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I Am That Fool a book
This review is based on an advanced reader copy received from the author but still reflects my own opinion. This book shows how the legal system can be skewed toward the prosecution's way and hints …
reviewed The Last Dead Girl a book. November 25, 2013
The Last Dead Girl a book
Those familiar with Dolan's previous work will realize immediately that this is a "prequel" to his David Loogan stories.  Before he was Loogan, he was David Malone.  David has …
Sea of Crises a book by Marty Steere
I was lucky to receive a reviewer's copy from the author for this book.  This book has both a lot of good parts and some not so good.  The premise of the book is that there was an additional …
The Frigularity a book by Mark Rayner
Mark Rayner has created a very funny yet serious work along the lines of a Max Barry novel (see Company, Syrup, Jennifer Government). Blake Givens works for an ad agency. It is a ho hum life. Then one …
reviewed Accidents Waiting to Happen. November 21, 2012
Accidents Waiting to Happen
Having enjoyed another Simon Woods book (Terminated) I ordered this one through the Vine program.  Though not nearly as good as the other book, this is a decent thriller.  The author kept the …
reviewed Flowers At Midnight a book. September 07, 2012
Flowers At Midnight a book
This is the perfect book to fill in a lot of time when you are idle. Bella and Martin a pair of lovers are hired by Mona to get incrimating evidence on a Government Official (Alex) who is in line to be …
reviewed The Last Refuge. June 11, 2012
The Last Refuge
I was approached by the author of this book to provide a review and it is one time that I am glad I accepted. The book is very appropos to today's events in Iran and what might happen as they seek …
reviewed A Fatal Debt. May 28, 2012
A Fatal Debt
Ben Cowper (pronounced Cooper) is a psychiatrist with a patient (Harry Shapiro) who is contemplating suicide. Through pressure from his boss, he releases Shapiro to the custody of his wife, Nora provided …
The Inquisitor: A Book
Gieger is great at what he does.  He is an expert at "information retrieval," meaning he uses a combination of physical and mental means to garner secrets from people.  He has set …
reviewed The Deep Zone. March 15, 2012
The Deep Zone
Hallie is a scuba diving instructor and caver who used to work for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).  She had been let go for an alleged case of leaking classified information.  …
Capital Murder: A Novel Of Suspense
This book has a number of interesting plots happening at once. A serial killer(Little) is trying to get a new trial because one of the murders he was convicted for was committed by somebody else. A group …
reviewed Fall From Grace: A Novel. February 10, 2012
Fall From Grace: A Novel
This is a book were you plod along and wait for something to happen and very little does.  Adam Blaine is a covert government agent working on an assignment in Afghanistan and is called home because …
reviewed Super Bowl XLVI. February 06, 2012
Super Bowl XLVI
Who would have thought that this game was virtually a carbon copy of the last three meetings of these two teams? Three times in a row Eli Manning led the Giants downfield for a comeback lead with two …
Presidential Migraines a book
I got this book as an advanced reviewer copy signed by the author. It had many good points and some interesting occurences. A group of researchers complete a project for an Iranian benefactor and then …
reviewed Need You Now a book. January 02, 2012
Need You Now a book
The usually dependable Grippando goes off course with this one and tries to cram too many ideas into one story (Maddoff, witness protection, government plots, corporate intrigue, computer hackers, terrorists, …
reviewed You're Next. November 27, 2011
You're Next
This story sucks the reader in from the start and grips you most of the way. Mike Wingate was abandoned by his father and left in a schoolyard when he was four. Mike was in such shock of being left there …
reviewed The Drop. September 28, 2011
The Drop
This is another excellent book about Harry Bosch, my favorite LAPD homicide investigator. The title of the book may throw the reader off though.      The DROP in this book refers to …
reviewed Act of deceit. September 15, 2011
Act of deceit
This story had all the elements of a good tale. It had a catchy beginning; a former detective needs to track down the sister of a friend who recently died, even though it is an uncomfortable situation …
reviewed The Accident. August 17, 2011
The Accident
This was an excellent thriller/mystery until about the last 75 pages then it morphed into something that could have been the plot of Desperate Housewives. The story opens with two women looking for "knock-off" …
reviewed Cafe Libri. August 10, 2011
Cafe Libri
As reading is my number 1 passion it would make sense that a community with members that share similar interests would be my favorite one!  Adrianna has done a marvelous job keeping this community …
Machine Man(Vintage Contemporaries Original)
Max Barry is the master of the fun corporate farce! All his prior books were fun reads (Syrup, Company) and this one is no exception. Charles Neumann is a robotics type engineer who accidently loses one …
