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....

Joseph Finder’s The Switch is this week’s giveaway Jun23

Joseph Finder’s The Switch is this week̵...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of  THE SWITCH by Joseph Finder The new exhilarating thriller from New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder. Michael Tanner is on his way home from a business trip when he accidentally picks up the wrong MacBook in the TSA security line at LAX. He doesn’t notice the mix up until he arrives home in Boston, but by then it’s too late. Tanner’s curiosity gets the better of him when he discovers that the owner is a US senator, and that the laptop contains top secret files. When Senator Susan Robbins realizes she’s come back with the wrong laptop, she calls her...

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...

LIFE OF CRIME: Trailer for Elmore Leonard adaptation May21

LIFE OF CRIME: Trailer for Elmore Leonard adaptati...

Every time word comes of an Elmore Leonard based film, I feel a mix of dread and anticipation. When done right, Leonard’s stuff is awesome on the big screen. But there have been so many that missed the mark that I am skeptical. Based on THE SWITCH, LIFE OF CRIME stars Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Yasiin Bey, Isla Fisher, Will Forte and Tim Robbins. Ordell Robbie (Bey aka Mos Def) and Louis Gara (Hawkes) have lots in common – time in the same slammer, convictions for grand theft auto, and a plan for a big score. They’re going to snatch the wife (Aniston) of a Detroit developer (Robbins) and collect some easy ransom money....