Customer Reviews for

Power Blind: A Graham Gage Thriller

Average Rating 5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted August 13, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    Steven Gore in his new book, “Power Blind” Book Thre

    Steven Gore in his new book, “Power Blind” Book Three in the Graham Gage Thriller series published by Harper gives us another adventure with private investigator Graham Gage.

    From the back cover: Power corrupts.

    Power and money corrupt absolutely.

    In Washington, Senator Landon Meyer–leading presidential candidate and pivotal voice in a divided senate–imposes his choices to fill two Supreme Court vacancies on the President. In San Francisco, Charlie Palmer–a specialist in burying the crimes of the political and financial elite–lies paralyzed by a gunshot. Linking the two is the senator’s all-too-cunning brother–a federal judge secretly managing his campaign.

    An hour before his death, Palmer reaches out to private investigator Graham Gage, a man he’s both feared and admired, but his words remain choked in his throat. A funeral-day burglary of Palmer’s office and a wife’s plea for the truth about her husband’s misdeeds plunge Gage into a morass of murder, corporate cover-ups, and corrupted justice that masks a political money-laundering scheme threatening to destroy not only our democracy, but all that is dear to Gage . . .

    I have to admit I did not read the first two Graham Gage thrillers. My error. One that I will immediately rectify. It used to be that absolute power corrupted now it is power and money combined that corrupt. ”Power Blind” is about corruption involving the White House, the Senate, the Supreme Court, major corporations and offshore banking. It involves bribes, torture, and murder and Gage seems to be the only person to expose what is going on. Get ready for a page-turning, thrill ride. ”Power Blind” is a satisfying mystery that will keep you flipping pages trying to find out what is going on. I liked this book and look forward to more Graham Gage adventures.

    Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Harper. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted March 14, 2013

    more from this reviewer

    Reviewed by Karen Pirnot for Readers' Favorite "Power Blin

    Reviewed by Karen Pirnot for Readers' Favorite

    "Power Blind" by Steven Gore is a solid thriller from the first page to the last. Private Investigator Grahan Gage isn't quite sure who he is working for as a complicated death leads to the top power positions in Washington, D.C. Palmer is a financial genius who specializes in burying the secrets of the rich and the powerful. He reaches out to Gage from his death bed but he dies before he can disclose his secrets to Gage. This thrusts Gage into speculation about the activities of Palmer who is married to Gage's friend. The mystery seems to involve big time money laundering oversees but it also seems to involve impending appointments for two Supreme Court nominees as well as the next Presidential election. The interweaving of the various stories is sufficient to keep even the most diehard mystery sleuths in suspense for most of the book.

    The author's insider knowledge of the working world of the rich and influential is marvelous! He skillfully laces his knowledge with just enough speculation to keep his readers guessing. Gore is a master storyteller who has the delightful habit of upending his readers' conclusions time and time again. Gore does not run on regular gasoline. Being an international PI himself, he knows from whence he speaks and it shows in his writings. He begins with a premise valuable due to its current interest - finance and intrigue. Then, he provides unforgettable characters who rarely do the right thing. The pace of the story is so rapid that the reader can only guess at the placement of the clues in the overall scheme. Gore is a literary craftsman.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1