by Russell Blake


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Jet by Russell Blake

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500176105
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/12/2014
Series: Jet Series
Pages: 294
Sales rank: 664,801
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Times, and The Chicago Tribune, Russell Blake is the USA Today bestselling author of thirty books, including Fatal Exchange, The Geronimo Breach, Zero Sum, King of Swords, Night of the Assassin, Revenge of the Assassin, Return of the Assassin, Blood of the Assassin, Requiem for the Assassin, The Delphi Chronicle trilogy, The Voynich Cypher, Silver Justice, JET, JET - Ops Files, JET II - Betrayal, JET III - Vengeance, JET IV - Reckoning, JET V - Legacy, JET VI - Justice, JET VII - Sanctuary, Upon A Pale Horse, BLACK, BLACK Is Back, BLACK Is The New Black, and BLACK To Reality.

Non-fiction includes the international bestseller An Angel With Fur (animal biography) and How To Sell A Gazillion eBooks In No Time (even if drunk, high or incarcerated), a parody of all things writing-related.

Blake is co-author of The Eye of Heaven, with legendary author Clive Cussler, to be released by Penguin in September, 2014. Blake's novel King of Swords has been translated into German by Amazon Crossing, The Voynich Cypher into Bulgarian, and his JET novel into Spanish and German.

Blake lives in Mexico and enjoys his dogs, fishing, boating, tequila and writing, while battling world domination by clowns. His thoughts, such as they are, can be found at his blog:

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Jet 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 139 reviews.
SheilaDeeth More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Exciting, fast, well written book. So worth your time.
GailGentry More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What can I say? Great read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Recommended. Suspensful, full of twists and turns, keeps you turning the pages.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most amazing is the total lack of profanity. Thank you so much for that. He's a new author to follow.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book. Kept your interest. Kept you wondering. Looking forward to more good reads from this author.
TWasson More than 1 year ago
Wow!  Fast paced.  Draws you in and won't let go.  Jet, no longer a part of a group that officially does not exist.  Enforcers/assassins for the government (a possibly the highest bidder to the government).  Total black ops.  Jet has lived a new life after she "dies" on assignment.  Now suddenly she is drawn unwillingly back into the life that she was desperate to leave.  Reunited with her ex lover, they try to stay 1 step ahead of the bad guys. While the book was predictable in a lot of places, the action and rekindle of the old life keep the book worth reading.  The ending was the only part I did not like, but the sequels are definitely now going onto my to be read list.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it so much newfav author and charector
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pretty good. Lots of action. Would make a great movie too.
MKPMRP More than 1 year ago
I absolutely loved this book. Lots of action with great characters. One of those you don't want to put down !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was pretty good, not the best, but good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very enjoyable!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great, but hated the end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book and I don't say that often. There wasn't a dull moment and you never know what will really happen. At times, it can be a lot to keep up with but it's worth it. Very happy I chose this as my first book to read on my nook. Everyone should read it!
btd1967brian More than 1 year ago
realy liked the book easy to read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fast paced with great detail. Already reading the next book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Action from the beginning to the end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A female heroine was a good read. Fast reading, good action, good story line.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The protagonist was a welcome departure from the usual fare and the story well written. Enough detail to hold it all in a nice package without being pedantic.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fast action packed