Jet [NOOK Book]

Overview

Code name: Jet

Twenty-eight-year-old Jet was once the Mossad's most lethal operative before faking her own death and burying that identity forever.

But the past doesn't give up on its secrets easily.

When her new life on a tranquil island is shattered by a brutal attack, Jet must return to a clandestine existence of savagery and deception to save herself and those she loves. ...

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Jet

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Overview

Code name: Jet

Twenty-eight-year-old Jet was once the Mossad's most lethal operative before faking her own death and burying that identity forever.

But the past doesn't give up on its secrets easily.

When her new life on a tranquil island is shattered by a brutal attack, Jet must return to a clandestine existence of savagery and deception to save herself and those she loves. A gritty, unflinching roller-coaster of high-stakes twists and shocking turns, JET features a new breed of protagonist that breaks the mold.

Fans of Lisbeth Salander, SALT, and the Bourne trilogy will find themselves carried along at Lamborghini speed to a conclusion as jarring and surprising as the story's heroine is unconventional.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044211063
  • Publisher: Russell Blake
  • Publication date: 12/23/2012
  • Series: JET , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 18,389
  • File size: 357 KB

Meet the Author

Russell Blake is the USA Today bestselling author of 29 books, including Fatal Exchange, The Geronimo Breach, Zero Sum, King of Swords, Night of the Assassin, Return of the Assassin, Revenge of the Assassin, Blood of the Assassin, JET, JET - Ops Files, JET II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII, The Delphi Chronicle trilogy, The Voynich Cypher, Upon A Pale Horse, BLACK, BLACK Is Back, BLACK Is The New Black, BLACK To Reality, An Angel With Fur (pet bio), and How To Sell A Gazillion eBooks In No Time (even if drunk, high or incarcerated) - a parody of everything writing and self-publishing. He is also the co-author with Clive Cussler of The Eye of Heaven, from Penguin.

Blake lives on the Pacific coast of Mexico with his 2 dogs and a bad attitude. His blog, RussellBlake.com contains his thoughts, such as they are.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted March 5, 2013

    more from this reviewer

    Non-stop action and intelligent adventure: First in a series,

    Non-stop action and intelligent adventure:



    First in a series, Russell Blake’s Jet introduces a cool action heroine, chased by criminals, hiding from her past, with a secret history in the Mossad’s invisible forces. An exciting introduction follows this seemingly innocent shopkeeper as she destroys the hit team sent to kill her and swiftly falls off the radar. Nicely detailed, swiftly told, and immediately enthralling—it’s hard to even think about putting the book down until those first fast scenes are done. Then, with perfect timing, the author introduces backstory, building a mystery behind the tale. Why did Jet leave her Mossad team? And why can’t she stay lost?

    The author balances answered with unanswered questions to create an enthralling standalone tale, perfectly set up for further novels in the series. Jet’s no one-dimensional heroine, and she’s more than just backstory and plot. By the end of the tale she’s a wounded character chasing hope in the face of betrayal, as skilled with knife and gun as with a computer, and someone you’d definitely want on your side. As to who’s side she’s going to end up on, I guess I’d have to read more novels to find out. In this dark world of political and industrial espionage, good guys are hard to find.

    I’ve read several of Russell Blake’s novels before this one, and this is definitely my favorite—unputdownable and fun!



    Disclosure: I was lucky enough to be given a free ecopy of this novel.

    13 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2013

    Real cool

    This is the best book ever

    9 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2013

    A very good book

    Enjoyed this book. At times it was hard to keep up with the lesser characters but very good overall. I will read more of this series, but will take a break and read something lighter firsy

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2013

    Fabulous

    Exciting, fast, well written book. So worth your time.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2013

    What can I say? Great read.

    What can I say? Great read.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 24, 2013

    This Book Reminds You Why You Enjoy Reading!: I feel like I've f

    This Book Reminds You Why You Enjoy Reading!: I feel like I've found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this author. Being a newbie to the Russell Blake world of writing, Jet was a tremendous way to start reading not only the beginning of what will be a Jet series but a beginning to reading his entire collection of books. In Jet, Russell Blake doesn't ease you into the beginning with this book, he starts you off running and you don't stop until the end. I'm not an arms master - couldn't tell you the difference between a Saturday Night Special and a Glock but Russell Blake broke open a world where fire power, spy apparatus, and kill or be-killed moves are an every day occurrence, and delivered it in such a way that I was both fascinated and wide-eyed with the knowledge I gained. Don't forget to dust your passport off because the plot carries you from country to country. From Monaco to Punta Gorda, you get to see both picturesque waterfronts and the sights, sounds and smells of third world countries. Russell Blake plunks you right smack dab in the middle of it all. Blake has made Jet a woman you don't want to mess around with but not to the point where other women would feel threatened by her. She has feelings and depth. This is a woman I would want on my side and her cell phone number to call if I ever needed some intimidation. As far as the plot, the twists are artfully conveyed where you don't know what to expect next. Want to take a quiet walk down the street? Rethink that when you hear the telltale whistle of bullets slicing through the air towards you. Thankfully, at the end of Jet, Russell Blake has given a sneak-peek of Chapter One from what will be the second in this series. This author doesn't know how to let up on the action....and I'm so glad. Well done, Mr. Blake. It is my pleasure to highly recommend this book to lovers of all genres.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 22, 2013

    good book

    realy liked the book easy to read

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2014

    Great read

    Recommended. Suspensful, full of twists and turns, keeps you turning the pages.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2014

    Excellent

    Very enjoyable!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

    Great plot. . .good characters. Exceptional for a free book.

    Most amazing is the total lack of profanity. Thank you so much for that. He's a new author to follow.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    Entertaining read

    A great over the top action story with excellent flow. I found myself attempting figure the whole story for most of the book while still being surprised at the end. An excellent quick read with exciting action.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2013

    Yes

    Good book. Kept your interest. Kept you wondering. Looking forward to more good reads from this author.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    Wouldn't waste a blemish onit, Mz. Smythe. (Mrs. Day them until I grout notronpaint whenenettt

    LINSEY-WOOLSEY OH SOFT & FINE!

    2 out of 45 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2014

    P

    Pretty good. Lots of action. Would make a great movie too.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 21, 2014

    I absolutely loved this book. Lots of action with great characte

    I absolutely loved this book. Lots of action with great characters. One of those you don't want to put down !

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2014

    Interesting

    This was pretty good, not the best, but good.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2014

    Loved it

    Thought it was a great read

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    I will get it

    The revews sound good. My friend told me to read it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2013

    Good read

    I liked Jet. She's tough, sexy and smart. But almost too many characters and locations to keep straight. Action packed but not sure if I'll read the series. I might come back after reading somethig else.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2013

    Anon

    Great, but hated the end.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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