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What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?
A better story line and character development
Has Tom Clancy Under Fire turned you off from other books in this genre?
no, but now I am very sceptical of the Grant Blackwood direction of this series.
What three words best describe Scott Brick’s voice?
A good storyteller (but he need a good story)
You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?
It continued the Jack Ryan universe, but not really any development of the characters. I didnt even care about the main characters that have been previously developed.
Any additional comments?
THe story became less plausible the further along it went, and the characters nothing more than cardboard cutouts. I have been very caught up in all the previous Clancy books, and even enjoyed the previous Grant Blackwood stories, this just fell flat. I did not even finish the book. I really did not care at all about how anything concluded. That has never happened before in a book like this.
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What did you like best about Tom Clancy Under Fire? What did you like least?
Mark Greaney's Jack Ryan novels are much better than Grant Blavckwood's. In fact, Greaney is a better writer than Clancy himself. If Blackwood continues to write the Ryan series, this will be my last Ryan novel.
Have you listened to any of Scott Brick’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
I've listened to Scott Brick's narration of dozens of novels. He is simply one of the best.
Do you think Tom Clancy Under Fire needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?
I'd love to read future Jack Ryan Jr. novels unless they are written by Grant Blackwood.
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