Lost Conscience: A Ben Baker Sniper Novel
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Lost Conscience: A Ben Baker Sniper Novel

4.46 of 5 stars 4.46  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  7 reviews
After a tragic school shooting, former army sniper, turned attorney, Ben Baker must decide between what’s legal and what’s right. Together with long-time friend, and former sniper buddy, Frank Senich, the two seek justice against a child trafficking ring. The pair must draw on their military sniping skills and their expertise in hand-to-hand combat to see their mission to...more
Paperback, 434 pages
Published August 2nd 2012 by Tgw Books
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Alain Burrese
Aug 03, 2012 Alain Burrese rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Well, I wrote the book before reading it several times... So naturally I like it. :-)
Bert Edens
*** Note: In talking to the author, it looks like I grabbed this eBook quickly. So quickly, in fact, I got a version before he cleaned up a lot of the errors. I have since gotten a corrected version of the eBook, and since it reads much better, I am adjusting this to 5 stars. Just wanted to keep the original review ***

I have to confess the first thing that crossed my mind as I got into the first couple chapters of this book was: Does Burrese own a Dodge dealership? Right off the bat, we had two...more
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The �aha moment when you realize this story is special is when you try to reject the premise of the main character. You refuse to swallow that an Army sniper, martial arts expert, attorney, philosopher, and family man exist in the same character. You claim that the author has cheated by concocting Ben Baker because he�'s too perfect for playing a high stakes game of mortal danger. Throw in that Baker has a conscience, and you're in for a tale of man-versus-self conflict, on top of...more
I really enjoyed this book. It raises the old philosophical question: "Does the end justify the means?" what about vigilante justice? There is a lot of intense action & you find yourself rooting for this trained sniper/assassin turned prosecutor to "finish" the job...even at the cost of his conscience. A good, thought-provoking read.
Barbara Langley
Feb 08, 2013 Barbara Langley rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Those interested in current events, military, police, vigilante, snipers, action, truth, justice
Recommended to Barbara by: Lawrence W. Kane, Loren W. Christensen,
With all that is happening across the country with assaults on our children, this book was an eye opener. They story line of Ben Baker, deputy county attorney, in Montana and his best friend and Army buddy, Frank Senich, a truck driver, will keep you reading to the last line. Ben and Frank's pursuit to eliminate child molesters, porno kings, corrupt politicians, the vigilante way, using all the sniper skills they learned when they were younger, carefree, and wilder as scout snipers in the 2nd In...more
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This book was a challenge for me. I really had to force myself to keep reading it until I got through the first third of the story. There was, for this reader, entirely too much detail on types of weapons, types of ammunition, and martial arts moves. It detracted from the story for me. Also, how many times can one person use the term "sniper buddy" in one book?? It was used at least 3 or 4 times in the first few pages. I can't get it out of...more
If you want to read about high adventure with lots of adversity, this is the book for you. This is a tale of army snipers that must do whatever is necessary to break up a child trafficking ring. The details read very realistically, since the author is also a former Army sniper. It is fascinating to learn about all the adversaries the main character and his friend must battle. It is a story about the choice to do what's right, even if it is difficult. This is a great read!
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Alain Burrese, like his character Ben Baker, is a former Army sniper, attorney, and father of a beautiful little girl. He lives in Montana with his wife and daughter, where he speaks and writes about safety, self-defense and effective communication. Alain lived and trained in Japan and Korea and holds a 4th degree black belt in Hapkido, a Korean martial art with an emphasis on self-defense. He has...more
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