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Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs
Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs
Offered by Hachette Book Group
Price: $10.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent History of the Seals!, April 10, 2014
This is an excellent history of the Navy Seals. This story begins with the disasterous attempt to rescue the hostages in Iran. This effort was code named
Operation Eagle Claw. It was a total failure resulting in casualties.Another famous personality in the Seal ranks Richard Marcinko is also featured in this novel.He was one of the founding fathers in the formation of the Navy Seals. Another personality in the Seals was named Drago. He was the first Navy Seal
to be from a foreign country. He also proved to be a ferocious warrior. One of the most famous Seal operations was Operation Redwing. A Seal team of four Seals was sent into Afghanistan to assassinate a tribal chieftain who was also a Taliban terrorist leader. Three of the four Seals were killed in action
with Marcus Luttrell being the sole survivor.This story became a best selling book as well as a movie. Another operation in Seal history was in Fallujah.
Seals were accused of assaulting a terrorist leader. They were put on trial and found not guilty.In Benghazi the American embassy was attacked by elements in
Libya. One retired sniper held off the forces of evil. These Americans could get no help from the United States.All calls were ignored.
This is a very good book.


The Fugitive:  The Final Judgement I & II
The Fugitive: The Final Judgement I & II
VHS
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sensational Ending To A Wonderful Series!, March 25, 2014
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This was one of the best television series ever. Dr. Richard Kimble is finally able to catch the onearmed man. The one armed man is arrested in Los Angeles
after a vicious bar fight. Lieutenant Gerard arranges for the story to recieve nationwide coverage. Kilble makes the journey to Los Angeles in order to
capture the One armed man. He recieves help from a young lady who has moved to Los Angeles from Stafford Indiana. She knew Kimble when she was a child. She helps Kimble out of several near arrests. The one armed man is bailed out of jail by an anonymous person. By breaking into the bail bondsmen's office he
nearly discovers the man who paid the bond. Kimble returns to the young lady's apartment. He is captured by Lieutenant Gerard and placed under arrest. Gerard transports Kimble back to Stafford,Indiana. The one armed man is also returning to Stafford as well. He is going to shake down the man who paid his bond for $50,000. The man decides to kill the one armed man. The man who paid the bail for the one armed man can provide testimony that will free Kimble. They have a showdown in an abandoned amusement. Gerard is forced to kill the one armed man. The man who paid the bail gives key testimony that frees Dr. Richard Kimble.
This series ran for four years. I still miss this series.


The Monuments Men
The Monuments Men
DVD ~ John Goodman
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Movie!, March 23, 2014
This review is from: The Monuments Men (DVD)
This film is set circa 1943, during World War II. It describes the formation of an army unit that was created specifically to search for and recover priceless art stolen from the Jewish people by the German soldiers.
A six man team called the Monuments Men is formed to undertake this mission. The team is led by Frank Stokes into France to begin their search. While in France the unit meets Claire Simone who is a French museum curator. She is being forced against her will to cooperate with Nazi officers like Viktor Stahl to steal priceless works of art.
At this point in the war the Nazis are being pushed back and on their way out are looting and destroying as much as possible. The Monuments Men are able to uncover the locations of some of some of the art work on their own. They turn to Claire Simone for her assistance which she is initially reluctant to give. With her guidance the Monuments Men are able to uncover a huge cache of stolen art work in a castle and then find a map leading the group to a mine that contained thousands upon thousands of art pieces and more macabre items such as golden teeth pulled from the mouths of Nazi concentration camp victims.
Another problem is encountered by the Monument's Men when it is discovered they must compete with the Soviet Army as well in their searches. The Soviet Army assumes that they are entitled to the priceless art work as some sort of war reparations because of their massive number of casualties. In one of the final missions in the film a mine is found in Austria containing great numbers of the stolen pieces of art. The Monuments Men are able to sneak these pieces out right under the noses of the Soviet Army,including the priceless Madonna and Child sculpture by Michelangelo which held significant importance to the group because they lost one of their own in a failed attempt to prevent it from being stolen.
The monuments Men made great headway in recovering the artwork. Some lives were lost in their mission,but according to the unit it was well worth it to have made such great strides in their mission This movie is a great depection of events that took place during Worl War II.


