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August 29 2014

Rosewater: Jon Stewart’s Directorial Debut

Last summer, Jon Stewart took a three month hiatus from his nightly The Daily Show gig to travel to the Middle East. The result of his hiatus is Rosewater, a film that marks his first time as director...
February 6 2013

A Hit in Dubai: Mossad’s Candid Camera Moment

It’s so easy in the movies. Our Spy Hero (in a tuxedo if Our Hero’s a he, a spandex catsuit if a she) slips into a posh hotel, creeps stealthily to the penthouse suite, dispatches the...
January 22 2013

Fresh Meat: The Sixth Station by Linda Stasi

The Sixth Station by Linda Stasi is a thriller involving international politics, terrorism, and a charismatic and potentially deadly, religious leader (available January 22, 2013). The Sixth Station...
December 27 2012

Fresh Meat: The Blood Gospel by James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell

The Blood Gospel, a modern thriller with biblical roots, is the first full-length collaboration between James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell and part of the Order of the Sanguine series (available January...
September 18 2012

Fresh Meat: Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader

Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader is a spy thriller in the Jack McClure/Alli Carson series (available September 18, 2012). A rocket propelled grenade missing you by a whisper would shake you up...
March 14 2012

Letting the Genie Out of the Court.

You might think the American justice system had some...anomalies. And you’d be right. But we learned today from our friends at Lowering the Bar of a case in Saudi Arabia that’s a real head-scratcher. The...
July 10 2011

Held for Murder in Kuwait- Part 2

(Click here to read Part 1 and the events before the Kuwaiti police station.) To their credit (I suppose), the police let me drive us to the Salwa station in my car. The first thing that I did was...
July 9 2011

Held for Murder in Kuwait- Part 1

It wasn’t a dark and stormy night. We didn’t get many of those in Kuwait. Maybe two or three a year. Most of the time it was clear and hot. And while it wasn’t the hottest night in my 3+ year...