An adventure story is about a protagonist who journeys to epic or distant places to accomplish something. The protagonist has a mission and faces obstacles to get to his destination. An action story is similar to Adventure, but the protagonist usually takes a risky turn, which leads to desperate situations. Includes spy novels, westerns, superheroes, etc, like James Bond, Dirk Pitt, Indiana Jones, and most stories that include explosions, fight scenes, daring escapes, etc.
I didn't know what to expect here. This book was recommended to me and I actually thought it was scifi. I thought it would be all the way to the half way punt when I realized that "Dead Six" wasn't some kind of matrix style VR thing. This is straight up warfare, like a Call … Continue Reading ››
Erica Sparks heads up a nightly television show called "The Erica Sparks Effect". She is at or near the top of the ratings. But, she is becoming restless. She has plans to pitch a new proposal to the heads of CNN where she … Continue Reading ››
CJ and Walter Reed have been recruited by the Special Agent in charge of the elite Nightshade Group to become agents. The only drawback is that they must both pass the training at Quantico as partners.
The Shadow Files #5
by A.J. Scudiere
July … Continue Reading ››
Here's something I've never read before: a zombie novel. With super heroes. How this wasn't a thing before this book series was written I'll never understand!
Ex Series 1
By Peter Clines
The novel takes place in Hollywood. Heroes have turned a movie lot into a … Continue Reading ››
The movie is about a boy and a girl who join a secret pseudo-governmental society (that they have unbeknownst family ties to) and quickly find themselves fighting against a shadowy plot to take over the world using sci-fi tech and cleverness. The film is filled with … Continue Reading ››
Don't hate but this was my first Jack Reacher novel. Hey, 10,000 books get published a week I read somewhere! Whatever the cause, it was definitely a mistake.
A Jack Reacher Novel
by Lee Child
Delacorte Press / Random House Audio
After a sniper attempts to assassinate a high profile leader in Europe, Reacher is called upon … Continue Reading ››
Most of the action in this story takes place in Louisiana where the Union and confederates are in a battle to have control of the Red River.
by P. G. Nagle
Red River by P. G. Nagle is a well written book but … Continue Reading ››
Mark Bishop is the commander of a ballistic missile submarine and Gina Gray is an ocean science researcher. She has just come up with a new theory and needs his help.
Undetected by Dee Henderson is another great book … Continue Reading ››
After the destruction of the Death Star, Leah Organa needs some work done for the sake of the Rebellion and knows just the man - Han Solo.
Honor Among Thieves
Star Wars - Legends
by James S.A. Corey
read by Marc Thompson
LucasBooks / Random House Audio
Han's mission is … Continue Reading ››
Max Furman is a serial killer of young boys aged four to seven and he goes undetected for eighteen years. Antoine is Max's person satanic demon.
Sluagh: Demon of the Night
by Darrell Case
Sluagh: Demon of the Night by Darrell Case … Continue Reading ››