Om the realism f the story It was as if the author himself kept popping up in the book I mentioned Brad Thor earlier Mr Thor is Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things onef my favorites He IS a Republican a staunch conservative However when you re reading his books you would have no idea about his ideology Unlike Johnstone Thor focuses A Stepdaughter In Heat on the story not spouting hispinion NOT REALISTICParts f this book were not realistic thers were glossed Rufus over I kept waiting to learn that Catalina was secretly a CIA agent That never happened The fact that a stripper can beat up a bunchf cartel guys and later shoot down a bunch simply because she practiced MMA seems pretty far fetched The fact that 12 people can take down an enemy "INSTALLATION WITH 200 PEOPLE ALSO SEEMS FAR FETCHED AS "with 200 people also seems far fetched As side note the author
"Never Explained What Happened To The Cartel Guys That SurvivedThere "explained what happened to the cartel guys that survivedThere mention f an attack n Washington DC through the use You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero!: Book One in the Just Make a Choice! Series of sporesf some sort where people choke and literally blow up internally However while the author didn t need to go into biological details such a biological weapon does not exist I am not sure about The Alamo but many national landmarks DO have devices that will detect nuclear r chemical weapons in their perimeter I m not sure if The Alamo does r does not If it does that entire scene is not possible Some Women and Social Work: Towards a Woman-Centered Practice of the dialogue was a littledated I mean when was the last time you heard hardened military menr bad asses use expressions like He s a varmint I kept picturing Yosemite Sam Lastly this is really a new take an updated version f The Dirty Dozen It s The Dirty Dozen meets terroristsOverall this was good book enjoyable and entertaining I will definitely read f Mr Johnstone s novels and look fwd to them Suicide Mission is 3 stars but I ll be generous and give it 4 Fast paced lots The Cowboys of action and fullf heroes fighting to save the USA I received this book as a freebie in addition to Sins of Treachery one I wonn Goodreads Suicide Mission was a novel I decided to pick up and read to fill up some time while at home and thought it would be a brisk read This was the first Johnstone novel I ve read and knew he was similar to ther authors such as Patterson The chapters were short with simple settings His development f characters seemed to be proficient enough for the thriller story he of characters seemed to be proficient enough for the thriller story he to share The expansion My Grandfather's Prison: A Story of Death and Deceit in 1940s Kansas City of some characters such as those that made up the team was a highlight and I think should have been what started the novel These characters in particular could have each been a short story The main protagonist and assistants Catalina and Clark appear underdeveloped In addition to the rushed conclusion the novel had my focus notn the main story but rather n what the story could have been Though while rushed and it was entertaining and would recommend as a book for someone interested in a straightforward thriller The reason for three stars is because despite what I wanted to see f the characters the author would break the tempo Whos Next? Guess Who! of the story withbvious remarks about politics that mostly were forced and ut f context In the future though if I plan to read any western novels I will. Iott thought he was done with impossible missions But that was before a group Papi's Gift of Islamic fanatics teamed up with a Mexican drug cartel to establish a terrorist training campn America's southern border and Elliot is tapped by the government to wipe ut their baseTo do this Elliott recruits a suad f hardened lifers plucked ut f the US maximum secur. ,
Another in the non series グライネリエ 1 [Grainerie 1] of Wild Bill Elliot vs the bad guys I don t know why this isn t anfficial series There are a whole set f these and should be The Johnstone Clan have so many series What s ne This is much like thers with drug cartels ut to destroy America as they are but adding middle eastern
"TYPES AIDING THE EFFORT WHICH THEY ALSO ARE THE "aiding the effort which they also are The slides away as The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within one person is asked to help findne involved and then that The Coming Revolution in Youth Ministry one person goesut to build a team to really go after the bad guys What happens next is than far fetched but fun to see the bad guys in trouble as we have never seen happenOne big problem with the book is a lengthy short story length background stories f each helping Wild lengthy short story length background stories f each helping Wild Far information than needed though each is an interesting story Here the Johnstone trademark great character development goes too far Each story is so interesting maybe this should have been a short story collectionThe writing is Ok the settings are better than most Johnstone booksBottom line I recommend this book 6 Wicked Sense outf ten points This was the first novel I read by William Johnstone I was unfamiliar with him until several months back just for the heck f it decided to read a western I picked up ne by his nephew JA Johnstone and much to my surprise I loved it I ve read 3 westerns by JA and have loved them all I decided to read William and picked up Suicide Mission I like reading many genres Some Powerless Against You of my favorite authors are Connelly Baldacci Gerritsen Box Mayor Gripando Scottoline and son However 2 f my favorites are Brad Thor and the late Vince Flynn When I learned that Wm Johnstone writes the same genre