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San Diego Dead

(Jake Wolfe #4)

4.44  ·  Rating details ·  190 ratings  ·  56 reviews
Danger awaits Marine-turned-lawyer Jake Wolfe on his vacation to sunny San Diego and Cabo San Lucas. There he finds sugary white sand beaches, warm turquoise water, boat trips among gray whales, and … cold blooded murder.

It was meant to be a relaxing holiday for Jake and his adopted war dog, Cody, but violence erupts when he crosses paths with a criminal cartel urgently
Kindle Edition, 346 pages
Published August 31st 2019
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Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars

San Diego Dead: An Action Thriller is the fourth book in the Jake Wolfe series by Mark Nolan. It is a thrilling mystery- with action, adventure, drama, danger, tension, twists & turns, assassins, cartels, narcoterrorists, violence, murder, gun fights, kidnapping, explosions, sharks, a high-stakes and dangerous game of cat and mouse…. and more.
We team up with Jake Wolfe (lawyer, ex-marine, and covert operative), and his genius ex war dog, Cody, as they set out to solve thi
Jenni Bishop
Oct 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead: An Action Thriller (Jake Wolfe Book 4) by Mark Nolan is just brilliant. I had forgotten about this series, sorry Mark, but as soon as I realised what it was, I was into it without a second thought. Mark always gives us a thrilling ride with lots of twists and turns. The Jake Wolfe series is one of my all-time favourites. I must say I had a chuckle when I saw just how the cartel were thwarted in their attempts at kidnapping. Anywhoo, Mark always makes his stories of Jake and Cody ...more
Michelle (Michelle's Book Ends) Shealy
"However, it broke her heart to think the choice was being pressured by her boyfriend's double life. Of all the men she could have fallen for, why did it have to be Jake, a man with a dangerous past and deadly enemies who continued to hunt him down and might never stop?"...….

Jake and his military service dog, Cody, are back in the 4th book in Jake Wolfe series. This is one of my all time favorite series. These are stand alone reads, but you won’t be sorry to read them all.

Oct 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
A great read about danger. Jake and Cody just wan to have a relaxing vacation in Mexico after protecting their country from dangerous forces. But fate has other ideas when a mysterious woman attacks his girlfriend Sarah. With a drug cartel group behind them, they flee back to America to find safety and also learn more about a mysterious package the cartel desperately wants to retrieve. As events unravel and danger threatens everyone, can Jake and his friends stop these enemies before its too lat ...more
Oct 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another entertaining book about Jake and his war-dog Cody as they attempt to stay one step ahead a cartel hit team.
Oct 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead
An Action Thriller
Jake Wolfe
Book 4
By Mark Nolan
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Best of the Best, right here. Not for those under 18, due to violence.

Jake Wolfe was a marine, Semper Fi and all. Now out of the service, he became a lawyer. But first he is going on a much needed vacation. As he begins to relax, trouble finds him. Now his is involved in a manhunt. His goal is to keep his brothers and loved one safe. Only one way to protect those he cares for. Revenge is his goa
Oct 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
SAN DIEGO DEAD (Jake Wolfe Series Book 4) by Mark Nolan

5++++++++ Stars

This is my first book by this author and Im kicking myself because of that...This was 100% awesome and falls into my favorite genre of all time and written so perfectly, I can't believe I haven't read this author before now!

I will be going back asap and starting this series from the start because I want all the history I feel like I am missing. That does not mean this can be read as a standalone becaus
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I can not get enough of reading and visualizing Jake and Cody “working” together. When an officer says she need volunteer DNA sample from a suspect. Jake and Cody say “no problem” and proceed to “scare” the man til he pees his pants. Then smile and say Thank you for your donation. Stuff like this are what make Jake and Cody so much fun to read. Plus all the personable time with Cody wanting bacon or huffing in agreement or laughing(pant, pant, pant) at what Jake says. Cody is a star in his own. ...more
Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
From the very first sentence to the very last this book moves along at a pace that is AWESOME. Each and every situation these two war vets are in takes the reader on such a visual adventure it feels like we are being dangled from a helicopter along with them.

Any story that lets us understand the dog's language is a five star story for me. Both protagonists are so vital to the tale. They co-exist perfectly.

I feel like I used every interjection I learned from "Schoolhouse R
Oct 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Awesome read!

