Big Action Down Under-The Ben Hood Thriller Series

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This review isn’t for a single book, it’s for a really fun series of action books written by a retired Australian police detective turned adventure novelist. Drew Lindsay has written a series of eight books that are reminiscent of the short fiction readers from my youth. The series revolves around a retired-too-early detective who is trying to find his way in the real world, outside of the familiar walls of the New South Wales Police Department. After being shown the door because of too many incidents of being heavy-handed with the bad guys he’s taken down, he falls into a private security gig that sets him up for adventures a’plenty. Continue reading

Book Review: Murder at Zero Hour

I just stumbled across “Murder at Zero Hour” while perusing through Amazon’s offerings and grabbed it up. After all, it’s about World War One for crying out loud. Who writes about WWI anymore? Heck, we’ve had another world war and several other pretty big ones since then. Well, I for one am glad that Mr. Westwood looked that far back for inspiration and provided us with a glimpse of another place in time. Continue reading