The Book Worm

Monday, February 27, 2017

Review: Leap

Book Review: Leap, by Michael Grumley


Facing the cold, clear glass, Alison Shaw stared nervously into the giant seawater tank.
It was just one year ago that she and her team of marine biologists had stunned the world with their incredible breakthrough.
And now...they were about to do it again.
But an ocean away, something strange was unfolding. Along a lonely coast in South America, an experimental Russian submarine -- long thought to have been dismantled -- has suddenly resurfaced. And the U.S. Navy has taken notice, sending officers John Clay and Steve Caesare to investigate.
The sub has been studying a group of unmarked soldiers.  Disappearing into the jungle each night beneath the cover of darkness.
Something has been discovered. Something big.
Unfortunately, the soldiers are about to learn that making the find of the century is one thing.
Keeping it, is another.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Review: Breakthrough

Book Review: Breakthrough, by Michael Grumley


Deep in the Caribbean Sea, a nuclear submarine is forced to suddenly abort its mission under mysterious circumstances. Strange facts begin to emerge that lead naval investigator, John Clay, to a small group of marine biologists who are quietly on the verge of making history.
With the help of a powerful computer system, Alison Shaw and her team are preparing to translate the first two-way conversation with the planet's second smartest species. But the team discovers much more from their dolphins than they ever expected when a secret object is revealed on the ocean floor. One that was never supposed to be found.
Alison was sure she would never trust the military again. However, when an unknown group immediately becomes interested in her work, Alison realizes John Clay may be the only person she can trust. Together they must piece together a dangerous puzzle, and the most frightening piece, is the trembling in Antarctica.
To make matters worse, someone from the inside is trying to stop them. Now time is running out...and our understanding of the world is about to change forever.


Monday, February 20, 2017

Review: Maid for the South Pole

Book Review: Maid for the South Pole, by Demelza Carlton



Hotel maid turned meteorologist Audra is determined to make her mark on the world without a man getting in her way. Seizing the chance to join an expedition to the South Pole, she thinks all her Christmases have come at once.
Until she returns to the research station and meets her new roommate.
When Jean-Pierre's wife broke his heart, he swore off women, vowing to spend his holidays in Antarctica for one final season. He didn't count on sharing a room with an Australian woman who hates him for something he can't even remember.
Will the heat of a South Pole summer be enough to thaw two icy hearts?

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Review: Wild in the Outback

Book Review: Wild in the Outback, by Charmaine Ross


Documentary maker Dan Masters is completely out of his comfort zone in the wild outback Australia. Passionate park ranger, Victoria Price, couldn’t be more at home in the wilderness. After Victoria saves Dan from the jaws of a ferocious crocodile, she can’t get away from him fast enough. But her amazing rescue has been filmed during their preliminary shoot, and when the film’s investors see the footage, they demand Dan do whatever it takes to get Victoria involved in the movie. Including blackmail.
Ordered to take part, Victoria reluctantly joins Dan on safari where they fight poachers, fire ants and a powerful attraction for each other that becomes increasingly difficult to deny. But desire is a dangerous game…


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Review: Dinner for Two

Book Review: Dinner for Two, by Drea Stein


Sean Callahan was big shot chef with his own restaurant and a TV deal - until one mistake had him back scrubbing pots.
Now he has a second shot at doing what he loves and he's not about to let anything get between him and his dreams - including the beautiful but fiery Darby Reese.
Darby Reese secretly quit her big city job to take over a struggling cafe. Now she has just one chance to make it work.
When these two passionate chefs meet sparks fly - but is their chemistry cooking up something delectable or are they heading for disaster?



Friday, February 10, 2017

Review: The Bridges of Madison County

Book Review: The Bridges of Madison County



A man. A woman. The heat of an Iowa summer. And the brief encounter whose passion will last a lifetime. 

When Robert Kincaid drives through the heat and dust of an Iowa summer and turns into Francesca Johnson's farm lane looking for directions, the world-class photographer and the Iowa farm wife are joined in an experience of uncommon truth and stunning beauty that will haunt them forever.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Review: Accidentally on Purpose


Book Review: Accidentally on Purpose, by Jill Shalvis

Elle Wheaton’s priorities: friends, career, and kick-ass shoes. Then there’s the muscular wall of stubbornness that’s security expert Archer Hunt—who comes before everything else. No point in telling Mr. “Feels-Free Zone” that, though. Elle will just see other men until she gets over Archer . . . which should only take a lifetime . . . 
Archer’s wanted the best for Elle ever since he sacrificed his law-enforcement career to save her. Their chemistry could start the next San Francisco earthquake and he craves her 24/7, but Archer doesn’t want to be responsible for the damage. The alternative? Watch her go out with guys who aren’t him . . .
As far as Archer’s concerned, nobody is good enough for Elle. But when he sets out to prove it by sabotaging her dates, she gets mad—and things get hot as hell. Now Archer has a new mission: prove to Elle that her perfect man has been here all along . . .


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