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A Bridge to Treachery: From Extortion to Terror #2020

A Bridge to Treachery From Extortion to Terror He s a good solid man a family man But what he wants he wants too much To stand out amidst his peers To act out on the spur of the moment To indulge his whims That s power And power eats money like

  • Title: A Bridge to Treachery: From Extortion to Terror
  • Author: LarryCrane
  • ISBN: 9781936587353
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Bridge to Treachery: From Extortion to Terror By LarryCrane, He s a good, solid man, a family man But, what he wants he wants too much To stand out amidst his peers To act out on the spur of the moment To indulge his whims That s power And power eats money like a hearty breakfast Give up two days of your life and we ll see to it that your checks keep coming, big checks for a very long time, they said.A deal to die for ExcHe s a good, solid man, a family man But, what he wants he wants too much To stand out amidst his peers To act out on the spur of the moment To indulge his whims That s power And power eats money like a hearty breakfast Give up two days of your life and we ll see to it that your checks keep coming, big checks for a very long time, they said.A deal to die for Except for the part about drawing on his Army Ranger chops to lead a crew of misfits on a mock terrorist operation.So, buzz off Think about it You may need to think about the consequences for your family The mission is launched and rapidly unravels Is it a terrible mistake or was he the victim of an ultimate act of betrayal Lou Christopher and one teammate turn from hunted to hunters As time runs out, they struggle to use his unique set of skills to exact a decisive revenge on those responsible for this treachery Will New York will anyone survive This is a modern day John Rambo, with every bit the quality of writing and fantastic characters that David Morrell brought to his classic shining through Larry Crane has created a lasting hero.Lou Christopher is tough, all American, and ready to defend what he believes in.

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    1. Larry Crane s novel A Bridge to Treachery takes the reader back to the greed is good Gordon Gecko mindset of Wall Street in the 1980s The story opens with Lou Christopher contemplating, Where had all the investment theory gone He s a Viet Nam vet who has come late to the stockbroker trade, and he s hungry to land a big account The promise of wealth and success gets dangled in front of Lou, but with strings attached His prior life in the military makes him a valuable asset He struggles with the m [...]

    2. I received this book as part of the First Reads program The book is about a former Army Officer, Lou Christopher and his adjustment to civilian life working at a brokerage firm He s given a really big account by his boss, but there s a price to be paid in return Much of the book takes place in the Hudson Valley and in the Bear Mountain region of New York Being a lifelong resident of the area, it was really interesting to see how events unfolded on roads I have actually traveled The book starts a [...]

    3. When you pick up this book, you are immediately thrown into the thick of the story In sort of flashes, the reader gets to know the main characters The reader gets a lot of detail about their lives together, the dynamic of the relationship, and what kept them together to where this story starts off The most important parts of the book are all in the dialogue between the character It s largely in the dialogue that the reader gets to know the characters, the key plot points, and the dynamic of the [...]

    4. A page turner that starts slow and really picks up speed after The Bridge Its got some twists and turns that are interesting but the answers are just what s expected I guess I ll read the sequel when it s published.

    5. Despite being a book I wanted to enjoy, A Bridge to Treachery From Extortion to Terror proved to be a somewhat uneven read What could have been a strong thriller, a nostalgic throwback to the pulp action thrillers of the 80s, suffers from a lack of world building to anchor it in the historical and political landscape Without those details to anchor events, we re left to read it as a contemporary thriller, which creates some issues with the basic premise Where the concept of coordinated terrorist [...]

    6. US Review of Books A Bridge to Treacheryby Larry CraneBrighton Publishing LLCreviewed by Russ Roberts He could almost feel the beaten down mud of a mountain trail under his hands as he lowered himself to the ground and lay there cringing against the next mortar shard There s an old saying that if something seems too good to be true, it probably is Former Army Ranger and current investment broker Lou Christopher ignores that axiom when a plum account falls into his lap from nowhere Suddenly he s [...]

    7. A Bridge to Treachery From Extortion to TerrorBy Larry CraneEx Army Ranger Colonel Lou Christopher is getting used to life in the civilian world and is working for a New York investment broker when he is assigned lucrative accounts he begins living the lap of luxury When he is approached to use his former military training and is coerced into leading a team on a domestic terrorist mission, he goes through with the mission only to find out that all along his team was never supposed to survive No [...]

    8. A Bridge to Treachery From Extortion to Terror by Larry Crane is a novel about a veteran, Lou, who finds himself in a sticky situation after a lucrative investing account lands in his lap Of course, nothing in life is free This worthwhile account is just a piece of the pie Lou is presented with another offer he can t refuse, but this one is a little hands on The terror, the terror I really like mystery crime stories, so this is right up my alley I can relate to military life as my dad was in th [...]

    9. The concept is interesting The dialogue is very technical, but overall I did enjoy the plot and characters While I liked this book I don t think it is for everyone If you like Military esq reads than why not give it a look Here is a snippet from my blog review The book starts off slow It took me a bit to get used to how the story is delivered mainly in dialogue, but eventually I found a rhythm I felt the book read like someone was sitting across from me in a chair, sharing with me the wildest st [...]

    10. Larry Crane s A Bridge to Treachery is a mind blowing psychological thriller It will definitely leave you lamenting on the role greed plays in your life, while questioning human mortality in general Crane s book follows ex Army officer turned New Jersey stock broker, Lou Christopher Through the course of a complex series of twists, turns and complex plot points, Christopher finds himself drawn into an intense paramilitary mission.Though Crane s suspense is enough to keep any reader on the edge o [...]

    11. I was very lucky to have won this book for free from the GoodReads Book Giveaway contest I enjoyed this book and was anticipating the back stabbing, betrayals that keep me on the edge of my seat and this book did not disappoint I found myself thoroughly engaged because I was practically begging Lou not to take the bait I wanted to shout Don t do it man Open your eyes But had Lou taken my advice the book would have been extremely boring and rather short Definitely recommend this book.

    12. Larry pens A Bridge to Treachery a good paced, action thriller with highly developed characters in a well written plot that didn t kicked in until around a quarter of the way into the book.but keep reading it will hook you right in Recommended for all action packed thriller fans.This review is based on a complimentary copy which was provided for an honest review.

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