Tag Archives: thriller

Sea Storm by Andrew Mayne

Read November 2022 Recommended for police procedural fans ★    ★    ★   Not enough cowbell underwater. For every thriller/mystery series, there is a style and a place, and that’s part of the attraction. Conversations go like this with my … Continue reading

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Blood Work by Michael Connelly

Read Sept-Oct 2022 Recommended for police procedural fans ★   ★   1/2   This was a chore, despite being one of the more competently written Michael Connelly books. If you enjoyed it, fabulous. Sincerely. (And if you like Connelly but haven’t tried … Continue reading

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Runner by Patrick Lee

Read August 2022 Recommended for fans of xfiles thrillers ★   ★  I needed a palate cleanser between the dark chocolate intensity of Novik’s The Golden Enclaves, and the crunchy deliciousness of Vo’s Into the Riverlands, which I wanted to re-read … Continue reading

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Black Coral by Andrew Mayne

Read August 2022 Recommended for thriller fans ★   ★   ★   ★  Thrillers fill a particular ecological niche in my life. For me, they are literary fast food, perfect for when I need a tasty jolt to power me through a … Continue reading

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Persuader by Lee Child

Attempted to Read July 2022 Recommended for airplanes DNF   Please add this book to the tv series asap so I don’t have to read any more words. “The cop climbed out of his car exactly four minutes before he … Continue reading

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The Runaway by Nick Petrie

Read May 2022 Recommended for thriller fans ★   ★  I’m not the audience for this book. You like this author? Awesome. Move along. Nothing to see here. Here’s the deal: there’s this person I’m dating and this is the second … Continue reading

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Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White

Read May 2022 Recommended for fans of thrillers, marine biology ★   ★   ★      Ah, the airport thriller. White’s entry into the genre is solid, albeit rather peculiar. What can we say? It was the 1990s. A lot of … Continue reading

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Needle Work by Wick Welker

Recommended for:  fans of medicine, character thrillers Read in August 2021 ★   ★   ★   ★   I’m reading a lot these days, and when I’m going through a book every couple of days, I like to mix my genres up. I … Continue reading

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Florida Straits by Laurence Shimes

Read September 2020 Recommended for fans of ?comedy Mafias?  ★     ★    ★   1/2 This was unexpected. No, really, it was. I expected a Mafia thriller/farce–perhaps along the lines of ‘Get Shorty’–what I found was a rather interesting story … Continue reading

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Network Effect by Martha Wells

Read September 2020 Recommended for fans of action AI   ★     ★    ★    ★   First of all, it’s Murderbot. So ‘four stars’ here is about a million for a normal read. But I struggled with Network Effect. Yes, … Continue reading

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