INTERVIEW WITH MEG GARDINER

  INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE by Meg Gardiner is such an intense plot that the light should be on when reading this.  It is a testament to her writing that she can have a dark action-packed plot without the gory details and still grab readers from page one.  This novel delves into the minds of a serial killer and those in law enforcement who pursue them.  In this second book of the series the psychopath mirrors the real-like killers Ted Bundy with a little of Dennis Rader. The premise of the story is that people can vanish without a trace.  The book opens with a gripping scene in which the killer is holding an infant on his lap.  He lures...

REVIEW OF Peter Kirsanow’s TARGET OMEGA Jun04

REVIEW OF Peter Kirsanow’s TARGET OMEGA

TARGET OMEGA Peter Kirsanow Dutton Pub. May 16, 2017 TARGET OMEGA by Peter Kirsanow fills in the gap left behind by the late Vince Flynn regarding stories of political correctness. As with Mitch Rapp, this latest character, Mike Garin leaves no prisoners behind. This action packed tale will be enjoyable for those who want America to win and not succumb to caring about the bad guys feelings. The author wrote the book out of frustration, wanting to return to the days when leaders put America first, “which will also favor the world. Many American politicians believe today that they were elected by the world. We need to be more concerned about...

Brad Taylor’s GHOSTS OF WAR

GHOSTS OF WAR Brad Taylor Dutton Pub. June 28th, 2016 Ghosts Of War by Brad Taylor blends humor, action, and history. Anyone who was a fan of the late legendary thriller author Vince Flynn should read Taylor, the heir apparent to the Mitch Rapp series with his Pike Logan books. The realistic scenarios, technology, and military operations keep the plot moving and insightful. Asked about the humorous scenes the author responded, “Maybe because I am a smart aleck. While writing something might strike me as funny so I put it in the book. Regarding the believability, I make sure I always go back and answer every question. For example, when...

THE FIXER by Joseph FInder reviewed

THE FIXER Joseph Finder June 9th, 2015 Dutton The Fixer by Joseph Finder is a suspenseful novel. What makes this story special is its unique and engaging emotional human dynamics. Besides corruption and blackmail, the author delves deeply into the complex relationship between father and son. The reader wonders how much of a person’s past is known even in a close relationship. Right from the opening pages this book is a real page-turner. After investigative reporter Rick Hoffman loses his job, fiancée, and apartment his only option is to move back into his childhood home. Neglected for years when his father had to move into a nursing home...

DAYS OF RAGE by Brad Taylor

Pub date: July 15, 2014 Dutton Publishing Days Of Rage by Brad Taylor superbly blends historical facts with a fictional storyline. He writes a very complicated and intriguing plot with intense characters. The new cast of characters brings the focus of the book upon events that the reader can truly imagine. The plot takes off from the very beginning where the US, Russia, and Israel are competing for the retrieval of a thumb drive that includes relevant information about the 1972 massacre at the Munich Olympics and a diabolical Russian plan. Eventually some Israeli Mossad agents join forces with Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill to thwart the...