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Bad Company (Sean Dillon Series #11)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Great Beach Book!

Another one of the exciting romps in the life of one of Higgins' most delightful characters, Sean Dillon. An easy read and certainly enjoyable!

posted by Anonymous on July 4, 2003

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

DO I CARE ABOUT ANY OF THESE CHARACTERS?

This is the first Jack Higgins¿ book I¿ve ever read, and I regret that I¿ve even read it at all. What a waste of my time! I almost couldn¿t and didn¿t want to finish it. Since I don¿t have any prior knowledge of all the characters that appeared in other Higgins¿ books, ...
This is the first Jack Higgins¿ book I¿ve ever read, and I regret that I¿ve even read it at all. What a waste of my time! I almost couldn¿t and didn¿t want to finish it. Since I don¿t have any prior knowledge of all the characters that appeared in other Higgins¿ books, I thought, except for Baron Von Berger, NONE of the characters have developed enough depth for me to know and to even care about them. As far as I know they¿re nothing but a group of thugs and murderers that are feuding over personal vindication in the name of contrived heroic excuses. Halfway through the book, as soon as Baron Von Berger faded into oblivion, I started losing interest in this book. The motivation for Von Berger to declare war against Dillon & Ferguson over Kate Rashid was, at best, weak and contrived. I couldn¿t find character to relate to or to root for. The plot¿s thin and the emotion¿s void. It¿s extremely disappointing.

posted by Anonymous on September 1, 2003

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2003

    Great Beach Book!

    Another one of the exciting romps in the life of one of Higgins' most delightful characters, Sean Dillon. An easy read and certainly enjoyable!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2013

    Highly Recommended

    Who doesn't loved Sean Dillon. Another great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Boy's room

    Same as girl's room

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2012

    Highly Recommend

    Great writer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2004

    What a great book

    Jack Higgins does a wonderful job portraying WWII action and also new age action. He is able to put you in their shoes. He is also able to tie in a wonderful story line which will leave you guessing to the end.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2003

    Higgins Strikes Again

    While there may be some predictability in 'Bad Company,' such as knowing that Sean Dillon and Gen Ferguson will always defeat the baddies, Higgins does a great job of tying in something from the past into the present and delivering a quick reading, exciting yarn. (And BTW show me a series that does not have some predictability...) Enjoy yourself, grab this title, kick back in your lounge chair, turn to page one and let the fun begin.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2003

    dillon & company are back!!!

    i don't know why the first few reviews i read don't like this novel. it has everything, dillon, the general, blake johnson, ms. bernstein and it continues the saga of the rashids. at the end of the previous book, i wondered what would happen next. i think that this was a great way to end this particular adventure for everyone involved with rashids. it brought a new element into the mix and the device of using the 2nd world war as a backdrop was inspired writing. that all judith hutchinson

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Excellent thiller

    During the last days of World War II in the European theatre, Baron Max Von Berger, a sturmbahnfurher of the SS is given Hitler's diary by the dictator personally. The Baron takes the diary and hides it in a secret niche in his home Schloss Alder near the village of Nevstadt. The diary contains never before released information about Hitler suing for peace with the United States and both countries then would invade Russia.<P> President Roosevelt sent Senator Cazalet, the father of the current United States President, to meet with Hitler's representative in a neutral country. Roosevelt rejects the idea of an alliance but if the truth about President Cazalet's father ever comes out, it could topple the government. The president appeals to English operative General Charles Ferguson and his colleague Sean Dillon to get the diary, which will be no easy feat. The Baron and his son hate the president, General Ferguson, Dillon and several of their friends for their role in the death of Kate Rashid, a terrorist wearing the clothes of a legitimate businessperson.<P> Jack Higgins can always be counted on to give his fans a riveting thriller and his latest novel is one of his best. BAD COMPANY starts off at light speed and goes quickly into warp drive, never easing up on the throttle so that readers never quite catch their breath. There's a dark undercurrent running throughout all the characters and the only difference between the heroes and the villains is that the heroes carry a badge. This is one thriller that is on it's way to the bestseller lists.<P> Harriet Klausner

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