To Hunt Men

Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist
312 Pages
Reviewed on 10/06/2022
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Author Biography

I was born in Hayward, California. I was the first in the family that was supposed to go to college. My sophomore in high school, I started working construction in the summer. I loved it and decided not to go to college disappointing my family. After high school, I joined the Labor Union and started my working career digging ditches as a common labor. Next, I joined the Naval Air Reserve and entered the electrical construction trade. I started my own electrical construction company in 1978. This became a large company doing large industrial projects throughout the United States until my retirement in 2011. In 2016 I began writing.
I am the author of the Warren Steelgrave series of five five-star novels and a book of short stories. I have finished a sixth book in the series and have started the seventh book in the series. In addition, I am an award-winning professional photographer with works in private and public collections and the holder of three patients. I am the winner of the 2022 Independent Press Distinguished Favorite Award short stories for the book Collection of Short Stories and Poems. The 2921 NYC Big Book Distinguished Favorite Award for the book Vengeance can be Deadly.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Keith Mbuya for Readers' Favorite

Warren Steelgrave didn’t know how he had landed himself in his current plight, but he knew he had to get out of it. It all had started with a rumor about his friend Jack Sullivan - a nonfiction writer - having information about Chinese crime organizations in the US and their elite allies in the government. Before Jack knew it, he had been shot and was hospitalized in New York. Who wanted Jack dead? Being Jack’s friend, Warren knew he wasn’t any safer. After a tip from Jack, Warren finds the information that Jack was hiding, which led to Jack being shot. Partnering with his old friends in the FBI and the Italian Carabinieri, Warren treads a dangerous path to uncover a dangerous crime syndicate that threatens his life. Get yourself Gary Smith’s To Hunt Men, the sixth installment in the Warren Steelgrave series, to learn more.

Gary Smith had me hooked on his compelling read, flipping through page after page. If you are looking for action-packed crime thriller novels, you will love To Hunt Men. There is blackmail, espionage, running, hiding, secrets, and murder. Smith hatches an intriguing plot, featuring remarkable plot twists and an exciting cast. He unfolds the storyline by giving impressively vivid depictions of the scenes. He accompanies the narration with dramatic images that capture the mood and setting. This made the reading experience colorful and fun. Smith kept me on edge with suspense, adventure, and thrills. He developed the characters skillfully as he describes their qualities and emotions, making it easy to connect with them. Cindy and Warren make a good team. They are both intelligent and intuitive, moving with great stealth.

Maria Victoria Beltran

To Hunt Men by Gary Smith is the sixth installment of the engaging Warren Steelgrave Series. Warren and Cindy are enjoying a martini in the late afternoon on their terrace when a car pulls over and parks opposite their house in Italy. Their unexpected visitor is Jack, a retired police detective who is now a nonfiction writer. Two years ago, Warren was investigating the murder of a close friend and he partnered with Jack who was researching the murder of an artist because the victims had common friends and acquaintances. Putting their lives in danger, they solved the murders, had brushes with the Mafia, and busted a Chinese espionage ring. Jack is writing a book about the experience which will be published soon. Someone attempted to abduct him so he came to Warren for advice. Who is behind the attempted abduction and why?

Gary Smith’s To Hunt Men is a gripping thriller that explores the way the minds of investigators and terrorists work. Set in Europe and the USA, this book is a page-turner that will surely hold the reader’s undivided attention. The author has an engaging, sharp, and easy-to-read style, with vivid descriptions of how the protagonists investigate an international conspiracy that threatens the lives of innocent people. Warren and Cindy are thrust into a dangerous world of questionable art sales, drugs, and Chinese syndicates. With the help of the FBI, the Carabinieri, and trusted friends, they put their lives in danger to expose the terrorist threat and find the elusive mastermind. This is a cutting-edge suspense novel revealing the complexities of hunting terrorists. Highly recommended!