Category Archives: thriller

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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The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold

Doing one’s duty in caring for a mother with dementia is pushing Helen Knightly over the edge.  As her mother leaves behind every vestige of humanity she once possessed, Helen is faced with a monster and an irresistible urge to … Continue reading

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Artemis by Andy Weir

Artemis The story is a mystery thriller that takes place on a moon base in the future. The technology isn’t very advanced. The characters are two dimensional. The plot was okay and I enjoyed reading the book, but it’s a … Continue reading

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Impact by Douglas Preston

Another in his Wyman Ford series, Impact, by Douglas Preston, sends our hero to Cambodia, where mysterious deadly gemstones make an appearance.  At the same time, a young woman in Maine sees a meteor fall to the earth and she’s determined … Continue reading

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Mission One by Samuel Best

An exciting science fiction thriller, Mission One opens when a private spaceship embarks to Titan, the sixth moon of Saturn, on a preliminary mission to establish a research station on the distant moon. From the beginning there are clues that things aren’t … Continue reading

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The North Water by Ian McGuire

Set on a whaling ship headed for the arctic circle, The North Water is a gripping, gritty thriller I found hard to put down.  Patrick Sumner, the ex-army surgeon discovers a young cabin boy brutally raped and obviously beaten, and is … Continue reading

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Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

From Goodreads:  “When reporter Ellen Gleeson gets a ‘Have You Seen This Child?’ flyer in the mail, she almost throws it away. But something about it makes her look again, and her heart stops; the child in the photo is … Continue reading

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