Stephen Coonts has for several years been busily shouldering his
way to the front of the pack of military thriller writers.
Seemingly incapable of writing badly, he demonstrates a familiar
acquaintance with the geewhiz technological side of the genre while
choosing to focus primarily on the personalities between the
machinery. Coonts has been most successful with his novels that
feature Admiral Jake Grafton. Many of Coonts's longtime readers,
however, have clamored for a book featuring Tommy Carmellini, the
burglar turned CIA operative who has been one of Coonts's more
interesting creations. The readers get their wish --- and then some
--- with LIARS & THIEVES.
LIARS & TH