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Countdown to Mecca (Jack Hatfield #3)

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A plane bound for Amman, Jordan goes down in the Caspian Sea. The crash yields no survivors—save the Russian mercenary who hijacked the flight—and a cask containing an agent of unprecedented destructive potential is missing from the wreckage. A carefully plotted terrorist attack has been put into motion, and the resulting chaos might be enough to push America toward ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published May 12th 2015 by St. Martin's Press
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Jerome O. Schorr Jr.
Fair to good read/Expected More & Better

I gave it this rating for the reason stated. I read MS's first novel and liked it a lot more.
Tom Tischler
Aug 07, 2015 Tom Tischler rated it really liked it
A plane bound for Amman, Jordan goes down in the Caspian Sea. There
are no survivors except the Russian mercenary who caused the crash.
A cask of bomb grade uranium is missing from the wreckage along with
the Russian. A carefully plotted attack is put into motion and the
resulting chaos might be enough to push America into another war.The
one man who might be able to stop this is Jack Hatfield, discredited
free lance reporter who has been left to pick up the pieces of his
career. His bother Sammy cal
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Nancy
Jack Hathaway being the investigative journalist he is will stop at nothing to find out what is going on when his brother and his neighbor call him for help. There are some very bad guys after them and fortunately Jack was with someone who could help at the time they called. Ana was with a general when she heard him talking on the phone and one word set the whole thing in motion. People are not who they seem and sometimes that is good and sometimes bad. Can Jack and his friends save the day? ...more
Ri Char Barness
Jul 13, 2015 Ri Char Barness rated it liked it
While I found most of the book interesting, holding my attention there were sections that seem to drag. I know in part it may have been trying to bring the uneducated up to speed on some current events, but it was not the best book I had read.

I understand the superhero world saver character can do so many different things so well but sometimes a sense of reality might set in unless he was trying to re-create a comic book hero.

In saying all this, I would still recommend this book to the readers w
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Dianne
May 19, 2015 Dianne rated it did not like it
Shelves: did-not-finish
So disappointed in one of my favorite talk show hosts, Michael Savage. He's such a great story teller on the air, and this was not great story telling. And the mistakes were so distracting. Simple mistakes a high school English student would know to correct in a paper. It was just a tedious read. Wish I hadn't bought it and would have waited for it to appear in my library.
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Jun 03, 2015 Justin rated it really liked it
Great story, great characters, but once the full plot was revealed I saw the ending coming. Dr. Savage is a great writer nonetheless.
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Dr. Michael Savage is a multimedia icon in the conservative movement. The Telegraph in the U.K. ranked him as one of the most influential conservatives in the United States, and with 10 million weekly listeners, the Berkeley Ph.D. is the third most listened to conservative talk show host. Recently featured in The New Yorker and Playboy, Dr. Savage is the author of many books, including the politic ...more
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