May 022014
 
Review: Blown Circuit + Giveaway

An exciting espionage story with a distinct political slant, this was quite the adventure. Taking place mostly in Turkey, this story is a nonstop thriller. Similar to the first story, there is a lot of political and historical information which I found myself a little lost following. But the action more than makes up for it as the plots rolls by super fast with lots of twists, turns and surprises. It’s not really necessary to completely understand the political aspects to enjoy the urgency of the book. I listened to the audiobook version, and this is definitely the way to […]

Nov 132013
 
Review: Lethal Circuit + Giveaway

This was an exciting, politically charged spy thriller. There were lots of twists and turns and surprises that I never saw coming. It made for a very thrilling story, although I did find the political and historical parts a bit hard to follow. The story was split between the current day action and many flashbacks to Michael’s childhood. He had a tramatic childhood as he was kidnapped when he was a teenager. The flashbacks and memories didn’t seem to have a purpose at first, but the significance is revealed later in the story. The audiobook version of the story did […]

Feb 042013
 
Review: ETA-Estimated Time Of Arrest

With a distinct political angle, this book was different from what I usually read, but I was hoping the intrigue and action would still result in an enjoyable story. Unfortunately, the plot took so much time to start that I gave up. There was a lot of history and back story given, but not enough of the current story. The main plot in the present day seemed to be Faustine’s angst and teenage crush for Rafael. It came across as very juvenile and annoying. If it had been a smaller portion of the plot with something else taking centre stage, […]