Author James Swallow is the writer of The Latter Fire, one of the best Star Trek novels that we have ever reviewed. Now he turns his attention to spy thrillers with Nomad. Packed with the same thrills one might expect from a blockbuster movie, Nomad is predictable but fun.
The Evil that Men Do is a political thriller by author Robert Gleason that is packed with action. Set in modern day, many current political leaders are represented under thinly-veiled pseudonyms. This makes for a realistic read that is not too far off from actual events taking place in the real world.
If you are looking for a plausible story, then Putin’s Gambit could arguably fit that bill. However, other than touching base with current events in the real world, this one ends up being a fairly standard military thriller that doesn’t stand up to masterpieces like Tom Clancy’s tales.
Snakes seem to be everywhere this week as Michael takes on the new audiobook version of A Scourge of Vipers: A Liam Mulligan Novel. If you want a true look at how a gritty city works, you’ll find it here.
Michael continues his review of the Liam Mulligan Series by Bruce DeSilva, and finds a much darker world than before. There is also a character in there named Gordon Freeman, though its not who you are thinking.
This week Michael Blaker takes a look, and a listen, to book two of the Liam Mulligan series, Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva. Does Cliff Walk trump Rogue Island? Turn the page and find out!
This week Michael falls into a brand new audio book series as he listens to Rogue Island, Book 01 of the Liam Mulligan Series. Author Bruce DeSilva really turns up the heat.