Captain’s Fury (2008)

Better than book 2 and about as good as the 3rd.  There is plenty of action without getting bogged down in details.

Tavi poses as an undertribune during a revolt only to find himself in charge of a company of legionnaires defending a bridge and town.

Amazon Score 4.7/5
Thriftbooks Score 5.0/5
Goodreads Score 4.38/5

Dragon Harper (2008)

This was a bit of a disappointment.  It is the story of a Harper Apprentice and a flu epidemic, the super-flu that took many lives.

I was hoping for more about the harper but it spent a lot of time on the epidemic which isn’t bad, but it didn’t give much in the way of story.

Amazon Score 4.4/5
Thriftbooks Score 5.0/5
Goodreads Score 4.05/5

Persuader (2009)

Another great story with some good twists toward the end (after a great one at the beginning)

On nearly a whim, Reacher finds himself rescuing a college student from a kidnap attempt when the student was heading home for his mother’s birthday.

But all is not as it seems, the rescue was staged and Reacher is on his way to take down an old enemy and hopefully rescue an undercover DEA agent (this happens early in the story so no real spoiler).

Amazon Score 4.4/5
Thriftbooks Score 4.0/5
GoodReads Score 4.09/5

The Rise of the Fourth Reich (2009)

This was a good book if a bit disjoint.

He covers the globalist movement that brought the Nazis to power and how they are still running the world. But he also rants about NutraSweet and psychiatric drugs.

This views on world politics, banking and multi-national corporations make the book.

Amazon Score 4.5/5
Thriftbooks Score 4.5/5


Dragonsblood (2006)

This series is starting to pick up its stride again.  For a while there, the series was just OK, but now it’s getting better.

Split by 500 turns, the Pernese are battling a dragon disease that threatens to wipe out dragonkind and the planet’s ability to fight Thread.

Amazon Score 4.1/5
Thriftbooks Score 5.0/5


The SS Brotherhood of the Bell : The Nazis’ Incredible Secret Technology (2006)

An interesting look at Nazi scientific research and at World War II.  The author looks at more than just the Bell project, he delves into Nazi research into rocketry, submarines and atomic power and the bomb.

The book can get a bit repetitive and it does bog down when he goes into detail on the Bell project, but it is a good read.

Amazon Score 4.0/5
Thriftbooks Score 5.0/5


The Enemy (2009)

This is my favorite Jack Reacher book.

A General dies of a heart attack in a cheap motel.  His briefcase is missing and the hooker is nowhere to be seen.

Elsewhere a Delta Force soldier is killed and the murder scene is over the top.  To make matters worse, Jack Reacher is the prime suspect.

Amazon Score 4.5/5
Thriftbooks Score 5.0/5