Search Results: "Mark Greaney"


BOOK REVIEW

TOM CLANCY TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE  by Mark Greaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 6, 2016

"A generation past Red October, the America-hating bad guys have added spyware, hacking, the dark web, and Bitcoins to those ubiquitous AK-47s."
Greaney is at the helm of the action-adventure enterprise built by the military maestro from Maryland (Tom Clancy Commander In Chief, 2016, etc.), this time with a devious yet believable story about radical terrorist attacks in America. Read full book review >

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TOM CLANCY SUPPORT AND DEFEND by Mark Greaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 22, 2014

"It's by-the-numbers stuff, with the requisite villainy, continent-hopping, décolletage, neat tools and cliffhangers. But, of course, that's just what Clancy's fans read him for, and Greaney carries on that entertaining tradition seamlessly."
Another timely, techno-geeky thriller from the Tom Clancy franchise. Read full book review >

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BACK BLAST by Mark Greaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"The author also writes Tom Clancy novels with the imprimatur of the Clancy estate (Tom Clancy Commander in Chief, 2015, etc.), and this series is in the same style. Clancy fans will have a blast."
Fifth in the Gray Man series, this high-energy thriller pits a highly trained killer against a powerful and unexpected foe. Read full book review >

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GUNMETAL GRAY by Mark Greaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"At about 500 pages, this one is fat, fast, and fun. Clancy's spirit lives on."
The latest high-energy entry in the Gray Man series (Back Blast, 2016, etc.). Read full book review >

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TOM CLANCY FULL FORCE AND EFFECT by Mark Greaney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2014

"A taut storyline with familiar characters facing new challenges."
The story of former CIA officer—and current president—Jack Ryan continues with the threat of North Korea building a nuclear arsenal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THREAT VECTOR by Tom Clancy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A satisfying thriller, with enough evildoers left over to ensure the possibility of another Ryan-Ryan adventure."
In which Jack Ryan, Junior and Senior, take on most of the bad guys in the world. Guess who wins. Read full book review >

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COMMAND AUTHORITY by Tom Clancy
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Likely not the last installment in the Ryan saga—not with a world full of terrorists, disgruntled KGB types and Venezuelans."
The late Clancy (1947-2013) ends his active role in his Jack Ryan franchise on an oddly timely note. Read full book review >

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MARK SUNDEEN
by Megan Labrise

Writing about the simple life proved anything but for immersive journalist Mark Sundeen.

His original manuscript—an unadorned account of three couples who, in varying ways, have opted out of everyday American consumerism—was accepted and revised when he withdrew it from publisher Riverhead Books.

“I had a close friend read it, call me, and say, I stopped reading at page 175 ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LaRUE FOR MAYOR by Mark  Teague
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

"Though less an election-year primer than a tale for dog lovers of every breed, this merits a spot alongside Doreen Cronin's wickedly satiric Duck For President, illustrated by Betsy Lewin (2004) as a waggish take on the theme. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Giving fans even more reason to "Like Ike"—the dog, that is—Teague pits his irrepressible, letter-writing canine against "Law and Order" candidate Hugo Bugwort in a race for Mayor of Snort City. Read full book review >

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MOVING HOUSE by Mark Siegel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"A stronger message and more coherent magic would have made this charming story even more appealing. (Picture book. 4-7)"
This contemporary eco-fable suffers from a lack of internal logic, but the positive message and attractive retro artwork may still find favor with progressive parents. Read full book review >