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Review: “The Dry,” Jane Harper

Rating: 5 out of 5 A person who was helping me with my resume noticed that I write genre fiction reviews and recommended Jane Harper’s The Dry: A Novel to me. I’m so glad he did! Aaron Falk is a

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Review: “The Remembrance,” T.C. Parker

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 T.C. Parker’s thriller The Remembrance: El Gardener Book 3 is a great follow-on to books one and two. We’ve returned to our group of lady con artists in 1998. Karen is married now, El and

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Short Take: “The Push,” T.C. Parker

Rating: 4 out of 5 Note: this book was originally published under the name “Natalie Edwards,” but is currently being published under “T.C. Parker.” T.C. Parker’s crime novel The Push: El Gardener Book 2 is a follow-on to The Debt.

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Review: “Biofire,” Ray Garton

Rating: 4 out of 5 Ray Garton’s novel Biofire: Author’s Preferred Edition is a blend of thriller, bio-thriller, horror, and science fiction. Genre-bending books can be really fun, and I enjoyed this one. It’s a re-issue; apparently the author considered

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Short Take: “Operation Yukon,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Operation: Yukon is the 11th book in his wonderful S-Squad series. These are fun military-versus-monsters tales with a squad of Scottish lads who get a reputation for being monster magnets. I urge you

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Review: “Faithless In Death,” J.D. Robb

Rating: 4 out of 5 Just so you know right off the bat, J.D. Robb’s (Nora Roberts) Faithless in Death (In Death, 52) is not action-packed. These books go back and forth, showcasing different styles of mystery and murder, different

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Review: “The Debt,” Natalie Edwards, T.C. Parker

Rating: 5 out of 5 Note: this book was originally published under the name “Natalie Edwards,” but is currently being published under “T.C. Parker.” T.C. Parker’s thriller The Debt: El Gardener Book 1 is a wonderful heist-type novel. When El

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Review: “Wrath Child,” Erik Henry Vick

Rating: 5 out of 5 I had never heard of Erik Henry Vick when Amazon recommended his Wrath Child: A Supernatural Thriller to me. This setup rarely ends well, but this time I’m glad I went with the recommendation! FBI

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Review: “The Bone Factory,” Yolanda Sfetsos

Rating: 3 out of 5 Yolanda Sfetsos’s horror novella The Bone Factory was an enjoyable read, but it needed a bit more to it. I love horror novellas because frankly the genre seems to lend itself naturally to the length,

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Short Take: “Last Resort,” Susi Holliday

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Susi Holliday’s The Last Resort introduces us to “Anne,” a young girl who accidentally did a terrible thing. Now Amelia (her real name) works doing humanitarian aid around the world. She’s received an opportunity to

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