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Book Review: The Hellfire Club by Jake Tapper

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Meticulous historical fiction, political thriller, spy caper, psychological tension, feminism,  misogyny, demagoguery, skullduggery, secret societies, deep state, racism, civil rights, war heroes, and backroom dealings makes The Hellfire Club by Jake Tapper, your new must read. The book grabs you … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Reluctant Assassin by Fiona Buckley

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The latest installment of the Ursula Blanchard mystery series, The Reluctant Assassin, finds our heroine in retirement, well sort of. After being promised by her half-sister, Queen Elizabeth I, that she could leave the employ of Cecil and Walsingham, Ursula … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Systems Down by Sam Boush

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I am old enough to remember when the entire eastern seaboard electrical grid went down. Since it happened just shortly after 9/11, most people were simply happy that it wasn’t another terrorist attack, and that it was no more than … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

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Shakespeare. Tudor England. Political intrigue. Religious bigotry. Love triangles. Sword fights, drunken brawls, and backstabbing enemies. Hypocrites abound. The Greatman’s plays come to life. No one does historical fiction better than Bernard Cornwell. In his latest book, Fools and Mortals, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Into a Dark Frontier by John Mangan

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Slade Crawford is on the run. A decorated navy seal he has been wrongly accused of terrorism. After two years in US custody, he is able to escape from his no-name blacksite prison and make his way to freedom. But … Continue reading

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Book Review: Punch Escrow by Tal Klein

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It is the 22nd century and the world is a rather interesting place. Governments, having led the world into one too many disastrous world wars,  have been basically replaced by powerful corporations that keep the economy flowing and everyone happy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chiron Confession by Thomas Greanias

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If you love all things Ancient Rome, and are simultaneously drawn to the historical account of the birth of Christianity, The Chiron Confession, by Thomas Greanias, is for you. The reader is brought into  this dangerous time period of double … Continue reading

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