A Luke Stone Thriller

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,716 ratings

Any Means Necessary Publisher's Summary

When nuclear waste is stolen by jihadists in the middle of the night from an unguarded New York City hospital, the police, in a frantic race against time, call in the FBI. Luke Stone, head of an elite, secretive department within the FBI, is the only man they can turn to. Luke realizes right away that the terrorists' aim is to create a dirty bomb, that they seek a high-value target, and that they will hit it within 48 hours.

A cat and mouse chase follows, pitting the world's most savvy government agents versus its most sophisticated terrorists. As Agent Stone peels back layer after layer, he soon realizes he is up against a vast conspiracy, and that the target is even more high value than he could have imagined - leading all the way to the President of the United States.

With Luke framed for the crime, his team threatened and his own family in danger, the stakes could not be higher. But as a former Special Forces commando, Luke has been in tough positions before, and he will not give up until he finds a way to stop them - using any means necessary.

Twist follows twist as one man finds himself up against an army of obstacles and conspiracies, pushing even the limits of what he can handle, and culminating in a shocking climax.

©2015 Jack Mars (P)2016 Jack Mars
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  • Book 1

    • Any Means Necessary

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 1
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002

    When nuclear waste is stolen by jihadists in the middle of the night from an unguarded New York City hospital, the police, in a frantic race against time, call in the FBI. Luke Stone, head of an elite, secretive department within the FBI, is the only man they can turn to. Luke realizes right away that the terrorists' aim is to create a dirty bomb, that they seek a high-value target, and that they will hit it within 48 hours.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice liberal story with a tough guy

    • By Lane on 09-13-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Oath of Office

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 2
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 708
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 705

    A biological agent is stolen from a biocontainment lab. Weaponized, it could kill millions, and a desperate national hunt ensues to catch the terrorists before it is too late. Luke Stone, head of an elite FBI department, with his own family still in jeopardy, has vowed to walk away - but when the new president, barely sworn in, calls him, he can't turn his back on her. Shocking devastation follows, winding its way all the way to the president, who finds her own family in jeopardy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good Book

    • By Phil on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Situation Room

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 3
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 669
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608

    A cyberattack on an obscure US dam leaves thousands dead and the government wondering who attacked it, and why. When they realize it is just the tip of the iceberg - and that the safety of all of America is at stake - the president has no choice but to call in Luke Stone.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • From the sublime to the ridiculous

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-07-16

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Oppose Any Foe

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 4
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 497
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 453

    A small arsenal of US nuclear weapons are stolen from a NATO base in Europe. The world scrambles to figure out who the culprits are and what their target is - and to stop them before they unleash hell on humanity. With only hours left before it is too late, the President has no choice but to call in Luke Stone, the former head of an elite FBI paramilitary team. Finally getting his life back in order, and with devastating news on his own family front, Luke does not want the job.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you like A. Berenson,V Flynn, S Hunter,R Crasis

    • By thomas on 03-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 5

    • President Elect

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 5
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370

    Knowing the election was stolen, President Hopkins needs 48 hours to prove it, and to stop the escalating war games with the Chinese. With no one left to turn to, she summons Luke Stone, the former head of an elite FBI para-military team. The stakes could not be higher as she commands him to save America from its greatest threat: its own president-elect. Yet as one shocking twist follows another, it may, even for Luke Stone, be too late.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Trump vs. Hillary with a Spin

    • By Andrew J. King on 06-11-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 6

    • Our Sacred Honor

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 6
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    After being struck by an Iran-backed terrorist attack, Israel gives Iran a 72 hour ultimatum: Clear out your military bases before we destroy them by air. Iran responds: Enter our airspace, and we will launch nuclear attacks on Israel and on all US bases in the Mid-East. 

    With 72 hours to stop a nuclear Armageddon, there is only one man to turn to: Luke Stone. The President sends Luke on his boldest mission yet: to airdrop into Iran and find the secret location of the underground nukes, so that the US can take them out before it's too late. 

    In a mad race against time, Luke takes us on a roller-coaster through the chaotic and confusing terrain of Iran, as he scrambles to find their most-guarded secrets and prevent a war from destroying all mankind. Yet as one shocking twist follows another, it may, even for Luke, be too late. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hotty Luke Stone

    • By Angel on 02-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 7

    • House Divided

    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 7
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    A passenger jet is attacked in Northern Africa by terrorists wielding RPGs, resulting in an enormous loss of life. Yet US intelligence reports this is merely a distraction, a prelude to a worse terror incident. A cargo ship is pirated off the African coast, and terrorists are puzzled to find in its vast hold just one mysterious crate. It contains a weapon they do not understand - one of vital interest to al Qaeda. It is a weapon, we learn, that will inflict catastrophic damage on the US if not stopped in time. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shaker

    • By Robert Dawson on 08-14-18
    • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 7
    • By: Jack Mars
    • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 84 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95