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Story involving terrorists and terrorist plots

Daisy in Chains by Sharon Bolton

‘Daisy in Chains’ is a gripping psychological thriller by Sharon Bolton. It is definitely not a novel for the squeamish. Hamish Wolfe is in prison for the abduction and murder of three young women, killed because they were fat. He … Continue reading

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The English Spy by Daniel Silva

‘The English Spy’ is the 15th novel in Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon series and is one of the most exciting and action packed books so far. The story starts out with the murder of an English princess (who is modelled … Continue reading

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The Bourne Legacy by Eric Van Lustbader

‘The Bourne Legacy’ is the 4th Bourne novel but it is the first written by Eric Van Lustbader after the death of Bourne’s inventor, Robert Ludlum. As with all the Bourne books, this one contains nonstop action. David Webb is … Continue reading

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The Bourne Ascendancy by Eric Van Lustbader

‘The Bourne Ascendancy’ is the 12th novel featuring Jason Bourne and the 9th written by Eric Van Lustbader (who took over the series after Robert Ludlum’s death). While this is another exciting action thriller, I can’t help feeling that the … Continue reading

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The Target by David Baldacci

‘The Target’ is the third book in David Baldacci’s Will Robie series featuring government assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel. And, while I really enjoyed the first two books – ‘The Innocent’ and ‘The Hit’, this book just didn’t seem … Continue reading

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A Death In Vienna by Daniel Silva

‘A Death In Vienna’ is the 4th book in Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon series, and I think I’m enjoying this series more with each book that I read. Once again, Gabriel Allon is living his quiet other life as master … Continue reading

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A Wanted Man by Lee Child

‘A Wanted Man’ is the 17th Jack Reacher book by Lee Child, but it’s the first one that I’ve read. I saw some fairly negative reviews of this book, but I really enjoyed it and can’t see what the problem … Continue reading

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The Bourne Imperative by Eric Van Lustbader

This book is the 10th featuring Jason Bourne. The first three were written by Robert Ludlum with the series continued by Eric Van Lustbader after Ludlum’s death. Although I didn’t find this book very riveting, I thought it was better … Continue reading

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The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva

After Gabriel Allon’s wife and child are attacked in Vienna by a car bomb, Gabriel leaves the Israeli Secret Service to work full-time as an art restorer. The attack on Gabriel’s family was a reprisal attack from a terrorist whose … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon has retired from his life as a spy and assassin and now lives with his wife Chiara on the Cornish coast restoring old masters for art dealer (and spy helper) Julian Isherwood. But the life of retirement eludes … Continue reading

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