Wow! I loved this book! Non stop action & wonderful characters! This is the first I’ve read by this author, but certainly not the last!
Oct 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
San Diego Dead (Jack Wolfe #4)
By Mark Nolan
4 stars

San Diego Dead was an action packed story from beginning to end and whilst this isn’t my usual genre to read I have to say I have really enjoyed this series and would highly recommend it to others. The action begins straight away and I find that I am completely hooked on what I am reading. The multiple points of view in the story mean that as a reader I feel like I am truly absorbed by the story. I have to say Cody is just
Tausha Treadway
Oct 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
SAN DIEGO DEAD (Jake Wolfe Series Book 4) by Mark Nolan. I LOVED this book. Its the 4th book in the Jack Wolfe series and I couldn't put it down. Its the story of Jake Wolfe, a retired Marine turned Lawyer and his super smart, super trained war veteran dog Cody. They have planned this wonderful vacation to San Diego & Cabo San Lucas but of course nothing goes as planned. They find themselves in the middle of a murder and it involves a criminal cartel and a missing package they want back badl ...more
Oct 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I give San Diego Dead: An Action Thriller (Jake Wolfe Book 4) by Mark Nolan, 5 stars.

Jake just wants to have a relaxing vacation with his dog and his girlfriend. However, things quickly turn south. His girlfriend is attacked and it looks like a Mexican cartel may be behind it. Using their former military background Jake and war dog Cody are quickly pulled into things much more frightening than anyone ever imagined. Can they get to the bottom of it? But what will the cost be? While th
Michelle Austin
Oct 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead was a thrilling 5 star read and book four in the Jake Wolfe series.

You get pulled in right from the beginning when Jake and his dog Cody are floating in the ocean with sharks circling. Cody is an adopted war dog who is now a service animal for Jake.

Jake is taking a vacation with his girlfriend Sarah and his dog Cody. Jake was a marine, he is now a lawyer who is also part of a secret group. He is very well trained and dangerous man right along with Cody his dog. When S
Angelina Frazzini
Oct 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
San Diego Dead by Mark Nolan is book four of the Jake Wolfe series. Though it is book four in the series, this book can be read as a standalone.

This story is a fast paced, action packed thriller. You can’t help but be on the edge of your seat wondering how Jake is going to get himself out of the situation he stumbled into. This book is able to pull you in from the beginning and doesn’t let go until you find out how once again Jake is able to protect his country and it’s citizens. I can’t wait t
Oct 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead is the 4th book in the Jack Wolfe series by Mark Nolan. It continues the story of Jake Wolfe, and his retired war dog, Cody. These books are always action packed, and you never know what will happen next. In this story, Jake is trying to take a break from his job as a government hired assassin. But no surprise, he gets roped back in. His skills are just too sought after, and he finds it hard not to take the job, having personal stake in it. However, his job once again puts his rel ...more
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead is the fourth instalment in Mark Nolan’s Jake Wolfe series. You can read it as a standalone as each book has its own story BUT I would recommend you to read them in order as then you really get into Jake and his friends’/compatriots’ lives. I love how there is a story line below it all that carries on from story to story!
San Diego Dead is an action thriller that is so fast paced that it leaves you breathless! It takes Jake, our lawyer, ex-marine, and covert operative, and hi
Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received this book as an ARC and this is my honest review. I loved it. Jake Wolfe and his smart dog, Cody don't disappoint. San Diego Dead is the fourth novel in the Jake Wolfe series and each one gets better than the last. A nonstop action thriller that grabs you from the first page to the last. A great read for anyone who enjoys books with lots of action with unexpected twists.
Kerry Baker
Oct 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead: An Action Thriller by Mark Nolan is the fourth book in the Jake Wolfe series. This book, and series, is action packed and fast paced and really will leave you wanting to read more and more.
I loved this book right from the start. I was instantly drawn into the story and the characters. I absolutely love the relationship between Jake and Cody. This is probably one of the strongest bonds between dog and human I have read in a book before. It was so convincing.
The story w
Tracy Antonelli Manderson
Sep 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
San Diego Dead (Jake Wolfe #4) by Mark Nolan

4 out of 5 stars

San Diego Dead is the fourth book in the Jakes Wolfe series but it’s only the second book in this series that I have read. The characters were well written and the story was in-depth, intense and very suspenseful. I really enjoyed this story.

