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Hell Up Above

Special agent Jericho Quinn is a wanted man. Suspected of murder and marked for death by a network of conspirators embedded in the White House, Quinn knows he has to get out of the country--fast--before a team of contract killers find him and his daughter. To set things right at home, he'll have to take a nonstop flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Vladivostok, Russia, aboard a massive Airbus A380. But soon after takeoff, it becomes apparent that Quinn and his daughter picked the wrong plane. First a passenger is brutally murdered. Then Quinn is mistaken for a terrorist by an off-duty air marshal.

As panic spreads through the plane and pressure builds to the screaming point, the unthinkable happens. Someone triggers a bomb.... Spoiler alert: This plane is in big trouble.

©2015 Marc Cameron (P)2015 Audible Inc.

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Perfect

Love the suspense I can hardly wait for the next release. best spy novel to date

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Wayne
  • Matthews, NC
  • 10-14-15

Great action novel that deserves 5 stars, but...

I am down rating Day Zero i star because of lack of closure. I knew when I started the Clifton Chronicles series by Jeremy Archer and the Project Eden series by Brett Battles that each book except the last one would end with major unresolved issues leaving closure for the last books in the two series. Having listened to earlier books in the Jericho Quinn I was expecting Day Zero to end with closure. It did not, so I feel misled.

This series started with National Security which is a great story but the second and third books (Act of Terror and State of Emergency) were major disappointments, so I skipped Time of Attack. I purchased Day Zero at a steeply discounted price and am pleased that it is as good as National Security which is outstanding.


Tim Weiner does an excellent job of narration.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • David
  • Indiana United States
  • 09-23-15

No more. I am done

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Books with an ending are nice. This is pure crap

What do you think your next listen will be?

Nothing by the author for sure. What a waste of credits and time

Would you be willing to try another one of Tom Weiner’s performances?

No freaking way

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

None what so ever

Any additional comments?

If you stumble across this review thinking about this series, I am not joking when I tell you it truly is NOT worth your time and money. None of the books have an ending or any closure. It is perpetual nonsense. <br/><br/>I love series books. But if you are hoping for something like Vince Flynn style... You will be pulling your hair out. <br/><br/>The narrator can't even keep a character accent straight. <br/><br/>This was 100% pure crap.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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boring

i just couldn't get into this one. The story did not catch me at any point and while I stopped at Chapter 61, I gave it a shot

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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good story

I'm hooked on the storyline. Enjoyable listen, not realistic but that's OK. narrator doesn't do womens voices well.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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McGuiver on steroids

My first Marc Cameron book. Too much discontinuity between major plot and events on the plane. Seems like both good and bad guys are McGuiver disciples. Not sure I will finish the series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Juan
  • San Francisco, CA, US, Canada
  • 03-29-15

I need closure!

The book was more or less a continuation from the last one. I can appreciate setting up a movie for a sequel however in the end there were too many unanswered questions and the wait for the next book is too long.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Lots of Action but failed to advance the Story

This book is full of action but when you get to the end, the only thing accomplished was survival. No bad guys vanquished, no plot disrupted, no forward progress in stopping the evil men and plot. I was disappointed that survival was the only victory. The book has lots of action but not much of a story or plot.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • A.
  • Swifterbant, Netherlands
  • 03-18-17

same story....

I can't quite understand why I need to pay for several books to get one story. If you write a book, finish the story lines. Otherwise call it monthly or something.

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Denouement absent in action

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Fast paced action packed story with possibly the worst ending I've ever read. Coitous interruptus would be an accurate discription of the ending. I can only conclude that this book is the first in a series, a ploy that I cannot abide, especially in a book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Day Zero?

The ambiguous ending which ruined what I considered a really great read.<br/>

What does Tom Weiner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A sound movie for the blind. Well acted.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

Not with that ending. The intellectual and emotional investment in the characters and their fate is dashed in a "Rosebud" ending.

Any additional comments?

The author's editor should be hung by the thumbs in a roomful of religious, conservative political spin doctors and be required to listen till hell freezes over.