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Black Cross
During WWII, the Nazis have discovered the ultimate chemical weapon. The heroes must not only break into a guarded concentration camp, they must destroy all those in it - both captors and prisoners. The plot twists around the betrayals of not only the enemy, but the English against the Americans and one protaganist against the other, one a sensitive doctor/scientist, the other a committed zionist. ...
Blood Memory
Scribner, Feb 2005, 25.95, 496 pp. ISBN 0743234707 Forensic odontologist Dr. Catherine Perry specializes in bite marks on victim's bodies. She is on the task force with her lover, married New Orleans Police Detective Sean Regan working the case of a serial killer who leaves older men naked with deep bite marks all over their body accompanied by a nearby message “My work is never done”. When Cat has a panic attack at the fourth crime scene, she ...
Dead Sleep
War photographer Jordan Glass is shocked to see a painting of her identical twin sister in a Hong Kong art gallery. Because her sister vanished a year ago, one of a series of women who were apparently victims of a serial killer who the police never caught. With the help of the FBI Jordan sets out to track down the painter and find out what happened to her sister - even though this means putting her own life in danger....
Hours
The term 'page turner' gets overused to the point that it has lost it's meaning. However, take that expression literally and it applies to 24 Hours. This is one of the fastest reads I have ever had. The book moves along at a frantic pace and just pulls you along with it. As the title suggests the events in the book only span 1 day, but in those 24 hours you learn about every chracter and are involved in the events they are involved in intimately. I...

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The Footprints of God
Scribner, August 2003, 25.95, 480 pp. ISBN 0743234693 The Trinity Project involves using superior MRIs to copy the brain scans of an individual with resolution to the molecular level and loading the neuro model into a vast super computer. It would mean a kind of immortality for the people who had their brains scanned and it would create an Artificial Intelligence superior to that of man because it works more effectively and faster. The ethics i...
The Quiet Game
Penn Cage is a former prosecutor, now writer who has returned home to Natchez, Mississippi with his young daughter after the death of his wife. Once at his parents' home, he quickly becomes involved in solving the 1960s unsolved murder of Del Payton, a black factory worker working for civil rights. As Penn reconnects with the towns people receiving vague clues and innuendo from several of them, he and his family are also threatened on several occasio...
Turning Angel
Former prosecutor Penn Cage is settling back in Natchez, Mississippi, where he was raised. He is haunted by his wife's premature death and floundering in a long-distance relationship with a publisher/reporter. At the beginning of the novel, Penn is thrust immediately into the position of helping his friend Drew Elliott, who saved his life during childhood, prove his innocence in the shocking rape and murder of a seventeen year-old girl. Despite r...


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