Archive - July 12, 2010

Review of Reilly Ridgell's (Micronesia 1971-73) Green Pearl Odyssey

Review of Reilly Ridgell's (Micronesia 1971-73) Green Pearl Odyssey

Reviewer Bryant Wieneke’s (Niger 1974-76) is the Assistant Dean for Policy in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of a series of peace-oriented suspense novels that are available for $10 each through his own micro publishing company at Peace Rose Publishing. • Green Pearl Odyssey Reilly Ridgell (Micronesia 1971–73) Blue Ocean Press $16.95 468 pages February 2010 Reviewed by Bryant Wieneke’s (Niger 1974–76) IF YOU LIKE SUSPENSE NOVELS set in exotic places, this is a good one. Scott Taylor, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Micronesia, witnesses the murder of his wife and brother by Page 10 of Green Pearl Odyssey.  He exacts his revenge by Page 20. The remainder of the novel is devoted to the game of global hide-and-seek between Taylor and a crime kingpin obsessed with rubbing him out. Taylor’s odyssey begins in Majuro, the capital of . . .

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