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Subject: Looking for Chritian action/adventure/suspense recommendations
Date Posted: 1/5/2009 8:43 PM ET
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Date Posted: 1/6/2009 12:31 AM ET
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I was going to recommnend Ted Dekker but I see you have read most of his.

Teri Blackstock has written a number of mystery/thrillers and I have enjoyed Craig Parshall's Chambers of Justice Series (5 books) and Trial by Ordeal.

For an Historical Thriller - Chronicles of the Spanish Civil War Series by Tricia Goyer.  I've only had time to real the first book so far a enjoyed it.

Date Posted: 1/6/2009 12:53 AM ET
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James David Jordan - Forsaken

anything by Brandt Dodson

America the Beautiful by Laura Hayden

 

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Date Posted: 1/6/2009 9:05 AM ET
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If you like Ted Dekker, then I would highly recommend T.L. Hines.  He has three novels.

Also, try Kathryn Mackel.  Her books "The Surrogate" and "The Departed" were awesome!

If your into CSI kind of stuff, then anything in the Bug Man Series by Tim Downs would be good.  Tim has a couple of books out that are not part of that series that are equally as good.

Date Posted: 1/7/2009 4:16 PM ET
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I just remembered the books "Dark To Mortal Eyes" and "Expiration Date" by Eric Wilson.

Date Posted: 1/7/2009 5:09 PM ET
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I'd recommend the Firebrand series by Jefferson Scott, they are action packed.

Date Posted: 1/8/2009 12:45 PM ET
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Oh boy, right up my alley.

I just finished Unseen by T. L. Hines, creepy but good.

Tim Downs is an excellent author.

The Pawn, The Rook, and upcoming The Knight by  Stephen James

Kathy Herman books

Rob Liparulo, excellent

NCIS series by Mel Odom

I just picked up the series by Susan Paige Davis, reminds me of Dee Henderson-type

Rhapsody in Red by Donn Taylor

America the Beautiful series by Laura Hayden

Chambers of Justice series by Craig Parshall

My mind is running a blank now. Not a hard feat to accomplish. I love political, espinonage  and right now I can't name many. I'll have to get back to this one. I recently noticed some good ones coming down the pike too.

 

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Subject: new author
Date Posted: 1/10/2009 10:22 PM ET
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Have you tried Eric Wilson or Frank Peretti? They're awesome!
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Date Posted: 1/13/2009 4:08 PM ET
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I would recommend Brandilyn Collins and Robert Whitlow. I recently read Whitlow's Life Support and Life Everlasting, and I didn't get much sleep during that time. 

Date Posted: 1/18/2009 9:35 PM ET
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Davis Bunn's got some great legal thrillers a la John Grisham, but with a Christian vein to them - The Great Divide and Winner Takes All to name a few.  One of my favorite authors!

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Date Posted: 1/22/2009 8:16 PM ET
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I really like books by Don Brown such as Black Sea Affair. Mel Odom's NCIS series is gripping, and the third book is about to be released. Melanie Wells has a great thriller called When The Day Of Evil Comes. Crime Scene Jerusalem by Alton Gansky is excellent, as is his book called Finder's Fee. Finally, Colleen Coble's Rock Harbor series is very good, though it does have some undertones of romance in it. Her books remind me somewhat of older books by Mary Higgins Clark but are written from a Christian point of view. Her book entitled Anathema is slower in pace but has exquisitely drawn characters and a somehow more powerful plot. It's a book I'll never forget.

 

I hope you'll find something here that's new to you and that you enjoy reading. :)

--Monica

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Subject: Sandra Covington
Date Posted: 1/29/2009 11:28 AM ET
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You should try Sandra Covington.  They are murder-type mysteries that are fun to read.  The author is Jeffery S. Savage.

Subject: Frank Peretti
Date Posted: 1/30/2009 7:45 PM ET
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You've got to check out Frank Peretti's books! I'm reading one now called the oath and it's Awesome! I've also read House and Piercing the Darkness by him. He's a Christian author. Another great Christian Author is Francine Rivers. Her stories will just carry you away!

 

Subject: Christian adventure/suspense
Date Posted: 2/13/2009 9:35 AM ET
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ditto to Alton Gansky!

Also try Athol Dickson



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Date Posted: 2/24/2009 11:17 AM ET
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How about Patricia Rushford (Angel Delany series and McAllister series)?

Date Posted: 3/31/2009 10:41 AM ET
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I love the same books as you!!  Courtroom, suspense, some romance( not sappy)!!  Why don't you try

Randy Singer -- really good!!

Randy Alcorn

Terri Blackstock

I've looked at the previous posts, and wrote down recommendations too!!  Can't wait to try some new authors!!

I've got 5 waiting to be read, so check week me out sometime and I might have one that you'd be interested in.

 

 

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Breach of Trust by Diann Mills

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Date Posted: 3/31/2009 8:26 PM ET
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I'm a Davis Bunn fan and I really liked a recent book "Fatal Deduction" by Gayle Roper...but my all time favorite is James Scott Bell!!  Wow is he good - specially his newest series - "Try Dying" & "Try Darkness" are absolutely excellent!!  An author I just discovered is Brandt Dodson - his books are good too. 

Blessings,

Lawanna

 

Date Posted: 4/2/2009 7:52 AM ET
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I'm seconding the recommendation to read Tim Downs.  I've read three of his Bug Man series, and they're very suspenseful.