The Bottom Line: Preston and Child shake up their Agent Pendergast series, and in doing so, elevate it to a new level. What could be worse than an extended government shutdown? For the eccentric Aloysius Xingu Leng Pendergast, the answer is a leadership overhaul at the FBI New York field office. Pendergast likes to work alone, […]
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Almost since the FBI was founded during the Teddy Roosevelt presidency in 1908, novelists and filmmakers alike have been cooking up fictional episodes of the legendary G-men. Some of these classic tales are tributes, and many more are conspiracy theories. More often than not in books about the FBI, the feds are positioned as the […]
“Why is this town called Mother’s Rest?” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her […]
Who’s up for a treasure hunt? The dynamic duo of Preston & Child have served up another Gideon Crew novel. If anything screams “beach read” to us right now, it’s got to be this one. Here’s the premise: Gideon Crew -brilliant scientist, master thief – is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, […]
Lee Child has released a brief (as in 15 seconds) book trailer for his recently released crime thriller, Worth Dying For. The novel is another in the popular Jack Reacher series.