Books by Chuck Logan

SOUTH OF SHILOH by Chuck Logan
Released: April 1, 2008

"The Southern baroque plot is simply a vehicle, but an entertaining one, for Logan to play war games with a couple of very strong and likable soldiers."
A southern sniper's bullet accidentally takes out a northern Civil War reenactor, causing hostilities to resume in modern Mississippi. Read full book review >
HOMEFRONT by Chuck Logan
Released: July 1, 2005

"Gratuitous flashbacks slow the pace from time to time, but Logan writes well, and his people grab hard."
Ex-cop Phil Broker (After the Rain, 2004, etc.) goes for needed peace and quiet to Minnesota's backwoods, where an old enemy goes for Broker. Read full book review >
AFTER THE RAIN by Chuck Logan
Released: July 1, 2004

"Overplotted and underimagined. Logan's sixth but far from his best."
Ex-soldier, ex-cop Phil Broker (Vapor Trail, 2003, etc.) is hauled out of semiretirement to chase his wife and a McGuffin, both explosive. Read full book review >
VAPOR TRAIL by Chuck Logan
Released: April 1, 2003

"Begins well but loses its way early and never recovers—stymied by unfocused plotting and a jumble of unrealized characters who seem to have wandered in from other stories."
After four Logan winners, this diffuse potboiler about a vigilante serial killer disappoints. Read full book review >
ABSOLUTE ZERO by Chuck Logan
Released: Feb. 6, 2002

"Good writing, colorful cast, and a thoroughly appealing protagonist: a two-fisted softy perfect for page-turning."
Darn cold in those Minnesota northwoods, but as usual the action's hot as Logan shows us for the fourth time why he's a thrillermeister to keep (The Big Law, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >
THE BIG LAW by Chuck Logan
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"And what he serves up here is a satisfying throwback to the kind of suspense novel where complex people matter more than high-tech machines."
A crackerjack thriller and a second appearance for Phil Broker (The Price of Blood, 1997), tough ex-cop, hard-bitten Vietnam vet, and serious daddy. Read full book review >
Released: March 12, 1997

"An admirably flinty, adroitly plotted, and worthy successor to Logan's first hard-boiled thriller (Hunter's Moon, 1996). ($50,000 marketing budget; regional author tour)"
An ex-soldier who was among the last Americans to escape Vietnam before the Communist takeover returns to Southeast Asia in search of a fortune in gold that disappeared on his last mission. Read full book review >
HUNTER'S MOON by Chuck Logan
Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"Logan's language is tough-guy perfect, but too many minor characters and convolutions of plot damage an otherwise snazzy debut. ($30,000 ad/promo)"
A former Special Forces killing machine and—naturally- -tormented lonely guy goes on a hunting trip with an old AA buddy and finds himself sucked into a vortex of backwoods loathing and scheming. Read full book review >