BookView Review: The Killer Half by JB Blake

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Rating: 5 out of 5.

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Publication Date: October 1, 2022

Publisher: Atmosphere Press

List Price: $18.99 US Paperback

ISBN-13: 978-1-63988-504-6

Genre: Fiction

Page Count: 338

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Blake’s latest book is a taut cat-and-mouse tale that keeps the action moving and readers on the edge of their seats. Hawk is back from Afghanistan but still struggling to come to terms with all that he had to do in the name of patriotism. While hiking with his dogs, an unexpected incident puts him in the path of a border-crossing scout party, and he discovers a sinister plan calling for the armed invasion of America. As his combat instincts return, Hawk knows he must put up a resistance and face the enemy. Blake supplies plenty of villains, including cartels and terrorist organizations, courageous heroes, high action, bloodshed, genuine friendships, a touching love story, and human drama. The characters are instantly likable. Hawk, especially, is an endearing protagonist, a nice blend of sharp intelligence, quick wit, and lightning-fast impulses; he doesn’t mind taking the law in his hand and delivering justice, especially when it comes to dealing with the scum of society. Blake ably unpacks an intricate storyline, providing readers with a captivatingly dramatic portrayal of the political tumult in the face of cross-border terrorism. His knowledge of military technology and maneuvers adds authenticity. A taut cat-and-mouse tale that keeps the action moving and readers on the edge of their seats. Readers who come for a propulsive military thriller high on action won’t be disappointed.

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