Senate investigations and Justice Department accusations multiply as Mike Nolan, a Marine Corps reserve helicopter pilot and trial attorney in civilian life, is hired to defend the company from the criminal investigations and a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the most notorious lawyer in America on behalf of the First Lady.
Nolan knows that to win his case, he has to find out what really caused Marine One to crash and why the president threw caution aside to go to a meeting no one seems to know about.
©2009 James W. Huston; (P)2009 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
"Nonstop legal suspense at its best."(Publishers Weekly)
Engaging first few chapters but the story really got lost in a confusing path of angles and turns that never really came together.
The big build up to the ending fell flat when a new twist was added to close out the story.
As a DOD aircraft accident investigator I found this book so compelling that I finished it in one day. Great storyline,well read,factually accurate and easy to follow.
I love thrillers, especially when it involves espionage, legal drama, and aviation. This book covers all of those points in spades. It has been many years since I have gotten so involved in a story that I stayed up all night to finish it.
gripping thrilling masterpiece
all the book all the way through
easy to follow easy to understand
worth it all the way bought it on a whim of a sale tom clancy john grishim
I don't normally find legal thrillers entertaining, but this one really delivered for me. It had a nice, round assortment of red herrings, sleazy lawyers, secrets, blind alleys, and mystery to hold my attention throughout the book. Bravo!
I thought the ending was weak. The plot/story builds VERY nicely....but in the climax/reveal the 'bad guy' seems implausible. I love mystery thrillers that are reality based. Maybe another chapter to explain or expose the 'bad guys' and the reactions of the 'interested parties' would be more satisfying. This is from a guy who knows he can read/listen but not write.
The book has many great scenes.
When it came to Netflix. I haven't been to the movies in ten years.
Marine One is engaging, suspenseful, interesting AND, best of all, is without the bad language that has become so common place in books.
The story is about a helicopter crash in which the US President is killed and the subsequent trial against the manufactures of the helicopter.
I great listen which kept me glued to my earphones. I will be looking at more audiobooks from this author.
Expecting a book about flying adventure and helicopters, I got a legal drama. Despite the book's wrapping in the banality of the legal process, the theme and exciting plot continued until the very end. I thought that a couple of the lawyers ought to be taken out back and shot, but that is the talent of the author coming through. Teased with innuendo and crammed with facts, the book is a winner. Read more Huston!
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