15 Seconds: A Novel
15 Seconds: A Novel
Offered by HarperCollins Publishers
Price: $8.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning Good Book!, March 23, 2014
The lead character in this book is Dr. Henry Steadman. He is a plastic surgeon in the state of Florida. He is in Jacksonville,Florida at a convention where
he is supposed to be a speaker. He is headed to a college friend's house,Mike Dinofrio who is a lawyer. Dr. Staedman is scheduled to play golf with him. He is pulled over by a Jacksonville county deputy. His name is Deputy Martinez.He forces Dr. Steadman out of his car and into handcuffs. He is threatening to take him to jail. After other deputies show up he is released. After the other deputies leave the scene a blue car pulls up and the driver shoots Deputy
Martinez and the speeds off. Dr. Steadman gives chase but loses the car. He returns to the scene and is promptly fired on.Dr. Steadman speeds off and goes to Mike Dinofrio's house. He goes in and discovers that Dinofrio has been shot. He is forced to flee again.He has been communicating with a community outreach employee named Carrie Holmes. She begins an investigation of her own. Dr. Steadman goes to South Carolina in pursuit of other clues. He remembers a patient who came into his clinic. This patient's name is Vance Hofer. His daughter was drug impaired and killed a mother and daughter in a wreck. She is in prison.
Hofer is killing people whom he held responsible for his daughter's predicament. Dr. Steadman is one of these.In the meantime Hofer kidnaps Dr. Steadman's daughter Hallie. There is a strange web of Deputy Martinez and others involved in this situation. This is a very good book that you should read.


The Counterfeit Agent (A John Wells Novel)
The Counterfeit Agent (A John Wells Novel)
Offered by Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Price: $11.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Action Packed Thriller!, March 3, 2014
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This newest John Wells book deals with America and Iran heading toward nuclear war. An individual is the person giving the United States information about
Iran's intentions. This man's name is Reza. He tells the Americans that a CIA sation chief is going to be killed shortly. The assassin is a former CIA\agent.
He chooses a station chief that he holds a grudge against. The assassin's name is Glen Mason who now goes by the name ofAbraham Duke. He kills the station chief and gives their story authenticity. He is affliated with a group that is trying to provoke a nuclear war between Iran and the United States. This group is headed by a woman named Salome.The next rumor planted by Reza is that the Iranians have planted a nuclear bomb on a ship headed to America. The CIA calls
upon John Wells to investigate. He discovers that the United States is being duped. The American President does a drone strike on Iran. Wells discovers that a billionaire named Aaron Duberman is behing all of this. This story does not get to finish because this is a two parter.


The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel (Jeremy Fisk Novels)
The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel (Jeremy Fisk Novels)
Offered by HarperCollins Publishers
Price: $11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Police Thriller!, February 22, 2014
The lead character in this novel is Jeremy Fisk. He gets into a severe altercation on the Canadian border with some Swedish terrorists. He is injured
and given light duty. One of his jobs is to protect diplomats during United Nations Week. The American President and the Mexican President are going to
sign a anti-narcotics treaty. Meanwhile in Mexico in Nuevo-Laredo the cartel enforcers decaoitate 22 people. This is the work of Chuparosa an very dangerous
assassin. He leaves the mark of a hummingbird on his victims. He does enforcement work for the Zetas. He is being pursued by Cecilia Garza who goes by the name Commandante. She has been pursuing Chuparosa for a number of years. She is placed in the security team to protect the Mexican President in New York
Immediately upon arrival in New York there is a mass murder of 13 decapitations. Commandante knows that Chuparosa has followed them to New York. Jeremy
Fisk teams up with Commandante to locate Chuparosa. They are introduced to Leon Ochoa who owns the restaurant where the signing ceremony is to be held. When
the ceremony is held some gunplay enters the picture. Commandante and Fisk discover that Chuparosa is not after the Mexican President but is trying to gain vengence from the past. The identity of the target is surprising. This is a verygood book. Be sure to read it.


Bullseye: An Original Will Robie / Camel Club Short Story (Kindle Single)
Bullseye: An Original Will Robie / Camel Club Short Story (Kindle Single)
Offered by Hachette Book Group
Price: $1.99

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Winner From Baldacci!, February 9, 2014
Oliver Stone has gone to his local bank to deposit his weekly check from working in the graveyard. Will Robie, the contract assassin for the United States
government is there to fulfill an assignment. Adam Chase and three other men come in and take the bank over. Everyone there is taken hostage.They kill the security guard and take all of the weapons. A guard is left and the remainder of the robbers go to another section of the bank office.Oliver Stone and Will Robie suspect that the robbers want to do something besides rob the bank.Stone uses water to knock out the lights. He is then able to contact the Camel Club,
Annabelle Conroy,Reuben Rhodes,Caleb Shaw and Harry Finn to get help. Annabelle Conroy shows and infiltrates a big party upstairs. It is a fundraising event for the Vice-President of the United States. Annabelle reports to Stone about the event. Will Robie and the Camel Club realize that an assassination attempt is about to take place. The Camel and Will Robie escape and start to put a stop to the assassination plot. They discover that the forces of evil are planning to use Sarin gas to kill the Vice-President and the party goers. This story has an exciting end. Be sure to read this.


