And Another Review of THE SWITCH

THE SWITCH Joseph Finder June 12, 2017 Dutton Joseph Finder’s fourteenth novel starts simply enough: Michael Tanner – owner of a boutique coffee roaster in Boston – accidentally swaps computers with a US Senator from Illinois. The senator’s computer contains stolen top secret NSA files. Senator Robbins must retrieve the files in order to save her career and Presidential ambitions. It’s a classic story: Tanner has stumbled onto a secret, and the reader expects him to be hunted by a ruthless killer. But fortunately the premise is not the book. Finder smartly positions Tanner against Will Abbott, Senator Robbins’s chief of staff....

Review of THE SWITCH

THE SWITCH Joseph Finder June 13th, 2017 Dutton Pub. Joseph Finder is the king of the conspirator authors. In THE SWITCH he explores the issues of national security and privacy, where they overlap, and how they affect each other. This plot comes straight out of the headlines, but unlike real life it comes to conclusions and solutions. One bad decision has a consequence on future events, as in a domino effect. Finder noted, “While I was writing this book, all this information was being discussed about Hillary Clinton. I made my senator reminiscent of her, and decided to have a stash of top-secret documents downloaded on the computer, a...

Review of THE SWITCH

THE SWITCH Joseph Finder June 13th, 2017 Dutton Pub. Joseph Finder is the king of the conspirator authors. In THE SWITCH he explores the issues of national security and privacy, where they overlap, and how they affect each other. This plot comes straight out of the headlines, but unlike real life it comes to conclusions and solutions. One bad decision has a consequence on future events, as in a domino effect. Finder noted, “While I was writing this book, all this information was being discussed about Hillary Clinton. I made my senator reminiscent of her, and decided to have a stash of top-secret documents downloaded on the computer, a...

Joseph Finder’s GUILTY MINDS is featured in this week’s giveaway Jul29

Joseph Finder’s GUILTY MINDS is featured in ...

This week CrimeSpree Magazine, in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page, is offering you a chance to win a copy of GUILTY MINDS by Joseph Finder   GUILTY MINDS New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder delivers an exhilarating and timely thriller exploring how even the most powerful among us can be brought down by a carefully crafted lie and how the secrets we keep can never truly stay buried. The chief justice of the Supreme Court is about to be defamed, his career destroyed, by a powerful gossip website that specializes in dirt on celebs and politicians. Their top reporter has written an exposé claiming that he had...

5 Books That Changed My Life

5 books that changed my life – made me want to be a writer. These are novels that suck you in and cast a spell, make you lose track of time.  Total immersion experiences. Reading each of these was such a powerful experience that I said to myself, “Cool, I want to try to do this too.” A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle. I read this as a kid (9 or 10) and was utterly transported.  I still think about the amazing scene when Meg confronts It. Unforgettable. The Dead Zone by Stephen King.  I remember reading this through the night and being totally spooked.  I only recently realized, rereading it, that a long chunk of...