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Nick Stone Books in Order: How to read Andy McNab series?

Andy McNab is a former SAS operator and you write what you know…

Who is Nick Stone?

Main protagonist in the Andy McNab written series, Nick Stone is an ex-member of British Army regiment the SAS.

After a difficult youth, Nick Stone signed up to the Army, and was eventually being recruited into the SAS. Troubling events and violent public deaths pushed him out of the British Army, but not out of the spy life. Now, he keeps on going, working as a kind of mercenary.

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Kevin Kerney Books in Order: How to read Michael McGarrity Series?

If you are into outdoorsy crime stories like the ones with Cork O’Connor or Dave Robicheaux, the Kevin Kerney series might be for you.

Who is Kevin Kerney?

Written by New Mexican author and former law enforcement officer Michael McGarrity, the Kevin Kerney series takes place in New Mexico, from the Tularosa Basin and Lincoln County to Hermit’s Peak, but also sometimes in Santa Fe.

It’s about law enforcement officer Kevin Kerney who used to be a cop, a private investigator and even a forest ranger, but he is now a police chief.

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Alan Gregory Books in Order: How to read Stephen White Series?

The main protagonist of Jonathan Kellerman series, Alex Delaware, is not the only psychologist solving crimes. There’s also Alan Gregory!

Who is Alan Gregory?

So, Alan Gregory is a clinical psychologist based in Boulder, Colorado. And he is the main protagonist of Stephen White thriller series.

Alan Gregory is married to Lauren, who is also a district attorney—and has multiple sclerosis. His friend is Sam Purdy, a rules-bending cop. Together, they solve crimes. Well, they solved crimes, because the series has recently ended.

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Virgil Flowers Books in Order: How to read John Sandford series?

Last week, I did a reading order for a spin-off series. I thought I could continue in that direction, but not with a Clive Cussler series. Instead, we are talking about a John Sandford series.

Who is Virgil Flowers?

Thrice divorced and in his late thirties, Virgil Flowers is a member of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), who reports to Lucas Davenport, the main protagonist of the Prey series.

In fact, Virgil Flowers was also a supporting character in some of the Prey novels, including Invisible Prey and Storm Prey.

Brought to the BCA by Davenport himself, Flowers was in the army and the military police before relocating to Bluestem where he operates pretty much on his own.

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The NUMA Files Books in Order: How to read Clive Cussler series?

After the Dirk Pitt series and The Oregon Files, it’s time for another Clive Cussler series, The NUMA Files.

What are the NUMA Files?

Written by american author Clive Cussler, The NUMA Files is a spin-off of the the Dirk Pitt series.

The story centers around Kurt Austin, Team Leader of National Underwater & Marine Agency’s Special Assignments division. It’s basically an underwater exploration series.

Dirk Pitt makes brief appearances in the books Serpent, White Death, Polar Shift, Devil’s Gate, The Storm, Zero Hour, and Ghost Ship and is mentioned in Lost City. Also, Some characters from the Pitt novels appear such as Sandecker, Al Giordino, Rudi Gunn, Hiram Yaeger and St. Julien Perlmutter.

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Dave Robicheaux Books in Order: How to read James Lee Burke series?

Did you now that both first Alec Baldwin and Tommy Lee Jones played Dave Robichaux. The first in “Heaven’s Prisoners“, the second in “In the Electric Mist“.

Who is Dave Robicheaux?

Now sheriff’s deputy in New Iberia, Louisiana, Dave Robicheaux was once an officer for the New Orleans Police Department. He’s got the tendency to breach the ethical code during his investigations.

The main protagonist in the series written by James Lee Burke, Vietnam vet Dave Robicheaux didn’t have an easy life, and this has not changed, but he keeps going on, doing his work.

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V.I. Warshawski Books in Order: How to read Sara Paretsky Series?

I haven’t seen the movie adaptation with Kathleen Turner since the ’90s but I liked it. I only discovered years later it was a book series. Life is full of useless and random surprises!

Who is V.I. Warshawski?

Victoria Iphigenia Warshawski, called “Vic” by her friends, is a private investigator in Chicago and the main protagonist of the crime series written by Sara Paretsky.

Sarcastic with a bad temper, Vic mostly works against the wealthier and powerful of Chicago. She goes after crooked business people and corrupt politicians, and she often loses, but she also settles for a partial victory when she can.

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Thor by Jason Aaron Reading Order: How to read Asgard’s mightiest heroes stories?

In 2012, after Kieron Gillen and Matt Fraction wrote Thor stories for a few years, Jason Aaron picked up where they left off and he will not stop until, at least, the War of Realms.

Thor by Jason Aaron, the road to the War of Realms

Not as big as Dan slott’s run on Spider-Man, Jason Aaron’s one on Thor is still big, still ongoing, and nobody can say it’s not an Epic One.

With the Original Sin event, the now famous female Thor and the War of Realms, Jason Aaron saw big and wrote some surprising and huge stories.

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The Riftwar Cycle Books in Order: How to read Raymond E. Feist series?

Few fantasy saga are as massive as Raymond E. Feist’s Riftwar Cycle. Follow the guide:

What is the The Riftwar Cycle?

The Riftwar Cycle is a huge literary saga composed of multiple series of books authored or co-authored by Raymond E. Feist. It revolves around the fantasy worlds of Midkemia and Kelewan.

On these two planets, there are human magicians and other creatures who are able to create rifts through dimensionless space that can connect planets in different solar systems. The Riftwar Cycle tells the adventures of various people on these different worlds.

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Spider-Geddon Reading Order: How to read the last big spider-verse crossover?

There’s a new Spider-Man big event, the biggest event of 2018, obviously.

What is Spider-Geddon?

Like the name suggests it, Spider-Geddon is a Spider-Man event taking place in the Marvel comics universe. It’s a sequel to the massively popular event Spider-verse.

The Inheritors are back. They have found a way out of the decimated world they were imprisoned on. Now they are planning there revenge on the Spider-Army. It’s time for the spider-men and spider-women of all the univeses to team up again.

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