reviewed One Dog Night. July 30, 2011
One Dog Night
This book has all the elements that make Andy Carpenter such an enjoyable character. In this one he is asked to defend Noah Galloway, who is accused of having set a fire several years back that killed …
My Two Wives and Three Husbands: A True Love Story
From the opening pages of this memoir of Samuel Gorsky (later changed to S. Stanley Gordon) I was mesmorized. This is the tale of someone who dealt with a difficult childhood, laced with racism against …
reviewed Spiral: A Novel. February 16, 2011
Spiral: A Novel
This is another scary technological thriller. It is scary because the author makes it almost inevitable that something similar to this is bound to happen in the near future. An aged scientist (Liam) who …
reviewed Bad Things Happen. January 03, 2011
Bad Things Happen
David Loogan is a mysterious sort hiding a past. He recently moved to Ann Arbor and works on a novel in his spare time. As each revision is finished he takes a printed copy to a publishing house (Grey …
reviewed The Hole (book). December 24, 2010
The Hole (book)
This book is a modern day fable written by a psychologist to teach the reader the importance of being one with yourself and not needing the acceptance of others to lead the life you enjoy. Dirk and Dawn …
Sidney Sheldon's After the Darkness
One thing I can say about this book is that it is never boring. In the wake of the financial meltdown and the Bernard Maddoff scandal the author weaves a tale about Grace Brookstein, a simple minded society …
reviewed The Amazing Spider-Man Issue #1. August 25, 2010
The Amazing Spider-Man Issue #1
Spiderman, a character who debuted in Amazing Fantasy #15 was such a popular character that creator Stan Lee decided to give him his own monthly title.  This is the very first issue.  …
reviewed The Terminal Experiment. July 02, 2010
The Terminal Experiment
Sawyer weaves an interesting spin on his "mind scanning" series. In this one three different versions of Peter Hobson's mind are scanned into a computer and literally become thinking beings …
reviewed WWW.Watch. April 24, 2010
WWW.Watch
   Let me preface this review by saying that Sawyer is my favorite scifi writer today and that I found the first book in this trilogy to be excellent.  However, much to my dismay this book …
reviewed Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend. March 26, 2010
posted in Just Baseball
Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend
   As a true baseball fan and a child of the 60's I loved this book packed with such intricate detail and Willie expressions.  The reader gets a great understanding as to Willie the man …
reviewed The Killing of Mindi Quintana (Book). March 09, 2010
The Killing of Mindi Quintana (Book)
   This book's writing style reminded me of Max Barry's (Syrup, Jennifer Government) novels. At times it uses a stream on conciousness approach but at other times it can be very descriptive. …
reviewed The Winner. January 26, 2010
The Winner
This is the perfect novel to take with you on a relaxing vacation and read at the beach.  The book is fast paced and suspenseful with very intriguing characters.   The story centers around LuAnn …
reviewed The Breach (book). January 24, 2010
The Breach: a book
   I really enjoyed this tale with a new action hero Travis Chase who is a mix of John McClane meeting Harry Bosch. Chase is someone who did something wrong and ended up spending twelve years …
reviewed Escape From Memory: a book. December 21, 2009
Escape From Memory: a book
Having read Running Out of Time,Turnabout and all the Shadow children books, I was a little bit disappointed with this book. The others could be easily enjoyed by all where this book definately is for …
reviewed The Twilight Zone Companion: a book. December 09, 2009
posted in Pass The Remote!
The Twilight Zone Companion: a book
   I was watching a Twilight Zone marathon and found myself constantly referring to this book each time I saw an actor with a familiar face. This would lead me to look at other interesting tidbits …
reviewed Doomsday (book). December 07, 2009
Doomsday Book
   For those of you who want intricate special effects regarding time travel (ala Michael Crichton's Timeline), you will not find it here.  Instead we are provided a story with time travel …
reviewed Marker: a book. November 18, 2009
Marker: a book
   Cook is a masterful writer that makes anyone very afraid to ever check into a hospital! In this one seemingly healthy young patients are dying of heart attacks after undergoing minor surgery. …
reviewed New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timi.... November 18, 2009
posted in Politics Your Way
   I sat and read it in about an hour and a half.  This was mainly because there are a great number of pictures that take up a lot of the book’s space and also the book is difficult …
reviewed Lewis Black: Me of Little Faith. September 10, 2009
Lewis Black: Me of Little Faith
   I found this book to be a lot more calm than Lewis' last book which at times I could almost hear him going through his hilarious rants.  This book doesn't seem to have those rants and …
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