REVIEW OF Mike Maden’s TOM CLANCY’S PO...

POINT OF CONTACT Jack Ryan Jr. Book 3 Mike Maden G.P. Putnam’s Sons Pub June 13th, 2017 Tom Clancy’s POINT OF CONTACT by Mike Maden brings back the return of Jack Ryan Jr. He has taken over the writings for the Clancy estate, replacing Grant Blackwood. Maden has put his own imprint on Jack Ryan Jr. by making him a solo main character instead of one of many secondary characters. Maden noted, “I received a call from my editor, Tom Colgan, of my paperback Drone series who is also the Tom Clancy editor. Although it was a thrilling day it was also the most terrifying day. I was asked to write the summer book and Marc Cameron will write the fall...

Mike Maden’s DRONE THREAT Reviewed

Drone Threat Mike Maden G.P. Putnam’s Sons Oct 11th, 2016 Drone Threat by Mike Maden is not just a thriller, but a thought provoking book. The theme is so realistic it is ripped from the headlines, questioning the use and danger of drones. Within an action packed plot readers will be confronted with the use of drones in war and civilian life. Former CIA Special Forces operative Troy Pearce returns. Now the CEO for Pearce Systems, a leader in Drone technology, he is asked by the President to head Drone Command, a new covert department that runs on black ops funding with little oversight. Almost simultaneously with Pearce taking command, a...

DRONE COMMAND by Mike Maden Reviewed

DRONE COMMAND Mike Maden G.P. Putnam October 13th, 2015 DRONE COMMAND by Mike Maden draws readers into the main character’s world.  Troy Pearce, a former CIA operative is now CEO of Pearce Security Systems, a firm that develops drone systems.  This book explores the geo-political world between China and Japan, with the US positioning itself in the middle of the conflict. The plot has China staking a dubious claim in the hotly disputed waters of the East China Sea, with the desire to dominate the region, while the prime minister of Japan threatens to dispatch the country’s naval assets and tear up its antiwar constitution unless the...