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I am reviewing the SAS thriller Blackout by Chris Ryan which is a very good novel which I bought at a car boot sale. Chris is an ex SAS trooper who fought with distinction in the First Gulf War and has since turned to being a fiction author. 312 more words


Book Review: Pines, by Blake Crouch

I have discovered a wonderful new author to read in the thriller genre: Blake Crouch. Originally I began reading Pines because it was a free read from Kindle. 352 more words


Recommended Link: Our Favourite Cliché - a world full of idiots

After my praise yesterday of some fiction as socially constructive, this post by David Brin points towards one potential trap in both fiction and film ( 343 more words

Art & Writing

THE BLADES: THE COUGAR WARS. Report from the Front.

Good News All.

After a fierce fight lasting most of the Easter Weekend, Feathers, Mack, Woody, Rusty & Tiger have finally overcome the insurgent threat of randy old women in the military fiction bestseller list and defeated the Cougars, taking the Number 2 spot behind the Canadians. 101 more words

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The Black Echo

I am reviewing the procedural thriller The Black Echo by Michael Connelly which is an excellent novel which I bought from a car boot sale. This book is part of the Harry Bosch series and was the first one to be published but the 3rd one to be written. 326 more words


Twelve Tips on Writing a Thriller

Everyone likes a good thrill, to be on the edge of their seat, biting their fingernails, hardly daring to turn the page to see if the character they’re rooting for will survive.

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The Firm--A critique

Anyone who knows me or has read my bio or one of the interviews I’d had on a few blog sites, knows that John Grisham is one of my all time favorite authors. 918 more words