Into the Inferno by Earl Emerson This is a fast-moving firefighter book with a twist that may not be as rare as we would like to think. When a firefighter pulls open the door to a burning house, car or barn they have no… Continue Reading “Into the Inferno – a novel by Earl Emerson”
Fatal by Michael Palmer My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I think of chemicals and waste products that cause human cancers, deformities, life-threatening illnesses and such, I think of Erin Brockovich and her quest to stop the release of hexavalent chromium into the… Continue Reading “Book Review: Fatal by Michael Palmer”
The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer My rating: 5 of 5 stars As a former nerdy ex-science/biology/chemistry teacher, it’s always fun to read about the underdog who ultimately breaks up the plot to overthrow the government! This story will keep you guessing and turning pages… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Chemist byStephenie Meyer”
Isaac Asimov’s Caliban by Roger MacBride Allen My rating: 5 of 5 stars I haven’t read a really good sci-fiction book for a long time and this one is definitely top of the line! Having grown up on the early I-Robot and other novels… Continue Reading “Book Review:Isaac Asimov’s Caliban, by Roger MacBride Allen”
Choosers of the Slain by James H. Cobb My rating: 4 of 5 stars Here’s to the US Navy’s response to G.I.Jane and a techy introduction to twenty-first century naval warfare. In an environment more hostile than outer space, America’s Amanda Garrett, Commander of… Continue Reading “Choosers of the Slain by James H. Cobb: a book you’ll want to read!”
Home Invasion by William W. Johnstone My rating: 2 of 5 stars Here we have a novel with serious flaws and misconceptions put together after the author’s death from notes and outlines. Could this book be prophetic and was W.W. Johnstone thinking of writing… Continue Reading “Book Review: “Home Invasion” by ghost writers of William W. Johnstone”
Condition Black by Gerald Seymour My rating: 4 of 5 stars Here’s a really well written book showing the flaws in Whitehall’s old boys methodology of handling an active shooter and spy suspect. A good insight into the differences in the way the US… Continue Reading “Book Review: Condition Black by Gerald Seymour”
One Shot by Lee Child My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s an outstanding book representing the excellence of Lee Child’s writing, plot and development of his hero, Jack Reacher. When I talk to others about this action/thriller mystery series, this is one of… Continue Reading “Book Review: One Shot by Lee Child. Wow!”
It’s here this weekend! The Northwest Book Festival in Portland, OR 30th of July, Pioneer Courthouse Square! Check it out! I’ll be there! With three books to sign for buyers! Here’s my author site! What time???? 3:30 – 5:00PM What books??? 1. “The Ghosts… Continue Reading “See you At Northwest Book Festival!”
The Codex File by Miles Etherton Here’s an exciting British based novel of internet espionage, murder, psycho-manipulation and the fight for power when politics and big government get control of the free internet. I was initially put off a bit by the first chapter… Continue Reading “The Codex File: What if Big Biz and Big Gov take over the Free Internet?”
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