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Gray Man Books in Order: How to read Mark Greaney series?

A movie adaptation of The Gray Man, with Christopher McQuarrie attached to direct, might come woon in a theater near you. But first, the books … as always.

Who’s the Gray Man?

Mark Greaney is a writer mostly know for his work with (and without) Tom Clancy on the Jack Ryan (jr) book series. Of course, he also writes his own book series.

The story focuses on Court Gentry. A few years ago, he was the CIA’s best covert asset. Then, without warning, his masters at the Agency put him at the top of their kill list. Court fled his country and became an enigmatic killer for hire known as the Gray Man.

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The Chronicles of St Mary’s Books in Order: How to read Jodi Taylor series?

History is full of mysteries, but also full of danger, especially for the historians who are working for the St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research.

What are The Chronicles of St Mary’s?

Behind the seemingly innocuous facade of St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research, a different kind of academic work is taking place. Just don’t call it ‘time travel’ – these historians ‘investigate major historical events in contemporary time.’ Their aim is to observe and document – to try and find the answers to many of History’s unanswered questions … and not to die in the process.

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Divergent Books in Order: How to read Veronica Roth series?

I read somewhere that the last Divergent movie will not be made. I suppose you’ll have to wait for the TV series one day or read the books now.

What’s Divergent?

The Divergent series is a Young Adult science fiction series written by Veronica Roth.

The story takes place in dystopian society divided into five factions – Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). The citizens are defined by their social and personality-related affiliation in order to removes the threat of anyone exercising independent will.

We follow Beatrice Prior (who changes her name to Tris). She’s an Abnegation-born and Dauntless transfer and must figure out her life as a Divergent, while concealing her true nature, and living with the danger of being killed if it is discovered.

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The Goon Reading Order: How to read Eric Powell comic book series?

If you ask Eric Powell, he will probably recommend you to skip some of the early goon books, but I’m here to give you a reading order, so let’s start at the beginning.

What’s The Goon?

The Goon is not a what, he is a who. He is the enforcer for the gangster known as Labrazio. He runs his operation, collecting money and offing deadbeats, and basically being just violent with the help of his best friend, Franky.

In Lonely Street, The Goon and Franky must now deal with zombies raised from the dead by a Zombie Priest and more craziness.

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Lucas Davenport Books in Order: How to read the Prey series by John Sandford?

Did you know Eriq LaSalle AND Mark Harmon played Lucas Davenport on TV? Not in the same TV movie though.

Who is Lucas Davenport?

Lucas Davenport is the protagonist of the ‘Prey’ series written by a former American journalist and – obviously – author.

Davenport works as a detective with the Minneapolis Police Department in the first novels, then moved around changing assignment while tracking criminals of course. He is wealthy, streetwise, has a wide network of contacts among all levels of society and has a strong interest in reading, poetry and war gaming. Although, he sometimes has to think like a criminal to stop them.

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Detective D.D. Warren Books in Order: How to read Lisa Gardner series?

A new Detective D.D. Warren book is out, it’s a good time to explore the series in order.

Who is Detective D.D. Warren?

D.D. Warren is a Boston police detective and the main protagonist in the mystery thriller series written by Lisa Gardner. Strangely, she started as a secondary character in a story about Massachusetts State Trooper Bobby Dodge, but that quickly change.

Detective D.D. Warren works for the homicide division. She’s tracking serial killers and all other types of murderers. The cases we follow are mostly about complex crimes involving women.

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House of Night Books in Order: How to read P.C. Cast series?

What if you needed to go to school to become a vampire?

What’s House of Night?

Written by P.C. Cast and her daughter Kristin Cast, House of Night is a series of young adult fantasy novels following the adventures of a teenager who must be trained to become a vampyre.

More precisely, the story is about a sixteen-year-old girl named Zoey Redbird who has just become what is called a ‘fledgling vampyre’. Now, it is required of her to attend the House of Night boarding school in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Women’s Murder Club Books in Order: How to read James Patterson series?

Before Angie Harmon joined the Rizzoli & Isles TV show, she was in the Women’s Murder Club one. She was destined to give life to a literary detective.

What’s the Women’s Murder Club?

This is a James Patterson mystery series, a best-seller machine. Set in San Francisco, the Women’s Murder Club series follow a group of women from different professions relating to investigating crime as they work together to solve murders.

The stories are about their personal and professional issues. The main characters were originally Lindsay Boxer, a homicide detective; Cindy Thomas, a crime desk reporter; Claire Washburn, the Chief Medical Examiner; and Jill Bernhardt, assistant district attorney.

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Dublin Murder Squad Books in order: How to read Tana French Series?

Murder is everywhere, even in Dublin… That’s why there’s a Dublin Murder Squad!

What is the Dublin Murder Squad series?

American writer Tana French is the First Lady of Irish Crime, it’s strange when you say it like this, but the author of the Dublin Murder Squad actually lives in Dublin.

And so, she writes about the police detectives on the murder squad in Dublin, Ireland. Each book has a different primary character, but with the exception of the first one, the lead had been introduced as a secondary character in another novel before.

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Temperance Brennan Books in Order: How to read Kathy Reichs series?

Even if the TV show Bones has ended, Temperance Brennan never stops solving crimes, on paper at least.

Who is Temperance Brennan?

Temperance Deassee Brennan is a fictional character created by author Kathy Reichs. She’s a forensic anthropologist with a background in physical anthropology. And she solves crime.

Usually, Temperance is called to investigate human remains at crime scenes where the flesh is too degraded for a coroner to obtain evidence. She also works at the Laboratoire des Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Quebec in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and teaches at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte … when she’s not occupied with crime scenes.

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