Rhys Bowen Breaks Down Social Barriers ‘In Farleigh Field’ [REVIEW]

English manor

With the onset of WWII, everything is quickly changing for Lord Westerham and his family in Rhys Bowen’s In Farleigh Field. (Photo by Marc Pether-Longman, Flickr)

Spies. British aristocracy. A dead body. A love triangle. Rhys Bowen’s new World War II thriller, In Farleigh Field, has it all in spades, making for a truly delicious stand-alone novel that will delight fans of Masterpiece Theater’s Home Fires and Downton Abbey.  Read more of this post

Road Trips Get Deadly in John Sandford’s ‘Gathering Prey’ [REVIEW]

RV

Always on the road, the Travelers have no idea they’ve become a moving target in John Sandford’s Gathering Prey.
(Photo by Minh-Kiet Callies, Flickr)

Remember the old days when the family happily loaded up the RV and hit the open road, determined to see everything the country had to offer, from gorgeous national parks to kitschy Americana? Travel used to be fun… at least until John Sandford sank his teeth into it. With the arrival of Gathering Prey, readers may never want to leave their homes ever again! Read more of this post

Prepare to be Mesmerized by Martin Cruz Smith’s ‘The Girl from Venice’ [REVIEW]

Fisherman's shed off Pellestrina on the Venetian lagoon

Love blossoms in a fisherman’s humble home on the Venetian lagoon in Martin Cruz Smith’s The Girl from Venice.
(Photo by D’Arcy Vallance, Flickr)

World War II may be drawing to a close, but life is still far from safe when a quiet fisherman pulls a mysterious girl’s lifeless body from the drink. But who is she? Why do the Germans want her? And what can a humble peasant do to save both their lives? Find out in Martin Cruz Smith’s new standalone novel, The Girl from Venice. Read more of this post

‘Tier One’ Is An Unstoppable Thriller [REVIEW]

US Navy SEAL team

In Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson’s Tier One, an elite Navy SEAL must walk the fine line between duty and revenge to exact justice. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Scott Moak/Released)

In Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson’s Tier One, an act of terror changes an elite Tier One Navy SEAL’s life forever and plunges him into a world where nothing is what it seems, where the only thing that matters is justice and preventing another horrifying attack on American soil. But can a former SEAL walk the fine line between justice and revenge and become the world’s most lethal spy? Read more of this post

Be Careful Who You Trust In Sean McFate’s ‘Shadow War’ [REVIEW]

Man with gun on bridge

Mercenary Tom Locke wants revenge in Sean McFate and Bret Witter’s SHADOW WAR. (Photo by stephane, Flickr)

Sean McFate’s debut novel, Shadow War (co-written with Bret Witter), begins when a mercenary deep undercover in Libya is recalled to Washington. He is Tom Locke, an elite warrior for a private military company called Apollo Outcomes. Once he returns to the nation’s capital, he receives instructions that catapult him into the most dangerous adventure of his life. Read more of this post