Daniel Silva is an American author of spy thriller and historical fiction novels. He is best known for his Gabriel Allon series. However, Silva also has some other classic books, as he had written 3 fiction novels prior to the Allon book, 2 of them starring recurring characters in the Michael Osbourne series. (more…)
Gabriel Allon is the fictional creation of author Daniel Silva. Silva had previously written 3 other books, including a short series of 2 novels starring CIA employee Michael Osbourne.
The Michael Osbourne books also gave the perspective of an assassin, and the writing from the assassins viewpoint always seemed more “lively”, so it’s no surprise that Silva would follow that up with a series of books about Gabriel Allon, an assassin. (more…)
One thing you have to appreciate about the Andy McNab books is you know he isn’t just living in a fantasy world; as a Sergeant and ex-member of the Special Air Service, he’s actually lived through a lot of the stories he tells.
McNab doesn’t have to do research for his books; he lived it. As you read the stories of the likes of Nick Stone, McNab’s main character, you have to wonder just how much of it is McNab basically writing an extended version of his memoirs. (more…)
Andy McNab is famous for his “Nick Stone” series, as well as the non-fiction turned movie book “Bravo Two Zero”, however Andy McNab has another series of books that he started in 2005.
This is the “Boy Soldier” series which Andy McNab co-writes with Robert Rigby, and focuses on a young boy by the name of Danny Watts, who wants to join the army. (more…)
American author Joseph Finder, who has written a series of standalone fiction thrillers including the book High Crimes, which was made into a movie starring Morgan Freeman.
In 2009, Finder decided to follow many other fiction writers in creating a recurring character to appear in a series of novels.
Enter Nick Heller. (more…)
Joseph Finder is an American author who writes various thriller novels. His books cover a variety of topics but are generally based on mystery and suspense, with some espionage stories thrown in. His novel High Crimes was adapted to film starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman, while Paranoia was made into a movie starring Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford. Joseph lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife Michelle and their daughter Emma. (more…)
Jonathan Kellerman, who has a Psychology BA & Ph.D, is most famous for his books featuring child psychologist Alex Delaware. He has also written many other novels, including books revolving around Petra Connor, who is part of the “Delaware universe”. Jonathan is married to fellow author Faye Kellerman, who he has co-authored multiple books with. Their son, Jesse Kellerman, is also an author. (more…)
Jonathan Kellerman, famed author of the “Alex Delaware” books, created an additional character in the Delaware universe called Petra Connor.
Petra first made her debut in Survival of the Fittest in 1997 in a minor role. The Petra Connor character would have two of her own novels and feature again in the Alex Delaware books Obsession and A Cold Heart. (more…)