2: The Python Pit – George F. Worts: Black Dog Books two volumes of Singapore Sammy adventures.
3: The Evil That Men Do – Dave White: Finally, Jackson Donne has it figured out. After giving up on the private investigation business, he’s looking toward the future–one that involves getting married to Kate Ellison. Kate’s got him focused on living the good life: planning the wedding, finishing college, and anticipating a romantic Hawaiian honeymoon. Until an anonymous email with a link and an old picture of him on the police force shows up in his mailbox. And once Donne clicks the link, nothing else in his life matters.
4: The Professionals – Owen Laukkanen
5: Kill Fee – Owen Laukkanen
6: Criminal Enterprise – Owen Laukkanen: the first three volumes in the veteran state investigator Kirk Stevens and hotshot young FBI agent Carla Windermere series.
7: Preacher’s Slaughter – William W. Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone
8: Flint: Gut-Shot – William W. Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone
9: Savage Texas: Rebel Yell – William W. Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone: three books in series based on writings of the late William Johnstone. The quality continues to amaze me.
10: No Going Back – Matt Hilton: latest Joe Hunter thriller
11: Red Tide – Larry Niven, Brad Torgerson, & Matthew J. Harrington: latest entry in the Stellar Guild series. Edited by Mike Resnick, the idea is to pair long established SF writers with newer ones in original linked stories. This one is based on an old Niven story, Flash Crowd. Niven expands the story, writes another, and the other two add their own takes on the theme of teleporters.
12: A Short Bier – Frank Kane: this one was a forgotten book post recently by James Reasoner that looked interesting.
and the ebooks:
13: Lady 52 – Jude Hardin & J. A. Konrath: a pairing of the two authors’ aeries characters: Nicholas Colt & Jack Daniels
14: The Society of Orion< Book Two: The Recovery(review copy) – Gerald J. Kubicki & Kristopher Kubicki: Colton Banyon & friends are on the lookout for the talismen of Orion, powerful tools from he days of the Gods.
15: Red Venus – Garnett Elliott: SUPERPOWERS CLASH on the DEADLIEST PLANET in the SOLAR SYSTEM … a wonderful homage to Burroughs with a little Bova thrown in.
16: Executive: A Political Thriller(review copy) – Leslie Wolfe: A friendly fire incident in Afghanistan takes a serious toll. A drone, out of control, brings death and wreaks havoc on American soil. An apparently successful corporation comes under scrutiny. A memorable incursion behind corporate closed doors, led by an up-and-coming executive on a mission to find the truth about the lives lost to the very technology that was mandated to protect them.
17: Scare Addict(review copy) – Luke Campen: Addicted to a drug that triggers only when he causes fear in others, dedicated misanthropist Jeff Cowart will do anything to escape the drudgery of his weary, workaday existence. But when his growing dependence forces him ever-further in his increasingly grim attempts to scare those around him, Jeff is presented with the opportunity to change his life for the better, and struggles with the decision of letting go of his addiction, lest the darkness inside of his soul finally consumes him.