and Thor and Flynn I was ecstatic I found this novel excellent It was fast paced action packed I truly enjoy the authors writing style It was an exciting book It s about 380 pages and I finished it in 2 days In the worst way I wanted to give it 5 starsbut I just cantI ll now delve into a dangerous area Politics Mr Johnstone is apparently a staunch Republican Right wing conservative This is plain to see in many f his characters However what prevents me from giving this book 5 stars is the fact that I felt like I was constantly getting hit ver the head with his political views It is bvious he greatly dislikes Pres Obama Now what s funny is and please don t attack me for this I also am NOT a fan Dobys Lessons (Brats in Training of Obama I think his is a failed presidency However even I as someone who is NOT a fanf Obama was getting tired The Texan Meets His Match of the author espousing his viewsI d say that every 30 40 pages Mr Johnstone throughne f his characters was going ff n an anti Obama rant And it wasn t just the usual anti Washington stuff such as bi partisanship gridlock r career politicians This was centered around Obama "And Even Though I Agree In Principle "even though I agree in principle the authors s point I grew tired The Heretic's Handbook (Kindle Single) of it I cant imagine someone who likes Obama actually reading this entire book I cant see someone who is apolitical reading this entire book It felt like every 30 40 pages this book went from a thriller to anp ed piece from a fiction novel to his personal views In my Blue Guide New York opinion it took away fr. In the explosive traditionf The Bleeding Edge and Home Invasion William W Johnstone and JA Johnstone deliver a blistering gut punch thriller that pits the baddest mercenary army ever assembled against a savage foe bent n the total destruction f AmericaTo Live Free You Must Be Brave Enough To DieFormer CIA agent and soldier Monsieur de Saint-George: Virtuoso, Swordsman, Revolutionary: A Legendary Life Rediscovered of fortune Wild Bill Ell. Be sure to give Johnstone a try I had attempted to read William Johnstone books in the past and have found it hard to get past his politics which come screamingut Garden of The Gods of the main characters I found that I have read several military action thrillers where This was the first Johnstone book I ve ever read having picked up a copy from a take me I m free tablen a whim It s exactly what you d expect a hyper patriotic action book pitting retired militaryspies and harden criminals who decide "An Honorable Act In "honorable act in for freedom is worthwhile take n an army f drug cartel thugs teamed up with Islamist terrorists There are no surprises but there are a few interesting characters big gun fights and generic funWhat this book also has is a grating amount The Fruits of Graft: Great Depressions Then and Now of politicalpinion expressed at every possible turn even when it isn t necessary It s basically gratuitous pandering to the far right American reader as insulting as possible to Democrats and liberals in the US Some f it fit the characters in the book and I got it But I got it the first ten times really We didn t need the ther hundred attacks Musical Mathematics: On the Art and Science of Acoustic Instruments on the administration in thereAccording to the book s back cover Johnstone has writtenver 200
books and yet I had never read Goig one I didn t mind thisne and it killedand yet I had never read Where Alligators Sleep one I didn t mind thisne and it killed as I traveled just fine I wanted to like this book than I did It sounded like a book I would enjoy similar to a low budget action flick To me the authors seemed to have written this as a combination f two stories and the mesh did not uite make it The first half dealt with suitcase nuke in San Antonio and that alone could have been enough for an exciting novel But then the shift to the Dirty Dozen aspect f Suicide Mission The buildup to the Dirty Dozen took up another large chunk Ten Weeks with Chinese Bandits of the book and then the actual Suicide Mission assault took up the last little bit I felt the story at this pointf too rushedWill I read books by these authors Probably will as I am a sucker for B level action thrillers both in print and in video Best booksLove Johnstone books Can t put them down There are so many to chase from Don t think I will ever run ut f Young And Naive, Wasted Years one s to read If you readf these modern thrillers by the Johnstones be prepared for an alternate universe tale Every conservative ie are selfles patriotic individuals withe the country s bes interests formost and every liberal ie Democrats and clueless idiots There certainly are folks like that but just as many Ebekulak oppositen each side as wellWilliam Wild Bill Elliot after the B movie cowboy actor ex CIA es Priavte contractor now supposedly retired gets pulled into a mission to collect a woman with vital infomation about something cslled El Nuevo Sol The New SunIt sems Israeli Soldier Girl onef the drug cartels have teamed up with middle Eastern terrorists to establish a training campthink tank to infiltrate the US across the border and cause havocThey use the Dirty Dozen theme as Wild Bill recruits from murderers thieves deserters and the like with an Understories offerf freedom and a new life if they surviveNot a bad story if they didn t Commissar overdo the conservativeliberal thing. Ity prisons a terrifying collectionf brutal killers armed robbers and savage felons convicts so Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook outf control they could blow up the mission at any moment Whipping this ragtag bunch into an assault force capable f infiltrating the terrorist deathtrap will be the greatest challenge Elliott's ever faced Getting them ut alive That could be a problem.