This is easily one of the best thrillers I’ve read in a long time. The author takes a complex set of characters and storylines and weaves them together so skillfully. Incredible depth of research makes the unbelievable plausible. The settings are unfamiliar and captivating. Absolutely loved this book – and I read hundreds of books each year. This is a winner.
A deftly plotted and brilliantly written thriller that will entice fans of conspiracy and espionage
Strong women and the men who love them, sassy, sexy dialogue and a deliciously emotional roller coaster ride — these are the hallmarks of a Dorothy F. Shaw romance!
“Global Vice” is a thrilling but fast read which necessarily informs us of the scourge of human and organ trafficking. In particular, readers should know that their own organs are worth around $300k on the black market thereof, and they should be aware of methods of stealth kidnapping. Wealthy clients knowingly receive their new organs at island “medical resorts” which are nicely taken down in the story. Although the book is based on fiction, the scenarios described are quite real. Highly recommended!
“Love Letters From The Black Sea” is a captivating collection, weaving a poetic tale of love and desire. The metaphor of swimming with fish in the vast ocean of freedom vividly expresses the longing and pain of a caged soul. The letters beautifully convey the intense desire for a kiss, igniting the flame of love. The author’s evocative prose paints a poignant picture of a heart open like a bud, waiting for the vitalizing touch. The universal themes of love from the first sight and the fear of separation resonate deeply, making this collection a heartfelt exploration of the human experience.
“Three Married Women and Her” is a gripping novel delving into adultery from both the wife’s and the other woman’s perspectives. The tension builds relentlessly, culminating in a heart-pounding clash between the characters. The plot remains intense even after their meeting, with unpredictable twists. Fueled by desire, retribution, hate, lust, love, and fear, the novella offers a riveting read, likely consumed in a single sitting due to its compelling narrative.
“Dinner with Churchill” delves into a pivotal meeting during WWII between Churchill and Chamberlain. This historical narrative weaves the personal journey of Lucy Armitage into the political tapestry, offering a front-row view of a crucial event. The juxtaposition of Churchill and Chamberlain adds depth, revealing wartime complexities. Lucy’s evolution from a baker’s daughter to a key figure in the Admiralty’s secretarial team adds a personal touch. As war looms, Lucy’s trials intertwine with the broader contest between good and evil. Meticulous research and storytelling prowess make this book a captivating read, blending fact and fiction seamlessly. A must-read for history enthusiasts and those craving a well-crafted narrative.
There is a lot of good to be said about this book. The story unfolds in a natural fashion, and it is easy to feel for the characters and the situations they find themselves in. There is always something happening, and the general lack of unnecessary intrigues means that no word is wasted. The descriptive writing style was transportive, and there is a general sense of purpose throughout the book.
The heroine is somewhat reckless, but also fun. When placed in positions of power, she rules with femininity and strength, a combination which makes her very likeable. The delicate balance that is struck between positivity and drama is held until the end. A fantastic read!
This book immediately captured my attention. I mean come on I couldn’t put it down I ended up reading it in three days! Dacia goes through so much from beginning to end and the roller coaster of events are so suspenseful it was diffixult to assume what was going to happen next! DW Plato’s work is so captivating I felt like I was sitting right there watching all of these incidents take place! It had me emotionally tied I felt angry and empathetic for the character all in one! I can’t wait to read her other books!!!!!
Libby Hellmann’s narrative is a heartfelt tribute, honoring her late father-in-law’s commitment with the OSS and his courageous interrogation of German POWs. “Max’s War” stands as an epic tale, capturing the resilience of the human spirit amidst the chaos of war, the complexities of love, and the unwavering pursuit of reconstruction. The book skillfully intertwines personal and historical narratives, creating a deeply moving and unforgettable portrayal of one man’s odyssey through a defining period in history.