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Jack Douglas Ç 7 charactersThis is solid 35 star book I ended up rounding off to three It s Love Rockets a good book I just don t see myself rereading it I received copy of the book through goodreads in exchange for n honest reviewThe uake takes place over twenty four hour time period "in Manhattan A Deceptive Homecoming (Hattie Davish Mystery, and northt nearby Point power plant The trial of terrorist Feroz Saeed Alivi in "Manhattan nd north t nearby Indian Point plant The trial of terrorist Feroz Saeed Alivi in Federal Court was beginning Assistant US Attorney Nick Dykstra was in front of the jury when the tremors began The earthuake lthough no one in the courtroom knew it was uake was 90 Escaping from the courtroom nd then the building was near impossible There was never doubt in Nick s mind he would get out he had to find his daughter Lauren She was on tour of Columbia University considering the college for the coming fall After his wife perished in the Twin Towers on 911 his daughter nd his work became Nick s world She needed him just s much He would find her Meanwhile Special Agent Francisco Frank Mendoza is t the courthouse to The Hired Man appears witness nd finds himself trapped in the rubble instead Nick found him well his waving rm nd managed to extract him Mendoza decided to head north with Nick His wife was Almost A Gentleman a nurse on dutyt St Luke s Roosevelt
Luke s Roosevelt was on the way to Columbia So the men walked into total devastation unclear they d do it intent on getting to the ones they loved I liked this book The events nd the destruction re uncomfortably believable though somewhat improbable for New York City Gruesome depictions re minimal The dust palpable the rubble inconceivable the not knowing terrifying the bsolute loss of normalcy paralyzing the book itself may not be this strong but it has the bility to connect with those feelings buried inside everyone I did find certain things unnecessarily repetitive nd began to interrupt the story flow or just break the pace for me But that s just me Read it for yourself you may never notice This is the most suspenseful book I have ever read true nail biter There re several things going on in the book First 90 earthuake in New York with many ftershocks then Here by the Bloods a nuclear plant with damagend terrorists This book is now one of my favorite books I highly recommend it to those that don t mind sitting on the edge through the entire book I don t know what I was expecting for dollar my mom bought this for me t the Dollar Tree I thought it would be interesting since it was disaster novel nd I love disaster novels but this one was just terrible I would have loved the story with survivors instead of only couple nd the endless flashbacks to their past just to fill time the unrealistic evets of some things like the terrorists surviving nd somehow finding the daughter which made no complete sense t ll I just wish it could have been better but I guess for dollar I got my money s worth The last 3 or 4 books I re. Escape From New YorkNew York City has seen its share of disasters Terrorist Bound (Torn Trilogy, attacks Blackouts Hurricanes Floods But nothing has prepared the Big Apple for the biggest earthuake to ever hit the United States 90 on the Richter scale Manhattannd the surrounding boroughs re smoldering disaster plunging New York into terr. ,St Luke s Roosevelt was on the way to Columbia So the men walked into total devastation unclear
Ad were longish nd dealt with murder horror nd non fiction It was time for something little on the lighter side nd Loyalty and Lies a return to one of my favorite genres the disaster novel At 348 pages uake was just the rightmount of pages for real uick read nd it cost me Fortunes Flames a measly 6 buckst Walmart so I figured I couldn t really lose out even if I wasn t expecting muchuake ctually surprised me It was better than I could have guessed based on its cheap cover nd unknown uthor There was virtually no set up or lengthy drawn
out explanation which I like Instead the uake happens lmost instantly nd forexplanation which I like Instead the uake happens lmost instantly nd for next 335 pages or so it s book that never really slows down Douglas does decent job t keeping the pace steady nd never letting the story get too far out of control There s even few unrealistic twists nd turns thrown in for good "MeasureI Just Wish That Douglas Wouldn T Have Tried To "just wish that Douglas wouldn t have tried to this book 3 different things t once On one hand it s disaster novel On nother it s thriller dealing with terrorism Somewhere long s disaster novel On nother it s thriller dealing with terrorism Somewhere long lines we get subjected to political stance s well All of those things Murder Go Round are totally fine don t get mw wrong but it s really hard to trynd cram How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World: A Comparative Analysis all of those things into short novel like this one Plus it makes for Alcohol Fuels: Policies, Production, And Potential a highly unlikelynd contrived plot Not that there s nything wrong with that hell isn t the entire genre of horror that way but here I wish the uthor would have picked just one Cambridge Modern History volumes 1-5 area to focus on It seems to me that ever since Dorchester went out of business few years back there hasn t been The Heart Of The Hawk (Book 1) a real good independent publisher to pick up the slack Now however it looks like Kennsingtonnd their Pinnacle imprint Spices, Saints, and Saracens: The Egyptian Wanderings of a Dominican Friar, 1483 are the new go to guys I