Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

The October 5 by Thomas Bingham

This is an engrossing story of five men who serve together in Vietnam, forming an unbreakable bond during months of protecting a small village from the Viet Cong. They return home traumatized and adrift from their previous lives. During this time of war it is not always recognized that battle changes soldiers and often support… Continue reading The October 5 by Thomas Bingham

Suspense, Thriller

A Killer’s Wife by Victor Methos

Jessica Yardley is an attorney and before that she was the wife of a serial killer. Years later she is approached by the FBI. They've discovered a copycat killer and it appears the killer is copying Jessica's ex-husband, Eddie Cal. Jessica doesn't want to dwell on Eddie and his grotesque life and she has a… Continue reading A Killer’s Wife by Victor Methos

Suspense, Thriller

The Stonefly by Scott J. Holliday

At 12 years of age Jacob Duke was sentenced to spend his childhood in Dover Psychiatric, not because he needed to be there, but because he was cursed. He didn't understand why he had been interested in committing murder, but he witnessed a classmate tell a boy she wished he were dead. Suddenly, Jacob felt… Continue reading The Stonefly by Scott J. Holliday

Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Punishment by Scott J Holliday

John Barnes is a homicide detective who has the luck of living in an era of technology involving 'the machine'. When it comes to murder, the police rush the machine to the scene. There they attach the victim to the machine where their last thoughts and sights are captured. Often the murderer is brought to… Continue reading Punishment by Scott J Holliday

Suspense, Thriller

Don’t Lie to Me by Willow Rose

Eva Rae Thomas and her three children abruptly find Eva to be single and the children to be fatherless, not because of tragedy but because Eva married a self-indulgent man. She thought they had an agreeable home life. She had a career with the FBI, he was Mr. Mom. One day, he decided he had… Continue reading Don’t Lie to Me by Willow Rose

Suspense, Thriller

The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

I could say this is a story of how FBI Special Agent Victor Hanoverian works a case, but it's not. Hanoverian provides a frame work in which this story is told. The doctors have told him his victim is between 16 and 22. She calls herself Maya, although he is certain that is not her… Continue reading The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

Mystery, Thriller

Coming of Winter by Tom Threadgill

Jeremy Winter, Special Agent with the FBI, is wondering how he ever came to St. Louis, after decades in Washington, D.C. He investigates murders and especially likes catching an occasional serial killer. St Louis has him dealing with white-collar crimes. Somebody has to do it, but boy, is he bored. His girlfriend and her little… Continue reading Coming of Winter by Tom Threadgill

Action, Review, Thriller

Stolen Liberty: Behind the Curtain by Thomas A. Watson, William Allen & M.C. Allen

This is the story of several 'brothers in arms'. We get to see their last battle as soldiers and their ongoing battles as warriors. What does one do as a citizen of the U.S. when they are betrayed by every level of government, including the President? Band together and protect your own. There are several… Continue reading Stolen Liberty: Behind the Curtain by Thomas A. Watson, William Allen & M.C. Allen

Review, Thriller

A Merciful Death by Kendra Elliot

Mercy Kilpatrick is a quiet, lonely woman, her life marked by a tragic incident from her past. She was forced from home at eighteen when she became alienated from her parents by trying to protect her sister, Rose, and her brother, Levi, and spent fifteen years hiding the secret that pulled them apart. She was… Continue reading A Merciful Death by Kendra Elliot

Mystery, Review, Thriller

The Body Reader by Anne Frasier

Welcome to the life of Jude Fontaine, a terribly traumatized young woman, who is abducted, imprisoned in a basement, and tortured for three years by a malevolent man. This is an impressive chapter in the fact that the author focuses not on Jude's continuous rape, but on the fact that Jude in time comes to a place… Continue reading The Body Reader by Anne Frasier

Action, Horror, Review, Science Fiction, Thriller

Infected by Scott Sigler

Originally, this was a slow read and took me several days to finish. It's not bad writing, just wordy with a high page count. I would get bored and wander away - for the whole day. But that's only for the first half. It gets better. The writing is somewhat centered on Margaret and Amos,… Continue reading Infected by Scott Sigler

Action, Review, Thriller

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Battle Royale, a Japanese book published in Enlish in 2003, is an amazing powerhouse punch in the gut. It is the wilder, crazier, bloodier version of The Hunger Games. Any reader of Suzanne Collins' bestselling series should invest in this book that predates her version of population control through the gruesome manilpulation of teenagers. This… Continue reading Battle Royale by Koushun Takami