Suppose the president lect is actually a sleeper planted by the old Soviet Union 30 years ago Only now these sleepers are being 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 trigger is pulled the story takes an incredible pace and it s over way too soon 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 "a good political thriller 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 Duel Burr and Hamilton's Deadly War of Words enjoyed 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 reallynjoyed 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 READ AS SOON AS I PASSED PAGE 100 *read As soon as I passed page 100 was sure I am going to rate the book with 5 stars I kept njoying it with the same Clan of the Cave Orgy enthusiasm till page 200 But then I started to realize two things First one was that the author. 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 onverything 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 .
Better Undone Dom (Undone Lovers, editor and proofreader If you can overlook thediting 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 *producer and print and television journalist Gary Grossman readers find a story of a decades plot that is thrust into action by a power hungry heir to the Libyian throne Spies lurk The Faerie Door everywhere and a dangerous assassin is working to tie up loosendsGrossman does a fine job in creating Scott Roarke and the numerous other characters filling the pages of *Executive Actions He Digs Deep And Comes *Actions He digs deep and comes 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 Unfree Speech The Threat to Global Democracy and Why We Must Act Now everything I did however have one challenge with the book Details are important but when a reader is forced to work throughxtraneous details for fear of missing anything it takes a tiny bit away from the Damned experience Forxample does the reader need to know the details of how the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution were proposed and ratified Now there s a good reason Katie an attorney and Scott s girlfriend is reading the US Constitution but how the Bill of Rights was proposed and ratified isn t important to her discovery And just like the lengthy although tastefully handled sex scenes I want to move on and find the clue the detail that matters most in order for me to figure out the puzzle alongside RoarkeExecutive Actions is an intriguing suspense filled thriller Grossman has created a plot that could play out in American today and it s frightening to think about it 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 Donut Feed the Squirrels exciting and full of twists and turnsxactly what I want in the thriller novels I Abandoned Wrecks enjoy 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 arexhibiting today Great book Author dragged it out a lot with Her Hidden Hope (Colorado Grooms Book 4) 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. .
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 be Empty easily skipped without interfering with the main storySecond problem was the way the story was outlined Too manyvents scattered in too many places The story jumped from one
to the other 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 The Magnificent Makers eventsJust because 50% of the book was good and Injoyed it I decided to rate it as 3 Stars 2 Stars if I wouldn t have 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 Parodie ends up killing his wife We also learn that tragedy has been striking Teddyverywhere 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 Ties That Tether election it felt like I was reading today s newspaper The Mueller Report meets The Manchurian Candidate There are some interesting twistsspecially regarding one of *The Candidates And A Mysterious Hit Man *candidates and a mysterious hit man characters are well portrayed and fairly interesting The plot is good although I figured out some parts fairly Hidden Legacy easily 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 have any constitutional authority that prevents the Chief Justice from administrating the Oath if Office and at one point the author refers to the Director of the FBI as Robert Mueller instead of by the character s name of Robert Mulligan Oops And there are badly written sex scenes supposedly imagining what a woman is feeling during sex that frankly only a man would write A clueless man The booknds satisfactorily but there is a seuel that picks up the story about 6 months later I just started it and although I What Makes a Marriage Last expect tonjoy the story I hope it has Utcome of the Targeted / La dictadura de los datos (Spanish edition): La verdadera historia desde dentro de Cambridge Analytica y de cómo el Big Data, Trump y ... la democracia y cómo puede volver a pasar 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 veryEvent To The Other