John R. Vallely

Reefs and Shoals

By Dewey Lambdin - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureNautical

I have sailed with Alan Lewrie, R.N., on sixteen voyages before Reefs and Shoals and was as eager to embark for the ...Read Review

Red Flags

By Juris Jurjevics - Published 2011

Genres:

Military

Corruption in the South Vietnamese government and a lack of commitment on the part of the regular South Vietnamese army are hardly surprising ...Read Review

Brothers in Arms

By Iain Gale - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Readers will always be grateful to Bernard Cornwell for bringing the common soldiers, and the spectacularly uncommon Richard Sharpe, to life. Iain Gale ...Read Review

The Darkening Field

By William Ryan - Published 2011

Genres:

MilitaryMystery/Crime

Captain Alexei Korolev of the Moscow Militia’s Criminal Investigation Division is ordered to Odessa, Ukraine, to look into the suspicious suicide of ...Read Review

First Family: Abigail and John Adams

By Joseph J. Ellis - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

First Family was originally published in 2010, and the reception was overwhelmingly positive. I read the book then and thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to ...Read Review

A Burial at Sea

By Charles Finch - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNautical

Charles Lenox, a member of Parliament with an unlikely background as a detective, is charged with a secret diplomatic mission to Egypt to ...Read Review

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America

By Cameron McWhirter - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

One of the negative side effects of the decline in newspaper readership is that fewer people are exposed to the artistry displayed by ...Read Review

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

By Bill O’Reilly - By Martin Dugard - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Bill O’Reilly is one of the more well-known conservative media personalities of the contemporary American scene. As such, a large number of ...Read Review

Potsdam Station

By David Downing - Published 2011

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

Potsdam Station is the fourth of David Downing’s “Station” series, which covers the very unorthodox World War II experiences of John Russell. ...Read Review

An Evil Eye

By Jason Goodwin - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The history of the Ottoman Empire is an endlessly fascinating one, stretching across centuries and populated by a diverse set of people and ...Read Review

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