A Review of Coercion

Coercion by Tim Tigner My rating: 4 of 5 stars Coercion is a very good spy/thriller set in 1990 during the Gorbachev/Perestroika Russian years. “Knyaz” is a super secret organization within the KGB that wants to gain control by ridding the country of Gorbachev and giving Russia its own version of Perestroika. With Vasily Karpov, …

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A Review of The Last Man Out of Saigon

The Last Man Out Of Saigon: A Novel by Chris Mullin My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was an interesting novel to read. You see, it's deeply anti-American and pro-Vietnamese and I think it would have helped to know these facts before delving into it, as it's about a CIA agent inserted into South …

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A Review of Alistair MacLean’s Death Train

Alistair MacLean's Death Train by Alastair MacNeill My rating: 1 of 5 stars Bad. Stupid. Dumb. Poorly conceived and poorly written. It started off rather clumsily, but I decided to give it the benefit of the doubt and continue. And at times I was glad I did. At other times, I wanted to chew my …

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A Review of Puppet on a Chain

Puppet on a Chain by Alistair MacLean My rating: 3 of 5 stars Three stars or four? Three or four? How about three and a half? This Alistair MacLean book is an odd one. It's darker than his other books, and even creepy. It's about Paul Sherman, a British Interpol agent, in Amsterdam looking for …

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A Review of Flight of the Condor

Flight Of The Condor by Richard P. Henrick My rating: 3 of 5 stars In a word: cheesy. In another word: dated. In yet another word: entertaining. This book, published in 1987, is about a nuclear showdown between the US and USSR. America has a satellite up at all times overseeing Russia and their nuclear …

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