Search Results: "Jack Coughlin"


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ON SCOPE by Jack  Coughlin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 13, 2014

"The outcome is never in doubt, but Coughlin and Davis keep things moving with suspenseful sniper scenes and a little graphic violence, including a truly grisly death by flaying."
U.S. Marine sniper Kyle Swanson saves the world from terrorism once again in the seventh fast-moving installment of Coughlin's (Time to Kill, 2013, etc.) Sniper series. Read full book review >

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RUNNING THE MAZE by Jack  Coughlin
Released: March 13, 2012

"Add a corrupt astronaut, sniper rifles with a two-mile range and a former British SAS fighter who is now a rich industrialist willing to support Trident clandestine ops with weapons and transportation, and Coughlin and Davis (An Act of Treason, 2011, etc.) hit the action-adventure 10-ring again."
Mohammad al-Attas is a genius construction engineer in service of jihad. He is also a Djinn, a blood-thirsty demon. Not to worry. Special-ops sniper USMC Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson has al-Attas in his sights. Read full book review >

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SHOCK FACTOR by Jack  Coughlin
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Will appeal to veteran and aspiring warriors, as well as conservative readers."
Grim account of combat tours in Iraq, where Marine and National Guard snipers made a crucial difference. Read full book review >

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IN THE CROSSHAIRS by Jack  Coughlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Coughlin and Davis (Long Shot, 2016, etc.) have the action/revenge formula down to a science, making this another enjoyable if predictable page-turner."
Marine-turned-CIA sniper Kyle Swanson is back to take on two targets at once, the Taliban and the Mexican drug cartels. Read full book review >

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TIME TO KILL by Jack  Coughlin
Released: May 7, 2013

"Swanson, who clearly thinks he's an American James Bond, dishes out plenty of 'plain old ass-kicking payback' for red-meat fans."
This time out, it's the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution against Gunnery Sgt. Kyle Swanson. Guess who wins? Read full book review >

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NIGHT OF THE COBRA by Jack  Coughlin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"Much like Swanson's dispatch of the Cobra, the book's execution is precise and well-practiced, and a bit too routine."
Marine Corps gunner Kyle Swanson saves the world from yet another band of terrorists. Read full book review >

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CHURCHILL'S FIRST WAR by Con Coughlin
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"An absorbing youthful biography and a messy history lesson that holds eerie pertinence today."
Daily Telegraph executive foreign editor Coughlin (Khomeini's Ghost: The Iranian Revolution and the Rise of Militant Islam, 2009, etc.) infuses many of the celebrated traits of Winston Churchill (1874-1965) with a charming naïveté as he set out as a young man to reclaim his family's good name. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2009

"A valuable study of three decades of a defiant radical Islamic regime."
Daily Telegraph executive foreign editor Coughlin (American Ally: Tony Blair and the War on Terror, 2006, etc.) reports on the causes and effects of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Read full book review >

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ONE SHOT AWAY by T. Glen Coughlin
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A compelling story, but a dark, heavy and humorless one without much hope. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Three wrestlers in their senior year and last season are desperate to leave their unhappy lives behind as they compete with each other and themselves in this gritty story. Read full book review >

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DEATH PENALTY by William J. Coughlin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 1992

"It's a pleasure watching the well-oiled machinery—politics, threats, and shameless legal maneuvering—that eventually brings Charley to a perfect three-point landing."
Recovering alcoholic Charley Sloan (Shadow of a Doubt, 1991, etc.), lowest rung of the Detroit bar, juggles three juicy cases as he struggles to keep from falling off the wagon. Read full book review >

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WHAT GOES AROUND
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BOOK REPORT for The Boomerang Effect by Gordon Jack

Cover Story: Viking Cute
BFF Charm: Roger Murtaugh
Swoonworthy Scale: 2
Talky Talk: Real Boy
Bonus Factor: Unexpected Friendships
Relationship Status: Maybe in a Few Years 

Cover Story: Viking Cute

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BOOK REVIEW

IN THE PRESENCE OF ENEMIES by William J. Coughlin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 25, 1993

"But Coughlin, who died early last year, keeps you burning the midnight oil up to the very end."
A precariously placed Detroit lawyer with no trial experience finds himself thrust into the courtroom defense of a billionaire client's will. Read full book review >