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What Would the Founding Fathers Think: A Young American's guide to understanding the mess our country is in and how we get out
Isabelle Webb: Legend of the Jewel
Captive Heart
Cobble Cavern
Caller ID
Summer of Secrets
On Little Wings
We Lived in Heaven: Spiritual Accounts of Souls Coming to Earth
Christ's gifts to women
A Woman's power: threads that bind us to god
Scary School
Hope's journey
Targets in Ties
Crater Lake: Battle for Wizard Island
With a Name like Love
Sean Griswold's head

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2021 Goodreads Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Sheila has read 6 books toward her goal of 90 books.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Slideout: A Military Thriller By Gary J. Darby-Book Review


Product Details

  • Title: Slideout: A Military Thriller
  • Author: Gary J. Darby
  • Publisher : Gary Darby Books, LLC (March 9, 2020)
  • Publication date : March 9, 2020
  • Language : English
  • File size : 1481 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • ***I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy from the publisher. All opinions are my own***

Book Summary

The Countdown Begins as the World Hovers on the Brink of WWIII
A crazed terrorist.

A rogue submarine.

A nuclear bomb and a plan to wreak havoc and
destruction upon the American coastline and murder millions of innocent people.

US Navy Lieutenant Daniel Totter, “Teeter” to his friends, is a reluctant hero but the one man who can stop the coming maelstrom of death and destruction.

Aided by a secret agent, he races to discover the terrorist’s target, but time and a sudden war in the Middle East force him to take drastic action that pushes the US into a confrontation on the high seas with the Chinese Navy.

The countdown begins and the world hovers on the brink of WWIII.

If you are a fan of military thrillers, you don’t want to miss Slideout. Experience the heart-pounding action for yourself and buy now.

My Review
This is not usually the genre I read, but man was this good! The non-stop action made it hard to put down and me accidentally reading into the wee hours of the morning. I will freely admit there was a lot of the military jargon that was unfamiliar but it didn't stop me from enjoying the plot and characters in this story. The POV does change a lot between several key characters in this novel. After a while though, it was easy to keep them apart and fall headfirst into this thriller. 

It's funny but I kept thinking what a great movie this would be. It plays out just like that and there is a pretty big shocker at the end. I recommend this novel to those that love to read political and military thrillers, but even if this isn't your normal genre to read, you really need to give this fantastic book a chance. 

Meet Author: Gary J. Darby

Gary Darby grew up in San Antonio, Texas and started reading in the second grade when he discovered Robert Heinlein's Farmer In The Sky in the school library.

After that, it was on to the other Grand Masters of Science Fiction and Fantasy. A reader for all his life, he loves to find current authors who spin a great tale though he admits that every so often, he will treat himself to a good Andre Norton, or Asimov, or Heinlein novel.

In recent times, his love of reading turned to a love of writing and hopefully along the journey the crazy story ideas he has in his head will turn into enjoyable literary fiction for you to read.

For those that wondered about Gary's military experience after reading his military thriller, he joined the US Navy as a medic after high school. He ended his career as an officer in the US Army. He has a Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University.
Learn more about Gary and his books HERE:

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