It pains me to give such a high rating to a James Patterson book but I actually enjoyed this story, even at over 500 pages. The plot serves up a compelling, intricate thriller with interesting behind-the-scenes detail of how the U.S. government might react to a cyber-crisis. The main character, President Duncan, is way too… Read More The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
During a mass shooting at a local zoo, a mother uses her knowledge of the area and the intensely protective connection between herself and her son to survive. A normal day at the zoo turns into a nightmare when Joan and her four-year-old son, Lincoln, are trapped in the midst of a mass shooting. Author… Read More Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips
Sandra Brown delivers another compelling romantic thriller with a complex and twisted plot, though this particular story may take one turn too many to be plausible for some readers. The relationship between the two appealing main characters develops quickly and is hot and steamy. Brown skillfully handles both elements – the sexual tension never interferes… Read More Seeing Red by Sandra Brown
book within a book plain writing – not great creates elaborate situations that would have been quickly solved in the real world “a simple conversation is avoided or mishandled to create tension” Does have at least one good twist in the plot.
A suspended cop falls from a balcony, causing temporary amnesia. With the help of his partner and former girlfriend, he struggles to re-trace the steps of his covert investigation into the dirty dealings of an influential businessman, hopefully in time to avert a disaster in Manhattan. A competent thriller with humor and camaraderie and the… Read More Blackout by David Rosenfelt