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Publisher's Summary

In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq.

Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family. Within hours Jack and Bear are detained.

All Jack wanted was to finish his enlistment and move on with his life. All he did was intervene and save a family from unwarranted violence at the hands of four CIA agents. But he soon discovers that he did far more than intervene. He has placed himself dead square in the middle of a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of the US government.

This fast-paced political crime thriller by USA Today best-selling author L.T. Ryan will leave you burning through the minutes as Jack races to stop the conspiracy before it claims his life. Fans of Jack Reacher, Mitch Rapp, and Jason Bourne should enjoy Jack Noble.

©2012 L.T. Ryan (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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enjoyed

I really enjoyed this book. it was fast pace and I really never knew who did what until the end

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Enjoyed this book.

Looks like a winner series. Love the audible. Easy on the curse words, exciting and not predictable.

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Marine Thriller

I enjoyed the buildup of this Marine's challenges and eventual conclusion. The tease at the end left me curious for number two. A great first novel for this character.

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As good as Patterson, Sanford or Connelly!

I picked up this gem in Bookbub and am so glad I did. it was described as the next Jack Reacher or Jason Bourne and I can't say I disagree! I loved the main character, Jack Noble! It's not often I read a book written in first person, I was completely hooked from the beginning, and the story doesn't waste anytime jumping right in. There is a constant tension from the first to last page that begs you too read on.

I can't recommend this book highly enough, And am on the hook know to read them all! A truly fantastic way to spend the afternoon, a glass of whiskey, a cigar and Jack Noble!

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Forget Jack Reacher

This is my first book about Noble. After the radical change in Reacher in the last disappointment of a book I have been looking .
Noble beginnings is very similar to the first Jack Reacher books. Great story telling, a really tough, tender guy, Noble is my new audio hero. I listen to a lot of books for pure fantasy . This kind of book will never win a Pulitzer but keep me in his crazy world.
I recommend this for anybody who liked the Jack Reacher series until the author tried to broaden his horizons and failed miserably.
Where should I go next readers ? Which book?

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“Page Turner”

Excellent storyline! I was late to work a few times because I was sitting in my car listening. I could not put it down and immediately bought the next book in the series.

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Delivers the goods!

You won't find the deep answers to life addressed by L. T. Ryan, but hold onto your seat for this smack, crash, crunch, and squash, never a moment to catch your breath, adventure. Language is raw, not for kids.

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Great story! Can’t wait to read the rest.

I enjoy the character of checking album. I look forward to reading the entire series. This is my first one that I’ve listen to on Audible. Surprisingly I liked it. I had not expected to but I really did like the voice of the person reading and I like being able to hear the story while I do dishes or anything so great job thank you.

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Excellent!

This was my first L. T. Ryan novel and I'm hooked! The pages were filed with non- stop action, intrigue, and exciting characters. Don't miss this one.

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No regrets in buying this one.

This production is difficult to shut off in so one may do other things. Such as to go to sleep. It is non stop action. The actions taken seem real due to the quality of the writing but at the same time we do not have too much detail. This is good so one's imagination can do some work.

This book is an introduction to a series. One is not bogged down in TMI on the characters involved. This is quite refreshing It leaves one interested in additional information in later books.

Dennis Holland has a very pleasing voice. This is the first work to which I have listened by him. The good news is he is the narrator for the entire series including a short story.

Well done L.T Ryan and Dennis Holland.

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Noble, but no fully formed!

This was an interesting book, with so much promise, but the story was not fully formed, in my opinion.

The resolution was inadequate and murky. The strands that kept you following the narrative, were very loosely tied & in some cases either non existent it unraveling!

I shall reserve final judgment by hearing book 2. That will decide on whether I pursue the rest of the series.

However, one bonus, the narrator was good and earned the book an extra 2 Stars!

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