The Keep (Adversary Cycle, #1)

The Keep (Adversary Cycle, #1) Description:

Something is murdering my men br br Thus reads the message received from a Nazi commander stationed in a small castle high in the remote Transylvanian Alps And when an elite SS extermination squad is dispatched to solve the problem the men find a something that s both powerful and terrifying Invisible and silent the enemy selects one victim per night leaving the bloodless and mutilated corpses behind to terrify its future victims br br Panicked the Nazis bring in a local expert on folklore who just happens to be Jewish to shed some light on the mysterious happenings And unbeknownst to anyone there is another visitor on his way a man who awoke from a nightmare and immediately set out to meet his destiny br br The battle has begun On one side the ultimate evil created by man and on the other the unthinkable unstoppable unknowing terror that man has inevitably awakened

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

The Tomb (Repairman Jack, #1; Adversary Cycle, #2; The Secret History of the World)

The Tomb (Repairman Jack, #1; Adversary Cycle, #2; The Secret History of the World) Description:

Much to the chagrin of his girlfriend Gia Repairman Jack doesn t deal with appliances he fixes situations for people situations that too often land him in deadly danger His latest fix is nding a stolen necklace which unknown to him is more than a simple piece of jewelry Some might say it s cursed other might call it blessed The quest leads Jack to a rusty freighter on Manhattan s West Side docks What he finds in its hold threatens his sanity and the city around him But worst of all it threatens Gia s daughter Vicky the last surviving member of a bloodline marked for extinction F Paul Wilson is a great storyteller and a thoughtful one David Morrell

Rating: 3.38 out of 5

Legacies (Repairman Jack, #2)

Legacies  (Repairman Jack, #2) Description:

Repairman Jack isn t your average appliance repairman he fixes i situations i for people often risking his own life Jack has no last name no social security number works only for cash and has no qualms when it comes to seeing that the job gets done br br Dr Alicia Clayton a pediatrician who treats children with AIDS is full of secrets and she has just inherited a house that holds another Haunted by painful memories Alicia wants the house destroyed but somehow everyone she enlists to help ends up violently killed The house holds a powerful secret and Alicia s charmless brother Thomas seems willing to do anything to get his hands on that secret himself br br But not if Repairman Jack can find it first

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Conspiracies (Repairman Jack, #3)

Conspiracies (Repairman Jack, #3) Description:

Repairman Jack F Paul Wilson s vigilante hero from s i New York Times i bestseller i The Tomb i and i Legacies i returns in a thriller that thrusts Jack back into the weird supernatural world that he thrives in Looking for clues to mysterious disappearance of leading conspiracy theorist Melanie Ehler Jack attends a convention of bizarre and avid conspiracy theorist It s a place where aliens are real the government is out to get you and the world is hurtling toward an inevitable war of good versus evil incarnate Jack finds that nobody can be trusted and that few people are what they seem Worse yet Jack s been having vivid dreams that make him wonder whether he s headed for a clash with his own past maybe i The Tomb i s evil rakoshi beasts aren t through with him quite yet br

Rating: 3.70 out of 5

All the Rage (Repairman Jack, #4)

All the Rage (Repairman Jack, #4) Description:

Can you imagine a new chemical compound a non addictive designer drug that heightens your assertiveness opens the door to your primal self giving you an edge wherever you compete Whether on the street or the football field in a classroom or a boardroom Wouldn t you be tempted to try it just once What happens if it releases uncontrollable rage and makes you a killer

Rating: 3.33 out of 5

The Haunted Air (Repairman Jack, #6)

The Haunted Air (Repairman Jack, #6) Description:

In the sequel to The Tomb Repairman Jack returns in a chilling adventure set against the backdrop of a Queens house haunted by the ghost of a nine year old girl as Jack becomes embroiled in a terrifying struggle in which the forces of evil threat

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Hosts (Repairman Jack, #5)

