Death’s Ink-Black Shadow

It’s coming, Ben.  The end—for us.  You and me.  Well, you, and that will end me.  John WiltshireDeath’s Ink-Black Shadow Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis: Point of view:3rd person. Alternating perspectives, not by chapter, but defined. Rellim’s Thoughts:Death’s Ink-Black Shadow is the sixth book in Wiltshire’s More Heat Than the Sun series. These books follow the sameContinue reading “Death’s Ink-Black Shadow”

The Bruise-Black Sky

Someone tried to kill us, Nik. I noticed. John WiltshireThe Bruise-Black Sky Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:It’s either a brave or a stupid person who threatens anything Nikolas Mikkelsen loves.Ben usually overlooks Nikolas’s occasionally jarring dissonance. Not this time. A deep rift, a terrible lie, separates them. Eleven thousand miles from Nikolas, in New Zealand, it’s bitterContinue reading “The Bruise-Black Sky”

This Other Country

Nikolas flicked his gaze over Ben, head to foot.  There was something wrong.  John WiltshireThis Other Country Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:Nikolas is the sanest, straightest, person Ben knows, so can anyone tell him, why is he on a gay therapy course? Nikolas Mikkelsen could make a very long list of unpleasant things he’s endured in hisContinue reading “This Other Country”

Project Hail Mary

Yes, I just made up that word. No, I don’t feel bad about it. I’m doing a lot of things for the first time in human history out here and there’s a lot of stuff that needs naming. Just be glad I don’t name stuff after myself. Andy WeirProject Hail Mary Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:A loneContinue reading “Project Hail Mary”

In the Ruins

The long game was never as satisfying as a bullet finding its target with brutal immediacy. Hailey TurnerIn The Ruins Format:audiobook Note: At the time of this post, it looks like all of Hailey Turner’s audios are included in Audible’s big sale. Publisher’s Synopsis:Truth and lies. Captain Jamie Callahan knows the Metahuman Defense Force frownsContinue reading “In the Ruins”

Sons of Valor

The downside risk was almost always bigger than the upside payoff in Special Operations. And that was doubly true in the Tier One. Brian Andrews & Jeffrey WilsonSons of Valor Format:Audible Publisher’s Synopsis:SONS OF VALOR… Navy SEAL Keith ”Chunk” Redman has been one of the military’s top doorkickers since the day he pinned on hisContinue reading “Sons of Valor”

The Spy Devils

Mistakes were in the air – Bridger could feel them. Joe GoldbergThe Spy Devils Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:A deadly case. An international operative. When a mission turns personal, who will make it out alive? Trowbridge “Bridger” Hall was raised to be a spy. Leading a highly trained team of covert agents, he’s loyal to his squadContinue reading “The Spy Devils”

Hong Kong Black

Whether you’re waiting for salvation or waiting to die, five minutes is an eternity. Alex RyanHong Kong Black Format:Audiobook At the time of this review – the audiobook is available to borrow through Audible Plus. Publisher’s Synopsis:Former Navy SEAL Nick Foley reluctantly agrees to help investigate when American CIA operative Peter Yu goes missing inContinue reading “Hong Kong Black”

Beijing Red

He reminded himself not to break the cardinal rule of modern espionage: Thou shall not be separated from one’s tech. Alex RyanBeijing Red Format:Audiobook At the time of this review – the audiobook is available to borrow through Audible Plus. Publisher’s Synopsis:Ex-Navy SEAL Nick Foley travels to China to find purpose and escape the demonsContinue reading “Beijing Red”

A Time to Die

I still have five years and 350 days before you are allowed to criticize my pace. Tom WoodA Time to Die Format:Audiobook Publisher’s Synopsis:Now indentured to MI6, Victor’s first job is to eliminate Milan Rados, a former Serbian army commander wanted for war crimes. Victor hopes to exploit Rados’s drug smuggling for the mission. WhenContinue reading “A Time to Die”