Genre: Thrillers

Book Review: The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Book Review: The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

“I ask myself how other people see me, and I hope they see me from way far away.” July’s book club selection was Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s Queen of the South. This novel has been adapted a couple of times for television. The first time as a telenovela, and the second as the American remake which airs on cable. […]

Book Review: Winter Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Winter Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Winter Prey was one of my favorite novels in John Sandford’s Lucas Davenport series. Lucas is now living in his cabin in a small Wisconsin town when the local sheriff asks for his help. There is someone out there who has gruesomely killed a family, and the sheriff feels out of his league. He looks to Davenport for […]

Book Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Dr. Mike Bekker is back, and it’s up to Lucas Davenport to stop him once and for all. Silent Prey is the continuation of John Sandford’s Eyes of Prey. Davenport’s life has drastically changed following the events of the last two novels. Davenport and his longtime love are over for good, and Lucas is looking at a future where […]

Book Review: Eyes Of Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

Book Review: Eyes Of Prey (Lucas Davenport) by John Sandford

After reading a somewhat disappointing Shadow Prey, I was a little hesitant to begin Eyes of Prey. I’m glad I was wrong! Eyes of Prey focuses on Lucas Davenport out to bring two killers to justice. Having seen Strangers on a Train one too many times, these killers believe they’ve constructed the perfect crime. However, it isn’t long before they realize that they’ve […]

Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbø

Posted January 24, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbø

Jo Nesbø has been an author I’ve wanted to read for years. So when I got a deal on one of his books, Cockroaches, I couldn’t pass it up. However, when I went to read it I discovered it is the second book in Nesbø’s Harry Hole Detective series. The first novel, The Bat, introduces readers to Inspector Harry Hole of […]

Book Review: Disturb by J.A. Konrath

Posted January 19, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: Disturb by J.A. Konrath

The last J.A. Konrath book I read during my reading frenzy during Christmas was Disturb. This is the eighth book in the Konrath/Kilborn Collective, and wasn’t one of my favorite. Not only did I figure out the deal with the killer early on, but the main characters weren’t particularly sympathetic, and the plot began to veer toward […]

Book Review: Webcam by Jack Kilborn

Posted January 13, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Book Review: Webcam by Jack Kilborn

Webcam by Jack Kilborn brings the return of Chicago Homicide Detective Tom Mankowski. Tom has appeared in a couple other books in the Konrath/Kilborn Collective, and has become one of my favorite characters. This time around, Tom is investigating the case of women being murdered by a webcam stalker. This book was a fast-paced techno thriller […]