Tag: military

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: Into A Dark Frontier, by John Mangan

INTO A DARK FRONTIER is a the debut thriller from John Mangan. Hard to believe this is his first novel. The writing is crisp, the dialogue authentic, and the pacing non-stop. While the book boosts that the story takes place in the near future, I am convinced it is not a future so far away. […]

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 […]

Netflix Movie Review: Killing Season

Killing Season (Rated R) is written by Evan Daughtry (Divergent and Snow White and the Huntsman) and directed by Mark Steven Johnson (Ghost Rider movies).¬†The 91 minute film stars two of my favorites, Robert DeNiro and John Travolta. During the war in Bosnia, DeNiro (portraying Benjamin Ford) and his platoon stumble on a Serbian soldiers […]