Review: The Bourne Enigma – Eric Van Lustbader

Wrapped in a riddle


Book covers: What’s wrong with this picture?

I'm not a great one for highlighting book covers, I appreciate it ia a subjective thing. However, I was a designer (of sorts) in my previous incarnation as an advertising man, back in the UK. I was the one who was there to take all the emotion out of a problem and solve it as …

Review: The Visitor by Lee Child

Paint it green

Review: Blood and Ashes by Matt Hilton

You can't keep a good man dead

Review: The Bourne Ascendancy – Eric Van Lustbader

The Bourne Ascendancy by Eric Van Lustbader My rating: 5 of 5 stars I could be wrong, but I think this just might be the best Bourne, at least since Ludlum, erm…"failed to achieve his wellness potential” shall we say. It’s one that I’d certainly read again. Of course, some of the surprise would be …

Review: The Bourne Retribution

The Bourne Retribution by Eric van Lustbader My rating: 3 of 5 stars A surprisingly agile and flexible tale, spanning the globe - several times. Involving the Mexican drug cartels, the Chinese, the Israelis and, of course, Jason Bourne caught in the middle, just trying to mind his own business, Well, obviously not minding his …

Review: Robert Ludlum’s the Bourne Imperative. by Eric Van Lustbader

Bourne again

Review: The Bourne Dominion

The Bourne Dominion by Eric Van Lustbader My rating: 3 of 5 stars I love what Eric Van Lustbader is doing/has done in continuing Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series of novels. Not least sticking to Ludlum’s idea that a book title should only have three words. ‘The' being counted as one of them. Check it …

Review: Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Betrayal

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Betrayal by Eric Van Lustbader My rating: 4 of 5 stars Am I ok in saying this is an excellent read? A thoroughly tip-top thriller? One of the very best? Credibility...Meet window? I hope not. I don't think so. In fact, I'm sure not. Because this one did exactly what it …

Review: The Bourne Objective

The Bourne Objective by Eric Van Lustbader My rating: 3 of 5 stars You know what you're getting when you get into a Robert Ludlum book. Fast paced, exciting action, taking place in exotic, globe-trotting locations - a real page-turner, as long as you don't think too much about the intricacies of the plot. And probably …