Search Results: "W.E.B. Griffin"


BOOK REVIEW

FINAL JUSTICE by W.E.B. Griffin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 6, 2003

"After reading this hugely fact-crammed procedural, you too can pass the Philadelphia police exam. Speed-dial plotting, lively entertainment."
The eighth in the Badge of Honor series about the Philadelphia police department (The Investigators, 1998, etc.) continues to follow the amazing career of Special Operations detective Matt Payne. Read full book review >

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THE SOLDIER SPIES by W.E.B. Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 2, 1999

"In any event—despite vast detail and readers' likely familiarity with the OSS—Griffin's plot stays hot and moves at quicksilver speed."
First hardcover printing of the third volume of the Men at War trilogy, begun with The Last Heroes (1997) and The Secret Warriors (1999), both rousingly well received reprints of softcover originals published under the pseudonym Alex Baldwin. Read full book review >

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EMPIRE AND HONOR by W.E.B. Griffin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"Nothing beats a cinder-block-sized adventure novel on a winter weekend."
The seventh in Griffin's (Victory and Honor, 2011, etc.) Honor Bound series offers more of USMC Maj. Cletus Frade's escapades. Read full book review >

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TOP SECRET by W.E.B. Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"G-fans will not be disappointed."
Opening his Clandestine Operations series, Griffin (Empire and Honor, 2012, etc.) drafts warriors from his Honor Bound series to confront post-World War II communist aggression. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 9, 1992

"Griffin's long look at a small segment of the war is high-quality history and storytelling."
The latest in Griffin's Marine Corps saga (Battleground, etc.) takes his cast of aviators and intelligence types into the fall of 1942—and introduces a tough cop who joins the Corps and falls hard for the kind of girl he used to arrest. Read full book review >

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THE INVESTIGATORS by W.E.B. Griffin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 5, 1998

"Not deep, but lively."
The latest installment—and first hardcover—in the prodigious Griffin's Badge of Honor series on detectives in the Philadelphia police force. Read full book review >

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BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT by W.E.B. Griffin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 2, 2005

"A bedtime book for Arnold's Terminator to enjoy."
Griffin's 35th title abandons his five ongoing series, perhaps the best being his Marine Corps series (Retreat, Hell!, 2004, etc.), which, with a thousand pages published so far, is still mired down in the first year of the Korean War. Read full book review >

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THE HUNTERS by W.E.B. Griffin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"Notable mostly for the digs at a CIA agent remarkably similar to Valerie Plame."
Griffin returns to chronicle the international adventures of heroic presidential special agent Charley Castillo (The Hostage, 2006). Read full book review >

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THE LAST HEROES by W.E.B. Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 1997

"A rousing to-the-ends-of-the-earth start for an absorbing narrative takeout on the shadow warriors who handled some decidedly odd jobs in aid of the Allied cause."
First hardcover edition of a volume from a paperback series, on the OSS in WW II, that the ever-popular Griffin (Blood and Honor, 1997, etc.) published pseudonymously (in 1985) as Alex Baldwin. Read full book review >

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SECRET HONOR by W.E.B. Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2000

"After all, Cletus and Dorotea will always have Buenos Aires."
Griffin's third entry in a series begun with Honor Bound (1993) and Blood and Honor (1997), military thrillers that rang bells on the bestseller lists—as will Secret Honor. Read full book review >

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SPECIAL OPS by W.E.B. Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2001

"Gripping indeed, far more readable than Clancy, and as a bonus we get the heroes' love lives limned in hugely amusing detail. Griffin fans will dance with delight."
Mammoth, Clancy-sized novel, ninth in the Brotherhood of War series by immensely canny superseller Griffin (Secret Honor, 2000, etc). Read full book review >

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UNDER FIRE by W.E.B. Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 14, 2002

"The aborted Yalu River offensive and MacArthur's firing by Truman offer richly blood-soaked ground for volumes ahead. Catchy dialogue that rouses like a sonofabitch."
The ninth paean to Griffin's Marine Corps (Behind the Lines, 1996) makes for a whopping 32 blockbusters on his shelf: the Honor Bound, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, and Men at War series. Read full book review >