Category: author

Book Review: SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, by Christopher Valen

I have been a fan of the John Santana crime novels from the beginning, as well as an immediate fan of Christopher Valen. His writing style, characters, and tight-knitted plots made becoming a fan simple, natural. I mean, Valen puts everything a mystery reader wants inside every one of his novels. Intrigue, suspense, a splash […]

Book Review: Law And Vengeance, by Mike Papantonio

I have been a fan of legal thrillers going back to 1986 when I accidentally stumbled onto a copy of Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent. After, I found John Grisham, and Steve Martini, and so on, and so forth. You see what I’m saying, right? When I was sent a copy of Mike Papantonio’s Law And […]

Book Review: Oath of Honor, by Matthew Betley

Matthew Betley joined the Marines in 1999 and spent ten years as a scout sniper platoon commander, an infantry officer, and a ground intelligence officer. His background and experience have allowed him an amazing opportunity to slip into his current role as the author of military thrillers. I read his first book, OVERWATCH, in a […]

Book Review: OVERWATCH, by Matthew Betley

I am definitely on a kick. Thanks to the likes of Vince Flynn. While I have always loved crime novels, only recently have I started reading about espionage, and military-thrillers. My latest read is Matthew Betley’s debut, OVERWATCH. The overall plot is somewhat simple. I like that. There is an objective, and the Betley just […]

Book Review: AMERICAN ASSASSIN, by Vince Flynn

For a long time I’d seen Vince Flynn novels on bookshelves, but never gave them a try. Recently, I saw an upcoming movie trailer for AMERICAN ASSASSIN. It looked pretty awesome. I found out the movie was based on the Vince Flynn novel. And so, I bought it. And read it. And loved it! I […]