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Gray Justice: Tom Gray, Book 1 | [Alan McDermott]

Gray Justice: Tom Gray, Book 1

When ex-soldier Tom Gray loses his wife and child to a career criminal, it seems life can’t get much worse. But when the killer is let off with time served on remand, Gray knows there is something fundamentally wrong with the justice system. Engaging the help of his ex-SAS buddies, he kidnaps five repeat offenders and asks the public to vote on their fate: Should they be allowed to continue their criminal ways with inadequate punishment, or has Britain had enough?
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Publisher's Summary

When a father loses his son to a career criminal, revenge just isn’t enough.

When ex-soldier Tom Gray loses his wife and child to a career criminal, it seems life can’t get much worse. But when the killer is let off with time served on remand, Gray knows there is something fundamentally wrong with the justice system. Engaging the help of his ex-SAS buddies, he kidnaps five repeat offenders and asks the public to vote on their fate: Should they be allowed to continue their criminal ways with inadequate punishment, or has Britain had enough?

His website attracts a worldwide audience and, although the authorities know where he is, they are powerless to stop him.

Can Gray carry out his audacious plan? Will Andrew Harvey and his fellow MI5 operatives find a way to stop him?

Gray Justice is more than a simple tale of revenge: It’s a rollercoaster ride with an ending you’ll never forget.

©2014 Alan McDermott (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Carol Massachusetts 04-25-15
    Carol Massachusetts 04-25-15

    Good writing has ... a balance and a rhythm. You can feel that much better when it's read aloud. --Laura Hillenbrand, author of Unbroken

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    "Black Ops and Shades of Gray"

    Tom Gray, protagonist of this first book in a new series from England, is a retired veteran of the SAS (Special Air Services), Britain's elite military unit. His civilian life is shattered when a police chase after a young car thief results in the deaths of Gray's wife and 2-year-old son. When the punk--whose criminal record already fills enough pages to make a novel (and those are only the times he got caught)-- is let go with minimal probation and time served, Gray and his buddies--SAS vets all--hatch a radical plan to incite the British public to demand changes in a failed justice system.

    Gray's plan unfolds to the reader pretty much as it unfolds to the public over the nightly news. We don't know the full intent of the plan until near the book's end. But long before that we *do* know something neither Gray nor the authorities trying to deal with him realize--that a third party has entered the game, planning to turn Gray's actions to their own nefarious purpose.

    "Gray Justice" is a short book with the flavor of a Tom Clancy novel. Almost from the beginning the rather ruthless Tom Gray reminded me of John Clark, the most interesting of Clancy's many characters (well, at least that's what I think).

    I don't know whether the subsequent books will live up to this first one, but I downloaded "Gray Resurrection" (the title of Book 2 is only mildly a spoiler) when I was about 2/3 of the way through Book 1, and I finished Book 1 in record time because I *had* to know what happened next.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Anthony Fort Worth, TX, United States 01-17-15
    Anthony Fort Worth, TX, United States 01-17-15 Member Since 2014
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    very good book.. kind of short since the last few books I have listened to have been more than 15 hours long.. but it was a good break I really like one man army scenarios.. His idea of the justice system is entertaining also..

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    ann beautiful Colorado 04-17-14
    ann beautiful Colorado 04-17-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Great concept! Great story!"

    Excellent story with plenty of twists, turns and action! The premise is great and the storyline intriguing. If you like Lee Child, you'll love this! The narration was top notch too!

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    ftmgal 12-19-14
    ftmgal 12-19-14 Member Since 2009
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    "Really inventive, original plot"

    I would have done given 5 stars but was a bit disappointed in the ending. Obviously, he was laying ground for a sequel but I would have liked to know a bit about what happened to some of the other characters. I see there are at least 3 sequels and I will definitely buy the 2nd. I do tend to rate lower than many so I'm sure book has lots of 5 stars.

    The narrator's voice was fine but I didn't pick up on distinctions when he was speaking as Tom Gray, the MI5 guy, Mansour, or even Sally. It must be hard when story is told by different people, but with no change in voice or tone, it sometimes took a minute to figure out who was telling the story at any given time.

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    Faye Canada 12-04-14
    Faye Canada 12-04-14 Member Since 2014

    Faye

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    "Disjointed storyline / narrator distracting"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I really didn't enjoy this book at all. The storyline was difficult to follow and did not enjoy the narrator.


    Has Gray Justice turned you off from other books in this genre?

    Not necessarily from other books in this genre but definitely other books by this author and this narrator.


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    "Good read."

    hard book to put down. l am looking forward to reading book two in the series.

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  • simon
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    "great story had me hooked"
    What did you like most about Gray Justice?

    Storyline was great , agree with previous. 'Jason Bourne with vigilante mates' with a story twist..


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Gray Justice?

    Build up


    Which character – as performed by James Langton – was your favourite?

    Tom


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