Review: Jon Land channels James Bond with new thriller
July 26, 2020
"Strong from the Heart," by Jon Land (Forge)
Fans of Jon Land's thrillers featuring fifth-generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong will be pleased to hear that the new book in the series is a lot like the first 10 as the hero, a cross between Wild Bill Hickok and Wonder Woman, dispatches a series of Bond-villain wannabees with extravagant use of gun play and explosives.
"Strong of Heart" does differ from its predecessors in one respect, however: It is better written. Clumsy sentences that cropped up in the earlier works are not much in evidence this time.
The action begins when Caitlin is d...