Don Winslow’s THE BORDER

The Border has everything that made the first two books so great and then some. The last pages of The Border are as exciting and as mind blowing as the first pages of The Power of the Dog were. Epic no longers seems to give this trilogy the justice it deserves. This is a masterpiece and a classic and is the benchmark every other thriller will be measured against from now on. … More Don Winslow’s THE BORDER

Don Winslow’s THE CARTEL

Ten years ago Don Winslow wrote the thriller of the decade. The Power of the Dog was an epic thriller that detailed America’s thirty year war on drugs on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border. Ten years later he has done it again. Winslow blows The Power of the Dog away detailing the next ten years of the so-called “war” on drugs taking everything that was groundbreaking, epic and mind-blowing to a whole new level. … More Don Winslow’s THE CARTEL

John Vaillant’s THE JAGUAR’S CHILDREN

Like The Kite Runner this a beautiful portrait of a father and son that shines a light on a country that we normally read about for all the wrong reasons. And like The Tiger’s Wife it demonstrates the power of story in culture and memory. All told from the claustrophobic inside of a water tanker, stuck in the heat of the desert, in pitch darkness with power, water, food and time running out.
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Why THE POWER OF THE DOG must be made into a TV mini-series (hopefully by HBO)

The Power of The Dog ranks as the best thriller I have ever read. A call I can make unequivocally because it is the perfect thriller. It has everything you could possibly want; a rogue DEA agent, a charismatic Drug Barron, the Mafia, the CIA and much more. … More Why THE POWER OF THE DOG must be made into a TV mini-series (hopefully by HBO)