Category Archives: thriller

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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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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The Blue Scarab by Ann Carter

A thriller set in the time of ancient Egypt, The Blue Scarab combines mystery with history.  Lillum is 15 when her father accepts a job working as an artist on the Pharaoh’s tomb.  Her mother long dead, Lillum suddenly finds herself … Continue reading

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Lost World Of Patagonia by Dane Hatchell

I’ll say from the outset:  I didn’t have high expectations of this novel, but it managed to surprise me with a high level of entertainment.  It’s subtitled A Dinosaur Thriller, and the plot is simple.  Rare and valuable red diamonds are … Continue reading

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December 6 by Martin Cruz Smith

Harry Niles is an American who has spent nearly his entire life in Japan.  The son of missionaries, Harry grew up with Tokyo street kids and would have passed for Japanese if not for his gaijin looks. Fast forward to December … Continue reading

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Origin by Dan Brown

Robert Langdon nee Tom Hanks, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain to attend a major announcement by Edmond Kirsch, a billionaire computer AI scientist. Kirsch promises a discovery that “will … Continue reading

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An Officer And A Spy by Robert Harris

Based on the true life “Dreyfus Affair,” An Officer and a Spy is a historical fiction account of a man falsely convicted of treason in 1895 Paris.  In the aftermath of a defeat to the German army, France finds itself outraged … Continue reading

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