Rudiger in Peril (A White Collar Crime Thriller)
Rudiger in Peril (A White Collar Crime Thriller)
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Continuation Of Rudiger!, February 6, 2014
After defrauding the investors in his hedge fund John Rudiger flees to Antigua. His hedge fund named WGC has gone under. The CFO George Trask has been cooking the books. He manages to place the blame on Walter Conklin(John Rudiger). He has plastic surgery as well as weight loss surgery. He changes his
name from Walter Conklin to John Rudiger. He is constantly dodging Justice Department official Charlie Holden.One of Rudiger's employees George Trask
who testified against Rudiger is kidnapped by a hired killer named Brit Lasker. Lasker has been hired by Jim Stevens to kill Rudiger. Lasker tortures Trask
until he gets the information that is needed to help him locate Rudiger. Trask is then put to death by Lasker. Lasker is a former Special Forces soldier and a former CIA agent. He is a very dangerous man. Rudiger tries to figure out which investor is after him. He finds out that it is Jim Stevens. After discovering the murder of Trask Holder calls Rudiger and informs him about what has happened to Rudiger immediately goes into panic mode. He begins watching out for any signs of the hit man. Lasker the hit man arrives in Antigua and locates Rudiger and begins stalking him. Rudiger is able to dodge Lasker for a
short time. Jim Stevens joins Lasker after Lasker is able to capture Rudiger. Rudiger winds up in a battle to save his own life. This is another good story in this series. Be sure to read this.


Mega: A Deep Sea Thriller
Mega: A Deep Sea Thriller
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Scary Shark!, February 5, 2014
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The novel starts out with Somali pirates taking over a German ship. All of the German sailors are taken hostage. The leader of the Somali pirates Daacad
Khalid Shimbir loses his son when he falls into the Indian Ocean and is consumed by a huge shark. He swears vengeance. Mr Ballantine throws together a team to rescue the German sailors. Mr. Ballantine also wants to catch the giant shark. This team is called Team Grendel.The team invades the Somali village where the sailors are being held. They discover that the sailors have had their throats slit. They make a daring escape. Out in the ocean they discover a giant dead whale. In the meantime they dis cover that they have been betrayed by some of the company people. The company people are hauling the giant whale with nets and a helicopter. The net is attacked by a giant shark. The copter is crashed. The team does battle with the shark and finally kill it. They discover to their horror that there is a larger shark. They do battle with this beast also. It makes for a crashing ending.


The Bamboo Viper
The Bamboo Viper
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Action Packed Story!, January 27, 2014
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This review is from: The Bamboo Viper (Kindle Edition)
This story is about a former Marine Corp who is now employed by the U. S. government. His nickname is the "Bamboo Viper. His real name is Lester Johnson.
He begins the story by shooting an oilman in a business location. This is an assignment given to him by the U.S. government. He became a sniper in Vietnam
where he was the top sniper in the U.S. service. While he was in Vietnam he is captured by the Viet cong. He is led through several bad tortures. Always
on hand as an advisor is Vladimir Serberski. The "Bamboo Viper" had nicknamed him Ivan the Russian. The Viper had always wanted to gain vengence on the
Russian.One day in a mall in Houston The Viper hears a familiar voice. It is none other than the Russian. He begins tracking him. His girlfriend Mandy takes a trip with the Viper to Switzerland. Here Mandy is outfitted with a custom made rifle.The rifle builder also gives them a sniper's cape. This makes them invisible.The inventor of the weapons is named Hans Amacher. The Viper does another contract killing on a man named Mohamed Abdul. Mandy takes the name of the Chameleon.She becomes responsible for saving his life on several occasions with her cape and new rifle. Viper calls on his former Marine partners to
deal with his would be assasins. One of his Marine friends turns on him and shoots him in the shoulder twice.Mandy saves his life by taking him to a facility
in Louisiana. Mandy is also discovered to be a member of Methuselah Objective.


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