Category Archives: Adventure

The Reckoning by John Grisham

The Reckoning is a departure from Grisham’s usual legal thrillers. The story is told in three parts. 1. A premeditated crime in rural Mississippi. 2. The Bataan death march (which stands by itself, and doesn’t really drive the story). 3. … Continue reading

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Past Tense by Lee Child

Past Tense: Jack Reacher #23 Jack Reacher left the US Army as a Major (military police) at the age 36. Since then he’s been roaming the country taking odd jobs and investigating suspicious and frequently dangerous situations. No home, no … Continue reading

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Theodore Boone by John Grisham

Kid Lawyer: Theodore Boone #1 This series was written for kids, but it has Grisham’s touch. Theo Boone in the seventh grade. He’s a law junkie; both his parents are lawyers. Theo knows everyone at the courthouse. He also makes … Continue reading

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End Game by David Baldacci

End Game: Will Robie Series, Book 5 Will Robie and Jessica Reel are US government assassins. Blue Man is missing. No, not the Las Vegas entertainers but the Robie’s handler. They need to find him because there is a lot … Continue reading

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The Fix by David Baldacci

The Fix: Memory Man series Book 3 The hero, Amos Decker uses his memory to solve crimes. In this book the mystery is so deep it taxes even his mind. There is a lot of action in the book, but … Continue reading

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Temple by Matthew Reilly

From Goodreads:  “Four centuries ago, a precious idol was hidden in the jungles of Peru. To the Incan people, it is still the ultimate symbol of their spirit. To William Race, an American linguist enlisted by the U.S. Army to decipher … Continue reading

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Midnight Line by Lee Child

There are two types of Reacher novels. One where Reacher saves the world, and one where Reacher works his magic in a smaller setting. In “The Midnight Line” it’s the latter. Thankfully. I find the small stage suits Reacher better. … Continue reading

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