Action/Adventure

 

EchoBurning

Reviewer: Jessie
Book: Echo Burning
Author: Lee Child
Genre: Mystery/Adventure
Rating: Star-5

Echo Burning is the 5th novel in the Jack Reacher series. In this book he’s hitchiking in West Texas and is picked up by a beautiful Latino woman with a big problem. Her abusive husband is about to get out of jail and she’s looking for someone to help her – i.e., kill her husband. Carmen lives on her husband’s family’s ranch more

 

GuiltyWives

Reviewer: Jessie
Book: Guilty Wives
Author: James Patterson & David Ellis
Genre: Mystery/Adventure
Rating: Star-5

Four married friends with unhappy marriages go on a girls weekend to Monte Carlo.  They go a bit wild, spend the first night on a luxurous yacht with several men and the next morning are arrested for a murder they did not commit! more

 

KillingFloor

Reviewer: Jessie
Book: Killing Floor
Author: Lee Child
Genre: Action Adventure
Rating:

Star-5

Killing Floor is the first in the Jack Reacher novels. Reacher has wandered into a small, southern town and is minding his own business eating breakfast when he’s arrested for murder. The Chief of Police, Chief Morrison, is a stereotypical southern cop – fat and obnoxious. The Chief of Detectives, Detective Finlay, appears to be an ok police officer – of course he’s a new guy from the northeast. more

 

Taken

Reviewer: Jessie
Book: Taken
Author: Robert Crais
Genre: Mystery/Adventure
Rating: Star-5

Synopsis: 

This book is in the Elvis Cole/Joe Pike series. Cole and Pike are ex-special forces and partners in a private detective firm. Cole is hired by a business woman to find her missing daughter and the daughter’s boyfriend. The daughter and her boyfriend have been kidnapped by bajadores, who are some very bad people. The bajadores wait for coyotes to bring a group of illegal immigrants to a location, ambush them, then hold everyone for ransom. more

 

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