The Midnight Line by Lee Child (Jack Reacher #22)

It’s not easy to take a character as (usually) dynamic and interesting as Jack Reacher and write a whole novel from his point of view that is dull, plodding, and lacking in suspense, emotion, or action.  But, somehow Lee Child – perhaps on deadline to push out another Jack Reacher “bestseller” – has managed it.  … More The Midnight Line by Lee Child (Jack Reacher #22)

Mind in Chains (The Mind Sleuth series, book 3), by Bruce M. Perrin

This is an engrossing, suspenseful mystery that literally kept me up until the wee hours of the morning. I couldn’t get to sleep before finding out what happened!  A really well-written and well-constructed story from the twisted mind of Bruce Perrin.  The author drops sufficient clues for the reader to eventually figure out the mystery … More Mind in Chains (The Mind Sleuth series, book 3), by Bruce M. Perrin

Daedalus Combat (SWIC Combat Drop from Low Earth Orbit), by Robert G. Williscroft

Daedalus Combat in the next short installment in Mr. Williscroft’s Daedalus series, which is based on the concept of a “slingshot” space launch system and the Navy SEALs who staff the project.  I’m a fan of the series and recommend the full-length novel, “Slingshot.”  Mr. Williscroft has another short story set in the Daedalus world, … More Daedalus Combat (SWIC Combat Drop from Low Earth Orbit), by Robert G. Williscroft