Back Blast

Back Blast

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes an all-new explosive thriller featuring the lethal assassin known as the Gray Man…

Court Gentry was the CIA's best agent. Until the day the Agency turned against him and put out a kill on sight order. That's when the enigmatic international assassin called the Gray Man was born--and Court has been working for himself ever since

Now, Court is back in Washington looking for answers. He's determined to find out what happened all those years ago that made the Agency turn against him. On his list to interrogate are his former partners and the men who sent him on his last mission. What he doesn't realize is that the questions that arose from that mission are still reverberating in the U.S. intelligence community, and he's stumbled onto a secret that powerful people want kept under wraps. And now, they have Court in their crosshairs.

Court Gentry is used to having people on his trail, but this time, it's on U.S. soil--the last place he wants to be. Now, he'll have to find the answers to his fate while evading capture…and avoiding death
 
Publisher: New York :, Berkley Books,, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780425282793
0425282791
Characteristics: xiv, 513 pages

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alcalvez
Sep 19, 2017

I thought I was finished with spy novels and decided on the spur of the moment to give this one a try. Once I picked the book up I could not put it down. I set a personal record in reading this incredible story, great spy mystery kept me wanting more. I will definitely keep this author amongst my favourites, has me hooked on spy novels again.

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reader7176
Aug 13, 2017

This book was extremely wordy. Author could have said in 200-250 pages what he said in over 500 pages, it would have been a better book. I got lost several times and I believe the author did, also. Like Greaney but think this book need a stronger edit.

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kmre_37
Dec 08, 2016

The book was good once you waded through the excessive filler which I eventually skipped over mostly !

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pennyyimking
Mar 25, 2016

i love the grey man series ..back blast is the type of book that will keep you occupied until you are finished .this book is the best spy novel that i have read in a long time

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AlmadenAFS
Feb 28, 2016

Greaney would have had a better read if he left out the 100 pages of filler. The story carries itself without the filler. I hope he's not loading it to satisfy his publisher.

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SEBoiko
Aug 01, 2016

CIA scandals, as a rule, became political and ideological footballs,...

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SEBoiko
Aug 01, 2016

Bad intel is the rule, not the exception.

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SEBoiko
Aug 01, 2016

... it's no big trick to turn a predator into prey.

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SEBoiko
Aug 01, 2016

Three can keep a secret, if two are dead.

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