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Death and Betrayal

(Sabel Security #8)

4.71  ·  Rating details ·  34 ratings  ·  20 reviews
Have you ever been betrayed by your government, your best friend, and your fiancé—all at the same time?

Jacob is about to propose to his girl when he discovers the next generation of weapons are being shipped to our enemies. Factions in the government ask him to find the perpetrators while others work to make sure he fails. His intended fiancé does not understand his disapp
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Published February 18th 2020
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Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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DEATH AND BETRAYAL (A Jacob Stearne Thriller; Sabel Security Book #8) by Seeley James is another great addition to this thriller series. I always find these books to be so entertaining. I start a book in the series and get immersed in Pia and Jacob’s world immediately.

Jacob and the winged god Mercury are once again at the center of a fast-paced, action packed plot full of bad billionaires, arms dealers and a weapon that could destr
Martin Pingree
Feb 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Pia, Jacob and Mercury are at it again. A top notch thriller for sure. Betrayed by his boss, Jacob becomes hunted man across the globe. As usual there are plenty of bodies and plenty of intrigue and action to keep you riveted to your sear. An awesome cast of characters, myriad of twists/turns and a very well written story line will keep you wanting more !
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Excellent Story

Seeley James has written another wonderful story with strong and believable characters. When the government, Pia and his girlfriend dessert him, Jacob wonders who can he trust. Arms dealer trying to get hold of the latest weapon to sell to the highest bidder. Can Jacob stop this from happening? I enjoyed reading this book. Can't wait to read the next one.
Jim Phillips
Feb 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A top notch thriller with an excellent storyline and a great cast of characters. Contains plenty of action, lots of suspense, and several twists and turns. A very enjoyable read that was hard to put down. This is a highly recommended book by an excellent author.
Bruce Green
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful story with lots of action, thrills, and great character development.
Highly recommended!
I received the book free in exchange for an honest review.
Mar 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The blurb summarises the plot well enough. But what the reader cannot fully realise is the intensity and speed on which everything happens. Irrespective of where the action takes place: on the sea, in meetings or hospital rooms, on dark streets or a forsaken church... there is no still moment, not lost time, no breaks, no useless information. The clues are all there, everything that's happening is linked and there is no deus ex machina.

And speaking about god...s, I have to say that I met Jacob
Mar 25, 2020 rated it liked it
This action packed novel is full of twists and turns and surprises. Stearne is out to save the world again but this time in the most convoluted way. His being fired by Pia seemed a set up job to me and I was surprised Stearne didn't think the same. His feelings of betrayal add a dark element to the plot. We are taken into the dark world of arms sales, to exotic locations and luxurious yachts and self absorbed billionaires.

James' writing style often left me a little confused, especially with dial
Mike Davis
Feb 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Return of Jacob and Mercury is fantastic! Looking for a straight up thriller...this isn’t for you. Gods, mental illness, or a combination of these lead to a great story with twists and turns throughout. You kind of know the ending but are never sure that James isn’t ready to say goodbye to the series. Entertaining throughout and is sure to keep your attention.
I have to say I really enjoyed this book. Fast paced, full of action and great characters, how could you go wrong? I haven’t read all the books in this series, but I was still able to enjoy this one perfectly fine. If you like thrilling reads that give you a few laughs then I’d recommend this book.

Death and Betrayal a Jacob Stearne thriller is the eighth book in the Sabel Security series.

I voluntarily received and reviewed an advanced copy of this book.

Final Rating: 5 Stars

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Teresa Collins
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC from the author at my request and this is my honest opinion. Once more my favorite Roman god, Mercury and his side-kick Jacob Sterne have gotten themselves into an almost bigger mess than Mercury, with all his talents can get them out of. This story starts off with a bang, grabs hold of your throat and doesn't let go until you turn the last page. There are more shoot 'em ups, explosions, betrayals (hence the title), fancy gadgets, spies, evil villains, and their henchmen than y ...more
Ruth Hill
Mar 18, 2020 rated it liked it
I was sent a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. I was not financially compensated and all opinions are 100 percent mine.

First of all, this book is not a clean, family-friendly book. Not that I would Mark the book down because of that, but i just want to point out the potential offensive issues in the book. I don't recall any bedroom scenes, but there is profanity sprinkled throughout the book. It is also notable to point out the "supernatural" element. The Greek god, Mercury, is
Michael Arnold
Feb 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Received as ARC A very enjoyable read, as I have found all the Sabel Security books. Suddenly, Jacob is tossed to the wolves. Out of nowhere, Pia Sabel goes off on Jacob in public and fires him. Now, everybody is against him. How will Jacob and Mercury pull this off? The twists and turns will keep you from putting the book down

Feb 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A difficult adventure for Jacob and his roman god, Mercury. A powerful american weapon goes missing and on his search for it Jacob gets betrayed by everybody he holds dear. A very plausible story too considering US politics these days. You simply need your personal god to stay sane.
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The best one yet! Utterly different from the other books, and yet, utterly amazing. Jacob, Pia, & Mercury are at their best (& worst) and the plot never lets you stop to rest. Definitely not a series that is falling into a rut! Loved it!!
Frani Zumwalt
Jun 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Awesome book. Love your characters. They really keep you on the edge of your seat.
Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Can't wait for the next book, what a ride that was . That was pulled off really well. Pia and the gang are so good . May the Gods be with you.
Mar 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Love this author

Hated to see it end Pia Jacob Jenny and the rest of the cast you just want it to go on and on
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Best Jacob Stearne story, yet. Some things the same, but some things to be discovered. You won't find any spoilers here. Just know I loved it. Highly recommended. ...more
Karen Kearns
Apr 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
I just finished reading Death and Betrayal this past Wednesday.   This book, unlike any of the previous books, which I very thoroughly enjoyed, took me several weeks to get through only because of the way Seeley James has taken what I feel is a rather chauvinistic direction with the Sabel Security series.  He began this series with a fresh outlook for his then primary character in the person of Pia Sabel, who came off as a very strong, very competent, kick ass/ask questions later female version ...more
Bill Koller Koller
Jun 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a re-read.
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