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The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer My rating: 3 of 5 stars I must admit to having been more than a little non-plussed by this one. I did, against my usual better judgement, quickly see a few very good reviews before I read it. So my disappointment was multiplied accordingly. Problem is, the politics down Cairo-way, is so … Continue reading Review: The Cairo Affair
The Bourne Retribution by Eric van Lustbader My rating: 3 of 5 stars A surprisingly agile and flexible tale, spanning the globe - several times. Involving the Mexican drug cartels, the Chinese, the Israelis and, of course, Jason Bourne caught in the middle, just trying to mind his own business, Well, obviously not minding his … Continue reading Review: The Bourne Retribution
The Last Minute by Jeff Abbott My rating: 2 of 5 stars For a book called The Last Minute, it's a very long one indeed. Crazy long for what it is. And what it is isn't much. A very slight story. Pretty one dimensional. Some by the numbers CIA people - and you're never going to … Continue reading Review: The Last Minute
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