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James R. Hannibal

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As a former stealth pilot, James R. Hannibal is no stranger to secrets and adventure. He has been shot at, locked up with surface to air missiles, and chased down a winding German road by an armed terrorist. He is an award-winning author of multiple series, including the Nick Baron covert ops trilogy from Penguin, the Section 13 children’s fantasy mysteries (now under development by Columbia Pictures), and a new CIA series on the way from Revel for 2019. Visit https://thelostpropertyoffice.com/

“Manuscript for Murder:” The Cozy Thriller

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With Manuscript for Murder (Berkley), the second installment of the long-running Murder She Wrote series penned by Jon Land, the author pushes the series into new territory, blurring the boundary between cozy mysteries and thrillers. Or perhaps he is forming a new genre: the cozy thriller. Land took the mantle of this franchise with A Date with Murder last year after the passing of series author Donald Bain.  With his new voice for Jessica Fletcher, our mystery-writer-slash-detective is breaking out of her traditional mold as well as her traditional setting, the sleepy yet murder-prolific Cabot Cove. In Manuscript for Murder, we find Jessica in New York City, visiting local friends including a disgruntled fellow author and the publisher the two of…

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‘Strong to the Bone’ is Jon Land’s Most ‘Introspective’ Book in Series

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In September, author James R. Hannibal (The Fourth Ruby) gave an outstanding review of Jon Land’s latest in the Caitlin Strong series, Strong to the Bone, which was released today.  Here we revisit Hannibal’s review of what he calls Land‘s most “introspective” and deeply “insightful” book in the series.   Rape. Racism. White Supremacy. These are hard words to read, and even harder to write. It feels risky, dangerous even to offer such evil the permanence of ink on paper. In Strong to the Bone author Jon Land refuses to shy away from that risk, exposing those evils with the right blend of delicacy and rage, while still bringing the intense action and thrills readers of his Caitlin Strong series have come to expect.…

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Jon Land’s Caitlin Strong Fends off Evil and Racism in ‘Strong To The Bone’

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Rape. Racism. White Supremacy. These are hard words to read, and even harder to write. It feels risky, dangerous even to offer such evil the permanence of ink on paper. In Strong to the Bone author Jon Land refuses to shy away from that risk, exposing those evils with the right blend of delicacy and rage, while still bringing the intense action and thrills readers of his Caitlin Strong series have come to expect. Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong returns to the page for a high octane, yet deeply personal mission. When she stumbles upon the aftermath of a sexual assault, the DNA evidence sends her spinning to the edge of control. Could the perpetrator really be the same man who attacked Caitlin…

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Jon Land’s ‘Dark Light Dawn’ Comes with a Vengeance

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Navy Seal Max Younger emerges from the shadows with a strange luck and an unnatural ability to kill. Plagued by fits of rage and bloody visions of his own future, Max is never certain whether he is man or monster. But when dark forces unleash an otherworldly pathogen, the monster comes out with a vengeance. Max Younger may be part angel or part demon. The line between the two runs terribly thin. In Dark Light Dawn, Jon Land and Fabrizio Boccardi, the team that brought the Tyrant to life, return with a new dark hero that instantly hits blockbuster status. Intense military combat and paranormal thrills slam together like peanut butter and chocolate. The two, it seems, were made for…

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