This month’s reading list selections consist of books I used to research IN THE BLOOD. This fifth novel in the James Reece series was research intensive as I stepped into the mind of a terrorist. Does this list of books give you any additional insight into IN THE BLOOD?
2021 was an incredible year for the DANGER CLOSE Podcast! I was honored to speak with some amazing authors!
December 2021 Holiday Reading List: The Spy Who Came for Christmas by David Morrell, Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie, A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by Ian Fleming, The Shepherd by Frederick Forsyth, The Hundred-Year Christmas by David Morrell
November 2021 Reading List: Once an Eagle by Anton Myrer, Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, The Winds of War by Herman Wouk, War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk
October 2021 Reading List Selections: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, The Afghanistan Papers by Craig Whitlock, Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, Three Felonies a Day by Harvey A. Silverglate, Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell, The Constitution of the United States of America, Holy Bible
The September 2021 reading list selections are all books that relate to Afghanistan. If you are looking for a base from which to understand why we spent twenty years there and why we left the way we did, start in the pages of these selections.
August 2021 Reading List Selections: Unrestricted Warfare by Col. Qiao Liang and Col. Wang Xiangsui., The Big Burn by Timothy Egan, Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell, When the Lion Feeds by Wilber Smith, Taliban by Ahmed Rashid, Reacher Said Nothing by Andy Martin
July 2021 Reading List Selections: Out of the Mountains by David Kilcullen, Time to Hunt by Stephen Hunter, Charlie Wilson’s War by George Crile, Freedom by Sebastian Junger, The Afghan Campaign by Steven Pressfield, The Bridge of San Louis Rey by Thornton Wilder
June 2021 Reading List Selections: One Second After by William R. Forstchen, Three Felonies a Day by Harvey A. Silverglate, The Gun by C.J. Chivers, Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, The Winds of War by Herman Wouk, Once An Eagle by Anton Myrer
May 2021 Reading List Selections: The Odyssey by Homer, The League of Night and Fog by David Morrell, The Pentagon’s New Map by Thomas P.M. Barnett, The Lions of Lucerne by Brad Thor , Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, SOG by John L. Plaster