Fiction

“The Devil’s Horn” & “The Devil’s Waters”

By David L Robbins

This book is the third I’ve read of Robbins’ series based on the Air Force’s Special Operations ParaRescue unit, called PJs (for Parachute Jumpers). PJs train at a level similar to the Navy’s Seals, but their focus is on rescue operations. Their slogan is “That Others...

The Source

By James Michener

Like most of Michener’s books, The Source is a historical fiction with a storyline that begins in ancient times and comes forward. Unlike most of his others, this book uses an ongoing archeological dig at the fictional Tel Makor to introduce the reader to each...

“Murder in the White House” and “Murder on Capitol Hill”

By Margaret Truman

The author, Margaret Truman, is the daughter of former President Harry S Truman. While that doesn’t qualify her as a good writer, her experiences inside of Washington DC politics provide her with a unique set of life experiences which she’s used to create her “Capitol...

The Einstein Prophecy

By Robert Masello

Masello crafts an imaginative story along the lines of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, tying the Nazi’s fascination with the paranormal to the Allies’ protection of the world’s cherished relics. There is plenty of action, although some of it...

The Empty Quarter

By David L Robbins

Before reading this book my notion of PJs was something in which to sleep. Now I know that the USAF has an elite Pararescue Jumper corps that lives by the motto “That Others May Live”. These guys jump into hot battle zones and while adding firepower when...

Red Sparrow

By Jason Matthews

My reading has included a lot of history and contemporary non-fiction and decided it was time for a good old-fashioned spy novel. Red Sparrow was promoted on my new Kindle page white book reader. The reviews made it sound like the author was soon to be in the same...