Archive for the ‘4 Stars’ Category

Tough Justice Countdown by Tyler Anne Snell (#2.3) and by Emmy Curtis (#2.4)

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Mystery
~90 Pages
Received from Harlequin via Netgalley for an honest Review
Kindle Only: $0.99
Published: February 1, 2017
Harlequin Special Releases
Tough Justice Countdown Part 3 of 8
4 out of 5 Stars

Book Description:

The bomber’s latest threat has thrown the Crisis Management Unit into chaos! As Lara Grant struggles to hold her fractured team together, she discovers a possible connection between this case and her own past–something she can’t reveal to anyone, especially now. Because when the bomber’s next target chooses to keep his secret, terror turns to an intimate form of torture, and anyone’s past can be used against them…

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Tough Justice Countdown by Carla Cassidy (Tough Justice #2.1 & #2.2)

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Mystery
85 Pages
Received from Netgalley for an honest review
Kindle Only; $0.99
Published: February 1, 2017
Harlequin Special Releases
Tough Justice Countdown Part 1 of 8
5 out of 5 Stars

Book Description:

Tick. Tock. BOOM.

FBI Special Agent Lara Grant had thought that she’d put her past behind her—finally—with her last case. But now a serial bomber is targeting Manhattan’s elite power players, offering them a choice between saving hundreds of lives or seeing their darkest secrets exposed. Lara is working with the Crisis Management Unit to stop the bomber, but how will she react when she’s the one who has to choose between truth…or death? 

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

Biography, Drama
PG-13
132 Minutes
Director: Lee Daniels
Writer: Danny Strong
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr.
IMDb (7.1/10 Rating): “As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society.”
4 out of 5 Stars

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First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #1)

Urban Fantacy
310 Pages
Hastings Hardback: $22.99
St. Martain’s Press
Released: February 1, 2011
Charley Davidson #1
4 out of 5 Stars

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Enough (2002)

 

Drama, Thriller
PG-13
115 Minutes
Director: Michael Apted
Writer: Nicholas Kazan
Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Billy Campbell, Tessa Allen
IMDb (5.5/10 rating): “On the run from an abusive husband, a young mother begins to train herself to fight back.”
4 out of 5 Stars

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

Biography, Drama, History
R
134 Minutes
Director: Steve McQueen
Writers: John Ridley (Screen Play)
Based On: 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender
IMDb (8.3/10 Rating): “In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.”
4 out of 5 Stars

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Non-Stop (2014)

Action, Mystery, Thriller
PG-13
106 Minutes
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Writers: John W. Richardson, Christopher Roach and Ryan Engle
Starring: Liem Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy
IMDb (7.7/10 Rating): “An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.”
4 out of 5 Stars
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