The Bottom Line: A jaw-dropping paranormal thriller series that is clearly deserving of the TV deal it landed. Read it now before all you can imagine is Matt Dillon in the read role. In the opening pages of Pines, the first book in Blake Crouch’s incredible Wayward Pines trilogy, secret service agent Ethan Burke has arrived in Wayward Pines, […]
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Listed as “Thriller of the Month on e-thriller.com” for September 2014, Smokescreen begins at an ancient café in Cairo where two veteran spies plot a covert mission to resolve — once and for all — the Israeli – Palestinian conflict. The pledge: Israel will make a major concession as part of the peace treaty. In […]
It’s easy to see why there are so many mysteries and thrillers written about secret societies. We’re so conditioned by films such as Angels and Demons and Rosemary’s Baby that the very mention of even a benign college organization like Yale’s Skull and Bones conjures images of candlelit initiations, pagan rotations and blood sacrifices. While many of the […]
The Bottom Line: The second outing in the Brilliance Saga series manages to be even more riveting than the first. An ingenious hybrid of pulse-pounding conspiracy thriller and science fiction that is easily once of the year’s must-reads. If you haven’t yet read Sakey’s entry to the series, Brilliance, then consider it an obligatory appetizer. As good as […]
The Bottom Line: Although historical fiction fans may have a hard time digesting Berry’s tale of power-hungry Mormons and secessionist conspiracies, the book delivers some crackling moments that are sure to keep fans of the existing Cotton Malone series engaged. The Review It’s really hard to critique Steve Berry’s Cotton Malone series – each new […]
Welcome to Wayward Pines, the last town. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town’s creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking […]
The Bottom Line: One of the year’s best thrillers, the Fellowship is a rapid-fire adventure through London, South Africa, Paris and Rome that never lets up. Steeped in delicious mystery, this is a ride well worth taking. The second installment of William Tyree’s Blake Carver series finds the protagonist stuck behind a desk at the National […]
Brad Thor’s hero, Scot Harvath, just can’t catch a break. Just back from a mission to Somalia that has left him physically and emotionally spent, he’s saddled with another high-stakes mission (from the publisher): The most secretive organization in America operates without any accountability to the American people. Hiding in the shadows, pretending to be […]
Beecher White, a young archivist, spends his days working with the most important documents of the U.S. government. He has always been the keeper of other people’s stories, never a part of the story himself…until now.