #5)
really liked it
This was another great one in the Event Group series. Taking place in the wilds of British Columbia, he combines a "natural" myth from that area, alon ...more
Dec 2011
Nov 28, 2011
Variant (Variant, #1)
really liked it
An interesting book about a young foster kid who apples for a prestigious boarding school's scholarship and gets it A little glossed over as to how he ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 15, 2012
Ghost Country (Travis Chase, #2)
it was amazing
Well, this is one of the most inventive books I have read in a long time. As James Rollins put it : Brilliant!, and uses words like awe, and inspiring ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
Silent Thunder (Hannah Bryson, #1)
really liked it
Another outing for this mother-son duo - this time about a submarine. The brother and sister are hired to do an overhaul on the sub, making sure that ...more
Jan 2011
Sep 09, 2011
Everfree (Idlewild, #3)
really liked it
Last book in the Idlewild trilogy. This book focused on the core group of post-humans, somewhat on a few on their children, and the communities of pop ...more
Oct 22, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Threshold (Chess Team Adventure, #3)
really liked it
Great addition to the Chess team. This one brought in new characters, new emotions and deeper backstories, and ranged all over the world, including br ...more
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
Earthquake Games (Eileen Reed, #2)
really liked it
Another great book -I read the first one in te series over 10 years ago, so i didn't recall it, but this was a good, old-fashioned thriller, with abou ...more
Jan 26, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
Havoc (Philip Mercer, #7)
really liked it
It was a great story, one of his best. Rousing Mercer and Co. adventure, and people you really care about. He has a nice way of delineating his charac ...more
Sep 18, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Cold Vengeance (Pendergast, #11)
really liked it
decent entry in the trilogy started by Fever Dream - a look, actually a large crack into the protective shell surrounding Pendergast. From the cool, ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
really liked it
I enjoyed this genetic experiment gone awry book. It's cast of characters weren't the typical good guys, evil scientist, and megamastermind, but a gro ...more
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
The Vault (Tyler Locke, #2)
really liked it
Nice easy thriller book - based on the King Midas legend. Very nicely blends fact with fiction, and myth with truth. Lots of action, across Europe and ...more
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
really liked it
I might have read this book a number of years ago,since I was able to predict certain scenes, although maybe I just read too many thrillers? Anyway, t ...more
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 12, 2011
Pandora's Curse (Philip Mercer #4)
really liked it
Nice entry in the Philip Mercer series, although this one takes place on the high seas, and you miss the supporting cast, although one of his later fr ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
The Last Ember
it was amazing
Finished this book at 3:30am. I told myself I wouldn't do it - stay up that late, but the book kept drawing me in. Every night, I stay up late, trying ...more
Nov 14, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Tremor (John Taft, #2)
really liked it
Dirgo has written on the Oregon Files with Clive Cussler, so he comes from a solid thriller/adventure background. This one involved some little known ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Dec 17, 2011
The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure, #3)
really liked it
Another great Fargo adventure with the husband and wife team this time spending much of their time in Nepal. Fascinating setting, a great historical m ...more
Oct 24, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
The Furies
really liked it
Another good read by Napier, this one dealing with a secret bio-weapons program the Nazis were working on. Using real history, extrapolating for the n ...more
Nov 20, 2011
Nov 16, 2011
it was amazing
Great story -about urban explorers, or "creepers," who explore, illegally, abandoned buildings, tunnels, hospitals, just about any structure or maze t ...more
Aug 2011
Aug 27, 2011
Patient Zero (Joe Ledger, #1)
really liked it
This is the first "Joe Ledger" books, a special forces guy with a large skill set, sent to work for a shadowy organization called the Dept. of Militra ...more
Jan 29, 2012
Jan 26, 2012
really liked it
This is an enjoyable thriller - a little different from her Eve Duncan series. In this one, a new character is brought to life - Emily Hudson, a UN ar ...more
Jan 03, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
The Games
it was amazing
This was a really good book - reminded me in a way of Masello's The Bestiary. The basic premise is that a group of scientists, in the near future, are ...more
Aug 02, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Fire and Ice
really liked it
A solid thriller about a man and his doctor wife who sailed the south China seas on their small yacht with their daughter, stopping at al the local is ...more
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Kill Decision
it was amazing
This is an explosive novel. Like his two previous novels, Suarez takes onto the cutting edge of technology and gives you a what-if scenario. Starting ...more
Jul 31, 2012
Jul 27, 2012