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Book Review: ASSASSIN’S GAME, by Ward Larsen

David Slaton is the most effective, lethal assassin created . . . ASSASSIN’S GAME is the second book in the David Slaton series. (The first was THE PERFECT ASSASSIN — click here for the review). Both books are quick, exciting reads. However, I enjoyed ASSASSIN’S GAME just a bit more. Dr. Ibrahim Hamedi is the […]

Book Review: THE PERFECT ASSASSIN, by Ward Larsen

I have to admit it. I caught the espionage bug. Maybe I’ve always had it? Between Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels, and Jason Bourne starring on the pages of Ludlum’s books, to Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp character . . . (and I suppose it goes without saying, and yet, here I am saying it, there seems always […]

Book Review: DARKTOWN, by Thomas Mullen

Thomas Mullen DARKTOWN 37 Ink, 2016 371 pages Crime / Police Procedural Picked up a copy of DARKTOWN on a whim. Reviews looked good. Synopsis sounded good. Figured I’d give it a shot. Man. This book was outstanding. I want to put this at the front of the review. Not the end. I don’t want people to […]

Book Review: Term Limits, by Vince Flynn

TERM LIMITS, published in 1999, and Vince Flynn’s first novel, actually fits in third in the Mitch Rapp series, right between KILL SHOT and TRANSFER OF POWER. Which is pretty cool. Additionally, I found TERM LIMITS –for a book published eighteen years ago– very politically relevant. The President of the United States has a budget […]

Book Review: KILL SHOT, by Vince Flynn

So. I just finished reading the second book in the Mitch Rapp saga. KILL SHOT picks up pretty much where AMERICAN ASSASSIN left off. Basically, Mitch Rapp works for an off-chute branch of the C.I.A. Black-Ops. He does things that need to get done, and without too many people knowing the details. He is essentially […]