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My Review of Jon Land’s New Caitlin Strong Thriller

Caitlin Strong, a trigger-happy, often insubordinate, fifth-generation Texas Ranger, is back in Strong Cold Dead,  another rollicking Jon Land adventure that reads like a cross between a Randolph Scott Western, a Steven King horror story and a Jason Bourne movie … Continue reading

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Land’s “Strong Light of Day” Wildly Entertaining

Strong Light of Day, the new Caitlin Strong thriller by Jon Land, is a suspenseful, fast-paced tale apparently constructed by a writer so obsessed with James Bond movies, Stephen King novels, Clint Eastwood westerns, Marvel Comics and The Matrix that … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers” Now? Best-Selling Thriller Writer Jon Land!

Jon Land is a best-selling thriller writer whose work includes the Caitlin Strong series about a woman Texas Ranger. You can learn more about him and his work here. A Scourge of Vipers by Bruce DeSilva is the fourth in … Continue reading

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Four Thriller Writers Who Also Review Books

Jon Land, Jeff Ayers, Myles Knapp, and I have two big things in common. We are all authors of thriller or crime novels and we all review books for major publications. In anticipation of the upcoming Thrillerfest conference in New … Continue reading

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“A Scourge of Vipers is a Masterpiece” — The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal always reviews my hard-boiled crime novels, perhaps because the books, featuring investigative reporter Liam Mulligan, are set in that city. This time the newspaper tapped veteran thriller writer Jon Land, a Rhode Island native, to write the … Continue reading

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Falling for Catlin Strong, Jon Land’s Sexy, Courageous Heroine

I‘ve always preferred strong, capable women. No surprise, then, that I’ve fallen for Texas Ranger Catlin Strong, the hero of a series of thrillers by veteran novelist Jon Land. Catlin, the scion of three generations of rangers, is tough, incorruptible, … Continue reading

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“Cliff Walk” Satisfies on Every Level, Says The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal, the newspaper in the town where my hardboiled Mulligan crime novels are set, is raving about the new one, Cliff Walk. Here’s what the paper’s review has to say: There’s a lot to be said for an … Continue reading

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The True Story Behind White Bulger, Corrupt FBI Agents, and the Investigator Who Brought Them to Justice

As a journalist born and bred just south of Boston, I followed the Whitey Bulger saga closely and even had a hand in breaking a big story or two about the mobster and his corrupt allies in the Boston Bureau … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Rogue Island” Now! It’s thriller writer Jon Land.

Jon Land is the author of 30 books including a fine series of thrillers featuring a Texas Ranger named Caitlin Strong. He was also instrumental in getting my novel, Rogue Island, published, strongly recommending it to his publisher, Forge, which … Continue reading

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