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ewhatley has commented on (12) products.

The Reckoning (John Madden Mysteries) by Rennie Airth
The Reckoning (John Madden Mysteries)

ewhatley, August 19, 2014

It was interesting to read a police procedural set in 1947, before the Internet, cell phones and all the other technology we take for granted now. Early on, I made a mental guess as to who the culprit could be, and I was correct. However, this did not spoil the rest of the book for me due to the investigation and twists and turns taken by the killer. Recommend for suspense/thriller/police procedural fans.
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I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
I Am Pilgrim

ewhatley, August 13, 2014

You may have read books about agents in deep cover chasing terrorists all over the world, and this is another one. BUT, this is not an ordinary agent or an ordinary terrorist - they are both the best at what they do. This book is 600 pages of WOW. Action, suspense, great characters, nerve-racking situations, etc., it's all here and so well written. I loved that there was no gratuitous sex or romance, in my opinion they both waste pages. This is a must read for fans of suspense and/or espionage.
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The Nature of Truth by Sergio Troncoso

ewhatley, July 16, 2014

I had a tough time getting into this book but after 100 or so pages, I was glad I stuck with it. The first part was a little slow and plodding for my taste and also refers to places and things related to Germany. Since my knowledge of Germany is limited, that may be why I struggled with it. Once the action starts, though, it does get suspenseful and throws in some interesting plot twists. You may or may not be surprised by the ending, depending on your view of right or wrong.
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A Colder War by Charles Cumming
A Colder War

ewhatley, July 6, 2014

Wow! What an awesome read. If you are a fan of international espionage, you'll like this one. Very well written, and characters so well developed that I found myself casting a movie as I read. I appreciate that the romance was minimal, an integral part of the story and did not go on for pages and pages about the "anatomy" of the activity (we all know where the parts go). The ending dictates another book starring Tom Kell will be forthcoming and I can't wait to read it. Must read for thriller and/or spy fans.
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Sting of the Drone by Richard A Clarke
Sting of the Drone

ewhatley, June 30, 2014

Terrifying, fascinating and completely enjoyable. It could happen (maybe it already IS happening). We're smarter than the bad guys but the bad guys have the money to buy the brains they lack. Love the technology of the drones and appreciate that it was explained in a way that a non-military, non-techie can understand it. Highly recommend.
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