Considering current events in Europe, this is a timely read -- if you can handle lengthy Tom Clancy plotting...
Sometimes you get lucky. I had seen this book before at the bookstore, but I passed it up. Lately, though, I’ve been bingeing on Black Ops 3 on the old Xbox Uno, and I thought the future warfare offered up by Unbreakable might dove-tail with that game. In some ways, it does. But here’s why... Continue Reading →
Ransom for the Stars is sub-titled “The Adventures of Bonnie Day.” And if that tells you anything, it’s that author Jim Bray is a little cheeky. Bonnie Day doesn’t even remotely have a good day. Set somewhere in the far future (I don’t know when), ex-secret agent Bonnie Day is trying to enjoy her new... Continue Reading →
It’s hard to be an extra-super, over level 9000 secret agent and do your job properly when a double-extra-super-evil omniscient organization with government ties keeps getting in the way by trying to have you eliminated. But it’s just a day in the life of Scot Harvath, counterterrorism agent and all around swell guy. I make... Continue Reading →
I've been a Clancy fanboy since I read Patriot Games back in high school. The "real-world" adventures of Jack Ryan seemed to stand above more generic thriller fare. I eventually stopped reading though, as the author turned out massive tomes that felt self-indulgent (not to take a shot at Tom Clancy since he has passed). The... Continue Reading →