Thursday, August 31, 2017

The end (ebook) by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois

Owen Taylor and his team are about to embark on their last mission together. Like all their missions it is a black op on foreign soil - if they are caught they are on their own, disavowed by the nation they serve.  It should be a relatively straight forward mission, get in, take out the bad guy, and then get out - but things take a sideway twist right from the start and Taylor soon realises that they may not make it out of this op alive. 

When Taylor beats the odds and survives the mission it seems like a small victory, especially when he finds himself facing challenges in his new life in small town America.  His State mandated shrink tells him that settling in will take time, but it is pretty clear that his new neighbours don't like him much and would be happier if he moved on sooner rather than later.  Too bad they don't know they have a highly trained killer living in their little town, maybe if they did they wouldn't push him quite so hard.

This is another great book from Patterson and DuBois, and knowing that there is a sequel just around the corner made it even more enjoyable.  Owen Taylor is a great character and the story moves along at a great clip, although there was a patch in the middle where it feels like I missed something, but otherwise it was a great read devoured in one sitting.

If you like this book then try:
  • The witnesses (ebook) by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois
  • The shut-in by James Patterson and Duane Swierczynski
  • The house husband by James Patterson and Duane Swierczynski
  • Private Royals by James Patterson and Rees Jones
  • Heist by James Patterson and Rees Jones
  • Black and Blue by James Patterson and Candice Fox
  • Let's play make-believe by James Patterson and James O. Born
  • Chase by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  • Airport code red by James Patterson and Michael White

Reviewed by Brilla

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