Hosts (Repairman Jack, #5) Description:

b Repairman Jack returns in a sequel to the i New York Times i bestseller i The Tomb i b br br Repairman Jack has been tearing up the urban adventure scene ever since he was introduced in the i New York Times i bestseller i The Tomb i As his fans know Repairman Jack doesn t deal with electronic appliances he s a situation fixer no matter how weird or deadly a situation may be Repairman Jack has no last name no Social Security number and no qualms when it comes to getting the job done even if it means putting himself in serious danger br br After fifteen years of separation Jack is contacted by his long lost sister Kate to help her track down the source of her girlfriend Jeanette s sudden trance like behavior Referred by a mysterious stranger who gives only Jack s name and phone number Kate is shocked to find out that the repairman she seeks is none other than her little brother and not altogether happy to find out what little Jackie has been doing with himself for all these years With Jack leading the way Kate finds out that Jeannette s behavior can be traced back to the experimental therapy she underwent for a brain tumor now Jeannette s brain and those of several other subjects are infected by a mutated virus Like any good virus it wants to multiply and if Jack can t stop the virus in its path there will be deadly results br br Meanwhile Jack is traveling on the train when suddenly a passenger goes berserk and starts shooting at random leaving Jack no choice but to throw himself into the spotlight by putting the shooter down Worse for Jack one of his fellow passengers is a reporter for the local tabloid i The Light i who sees Jack s heroism as his ticket to journalistic stardom The reporter promises to make Jack a celebrity hero a household name which could mean the end of Repairman Jack as we know him

Rating: 3.45 out of 5

Gateways (Repairman Jack, #7)

Gateways (Repairman Jack, #7) Description:

Following last year s successful i The Haunted Air i F Paul Wilson returns with another riveting episode in the saga of Repairman Jack the secretive ingenious and heroic champion of those whose problems no one else can solve As Dean Koontz says Repairman Jack is one of the most original and intriguing characters to arise out of contemporary fiction in ages His adventures are hugely entertaining br br In i Gateways i Jack learns that his father is in a coma after a car accident in Florida They ve been on the outs but this is his dad so he heads south In the hospital he meets Anya one of his father s neighbors She s a weird old duck who seems to know an awful lot about his father and even a lot about Jack br br Jack s arrival does not go unnoticed A young woman named Semelee who has strange talents and lives in an isolated area of the Everglades with a group of misshapen men feels his presence She senses that he s special like her br br Anya takes Jack back to Dad s senior community Gateways South which borders on the Everglades Florida is going through an unusual drought There s a ban on watering everything is brown and wilting but Anya s lawn is a deep green br Who is Anya Who is Semelee and what is her connection to the recent strange deaths of Gateways residents killed by birds spiders and snakes during the past year And what are the lights Jack keeps hearing about Lights that emanate twice a year from a sinkhole deep in the Everglades lights from another place another reality br br If he is to protect his father from becoming the next fatality at Gateways there are questions Jack must answer secrets he must uncover Secrets Jack has plenty of his own and along the way he learns that even his father has secrets

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Crisscross (Repairman Jack, #8)

Crisscross (Repairman Jack, #8) Description:

Repairman Jack is back An anonymous mercenary with no last name and no social security number Jack has thrilled a veritable army of readers ever since his bestselling debut in i The Tomb i Jack can fix any problem supernatural or otherwise for a price Now in his latest gripping adventure he takes on two cases at once br br The first involves a nun being blackmailed by someone who has photos of her she doesn t want made public What s in those photos she won t say but with her meager savings just about exhausted she hires Jack to help her br br The second seems straightforward enough as an elderly woman hires Jack to find her missing son But to locate his quarry Jack must infiltrate the inner reaches of the Dormentalist Church a secretive globe spanning cult whose members include some of the biggest and most powerful names in entertainment sports and politics Ruthless in its pursuit of critics and enemies the Church hides a sinister agenda known only to its ruling elite br br But Jack can be ruthless too going to darker lengths than ever before as he crisscrosses the two fix it jobs to settle the deadliest of scores

Rating: 3.39 out of 5

Harbingers (Repairman Jack, #10)

Harbingers (Repairman Jack, #10) Description:

It starts off so simply Jack still feeling down after the tragic events of Infernal is hanging in Julio s when a regular named Timmy asks him for help His teenage niece has been missing since this morning the police say it s too early to worry but Timmy knows something bad has happened Jack says he ll put the word out on the street This innocent request triggers a chain of seemingly coincidental events that lead Jack into the darkest days of his life As has become evident in the series Jack has been singled out unwillingly as the champion of one of the two supernatural forces contending for control of all human life on Earth Neither of these forces are good or evil just dangerous and amoral They value and notice individual humans about as much as we do mosquitos Jack is desperate and the last thing you want to do is make Jack desperate That s when things begin to blow up and people begin to die A hang onto your hat and heart thriller of triumph and tragedy that barrels along at F Paul Wilson s trademark breakneck pace

Rating: 3.61 out of 5