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The Sixth Day

(A Brit in the FBI #5)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  4,523 ratings  ·  573 reviews
Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine take on a ruthless mastermind in this highly anticipated new thriller in the New York Times bestselling 'A Brit in the FBI' series
When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street and a dro
Hardcover, 515 pages
Published April 10th 2018 by Gallery Books
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Barbara Beil I have read this series since it's beginning, and it is a great one ! I have learned that even if you read one out of series, it will entice you to go…moreI have read this series since it's beginning, and it is a great one ! I have learned that even if you read one out of series, it will entice you to go back and fill in the storyline, as the relationship between the two main characters builds. Also, Drummond was introduced in the FBI series, before this spinoff series ! I suggest go ahead and read it out of order ~ you will still want to go back and start over !! Enjoy ! I would also like to know how you get to "review" these books ~ I would love to do that !!(less)

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Dec 31, 2018 rated it liked it
Well crafted. 7 of 10 stars
Apr 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: net-galley
3.5 fast moving stars

Throw in some drones, falcons, evil twins related to Vlad Dracula, an ancient book that no one can read, and a former agent of M16 now with the FBI and his sidekick paramour agent, Michaela and you have what makes for an engaging fast paced read. I enjoyed this book even though it had many unbelievable segments that seemed a bit touching on the sci fi genre.

Nicholas and Michaela are on the trial of a ruthless man, Ramon, who is the millionaire owner of a tech company which s
Maureen Carden
FBI special agents Michaela (Mike) Caine and Nicholas Drummond of The Brit in the FBI series are vacationing at Drummond’s family estate in England (of course it’s an estate), when they are asked to look into very strange assassinations and a ransomware attack on Drummond’s father’s company. As members of the FBI special Covert Eyes group they have special talents and resources and are tasked to go anywhere in the world where they are needed.
Ladies and gentlemen: start your engines for The Sixth
Superb. How could I not love this book. Combing an FBI team plus a Brit added to the mix. And they all worked together in Britain.
A wonderful twisting storyline. Reading this book I "saw" an action movie in my head.
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) provided by the Author and Publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an fair and honest review.

I love this series with its quirky, sy-fi plots and, most of all, the wonderful mystery/suspense plots. "The Sixth Day" more than lives up to the other books in this series. There are several plot lines thorough out the book. It seems at times that Mike and Nicholas left their renowned instincts at home and I loved this book all the more for that little plot twist. They didn't
Apr 29, 2018 rated it liked it

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book from beginning to end. It was full of adventure and no lack of excitement.

The book is quite complex. Romanian lore, including Vlad Dracula, vampires, and the Voynich Manuscript, is interwoven with modern day warfare of drones, computer hacking, ransomware, and with a very unique use of falconry.

Set in London, this the fifth in the series featuring FBI agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine. Political assassinations and a massive cyber secu
Karen R
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine are back again in Coulter’s “A Brit in the FBI” series after getting called in on a ransomeware attack and separately, the suspicious deaths of two high-level British politicians. I hadn’t heard of this series before but seeing J.T. Ellison’s name as collaborator got my attention. I so enjoy her writing. She along with Coulter? Jackpot! And indeed I was not disappointed.The chemistry and dynamics of the characters, the story’s originality and t ...more
Mar 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mix in a dash of Dan Brown's DaVinci Code, a splash of James Patterson's Private and a whole lot of originality from two very talented co-authors and what do you get? A page-turner of history-linked chills, thrills and intrigue that will keep you engrossed from beginning to end. In fact, I highly recommend the entire "Brit in the FBI" series (this one, I believe, is the fifth).

