Tag: novel

Book Review: Without Fear or Favor, by Robert K Tanenbaum

Robert K. Tanenbaum is one of those authors I have always wanted to read, but never got around to reading. My loss. Or it was my loss. I received a copy of his latest novel, Without Fear or  Favor. Turns out it is the 29th in the Butch Karp-Marlene Ciampi series. Normally, when I read […]

Book Review: ASSASSIN’S CODE, by Ward Larsen

So here is what happened. I received a copy of ASSASSIN’S CODE from the publisher so I could write a review. I hate jumping in to the middle of a series. This, being the fourth book in the David Slaton series, I did the only thing an avid reader could do. I went back and […]

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: 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: 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 […]