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Charged with murder and hiding out in the Mexican wilderness, Texas Ranger Danny Cavanaugh contemplates eating a bullet in the exact spot his father did years ago. But when he sees something strange at the nearby converted monastery, the cop inside him takes over. As he investigates, he meets a nearly naked woman running for her life. A judge in the International Court of ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published April 12th 2010 by iUniverse
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Denise
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime, mystery, suspense
“The Brink” by Mark Fadden
“The Brink” by Mark Fadden, published by iUniverse, is a riveting book from the first to the last pages. Have you ever asked yourself what it would be like if all of the power people including the multi-rich, bankers, and politicians, got together and plotted to shape “international financial conspiracies” to eventually raise them in power and create a single world government? No more nations; no more democracy; no more freedom. That is the premise of this edge-of-the-s
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Matt
Dec 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
Fadden impresses readers with his book, injecting conspiracy, thrill, and a dose of politics into every page. When a document is stolen from the Library of Congress, its contents could be devastating. Meanwhile, in rural Mexico, an International Court of Justice hearing seeks to solve a dispute between the United States and Japan. When one of the presiding justices is almost killed, she finds a renegade cop bent on protecting her. As the story progresses, the stolen document is directly linked w ...more
Laurajane Barber
I joined an online book club and our first meeting will be to discuss The Brink by Mark Fadden. The author will be at the meeting so I will be sure to write a follow-up to this post about that experience.


The Brink is an action-packed conspiracy-theory novel that is engaging from the beginning. The first page opens with drama that continues throughout the entire book. I could not put it down, yet it seemed to never end. I don't know how Fadden was able to come up with such a crazy, intricately we
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Michael
The action begins with a foiled robbery at the Library of Congress where thieves tried to steal a document where the Founding Fathers foresaw the collapse of the country.

The scene shifts to Mexico where Texas Ranger Danny Cavanaugh is outside an old monastery contemplating suicide since being charged with murder of a dirty FBI agent. He sees Sydney Dumas running from a man with a gun. She is almost naked, and the cop in him went into gear. He helps her and learns that she is a judge brought to t
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Deborah Morgan
Sep 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
While not my usual style of reading, I enjoyed this book for the continuing plot twists and the suspense. I found myself rooting for Danny as he got into one bad situation after another. Great writing.
Andrea
Nov 01, 2013 rated it liked it
Well written just not my type of book.
Sipho Gumbo
Aug 18, 2010 rated it really liked it
An intricate,fascinating book.The ending is a bit disappointing.
Katesparks284
Apr 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. Typically, I can barely keep my eyes open at the end of the day to read a book but this was great!
Arlene
Jun 15, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction
This story is something I would love to see in the movies...definitely a movie-type suspense/thriller/drama movie.
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Not bad entertainment, but it doesn't make me want to read another by the same author.
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