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Reckoning (An American Ghost Thriller Book 2) Kindle Edition
A sister kidnapped. A journalist in danger. A killer out for revenge.
After taking out a covert facility run by the Commission, a deep-state syndicate, Nathan Stone has made powerful enemies. He’s a black-ops asset—and he’s gone rogue.
But the organization wants payback. Kidnapping Stone’s sister from a Florida psychiatric hospital, the Commission have their asset exactly where they want him. They instruct him to neutralize journalist Mark Mahoney, to whom Stone had previously leaked documents about the Commission and their deadly conspiracy. Now, Nathan Stone has a choice: neutralize Mahoney and kill the story for good, or lose the only family he has left.
Stone knows that these men will stop at nothing to get what they want. Killing Mahoney is just the beginning. And when Stone learns the identity of their final target, he knows he has to stop the Commission once and for all—no matter the cost.
"Be sure you have free time before you start reading this one because you will not want to put it down once you start." Amazon reviewer
"This book will hook you right from the very start and won't let go until you have devoured its contents. A really exciting read that will keep you guessing." Amazon reviewer
"I just finished this in one sitting! Nathan Stone is a super smart guy. I would hate to be one in his sights." Amazon reviewer
About the Author
J. B. Turner is a former journalist and the author of the Jon Reznick series of conspiracy action thrillers (Hard Road, Hard Kill, Hard Wired, Hard Way, and Hard Fall), as well as the Deborah Jones political thrillers (Miami Requiem and Dark Waters). He loves music, from Beethoven to the Beatles, and watching good films, from Manhattan to The Deer Hunter. He has a keen interest in geopolitics. He lives in Scotland with his wife and two children.
- ASIN : B0776SCQ38
- Publisher : Thomas & Mercer (2 Aug. 2018)
- Language : English
- File size : 2001 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 334 pages
- Page numbers source ISBN : 1503947971
- Best Sellers Rank: 12,824 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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For heaven’s sake all he has to do is creep up behind the guy, bump him off, making it look like a mugging gone wrong which he could have achieved by chapter 7. Job done… move on.
Sorry I found this a page-turner for the wrong reasons as I ended up skipping entire chapters and still nowt of substance had happened.
The book does improve a touch after chapter 16.
If you are a fan of Jason Bourne or Jack Reacher style books then this one will be right up your street. The main protagonist is Nathan Stone, an ex-military man who has definitely stood on some toes and made some very powerful enemies. These enemies have hit Nathan hard when they kidnap his sister and use her in a blackmail attempt.
The scenarios that play out are fast paced, violent and action-packed and I really liked the variety in these scenarios as they were not too samey or stereotypical. They were used in such a way as to keep the speed of the read at a breakneck tempo.
With Nathan being backed into a corner he comes out fighting and kicking, stabbing… I think you get the idea. Yes, he is a man who has gone rogue there is no argument about that, but underneath this dangerous exterior there resides a man who has a soul and morals but only towards those who deserve them.
As I mentioned this is fast paced and if you are someone who likes mysteries, corruption and double dealings then this is a great book to read. I have bought the first so I can back track to learn more about the origins and what makes this character tick and look forward to reading more in the series.
One I would definitely recommend to readers.
Nathan isn’t the man he used to be and decides to rescue his sister and his target Mark Mahoney who is a New York Times reporter who is close to writing a story the Commission don’t want published. Things escalate and Nathan is as deadly as ever before taking very few prisoners and from the first page you are taken into his world the dark world of assassins. It also shows two sides to the story of the hunted and the hunter, brilliant.
I recommend this book by J.B. Turner and others in this series as it is a great gripping read that you won’t put down!
I'm going to stick with it because I enjoy the style but Reacher, Hope, Reznick he is not.