Comparison to Other Authors

I read every review of my Hell Holes books, often reading the best ones out loud to my wife. She has observed that a surprising number of them favorably compare my writing to that of famous writers. I decided to go back and read through the roughly 150 reviews and look for these comparisons. The results were surprising and humbling:

Famous Author Reviews
Dan Brown (Thriller) 1
Michael Crichton (Science Fiction, Thriller) 3
Clive Cussler (Thriller) 1
Stephen King (Horror) 2
Dean R. Koontz (Suspense, Thriller) 2
Mathew Reilly (Action, Thriller) 1
James Rollins (Action, Mystery, Thriller) 1
J.K. Rowling (Fantasy) 3