North Korea Journal – Travelogue of Michael Palin

North Korea Journal by Michael Palin (2019) Michael Palin is (at time of writing) 76 years of age. His career as a comedian, actor and adventurer of sorts has taken him across Africa, to both Poles, through the Himalayas, Latin America and now into The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). This book is his […]

The Andromeda Evolution – Michael Crichton Sequel by Daniel H Wilson

The Andromeda Evolution by Daniel H Wilson. It’s 50 years since the alien virus known as The Andromeda Strain almost wiped out humanity when it emerged in a remote US town. Although the particular type of virus was believed destroyed at the time, a mutation escaped into the atmosphere. This variant upon the original is […]

The Boy On The Bridge – Apocalyptic Thriller By M.R. Carey

The Boy On The Bridge by M.R. Carey (2017) The Girl With All The Gifts was published in 2014 to critical acclaim. It dealt with the incidence of a pandemic that sprang from a fungus that turns infected people into zombie-type creatures similar to those to be found in the movie 28 Days Later. Unusually, […]

Night Runners – Thriller By Richard Crompton

Night Runners by Richard Crompton Detective Mollel, the celebrated Maasai police officer of Nairobi, is again caught up in a strange case. He is approached by a young girl who believes that her older sister, Fatuma, had disappeared. The problem is that Fatuma’s parents claim that she hasn’t. But Mollel has a great sense of […]

The Nowhere Man – Thriller By Greg Hurwitz

The Nowhere Man by Greg Hurwitz Orphan X now has a name, it’s Evan Smoak. As a boy taken in by a US black ops training program, Smoak was educated in every skill necessary to become an alpha hit man, a career he undertook very successfully. But life moves on and Smoak decided that he’d […]

Fever – Apocalyptic Thriller From Deon Meyer

Fever by Deon Meyer It’s our near future and the world as we know it has come to an abrupt halt. It was a fever that brought an end to our global societies, an unexplained fever. Few survived, and of those who did even fewer made it through the Darwinian regression that followed. Thirteen-years-old Nico […]

Wolf Pack – Thriller by C.J. Box

Wolf Pack by C.J. Box (2019) That Wyoming game warden most beloved of Rebel Voice, Joe Pickett, is back in yet another thrilling adventure as he tangles with a crew of hired killers who have found their gory way to his part of the Bighorn mountain range. Spoilers abound. The warden area next to Joe’s […]

Out Of Sight – Thriller By Elmore Leonard

Out Of Sight by Elmore Leonard (1996) Jack Foley had an unfortunate bust. He was caught ramming a car after having just robbed a bank. He found himself in a Florida prison looking at hard time but with a reputation as a famed bank robber to keep him relatively safe. His friend Buddy is already […]