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Thriller Review – Brad Thor’s Hidden Order

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 […]

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24′s Howard Gordon Releases Debut Novel, Gideon’s War

Check out the book trailer for Gideon’s War, the new novel from Howard Gordon, the scribe behind TV’s 24 series.

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New William Gibson Book Trailer

William Gibson, the father of techno thrillers, is back to narrate a suitably futuristic book trailer for his new work, Zero History.

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New Political Thriller about an American Taliban Getting Solid Buzz

Novelist Michael Gruber delivers a highly satisfying political thriller with The Good Son, the story of an American fighting with the Taliban.

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Best Books: 5 G-Men Turned Novelists

Many people who worked in national security and espionage—professions that prize discretion—have turned to successful careers as novelists. These former spies, security advisers, counter-terrorism operators and intelligence directors lend a realistic, veteran approach to their prose, but their books still don’t give up all their secrets. Here are some of the best. John Stockwell A […]

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Green Zone Book Heads to Movie Theaters

The new Matt Damon thriller, Green Zone, takes its inspiration from the nonfiction book Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone. Early reviews are favorable, and compare Damon’s character to his Jason Bourne counterpart.  Here’s the official film synopsis: Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, United […]

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Is Glenn Beck Really the Oprah of Thrillers?

A few weeks ago I posted a blog questioning  the business wisdom of Vince Flynn’s association with Rush Limbaugh and Bill O’Lielly (whoops – I mean O’Reilly). And while I realize that many of you disagreed with my assertion that Rush Limbaugh is too divisive of a figure for a mass market success like Vince […]

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