A fast paced spy novel set in the post 9/11 world of terrorists and fanatics. The story becomes more and more unbelievable as it unfolds while at the..Show More » same time becoming more predictable near the end. No real suspense in the conclusion. The narrator did the Da Vinci Code but stumbles occassionally with regional American accents. Overall, OK if you can suspend your disbelief.
I read the first book "Rules of Deception" and really enjoyed it. I immediately downloaded the second book in the series, only to find out the story i..Show More »s the same as the first book. There are a few twist that kept it interesting, but the story is still the same. The hero is chased all over the world by a bunch of bumbling cops. He is injured repeatedly, even seems to die, like the heroin died in the first book, and comes back to life.
When the heroin is about to blowup the world the hero, while trying to stop her with only minutes to spare, he takes the time to ask her if she really loved him.
I am tempted to buy the third book only to see how many times a character can die and come back to life and if the hero quits being so innocent and naive. Unfortunately I do not want to spend the money or time on the third book to find out the plot is repeated.
Paul Michael did an excellent presentation, as he always does.
These comments are intended to encompass all three of the books in the series (of which this is the third). Dr. Ransom and his wife Emma have contrib..Show More »uted to my walking regime and have turned me into a long distance freak as I cant shut off the iPod when I am into their exciting narratives. I tend to really "get into" a book, if it is riveting. Any one of the three in this series so far qualify as very riveting. Others have described this as the "driveway effect," for me it is the "walk an additional mile" effect. The narration is appropriate and contributes to the enjoyment. I would recommend starting with the first book "Rules of Deception" and working through the three in order....then wait impatiently for number four to appear...(Please hurry Mr. Reich).