Tag Archives: spy thrillers

Mini-reviews: Touchstone by Laurie R. King; W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton; and Defending Jacob by William Landay

Title: Touchstone Author: Laurie R. King Genre: Historical fiction, spy thriller Publisher: Bantam Books Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Small things: straws on camels’ backs. Goodreads blurb: It’s eight years … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Human Factor by Graham Greene and Broken Harbor by Tana French

Title: The Human Factor Author: Graham Greene Genre: Spy thriller Publisher: Penguin Classics Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: Castle, ever since he had joined the firm as a young recruit … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession by David Grann; The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum; and While I Live by John Marsden

Title: The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession Author: David Grann Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Vintage Books Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Reporting, like detective work, is … Continue reading

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