“Rude. Crude. Cynical. Irascible. And these are the good traits of Mick Herron's central character, Jackson Lamb.”
"Hope Never Dies is an amusing story that sprinkles just the right amount of humor into a solid mystery story."
“an exciting shocker, beginning as a horror story, then switching midway to a political thriller . . .”
Do we really know what happened on April 4, 1968, when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee?
Jason Matthews’ The Kremlin’s Candidate is the finale in his Red Sparrow series. The story is very “today” with action and events pulled from current headlines.
Need to Know is Karen Cleveland’s first novel.
“An excellent read from a remarkable storyteller.”
When all hands are dirty what is justice?
In A Legacy of Spies, author John le Carré explores the aftermath of moral choices made during the Cold War.
“Havana Libre works well as a sociological commentary, but as a mystery novel or a thriller, it’s a dud.”
Some espionage writers follow the same character from one book to the next— John Le Carré’s George Smiley, for instance.
The nuclear industry, its dangerous shortfalls and, subsequently, its potential as a target for nuclear terrorism is clearly a subject book editor and author Robert Gleason has made it his business
“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”
“Silva lives up to his reputation as a foremost writer of spy thrillers. This book turns its own pages!”
Alan Furst is the empathetic king of deeply researched historical fiction set in WWII Europe. His heroes are intelligent men attracted to complex women.
The title of Helen Dunmore’s masterfully crafted novel should perhaps be in the plural, encapsulating as it does a number of exposures that tickle the reader’s thoughts long after the final page ha
“the story wandered far afield through dead-ends, unnecessary characters, and false starts.”
“Alan Jacobson’s best work to date, . . . Wow!”
“Incorporating many of the finest elements of spy thrillers and even romance novels, . . .”
“Fly By Night is fast-paced and engaging. Thoroughly enjoyable.”
“Mr. Jurjevics draws the reader into the narrative, as if he is experiencing the mission alongside Rider as he huffs through the jungle in wet boots, bugs feasting on his flesh. . . .
“[Spycatcher] is timely in its topic and credit should be given to Mr. Dunn for applying his experience to designing a suspense thriller.
“Daniel Silva writes with a clarity not seen by many of today’s writers. He has designed a delicious plot that moves with the speed of light.
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child have done it again—and have done so with efficacy. In creating a new hero, they have assured their many enduring fans a fast paced read.
A 21-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency, Susan Hasler begins a new career as a novelist with this brilliantly written satirical thriller and blatant, all-out attack on her former emplo