Reaper: Ghost Target
Vick "The Reaper" Harwood is an esteemed sniper with a record kill count—33 kills in 90 days—when he is knocked out under mortar attack in Afghanistan. He wakes up back in the United States with little memory of what happened, his spotter and gun both unrecovered from the battlefield. Harwood has resigned himself to slowly picking up...more
Category – Mystery/Thriller Publication Date – May 08, 2018.
Who best to write a novel about a sniper than a sniper himself. Nicholas Irving was a Ranger and a sniper for his battalion. This is his third book, the first “The Reaper”, and the second was “Way of the Reaper”.
Vic Harwood is on assignment in Afghanistan with his spotter, Sammie Samuelson. They are hit by a mortar round and Vic is rescued but there ...more
I read it in four days,with sleep and food optional.I highly recommend it ,and I will read other books by these authors.
I will make this review fairly short by summing up that I was fairly well entertained as the pages flew by, but the plot has so many reality gaps and shortcuts that I was never truly convinced by the twists and false leads that Irving included in ...more
He is trying to put his past behind him and get on with his life.
However, a series of assassinations take place in the areas where Harwood is ...more
Nice parallels too as Irving knows what it means to be a real sniper full of conflicted feelings and (possibly) the effects of PTSD.
Ever so slightly heavy on Black Lives Matter (that's not central to the story) ...more
Vick has been ambushed on a mission and when he regains conscious, back on home base, he seems to have little to no memory of what happened. He tries to pick up the pieces of his life, ...more
"Reaper Ghost Target" by Nicholas Irving is a great book for people who mostly love reading books ...more
The pace was 'just right' and the phrase 'action packed' applies. Happily there was also an engaging human element and the combination of thrills and interpersonal relationships was a winner.
Strongly recommended - especially if action / thriller novels are your thing.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I am looking forward to the next book.a very intriguing poly with excellent characters. If you enjoy fast paced hard hitting action thriller books then you should enjoy the book.