Jake Wolfe is a Marine-turned-lawyer Jake Wolfe is on his vacation to sunny San Diego and Cabo San Lucas. While enjoying the white beaches, warm blue water and boat trips am
Oct 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing adventure with Jake Wolfe and his sidekick Cody. This story is number 4 in the Jake Wolfe series and must be read in order. San Diego Dead starts with action, continues with action and ends with action! Hang on for the wild ride that is Jake Wolfe! Protecting the USA is a tough and violent job so there is a little violence throughout this story. Each story is getting better and better. Characters on top of characters, some from previous stories and some that are new. Being a roma ...more
Erica Fish
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead is the fourth book in the Jake Wolfe series by Mark Nolan. Mark Nolan does an amazing job in that you can read these books as stand alone stories. Nolan’s characters are lovable and believable just like they were in the “real world”. Nolan has a way of grabbing my attention at the first page and holds my attention until the end. This story kept me on the edge of my seat and even caused me to scream out loud to warn what is coming up. The main characters Jake and his dog Cody have ...more
Sep 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is Book 4 in a series titled “Jake Wolf” and the story flowed like good wine. I could not stop reading; rarely put it down. To begin with, if you like dogs and vets and marines, you’re going to love this story. If you like boats and like me, always wished you could live on a boat, you’re going to doubly like this book.

While Nolan writes very good descriptive scenes, I have rarely seen anyone “write” action so well. You know, action is something we watch on tv or in the movies that makes us
Kerry  carr
Sep 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The book is an action adventure story with twists and turns on every page.

Jake and Cody are war veterans who have been partnered together through all the conflicts in the line of duty and now in their retirement.

However Jake and Cody aren't retired as they do secret missions for the US Government.

An assignment to kill a boat thief to stop him selling boats leads to a war between Jake and the Criminal Cartels. Now no one is safe. The criminal cartel are after Jake and Cod
Candida Hopper
Sep 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead: An Action Thriller (Jake Wolfe Book 4)
by Mark Nolan

I have loved this series since the first time I met Jake and Cody. This book is just as amazing. This story is full of action and fast paced. I was on the edge of my seat for most of the time while I was reading. This book is definitely a nail-biter. Every time I start reading one of these books I know it's going to be an all nighter because it pulls me right in and I can't put it down until I find out how it ends. I
Dawn Daughenbaugh
Sep 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Star
SAN DIEGO DEAD (Jake Wolfe Series Book 4) by Mark Nolan

This series has quickly become one of my favorites. I was literally excited to see this was available to read. Every time I pick up a book by this Author I’m instantly drawn in and it’s hard to put it down. I find myself saying one more chapter and next thing I know I’ve read the whole book. This story has Jake and Cody searching for a missing item if it’s not recovered Innocence lives are at stake. Find out what happens next on thei
Todd Simpson
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved It!! This is a brilliant series that has really captured my attention. Jack Wolfe is the ultimate tough guy that you certainly want to have in your corner if things go pear shaped, and his ex-military dog Cody, just adds another element to the story that you don’t get in other action thrillers. A couple of things I really enjoy about Mark Nolan’s writing is there is always something happening throughout the book, and I love his attention to detail and background he puts into the characters ...more
Donadee's Corner
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone of this genre
Recommended to Donadee's Corner by: Author
Mark Nolan - Jake Wolfe Bk 4 - San Diego Dead - Reviewed 9/14/19
Leave time for 2 war-weary veterans turns into major violence and a national threat!

Jake Wolfe and his adopted war dog, Cody are taking some downtime after been involved in some major events. All they want to do is enjoy the beach, eat seafood and go whale watching! Jake’s girlfriend Sarah joins them and she is accosted by a crazy woman demanding the package! No one knows what they are looking for but when Jake lea
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
As good as all the other books in the series. Can’t wait for the further adventures of Jake and Cody. Read these books if you enjoy action and thrills with a high tec twist. You won’t be disappointed.
Laura Furuta
Sep 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
San Diego Dead (Jake Wolfe Series Book 4)
By: Mark Nolan
5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love this series and am always looking forward to the next story. Ever since I first read about Jake Wolfe and his war dog Cody I have been hooked. This book is just the latest amazing read that pulls you in from the very beginning and it is a fast-paced journey that doesn’t end until the final page. It will have you turning pages to find out what happens next. Jake Wolfe is a man that I w
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