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The Hit (Will Robie #2)
A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S. government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst-enemies of the state, monsters committed to harming untold numbers of innocent victims.
No one else can match Robie's talents as a hitman...no one, except Jessica Reel. A fellow assassin, equally professional and dangerous, Reel is e...more
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Will Robie returns in David Baldacci’s The Hit, the 2nd book in the Will Robie Series.
After his last disastrous mission in The Innocent, he returns home and given a new assignment.
Find Jessica Reel and do whatever it takes to eliminate her. She’s accused of going rogue after killing agents in the agency.
Jessica Reel is a fellow assassin, who he’s worked and trained with in the past and he’s baffled about her turning against the people and the company she has worked w ...more
The biggest letdown of this novel would be the one and only Jessica Reel. The main reason why I liked the first book was because of Will and Julie. I just didn't see much connection from Reel and Robie. Their relationship felt re ...more
Another Baldacci book that will keep you turning pages; as long as you don't bother to think.
Baldacci writes enjoyable books, decent dialog, characters with some depth, but in too many a rediculously silly plot ends up spoiling all the fun.
In "The Hit" a CIA contract-killer turns on the Agency and begins killing fellow officers. The CIA responds by sending out another killer, our hero, Will Robie, to find her and stop her. A move so obvious that even our bad girl killer anticipates it, ...more
...He checked his rearview for Vance, Reel, and assorted bogeymen.
I’m not growing paranoid. I am paranoid. And who could blame me?
Her firm core had come from agonizing exercise and careful diet. It had nothing to do with appearance. The core was power central. And fat slowed you down. In her world that was poison
There were three ways to approach the mission. For a mission was what Jessica Reel was on.
You could start from the bottom and move to the top.
Or start at the top and move to ...more
This book is about on the s ...more
The settings and the storyline had refreshingly taken a new direction, as structure-wise the two novels are as different as they can be (while still being in the same genre), whi ...more
The formulaic bad people on the inside in the absence of a powerful external enemy does not have to be galling by itself. However, when the most cliched action sequences and ...more
My strongest criticism is of Baldacci's excessive tendency to tease the reader. Almost every conversation between characters is composed of abrupt statements that leave 80% of the meaning unsaid. Here ...more
Here the author's views are present but they don't (in this book or the one preceding it) overwhelm the plot or the characters. I read the first in the Will Robie series and liked it. I ...more
Will Robie is a master of killing. A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S. government calls on to eli ...more
The Hit is the second book in the Will Robie series by David Baldacci and it comes bang on the heels of “The Innocent” that introduced us to the cold-blooded assassin Will Robie. This is a stand-alone book and reads independently of book one, yet has enough meat for you get under the skin of the main character, Will Robie and get to like this machine-like deadly killer who is CIA’s best secret weapon.
I was between books and this promised ...more
Will Robie had a creepy childhood and his adult life hasn't been anything to write home about. He works as an assassin for the CIA. Yes, it is a fact that our government allows the CIA to murder people in cold blood and if the paid assassins get caught doing it, they pretend not to know anything about it. Robie is an elite even among these assassins but there is someone working ...more
Will is, of course, the b ...more
He's so bad-ass that he can use a scope to see much more clearly th ...more
In this relentlessly paced novel, Jessica Peel, an US assassin has gone off the reservation and killed her handler instead of her target and later targets a high level member of the intelligence community. The government is worried. Peel is extremely well trained and lethal.
Will Robie, has just made an impossible killshot through a brick wall in Central Park, when he is asked by his government to track down Peel. Robie, a lethal a ...more
His latest - The Hit - is the second in the Will Robie series. Will is an assassin for the US government....
"A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S. government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst-enemies of the state, monsters committed to harming untold numbers of innocent victims."
This time, Robie's next target is closer to home. He's been tasked with finding an ...more
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