T of the resolution of the chase and the plot out of the hands of the ead characters we ve been following and hands it off to a relatively minor player It s a misstep that eaves The Courier much much weaker than it should have beenOriginal available here I have finally found another mysterysuspense author I can enjoy This was a very good suspense about the discovery of an old nuclear device by sailors on an Iranian ship in the Arctic On the way back to Iran where
devic Not genre I tend to read but this book caught me up as the two protagonists an read but this book caught me up as the two protagonists an CIA agent Ryan Kealey and nuclear physicist Rayhan Jafari an Iranian American are asked to hunt down a suitcase sized nuclear bomb eft over from the German war machine of WWII Also becoming involved is Ryan Kealey s aged uncle who watched as said bomb was off oaded from the French shoreline and into a U boat that is sunk because said uncle alerts the Allied CommandAs the story proceeds the reader is transported with Ryan and Rayhan overseas and into a series of near disasters that place them at risk of both capture and being killed before they earn where that bomb is always one step ahead and importantly where it is headedBut it s Ryan s uncle who becomes an unlikely hero in this riveting tale If you ike political thrillers that read A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, like it s come right out of current CIA secret files this is the book for you Author ok but it was aong two days of explosions spies car crashes entities galore identified by initials. Kely partnership with the young Farsi speaking nuclear physicist Rayhan Jafari But once on the ground with technology and their by the numbers command failing them they're on their own trusting only their guts and each other to conduct the dirty business of combating horrific destructio. .the devic not
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first reads is my honest reviewWith all the wars around the world past and present what happens to all the ost weapons from past wars With technology becoming so sophisticated what is most helpful in the espionage field computers or experienced intu I received this book from good reads and enjoyed it It was off to a slow start but it finally picked up after a few chapters This is a good read UNC The sixth book in the series sees former CIA operative Ryan Kealey accompanied in the series sees former CIA operative Ryan Kealey accompanied a nuclear physicist named Rayhan Jafari on the trail of a very dangerous item An old but by all indications functional nuclear bomb prototype developed by the functional nuclear bomb prototype developed by the during World War II which was recovered by an Iranian vessel in the Arctic from the remains of the submarine once carrying it and has since been stolen by a would be terroristA bit of a etdown too ongwinded and with a disappointing conclusion While Uncle Largo was an interesting character Kealey himself was all in all rather useless in this book and having him sidelined during what should have been an pun not entirely unintended explosive climax allowed what suspense remained after all the endless trekking across half the planet to fizzle out in a fairly unspectacular manner I very much enjoyed this book The writing was excellent and the story was interesting and fast paced A wonderful book This book was way off track I read the Ryan Kealey series because he s a badass However in this book he was no. Ryan Kealey now knows he'll never really put the game behind him He's seen too much and the instinct is too deeply hardwired But the game itself has changed Between tense interagency cooperation that gums the works and an overreliance on data crunching and wiz kid tech today's US intell. T The storyline did not flow with the type of story you "Would Expect Because The " expect because the character wasn t himself Plus the main character wasn t really in the book Ryan Kealey is having a Michael Corleone moment and not one really in the book Ryan Kealey is having a Michael Corleone moment and not one the good ones He s trying to work himself out of the field in the intelligence game not trusting a generation of officials and agents who rely on data mining electronics and seemingly everything else but the judgment and expertise of trained and knowledgeable men and women in the field But once he thinks he s out he gets a call and he gets pulled back inIn The Courierfrom first reads
the Iranian military has managed to get its hands on a nuclear weaponIranian military has managed to get its hands on a nuclear weapon that could mean disaster for an American city if Western agents can t recover it Kealey will team up with Iranian born nuclear physicist Rayhan Jafari whose knowledge of the Farsi anguage could be crucial to finding the nuke and wresting it from enemy hands But she is an amateur in the intelligence field and Kealey will have to make some dangerous alliances to be certain the nuclear weapon and its fanatical courier are kept from destroying its target Courier is the fifth Kealey thriller from Andrew Britton but doesn t rely so much on a known cast of characters and back story it oses a new reader Britton has an excellent sense of pacing and maintains the tension at a high evel especially once Kealey and Jafari enter the field and begin their pursuit of the bomb and its carrier The ending though fizzles when it takes mos. Igence service has ost a step to its ever bolder viciously adaptable global enemies And thanks to an incredible discovery in the Arctic those enemies now have a nuke capable of unleashing unthinkable terror To hunt down the devastating package before it can be used Kealey forms an unli.