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In a moment of suspense that will affect many thousands of lives, a handful of people will converge on a barren stretch of Yemeni desert.
Corrie Rankin is already a legend at MI6 when he is sent to take down a high-value player in the war against Al Qaeda. This is Jericho's War. The weapons it deploys and the brutal aims it pursues are state of the art. The fear it breeds and the raw bravery it demands are as timeless as the desert itself.
©2017 Gerald Seymour (P)2017 W F Howes Ltd
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"As good as the best of the masters - Greene, Ambler, Le Carre." ( Los Angeles Examiner)
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By Simon on 01-06-17

No More Heroes

My last Gerald Seymour was the excellent Field of Blood so I was long overdue in returning to his books.  This one however doesn't reach that very high standard.

Seymour's books aren't typically fast--paced, they have always tended to be a bit more sedate than a lot of popular thriller writers.  This one starts well with an excellent prologue that melds cleverly into the present day.  After that though it just takes too long to get going and any action is slowed down by flashbacks and internal monologue.  There is also a lot of repetition so the slower pace adds little in terms of depth.  Leighton Pugh's narration is also relatively slow which possibly exacerbates the torpid feel of a lot of the book.  Towards the end the action does come and is genuinely exciting so if you get halfway and are thinking of giving up it's probably worth continuing.

The characters are given a gritty realism rather than any kind of heroic hue.  Sure there is bravery but none of them are easy to like or get behind.  The chemistry between them feels ill-balanced and given their experience the "mission" characters behave in ways that didn't appear totally credible.

It's a worthwhile purchase if you are happy with a slower pace but for me this would have been much better if it had been more strongly edited, possibly as much as three to four hours worth.

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By Martin on 04-08-17

Jericho's War

Parts of this book were quite good, informative,interesting and exciting. Other parts were slow,repetitive and therefore boring. The characters were a bit stereotyped and the plot predictable. All in all , I wouldn't reccommend it

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