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The Kill Box

3.63  ·  Rating Details  ·  76 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
On the heels of his "page-flipping" (Booklist) thriller Shattered Bone, now comes Chris Stewart's full-throttle thriller of two nations on the brink of war...
Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Signet (first published 1998)
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Ferne
Jun 04, 2014 Ferne rated it it was amazing
It is my understanding that this is the second novel by Chris Stewart who at the time of publication was a major in the U.S. Air Force. WoW! One of the descriptions of this action-packed, page-turner describes it as a page-flipping techno-thriller. WoW! - Yes!!

If you would like to share a title with a high school student and/or young adult interested in becoming a pilot or military radar technician in the armed forces or with a high school student and/or young adult that has an interest in pursu
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Cynthia
Apr 04, 2009 Cynthia rated it it was ok
It took me about 45 pages to get into this book because of all the technical fighter pilot detail the author uses. The story is interesting and engaging...but I am one who likes the EOTWAWKI genre where the possible scenarios of biological terrorism, nuclear war, etc are played out. I would've given the book a higher rating except that I was extremely displeased with the author for allowing one of my favorite characters to be brutally killed, and I was very disappointed in the lame ending of the ...more
Carl Rochelle
Oct 20, 2015 Carl Rochelle rated it really liked it
Really enjoyable read I have enjoyed several of her "Kill" series , all good reads The Kill Box is no exception..
Kirt
Sep 26, 2011 Kirt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This gets five stars, not because it is life-altering, profound, or exquisitely fine prose. I give it the first four stars because it is exactly what it purports to be: a gripping technothriller with a great story line, authentic detail, intense action, and a satisfying conclusion. Absence of crude language and unsavoury "adult" behavior earns it the fifth star. I could recommend this to my teenage daughter (if she had interest in F-15s, B-1s, bio-weapons and recent Middle-eastern conflicts).
Shelley
May 06, 2010 Shelley rated it really liked it
I really like this Author! If you like high action, military, terrorist, thriller type books then you would like this! I like that he writes clean, as far as no language or immorality. There is violence, because of the subject matter. Caution: there is one very graphically violent scene at the end of the book involving torture and death- you might want to skip over that-pretty disturbing, however realistic it might be.
Jonna
Jan 20, 2009 Jonna rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book--maybe in large part because it is rare to find a book involving a lot of military action that isn't laced with swearing. So, if you want an exciting book and don't want to wade through lots of cussing, this one fits the bill. Well-written. I don't know how plausible the plot is, but it kept me entertained.
Chris
Feb 02, 2010 Chris rated it it was amazing
This was a great book by an author I've yet to read. His writing is concise and crisp and knows how to develop a great, fast moving plot. I will definitely be reading more of his novels.
Levi
May 20, 2008 Levi rated it liked it
I guy I know lent me this book--I need to read the other one--and he knew the author. Evidently it is his friends son. I can't remember much but it was good.
Greg
Sep 02, 2008 Greg rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The "Tom Clancy" of the Air Force.
Michelle S
May 12, 2008 Michelle S rated it liked it
A decent read if you like the genre
colleen
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Shelves: scpl, military, thrillers, 2005
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Chris Stewart is a bestselling author and world-record-setting Air Force pilot whose previous military techno-thrillers have been selected by the Book of the Month Club and published in six different countries. He is the author of the highly acclaimed series The Great and Terrible, as well as A Christmas Bell for Anya, which was performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir during their 2005 Christma ...more
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