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Authors or books you reread?

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  1. Another19

    Another19

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    There are several books and authors that I find myself reading again if I don't have anything new. At the top of the list are:

    Dan Brown - Angels and Demons and The Davinci Code (I've read his others, but only once)

    The Visitant, Summoning God, and Bonewalker (The Anasazi mysteries) by W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear) - Great books about archaeologists uncovering Anasazi sites, and at the same time tells the story of the Anasazis who lived there.

    Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child - particularly Thunderhead

    A few of Dean Koontz' books

    A few of Stephen King's books

    Nelson DeMille

    Who or what do your read over and over again?
     
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    Dean Koontz, Stephen King, JD Robb
     

  3. MrMurphy

    MrMurphy ********* Moderator Lifetime Member Millennium Member

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    Tom Clancy
    Larry Bond
    Bernard Cornwell
    Patrick O'Brian
    Timothy Zahn
    Tolkien (duh)
    W.E.B Griffin
    William C. Dietz

    And of course, David Weber!
     
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    Stephen King
    Tom Clancy
     
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    Tom Clancy, Roger Zelazny, Clive Cussler, Larry Bond, Stephen King (and a few others...).
     
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    I've reread many books by Robin Cook. Check out his book title "Vector" Great semi-fiction about bioterrorism.

    I've also recently refinished a book called "American Jihad :The Terrorists Living Among Us, by Steven Emerson. This guy was put on a South African hit list because of the stuff he revealed. Very interesting book.
     
  7. UtahIrishman

    UtahIrishman BLR

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    I've re-read The Wheel of Time books by Robert Jordan so often that the covers on the paper back ones are falling apart.

    I also re-read the Dune series a lot. And Tony Hillerman's books, they are excellent.
     
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    Anything by Lawrence Block
     
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    If anyone has a funnybone in them, try Pat McManus. With titles like They shoot canoes don't they and Never sniff(smell) a gift fish, your spouse will think you were sniffing the berber carpet too long.;f
     
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    George MacDonald Fraser's Flashman series. I have read these over and over again throughout the years. Other authors that come to mind are Frederick Forsyth, James Lee Burke (Dave Robicheaux series), Kinky Friedman, Elmore Leonard, and Tony Hillerman.
     
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    fishfool59 MEGA-Banned!

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    I reread a lot of my political books, they are full of numbers and stats that I would really like to remember.
     
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    I forgot to mention Joseph Wambaugh, Mario Puzo and James Ellroy in my earlier post. Ellroy's books that I have read are "The Cold Sixth Thousand", "American Tabloid" and "L.A. Confidential". The first 2 take place in the U.S. during the 60's, and the plots include JFK, MLK, Howard Hughes, the FBI, Viet Nam, and others. The third takes place in L.A. during the 50's, and has a different cast of characters than the first two. These are very powerful, disturbing and entertaining books - in a sense, sick historical novels;g .
     
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    Tom Clancy, "Clear and Present Danger"
    Tom Clancy, "Red Storm Rising"
    Robert Heinlein, "Starship Troopers"
    J.C. Pollock, "Mission MIA"
    J.C. Pollock, "Centrifuge"
    J.C. Pollock, "Crossfire"
    W.E.B. Griffin, "The Corps"
    David Maurer, "The Dying Place"
    Kent Anderson, "Sympathy for the Devil"
     
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    Douglas Adams
    William Gibson
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    Barrett Tillman
    Larry Bond
    Michael DiMercurio
    Stephan Counts
    W.E.B. Griffin
    Louis L'Amour

    -PB
     
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    Robert B. Parker
    Robert Crais
    John Sandford
    and "The Lost Son" by Bernard Kerik
     
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    Tom Clancy
    Robert Jordan
    George R.R. Martin
    W.E.B. Griffen
    Preston and Child
    Greg Rucka
    Anne Rice
    Trevanian
     
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    I love Preston and Child and Trevanian. I don't seem to run into many people who have read either. I've only been able to find a couple by Trevanian.
     
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    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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    Defense of Hill 781
    Defense of Duffer’s drift
     
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    So far as Trevanian goes, I've reread "Shibumi" a few times and "The Main" at least twice. I haven't had a chance to read any of his newer books yet.

    Preston and Child's are pretty good. "Riptide" is my favorite, but the Smithback/Pendergast books are a good read too.
     
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    I loved Shibumi, haven't seen The Main or any new ones, but I go mostly to used book stores.

    My favorite Preston and Child is Thunderhead, but then I loved the Anasazi mysteries by W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear, and my wife and I are interested in Native American art and culture.