velready seen ex Leisure uthors on this company s roster I say ll that because like that defunct company I ve found Empire of the Waves: Voyage of the Moon Child a few nice little surprising readsnd The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970 authors with Kennsington And Douglas is no different uake isn enjoyable uick read that should you just want to escape from the world for Of Mice and Men a few days is worth the time spent in it Goodreads First Readsdvanced copyI would rate uake by Jack Douglas 3 nd 12 stars The story was uick read nd kept up the excitement most of the way through However there were few things bout the story that grated my nerves First I found it nnoying when the uthor continuously referred Audiobook Review uake by Jack Douglas ABR s full uake udiobook review can be found I Was Anastasia at Audiobook Reviewer Not too much to say I was not crazybout this book The writing was pretty dull A huge earth uake destroys NYC Choice of the Cat and the story only deals with few people This could have been HUGE could have involved tons characters Three Cups of Deceit and development At the end one of the main characters was worryingbout getting Sparrow Road a cell phone back to person or their family in case this character died who he borrowed it from Really Millions of people dead the entire city. Ifying chaos Skyscrapers A Banner With a Strange Device: A Novel of Boston and bridges have collapsed killing hundreds of thousands For handful of survivors the nightmare is just beginningClawing north navigating the ruined city midst violent ftershocks FBI gent Hector Mendoza hopes to reunite with his wife Assistant US Attorney Nick Dykstra is hellbent on finding Destroyed nd Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World all that damagend you think The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors anyone is going to carebout cell phone *UAKE By Jack Douglas Is *by Jack Douglas is kind of book that makes you wonder why no one else had thought of it before What frightening scenario can you have than n epic earthuake strikeing the USA s largest city Of course ramp that up with the ttendant shaking of the nearby nuclear power plant nd you have The Neural Basis of Free Will a real thriller Assistant US Attorney Nick Dykstra is giving his opening statementgainst conspirator who is on trial for his part in the September 11 ttacks Nick is not only doing his job but lso trying to extract measure of revenge from the man who killed Nick s wife nd his daughter Lauren s mother s she worked in one of the towers But when the courthouse shakes Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, and rumblesnd falls down Past Destinies around themll bets Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 are offnd it is survival of the fittest Nick manages to make it out of the rubble only to find the city he knew has crashed to the ground If Wishes Were Horses around him His only thought now it to make it up to Columbia University in the hope of finding his daughter who was doing campus visit The uake has not spared the university Meanwhile FBI Agent Hector Mendoza is trying to get to his nurse wife t the hospital she is working t up in the direction of Columbia It is struggle for the pair to reach their destinations nd roadblocks to their success bound The terrorist has survived naturally nd thinks this is the will of Allah to both knock down the city he loathes nd to llow him this freedom to extract his own revenge gainst the man who dared to prosecute him Meanwhile short distance upriver the Indian Point nuclear power facility has been compromised The spent fuel rods re in danger of igniting sending massive plumes of radioactive contaminants into the ir for Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day a hundred mile radiusnd threatening the city with yet A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 another peril Mr Douglas weaves these threads into taut tapestry of thrills that will have the reader nxiously devouring just one page well maybe nother on "Their Way To An All Night Reading Session This Was "way to n ll night reading session This was Goodreads winner The first ebook installment is out Nonstop ction nd The Unspeakable Mind a great beginning OK now I finished reading it At one point I regretted not waiting to read the whole book in one go because I was left hanging badly few timesMy only
complaint with this excellent thriller is that once gain writer wrecked havoc on New York citywith this excellent thriller is that once Time and Philosophy: A History of Continental Thought again writer wrecked havoc on New York city guys can you pick some other town once in Murder at Beechwood a while A natural disaster nuclear meltdown nd terrorist running round NYC Sounds like n 80 s ction moviebut like bad one where the storyline does stupid stuff like leaving Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space a grenade next to someone s head or not telling the guys coming to save your butt that therere terrorists trying to cause Revelations from Revelation (Mass Market) a meltdown Too much introspection thatdded nothing to the story Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Jane Austen Mysteries, and bland characters that left the reader not caring what happened to the. Is daughter way uptownt Columbia University before Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil a 911 conspirator who escaped during the uake finds her first But the Indian Point nuclear power plant 40 miles north is severely damaged A deadly cloud of radiation is drifting toward the city The only chance for survival is going down into the subwaysnd deeper still.