Thriller

The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter

On the face of it, the premise of The Devil’s Triangle seemed interesting enough – FBI agents teaming with a thief of a priceless artifact to uncover the mystery of a family of self-important lunatics who want to uncover some other ancient artifact so they can do something or other. There’s pseudo-science, mystical hand-waving, conspiracies,... Read More »

True Faith and Allegiance by Mark Greaney

True Faith and Allegiance is the latest book in the continuation of the Jack Ryan universe – originally started by Tom Clancy, and continued after his death by others, including the Mark Greaney. Over time the series has evolved from focusing on Jack Ryan, to the activities of his son, Jack Ryan Jr who now... Read More »

Livia Lone by Barry Eisler

Livia Lone is Barry Eisler at the peak of his grimdark best. I’m a fan of Barry Eisler’s John Rain series, and when I read about his new story – the tale of a former child slave who survives to hunt down the likes of those who abused her as a child – I knew that... Read More »

Tier One by Brian Andrews, Jeffrey Wilson

Tier One is a story about the establishment of a secret, undercover intelligence and paramilitary group that operates outside of the usual chain of command. As a former Navy Seal, John Dempsey is dragged into this world, and is tasked with fighting terrorists using methods which might not be acceptable to most ordinary people. This... 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 »

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 »

White Night by William H Lovejoy

White Night by William H LovejoyI guess the re-release of this book, originally published in 1994 just goes to prove that some things don’t stand the test of time. I must admit that I was intrigued by the premise – a battle for control of Antarctica, the last unclaimed continent, with the promise of lots of air combat and international... Read More »

The Witch Who Came in from the Cold by Various Authors

The Witch Who Came in from the Cold by Various AuthorsI received a review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. The Witch Who Came in from the Cold is a collection of short stories, which I believe may have previously been serialised. It is an interesting mix of cold war politics and spy shenanigans with an urban fantasy twist, where each side... Read More »

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