After the riveting events of Once Dead, Jack “Ripper” Gregory remains host to a homicidal alien bound to his soul. Now Jack has been hired for a suicide mission: journey to South America and rescue an imprisoned shaman. One problem...both the National Security Agency and a gang of neo-fascists are hot on his trail.
Neither group plans to let Jack live.
At stake is the immeas...more
This was just as exciting as Once Dead. I mean, Jack killed so many bad guys and then when Janet joined him they just went nuts with the killing. Not that they didn’t deserve dying. They were all neo-Nazis, looking to take over the world, again.
And Anchanchu the mind worm is still inside Jack’s brain, trying to take over and make Jack a mindless killer. Wow, and Jack got so close to getting rid of Anchanchu. BUT it was a choice of getting rid of him or Jack and Janet dying in an explosion.
Publisher: 47 North
Publishing Date: January 2015
Publisher Description: Ex-CIA assassin Jack Gregory has been hired for a singular mission: to journey to South America and rescue an imprisoned shaman. Beloved by the struggling masses and feared by the ruling elite, shaman Tupac Inti is destined to unite Bolivia’s indigenous people and bring down the corrupt government. But Jack isn’t the only one trying to tra ...more
Tupac Inti, a shaman in the Quechua tribe, is currently in Palmasola prison, Bolivia. Only he knows the whereabouts of the Sun Staff. Jack Gregory has been hired to keep Tupac alive and out of the hands of an evil group of ...more
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It is riveting especially when it involves a mysterious artifact that is wound with fractal patterns on its length that form a complex function for which scientists at NSA are compelled to find solutions to. Just how w ...more
I think Jack Gregory, Super Spy is a fantastic character. Burdened by his parasite, he must force control over his impulses and emotions or the parasite will take control of him. Jack can shoot better, further and more accurately than anyone than Janet Price, his female Super Spy counterpart and romantic interest.
In this book, they work opposite ends of a job. He works for a Jewish Senator in Bolivia to free a native Shaman from prison. Janet is in de ...more
Can't wait for ...more
This second book of the second trilogy begins to pull together the pieces that I imagine will connect the underlying, "big picture" background of this trilogy with those of the first trilogy. I expect that the next book will place Jack's mind worm, Anchanchu, into its galactic context. Although there is no hint of it here, I wonder if it's somehow related to the fourth headset from the second ship. (Pure speculation on my part).
I read this book quickly because I was to ...more
I read the second series first, before I found this one. I loudly proclaimed that series was for young adult readers. This series seems seems to be written for older people. I have enjoyed all the ones I have read so it doesn't matter what age group(s) they are intended for. ...more
The characters are believable and being more of the origins of jack and Janet for the future Rho books you really start to get a better picture of whats to come.
I liked it quite well, crunched it out really fast but thankfully there are more books to follow on with. ...more
There was some good action. Pretty good story. The attraction between the 2 main characters was cooll, but that cooled by the end. The staff assembly at the end was anti climactic. I wanted to see something magical happen. The rest of the final battle was good to okay. I wish they fought they're way out instead of being rescued. There were some goofy location names. Cochibamba? The villains lair sounded like a reggae dance. Next time try a sinister city name. This story felt a little ...more
A few days ago I started the RHO AGENDA 'The Second Ship'. But halfway through I discovered it was book #4 of the RHO triple trilogy series.
Even though The Second Ship had me totally engrossed, I decided to bookmark it until I read (listened to) the prequel trilogy.
SO GLAD I DID.
What a thriller ride.
Jack and Janet--such an explosive team. (In every sense of the word)
I could go on and on.
But - Now on to RHO #3.
Then back to the kids I met i ...more
And Richard Phillips, what is your obsession with showers and baths? I swear the characters in all y ...more
In this trilogy the author appears to have written each story as a separate entity with no clear lead in to something to follow. I appreciate that because they can be read as individual novels. These books are so intense and so well written that I plan on reading all of them.
The only reason this didn’t get a four or five star rating from me was due to the amount of cut and paste from book one. Similar character introductions or topics were almost cut from book one verbatim. As a reader of book one, it came across as lazy to have the same language pasted into book two. I would have loved to see slight differences, summarization, etc.
Jack "the Ripper" Gregory and Janet Alexandria Price are back in action. This time they find themselves on opposite sides; Janet trying to prevent Jack from unknowingly screwing up an NSA mission. There's so many twists and the pace is breathtaking. Loved every breakneck minute of the ride. ...more
Richard Phillips is the million copy bestselling author of the Rho Agenda scifi series, the Jack 'The Ripper' Gregory series, and the epic fantasy series, The Endarian Prophecy. He is a retired Army Officer, West Point graduate, and has a Master of Science degree in Physics from the Naval Post Graduate School. H ...more