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Review: A Caller's Game

A Caller's Game A Caller's Game by J.D. Barker
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Another phenomenal hit from JD Barker, who may just be the most versatile author of our generation. Seriously the man can write thriller, mysteries, action, horror, supernatural, you name it. If you're not already reading JD, you better get started.

But I digress. This book is a delightful mashup of Die Hard (both the original and number three), Phonebooth, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and the Saw series (minus the gratuitous gore). When an outlandish radio host (think a female Howard Stern, but less focused on sex) answers a call from a listener who just wants to "play a game," nothing will ever be the same... for her and for NYC.

We can all think of the archetype of the self-obsessed and will do anything for ratings host and the police officer who stops at nothing to get the job done. These are our two protagonists in this tale, and I had to remind myself that I wasn't watching a new novelization of John McClane's life.

If you like thrillers with a ton of action sequences and edge of your seat plots, check this one out.

Thank you to JD Barker and NetGalley for an ARC. All thoughts are my enthusiastic self.

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