Adrenaline (Sam Capra #1)
"If you knew this was our final day together, what would you say to me?"
“Anything but good-bye. I can’t ever say good-bye to you.”
Sam Capra is living the life of his dreams.
He’s a brilliant young CIA agent, stationed in London. His wife Lucy is seven months pregnant with their first child. They have a wonderful home, and are deeply in love.
They have everything they could h
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He is shipped off to Poland where he is questioned and imprisoned for months. Even after waterboarding and other torture, Sam gives his interrogators nothing because he knows nothing. Not even where his pregnant wife is.
When he is finall...more
This is the book that made me the reader that I am today. I am so thankful with this book because it got me started into reading. Before this book i did not read anything at all, dont ask me why because i dont know ( i was missing out) but now i have read 14 books just this year. To me that is a great accomplishment because i used to not read anything, so to go from nothing to 14 is awsome! One of my friends asked me if i could go with him to barnes and noble to get some books. While i was ther...more
I really felt that this was many short stories tied together with the same characters and plotlines that flowed (sort of). I found myself thinking more than once "really? more?" Sometimes, when a spy/thriller novel is well-written, you feel like you're being swept away, and you feel the urgency...more
Without warning, CIA operative Sam Capra's happy life and the world as he knows it are bla...more
Sam Capra is an i...more
If, in the middle of an action/combat scene in which the main character is attacked by a swarthy sailor with a switchblade, the main character's reaction is to think to himself, 'The 1980s called and wants its weapon back', do you dig it or almost throw your Kindle into the nearby swimming pool?
There's a reason I'm writing this from my iPad.
If you have nothing else to read except deodorant packaging, sure, pick up this book. It's a pred...more
It started out as a normal day for Sam Capra, he kissed his pregnant wife goodbye before he leaves to give a presentation to the Company (aka CIA) but he receives a disturbing phone call before he can even start. His wife, Lucy is in trouble and needs to see Sam NOW! As Sam races after Lucy his life is turned upside down when the buildin...more
This book is absolutely, completely, emphatically stuffed to the brim with twists and turns. The plot never rests, never takes a siesta, never goes for a reprieve. It's insufferable. Yet somehow, just barely it manages to not go overboard to the point of ridiculousness.
It's a fine line our friend author Jeff Abbott has managed to walk.
If you want a book that never, ever lets up; and has more twists and...more
Which is partly to say that I may have enjoyed this book more than I should have. Abbott is a m...more
So begins this book by Jeff Abbot...more
This was a fast moving thrill ride, with layers upon layers of deception, double crosses and subterfuge. I really liked Sam as the main character and Mila as a supporting one....However at the end of the book I am not totally certain that I know any of them...In that vein I would say this book is much more plot driven than character driven....Not neces...more
A strange phone call from his wife just before his office building explodes sets into motion a series of events that will guarantee that his life will nevr be the same.
Sounds great right? Yeah... Except... This book is like something out of a cheesy hollywood movie.
I wanted to like it; and I did a little bit, but the author took so many liberties wi...more
This book has many subplots, some of which you won't see coming. I love how the subplots intertwine. I love how each minor character have their background in the novel, so Abbott thoroughly planned out his characters.
The writing style, however, wasn't my favorite. There were times when I though a cliffhanger into the next chapter could have had more pun...more
First, there are the silencers - they don't actually silence the sound, people! Second, a stupid representation of how nanotechnology and DNA works. Third, a single guy fighting large groups of people or shooting large numbers of people and coming out relatively unscathed. Fourth, the obsession with Parkour a...more
I won this book from Goodreads First Reads!!!!
I really liked this book, it was filled with a lot of action and it was really well written!
This book is about a guy named Sam who works for the Company. He is accused of treason because his office blew up and he was the only that survived other than his wife, who was with child, so the Company thought that both of them were traitors. So the Company puts him into a prison and interagate him for months. But one day the...more
This is not my usual book, but nonetheless, it was a great read. I was torn between 3 and 4 stars (I wish there were half stars!), but ultim...more
Also, *spoiler alert*, he never...more
Sam works for the CIA and is stationed in London ... in love with his pregnant wife Lucy . when at work one morning Lucy calls and tells Sam.to get out.of the building NOW .... all hell breaks loose ... the building explodes ... Sam is a parkour runner and sees Lucy in a car with a man trying to drive through the madness ... Sam is flipping , rolling.,.swinging , climbing and.r...more