Category Archives: Thriller

Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer

If you are like me these have been trying times, politically speaking. That is why I jumped on this book as soon as I heard about it! (Thanks, Marian!) A mystery novel starring Vice President Biden and President Obama? Just … Continue reading

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The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

A younger woman begins an affair with a married man. The married man leaves his wife for the younger woman. The betrayed wife tries desperately to break them up. Obsession, betrayal, passion, are all a part of this story of … Continue reading

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Slade House by David Mitchell

This is one of the most interesting haunted house books I have ever read! Not that I really go out of my way to read haunted house books but I have read a few in my day, beginning with Nancy … Continue reading

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Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

In post-apocalyptic Africa, a pregnant woman wanders the desert hoping to die. Instead she lives and learns to survive even though the baby she carries was created out of rape. When the baby arrives, the mother, sensing something special, names … Continue reading

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The Nowhere Man by Gregg Hurwitz

Evan Smoak was trained in the Orphan program; a government funded off-the-books program that created deniable assets, or assassins. But after a particularly bad mission, he left the program feeling betrayed by his trainer, the program and his government. Hiding … Continue reading

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Hush Hush by Laura Lippman

Many years ago Melisandre Dawes had a mental breakdown and left her baby in a hot car. The child died. In the wake of that tragedy and the sensational trial where she plead not guilty by reason of insanity, she … Continue reading

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The Shanghai Factor by Charles McCarry

The Washington Post has reported recently that a former CIA case officer, suspected of being the mole responsible for the unmasking and deaths of many undercover agents in China, has been arrested.  The investigation to find the mole has been … Continue reading

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