Review: The Paris Diversion by Chris Pavone

THE PARIS DIVERSION By Chris Pavone New York: Crown, 2019. $27.00 Chris Pavone burst onto the thriller scene with his 2012 debut The Expats. Drawing rave reviews for its compelling setting, devious plot twists, and unique take on the spy genre, The Expats became a New York Times bestseller. Pavone’s next two books, stand-alone novels […]

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Book Review of Week: Violent Crimes by Phillip Margolin

Violent Crimes by Phillip Margolin (Harper, 2016, $26.99) Throughout his long career, mystery master Phillip Margolin has introduced readers to a number of great protagonists, but few are as memorable as Amanda Jaffe. In the fifth book of the series, Violent Crimes, Jaffe finds herself caught in the middle of a massive financial conspiracy, multiple […]

Review: The Guilty by David Baldacci

Review: The Guilty by David Baldacci

Review: The Guilty by David Baldacci The fourth full-length book in David Baldacci’s Will Robie series (begun with 2012’s The Innocent), The Guilty is another tremendous entry in the best-selling thrillermaster’s increasingly impressive resume. Robie, a black ops CIA sniper, accidentally shoots a child while assassinating a corrupt foreign leader overseas. When he freezes on […]

Review: The Fixer by Joseph Finder

Monday’s Book Review: The Fixer by Joseph Finder

There’s a reason Joseph Finder is an award-winning, best-selling author: he knows how to tell a deeply compelling story. Despite his proclivity toward writing standalone novels—a relative rarity among career thriller or mystery authors—Finder is adept at delivering a brand-new cast of believable characters for his adventures, and his latest is no exception. The Fixer […]