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All Necessary Force (Pike Logan Series #2)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Excellent New Novel in the Pike Logan Series! Pre-Order Today!

I had the priveledge of reading an advanced copy of this excellent new novel. "One Rough Man", the first book in the series, was action-packed and hard to put down. However, "All Necessary Force" has introduced powerful new elements to the Pike Logan series. The resul...
I had the priveledge of reading an advanced copy of this excellent new novel. "One Rough Man", the first book in the series, was action-packed and hard to put down. However, "All Necessary Force" has introduced powerful new elements to the Pike Logan series. The result: Brad Taylor has, without a doubt, found his voice as an author.

The first new element to the series is an inward, almost existential look into the country's counterterrorism apparatus. The Task Force, although a fictional organization, confronts the real-world issues of the War on Terror. How do we categorize and combat home grown extremists? What is the potential for another 9/11 type attack and will we see it coming? Is the military a viable tool if Federal and local law enforcement are unable and/or unprepared to stop a pending attack? Brad Taylor is not afraid to ask the tough questions. Through his characters, the author explores all sides of these issues. This new subplot adds depth to the action and violence of the novel.

Just as Brad Taylor came into his own in writing this novel, the character, Jennifer, finds herself during the course of "All Necessary Force". Now an unnofficial part of the Task Force, Jennifer struggles and overcomes again and again to confront life as an operator. Brad Taylor, having been one himself for many years, conveys this violent coming of age with brutal realism.

Finally, the character of Pike Logan draws in the reader more than ever before. Pike has evolved from the unrestricted avenger of "One Rough Man". In "All Necessary Force", Pike has become an even greater asset to the Task Force. He is now smooth and controlled, once again the mature operator from the beginning of the series, before the death of his loved ones. However, when needed or provoked, Pike becomes rage and violence on a whole new level, eagerly killing any enemy in his path.

For those who enjoyed the action and can't-put-it-down quality of the first novel, "All Necessary Force" does not dissapoint. This novel contains all of the raids, espionage, and political intrigue of "One Rough Man". However, Brad Taylor has raised the Pike Logan series to another level in the quality of storytelling and character development. Pre-order the book today and you will be in for one great read on January 17, 2012.

posted by ASAK on October 24, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Highly recommended

A new force in the field. Taylor writes well, has well crafted plots, believable characters and unbelievable action. Ringo, Thor, Child, Preston & Child must make room for another throne to be added to the dais. If you like action you will love this series.
He o...
A new force in the field. Taylor writes well, has well crafted plots, believable characters and unbelievable action. Ringo, Thor, Child, Preston & Child must make room for another throne to be added to the dais. If you like action you will love this series.
He only needs to channel Sandra Brown to bring the romance to a head.

posted by proffwen on April 18, 2012

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