Primary characters and friends with benefits Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine are on the special Covert Eyes FBI tea
Carla Johnson-Hicks
Jan 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars rounded up to 4. Nicholas and Michaela are in London on vacation, but it doesn't take long for them to get consulted on a case. When filthy rich people are dying from a mysterious poison delivered by drones, they are asked to help. As the investigation plays out, there is major spying on government computers to deal with and the kidnapping of an American Professor. The culprit is known from the start, Ramon Radulov, who is the billionaire owner of a tech company which specializes in co ...more
Interesting but overly long. Full review to come.
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was ok
The description made this sound like a very interesting book--spies, intrigue, ancient texts, even Dracula--but I had a very hard time getting through it. Perhaps all the threads didn't weave together well enough for me. There was a large team of operatives and I didn't feel engaged in their group dynamic. There was the back story of two twins from Romania, who were Dracula's brothers, along with several chapters from various time periods. There was the story line of two modern-day Romanian twin ...more
Apr 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction
In this fifth book of the series we find Nicholas and Mike in London enjoying some much needed time off after their last escapade with some not so nice people. Mike seems to be recovering well and Nicholas is happy to spend some time with his grandfather helping him figure out some hacking problems his company is having. When dignitaries start dying Nicholas and Mike are called in to help figure out who is doing it, what is actually killing them, and why are they being murdered . They were notif ...more
Diane Saul
Mar 23, 2018 rated it liked it
Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine are on a vacation in Great Britain that starts out with a computer hack and suspicious deaths of political leaders. British Security has been hacked. Every secret is exposed and key strokes can be seen on every system. The inventor of the security system that runs on the British system and systems all over is called in to fix the problem. Is the fox guarding the hen house?

The story has chapters that take you back in time to Vlad the Impaler and Dracula. Supp
Feb 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
In The Sixth Day (Gallery Books 2018), Book 5 in Coulter's popular Brit in the FBI series, the stars, Special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine are trying to take a much-overdue vacation, this one in England to see Nicholas' family. Before they even settle in, Nicholas' father asks him to help with a ransomware problem that has shut down his company computers and the FBI asks him (since he's already in England) to check out the suspicious death of a German political leader who drops de ...more
Kathryn in FL
Catherine Coulter with J. T. Ellison wrote an action packed book with a lot of dynamic characters. It's strength is the constant action with larger than life characters seeking to stop a mad(man or woman), who is killing world leaders using drones which deliver a fast acting drug. Can they stop him/her? What is the connection between these people dying? The quicker they make the connection the more quickly they can stop him. The story is full of bad guys with conflicting agendas. Add a dash of v ...more
May 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Love this series. While reading a fast-paced, adrenaline-filled book, I'm also getting educated about so many different things in our world! This book refers to Dracula and the book of "twin talk" - so very interesting. Lots of techno stuff - drones in particular (kind of scary), falcons and their training (love that part) - very smart birds!

Regular characters appear again, on an adventure they will never forget!

2 thumbs up and 4.5 stars (the "woowoo" is not my thing, ergo minus half a star).

Donna Hines
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, netgalley
Terrorism has taken hold and many top political figures are mysteriously dying with the use of high tech gadgets.
The Covert Eyes Team may be the only ones capable to stopping this madness but will it be too late?
With the help of Dr. Isabella Marin, an expert in Voynich Manuscript and cryptophasia (twin language), Nicholas and Michaela vow to end the reign of Roman Ardelean, a ritzy cyber security wiz and a descendant of Vlad Dracul III-aka - Dracula.
Will the Voynich Manuscript help in unlocking
Badass Bloggettes
Sep 14, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: series, sharon, mystery
I'm sorry to say this book is OK but not one of my favorites. It took me way to long to read the book for one thing. I continually put it down then came back to it a day or two later.

I like the procedural and the characters. However, I never connected completely. I don't blame the author though. I believe part of the problem is because I started the series with book 5. Even though The Sixth Day is supposed to work as a standalone, and the criminal mystery story arc does, I don't understand the
Book Him Danno
Apr 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Sixth day Has everything readers have come to love from Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison. The characters are dynamic, the story is flawless with the mix of history, suspense, and intrigue.

Reader will be caught up in The 6th day that won't realize they have been reading it non stop.

While the story is a little over the top it will keep readers hooked with the amount knowledge these authors have on the subjects they present to the reader.

Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher Gallery Books
Debra Elsner
May 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This book was so scary in the idea that drones and hackers are in todays news. Like usual, the latest instalment in the Brit in the FBI series kept you at the edge of your seat from page 1. I really liked the history sections in the story; very interesting. I really love Mike and Nicholas; they are great characters. I love Adam, he is fabulous.
Barbara ★
And yet another spectacular adventure from Coulter and Ellison. I hope these ladies keep this series up for a long time. I love watching Nicholas and Mike work together to solve life-threatening puzzles to save the world from the crazies.
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Interesting reading with an incredible plot! The Voynich queries are a series of notes written in an unknown and undeciphered code. In this novel a set of twins, one robust and healthy, the other a hemophiliac, have decided they hold, among other things the cure for hemophilia. They have built up a huge security firm that has created code used in most computers and by most governments. They have also built up a fleet of drones that are programmed to do their bidding along with a small flock of h ...more
Wanda Gibbons
Jun 15, 2020 rated it it was ok
I was excited to read this book after having read #4. A genuine disappointment. This story went back in time to vampires and people living for centuries. There was a crazy book that only special twins could read, tracking birds carrying cameras to spy on people, thinking birds or so it seemed and just bizarre things that were just too far out there to hold my interest. Too bad because Drummond ,Mike, Adam and Ben are interesting characters and I enjoyed them in the previous novel.
Sharon Kallenberger Marzola
It took me way to long to read this book. I like the procedural and the characters. However, I never connected completely. I believe part of the problem is because I started with book 5 of the series. Even though The Sixth Day is supposed to work as a standalone, and the criminal mystery does, I don't understand the main characters, their partnership, or the dynamics of their relationship. I am a Catherine Coulter fan. Her writing skills are exemplary. My plan is to go back to the first book in ...more
Barbara Senteney
Jul 02, 2018 rated it liked it
DNF at page 73. The book is ok just taking to long to get to the fantasy aspect, and to get to the sick brother. I am giving this book to someone who will enjoy it. For me it progresses far too slow and beats around the bush with an overabundance of dialog, but no real draw to pull me in. So sorry I am not going to keep going and struggling through
Jan 12, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
3 stars.

It appears Coulter and Ellison are still fascinated with twins. Same as the previous book, the villains are a set of crazy, brilliant twins who wanted to control the world.

Again, we have Drummond and Caine being asked to investigate, even though they are FBI holidaying in London! It's like as if Scotland Yard, MI5, MI6 and the Home Office are all useless.

The book revolves around the Voynich manuscript, which is actually real. It's a manuscript dated back to the medieval times and nobod
Feb 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Nicholas Drummond, The Brit in the FBI is back in the UK with all pistons firing!!! He's joined by girlfriend Michaela (Mike) Caine on a vacation that turns into a duel with the descendants of Vlad the Impaler, yes Dracula himself.

This latest novel in the series begins simply enough with what appears to be a hack into the British security service systems, enabling the evildoer to see not only what lies secret in the servers, but also reads keystrokes so they can also see anything that was typed
Amanda (Books, Life and Everything Nice)
Thank you to Goodreads Giveaway for a free copy of the book, as well as the publisher and author. As always, an honest review.

Drones, falcons, cyber warfare, and boots on the ground police determined to solve the mystery of multiple high ranking officials' deaths pretty much sums up this action packed book. In general The Sixth Day was good but not great.

I enjoyed the page turning action packed intensity of it. I even finished the last 200 pages in an afternoon. The story is extremely relevant t
Jay Williams
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book combines suspense, intrigue, history, ancient evil and modern hacking to tell a story that is totally engrossing for page after page. It contains a number of unique and interesting ideas including the unique language of twins, the bond between strong and weak twins, the true story of Vlad Dracul and even Bram Stoker's inspiration for the vampire story that set the baseline. Add to this a criminal genius with a fleet of advanced drones and an army of trained raptors and you have a story ...more
Sharon Pitchforth
Apr 23, 2018 rated it did not like it
I'm going to have to hop in with the Nay Sayers on this one. Easily the worst Catherine Coulter book I've ever read. It's not that it's too paranormal, this series, and some of the original series have some pretty paranormal stuff in them. I just didn't feel it, with paranormal, you have to feel like it COULD be real. With this, you couldn't feel that. Mostly, you just knew there was a crazy guy on LSD, and a crooked cop. I like to read books that I can't put down, that keep me on the edge of my ...more
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