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Read As soon as I passed page 100 I was sure I am going to rate the book with 5 stars I kept njoying it with the same Eyes enthusiasm till page 200 But then I started to realize two things First one was that the author seemed to be confused regarding his writing Many chapters looked like Wikipedia rather than a suspense book Long detailed description that had nothing to do with the main story and could beasily skipped without interfering with the main storySecond problem was the way the story was outlined Too many vents scattered in too many places The
Story Jumped From One jumped from one to the other and the reader start losing the story seuenceSo at that point I felt the book deserved not than 4 Stars At page 300 it became too ridicules I mean things like the president of the USA is flying an F18 for 9 hours into the Mediterranean Sea Landing on a Carrier in the middle of the night Come on Give me a break At that point it became a straggle to finish the remaining 100 pages with ridicules ventsJust because 50% of the book was good and I njoyed it I decided to rate it as 3
Stars 2 Stars if I wouldn t have finished it The main Character of the book A secret agent seems 2 Stars if I wouldn t have finished it The main Character of the book A secret agent seems be OK Maybe I ll try the 2nd book with the same main hero This book was great Teddy Lodge the running hopeful reminds me alot of stories about Robert Kennedy While he is speaking in NY someone tries to kill him and nds up killing his wife We also learn that tragedy has been striking Teddy verywhere he goes This book bounces around between the Middle East and USA As Roarke delves into the case we learn alot about Teddy Lodge s life and what has happened to him over time We also hear about President Morgan Taylor who is very afraid of Teddy Lodge and loosing the presidency This book was full of suspense and a definite thriller anyone will love 35 stars rounded upThis is a fast paced political thriller It was written in 2004 but given the subject matter a hostile foreign country tries to influence the outcome of a presidential lection it felt like I was reading today s newspaper The Mueller Report meets The Manchurian Candidate There are some interesting twists specially regarding one of the candidates and a mysterious hit man The characters are well portrayed and fairly interesting The plot is good although I figured out some parts fairly asily It is well written in that the pages almost turn themselves But there are big disappointments in the book There are a lot of typos weird sentences that should have been written better Does recognize the Court hav. Utcome of the A Vineyard Christmas election is irrevocably changed But Democrat Teddy Lodge an upcoming media sweetheart isn't killed His wife is As a result Lodgemerges as the man to beat and the greatest threat to the incumbent President Morgan Taylor Under a specific directive from the President Special Service Agent Scott Roarke delves into the case and begins to unravel a deadly plot that incubated for than 30 years; designed to alter America's allegiances in the Middle East From the very Suppose the president lect is actually
a sleeper planted sleeper planted by the old Soviet Union 30 years ago Only now these sleepers are controlled by rogue members of Libya That is the premise of Gary Grossman s Executive Actions the first of a series featuring Scott Roarke as the president s go to guy for trouble shooting and problem solving The plot combines a couple of oldies but goodies Flynn s Act of Treason and Nelson DeMille s Charm School I m sure there have been others with the same theme but those two came to mind while reading this novelFor the fans of the late Vince Flynn and Mike Lawson I think you might see the Roarke character as I did a little of Rapp and a little of Joe DeMarco All in all a very good read for those who like political thrillers as well as procedurals in trying to identify and chase down the assassin My reviewExecutive Actions by Gary Grossman is a good political thriller which was well written it features solid and complex characters and a plot that makes you turn the pages uicker that you realize I njoyed the writing style and the surprises in the storyThe story starts with assassination of a Presidential candidate during the campaign and suddenly several forces are involved the current president Special Service agents an attractive attorney sleeper agents and many others As soon as the trigger is pulled the story takes an incredible pace and it s over way too soon When you turn the last page you want and that is a good sign in my book I njoyed the characters and I loved that one of the main characters was a strong woman which is rarity in a good political thriller I also loved the writing style it was very visual The author took the writing to a level where reading was like watching a movie and I truly njoyed thatI would highly recommend Executive Actions it s a great thriller it has fascinating story and interesting characters Oh dear A real book of two halves So distinct it could have been two authorsI really njoyed the first half A decent plot and interesting characters but from then on it just descended into puerile nonsense A uiet unbelievable follow through plot and girly narrative from the hard man lead characterIt appears that modern day best selling authors have replaced intrigue and suspense with shock and awe with a PC dge Very disappointed with this and can t see me reading any of the seriesFelt the same over recent dips into Camilla Lackberg and Val McDermid Where to next I wonder Great thriller with twist and turns than Lombard Street in San Francisco A definite must. The best political thriller I have read in a long time right up there with the very best of David Baldacci Michael Palmer bestselling author of THE SOCIETY Grossman has done a lot of research on verything from political infighting to clandestine military operations and he manages to hold reader interest right up to the inevitable conclusion Publisher's Weekly An assassin takes aim at a Presidential candidate during a primary stump speech The instant he pulls the trigger the ,
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Oops And There Are Badly Written SexAnd there are badly written sex supposedly imagining what woman is feeling during sex that frankly only a man would write A clueless man The book nds satisfactorily but there is a seuel that picks up the story about 6 months later I just started it and although I Math Basics 6 expect tonjoy the story I hope it has a better ditor and proofreader If you can it has a better ditor and proofreader If you can the The First Ghost editing and proofreading mistakes this is a pretty good political thriller In this superb offering from Emmy Award winning television producer and print and television journalist Gary Grossman readers find a story of a decades old plot that is thrust into action by a power hungry heir to the Libyian throne Spies lurkverywhere and a dangerous assassin is working to tie up loose ndsGrossman does a fine job in creating Scott Roarke and the numerous other characters filling the pages of Executive Actions He digs deep and comes up with a winner His sense of setting and pace create a thrilling tone for the book It s a can t put down until you get to the last page kind of novel There are a lot of characters to keep track of and several new characters are introduce in the later half of the book as cabinet members of the current administration and military personnel for a mission but Grossman s style allows the reader to keep up and keep track of verything I did however have one challenge with the book Details are important but when a reader is forced to work th Executive Summary Gary Grossman s EXECUTIVE ACTIONS is one fantastic political thriller No hyperbole this is a read you just won t want to put down It s Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential exciting and full of twists and turnsxactly what I want in the thriller novels I njoy reading Full of good guys and bad guys alike Only one problem you can t tell the good guys from the bad guys Who s doing what to whom And why You ll have to read EXECUTIVE ACTIONS to find out You ll be happy you did More good news for new Grossman fans This well crafted piece of fiction is but the first in a series There s good reads in store for you And did I say fiction This story s no less believable than what our real world political leaders are xhibiting today Great book Author dragged it out a lot with Humanism excessive background information allowing me to guess the outcome but Injoyed it and will probably buy the next one. Irst page Executive Actions culls vents from today's headlines intersecting with a scenario that's shockingly real An insidious plot hatched in the old days of the Soviet Union continues to grow to fruition in the hands of a power hungry Middle East heir to the throne At its core a sleeper is awakened to take a prominent role in American Life Executive Actions is a tense political thriller; an lection year page turner where both the Presidency and the Constitution are at sta. .