September 2016 - Book of Bogan

The Thief’s Daughter by Jeff Wheeler

After taking a dislike to the first book in the series, I thought I would give the second Kingsfountain book a chance to redeem itself. I was disappointed to find that my problems with the first novel, which mostly involved boring characters, and borrowing far too heavily from real world history for its own good,... Read More »

Shadowed Souls edited by Jim Butcher & Kerrie L. Hughes

Shadowed Souls edited by Jim Butcher & Kerrie L. HughesShadowed Souls is short story anthology, edited by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes, featuring stories from a number of well-known authors, centred around the theme of individuals who might be doing good things, but have a troubled, or dark side to them. As with any collection of stories, there are ones which were my... Read More »

Titan Sinking by James Dixon

Titan Sinking by James DixonTitle: Titan Sinking: the decline of the WWF in 1995. Author: James Dixon Publisher: Whatculture.com Pages: 281 pages Professional wrestling is something that is largely the stuff of mockery among those who have no interest in the subject. For those inside the business, or who are actually fans of the action and storytelling inside the squared circle, it... Read More »

Executive Action by Jac Simensen

Executive Action by Jac SimensenTitle: Executive Action Author: Jac Simensen Publisher: John Hunt Publishing Ltd Pages: 224 This is the story of a psychotic billionaire who decides to launch a suicide attack against the Muslims for reasons that are never clearly explained. (Turnabout’s fair play I guess?) With that moderately interesting notion in mind, you have to set yourself in for a... Read More »

Foreign Agent by Brad Thor

Foreign Agent by Brad ThorTitle: Foreign Agent Author: Brad Thor Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 352 pages Foreign Agent is the 15th novel in the Scot Harvath series by Brad Thor, and is the first in the series that I’ve read. I was a little uncertain about starting this far into an established series, but I found that the... Read More »

Pivotal Velocity by Arthur Bozikas

Pivotal Velocity by Arthur BozikasTitle: Pivotal Velocity by Arthur Bozikas Publisher: Australian Ebook Publisher Format: Ebook Available: Now Tom Stiles is apparently a businessman, an adrenalin seeker, a devoted father, and a black ops agent. Pivotal Velocity is the story of his recruitment through a series of short-term government jobs leading to his ultimate recruitment as a agent in a secret... Read More »

Sealed Up by Steve Dunn Hanson

Sealed Up by Steve Dunn HansonTitle: Sealed Up by Steve Dunn Hanson Publisher: Steve Dunn Hanson Format: ebook Available: Now On the face of it, Sealed Up looks like it could actually be a halfway decent archeology based thriller… until you realise it is “christian fiction”.written by an author whose previous works largely seem to consist of Christian Self-Help books. Well,... Read More »

In the Blackness of Space by Robert Kuntz

In the Blackness of Space by Robert KuntzTitle: In the Blackness of Space by Robert Kuntz Publisher: Harbourlight Books Available: Now Format: ebook In the Blackness of Space is a quasi-hard science fiction novel with a hefty sting in the tail. One should not enter the reading of this book thinking this is a straight up science fiction, as I made the... Read More »

God of the Internet by Lynn Lipinski

God of the Internet by Lynn LipinskiGod of the Internet is a promising techno-thriller than begins with a plot which might – as they say in the classics – have been ripped from the headlines. A computer hacker working for as Islamic Jihadi group takes control over the water supply of Los Angeles, and proceeds to wreak havoc on the population,... Read More »