The Partner

I continue to admire John Grisham. He has a startling ability to keep you turning the pages, to make you want to read ‘just one more chapter’ until your eyelids droop and you can’t keep the words in focus anymore. A lot of it’s pacing. He never repeats an incident; something new is always happening. …

High Citadel

Back to the days of adventure. A plane carrying a group of stranded passengers crash lands in the Andes. On board is a local politician that the communists who run the country want to assassinate. Since they’ll have to kill all the other passengers too, because they’re witnesses, the passengers fight back. But they're unarmed …