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[Download] ➵ The Lion's Game Author Nelson DeMille – Babyandbeyondshow.co.uk The Barnes Noble Review January 2000 Since the publication of his first novel By the Rivers of Babylon in 1978 Nelson DeMille has produced a steady stream of intelligent hard edged contemporary thrillThe Barnes Noble Review January 2000 Since the publication of his first novel By the Rivers of Babylon in 1978 Nelson DeMille has produced a steady stream of intelligent hard edged contemporary thrillers the best of which — such as Cathedral The Gold Coast or Word of Honor — are absolute models of the form It's a pleasure to be able to report that The Lion's Game DeMille's tenth novel is as shrewdly constructed and compulsively readable as anything he has published to date Weighing in at nearly 700 pages The Lion's Game is the longest most ambitious novel of DeMille's career It is also his first attempt at a seuel bringing us a new installment in the colorful career of John Corey the acerbic narratorhero of 1997's Plum Island When last seen Corey had interrupted his convalescent leave from the NYPD long enough to solve a bizarre double murder on Long Island's Eastern Shore after which he formally separated from the police department and became an adjunct professor at John Jay University Not unexpectedly Corey grew bored with the uneventful world of academia and decided to return in a very different capacity to the front lines of law enforcement Admirers of Plum Island will be pleased to learn that he is as ornery insubordinate and politically incorrect as ever The novel opens on April 15th Corey has just signed on with the Middle Eastern division of the ATTF Anti Terrorist Task Force an organization staffed by an uneasy combination of FBI CIA and NYPD operatives Corey's firstassignmenttakes him to JFK Airport where together with an assortment of teammates he is scheduled to take custody of a defecting Libyan terrorist The terrorist in uestion is Asad Khali.

L aka the Lion the man believed to be responsible for a series of attacks on Americans living in Europe As Corey and company await the arrival of Khalil and his escorts it uickly becomes apparent that something has gone seriously wrong To begin with the plane for unknown reasons drops out of radio contact hours before its arrival in New York Eventually ignoring all commands from Air Traffic Control personnel the flight lands at JFK in an odd erratic fashion taxis to a stop and proceeds to sit silent and motionless on the runway Unable to establish communication airport authorities force their way onboard only to find that a tragedy of unprecedented proportions has occurred and that Asad Khalil the man responsible for that tragedy is nowhere to be found having slipped through the crowd of investigators and made his escape The bulk of the novel concerns the protracted hunt for an implacable killer with a very personal mission It would spoil a number of DeMille's expertly constructed effects to reveal too much of what happens as The Lion's Game unfolds But here briefly is the fundamental premise that dominates this book April 15th the day Khalil's plane arrives at JFK is not simply income tax day It is also the anniversary of the 1986 bombing of Libya a mission ordered by Ronald Reagan in direct response to a series of atrocities reputedly set in motion by Libyan president Moammar Gadhafi Asad Khalil who was 16 years old when the bombing occurred lost his entire family that day and developed an undying hatred for all things American Acting both on his own behalf and on behalf of the Great Leader Gadhafi he has made his way to America where he is determined to w.

lion's kindle game ebok The Lion's free The Lion's Game KindleL aka the Lion the man believed to be responsible for a series of attacks on Americans living in Europe As Corey and company await the arrival of Khalil and his escorts it uickly becomes apparent that something has gone seriously wrong To begin with the plane for unknown reasons drops out of radio contact hours before its arrival in New York Eventually ignoring all commands from Air Traffic Control personnel the flight lands at JFK in an odd erratic fashion taxis to a stop and proceeds to sit silent and motionless on the runway Unable to establish communication airport authorities force their way onboard only to find that a tragedy of unprecedented proportions has occurred and that Asad Khalil the man responsible for that tragedy is nowhere to be found having slipped through the crowd of investigators and made his escape The bulk of the novel concerns the protracted hunt for an implacable killer with a very personal mission It would spoil a number of DeMille's expertly constructed effects to reveal too much of what happens as The Lion's Game unfolds But here briefly is the fundamental premise that dominates this book April 15th the day Khalil's plane arrives at JFK is not simply income tax day It is also the anniversary of the 1986 bombing of Libya a mission ordered by Ronald Reagan in direct response to a series of atrocities reputedly set in motion by Libyan president Moammar Gadhafi Asad Khalil who was 16 years old when the bombing occurred lost his entire family that day and developed an undying hatred for all things American Acting both on his own behalf and on behalf of the Great Leader Gadhafi he has made his way to America where he is determined to w.

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ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä Nelson Richard DeMille was born in New York City on August 23 1943 to Huron and Antonia Panzera DeMille then moved with his parents to Long Island He graduated from Elmont Memorial High School where he played football and ran trackDeMille spent three years at Hofstra University then joined the Army where he attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a Lieutenant in the United S

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  1. carol. carol. says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleAbandoning this book I just don't have time in my life right now for this kind of detail I think this is the kind of book that can appeal to people who watch 12 episode miniseries on Elizabethan England except it's nominally a 'thriller' so to be honest I'm not sure who the target population is People who are really really good at


  2. Andrew Smith Andrew Smith says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleHaving recently finished reading I am Pilgrim the superb thriller by Terry Hayes I was looking around for something in the same style Well I already had this loaded on my Kindle and I’m a long term fan of DeMille and his wisecracking hero John Corey Job doneA few chapters in I was already laughing at the constant stream of brilliant one liners but I was also


  3. Rohit Enghakat Rohit Enghakat says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleI liked the book however to be honest I had high expectations from it which did not live up to it The book is about two FBI agents on the trail of a Libyan terrorist who is on a plot to avenge the 1986 bombing of Libya massacring Americans along the way The book is interesting at places where it plots the terrorist's movements and at places it becomes a drag However the highlight of the narrative is the dry humour and the one liners the author uses liberally in this storyStrictly for DeMille fans only This was my first


  4. Edward Lorn Edward Lorn says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleNo one is shocked at my rating of The Lion's Game than I am I've had plenty of time to think about John Corey's second outing and my final judgment is I enjoyed the fuck outta this book While the issues I had with the previous book in th


  5. Marty Fried Marty Fried says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleI enjoyed this book but I think I didn't take is as seriously as many others I enjoy the humor but the story kept it interesting I don't know if I would have enjoyed it as much if it wasn't an audiobook though As an audiobook I listen while I'm doing other things so if it gets boring it's not such a big deal as I'm doing something else anyway and I don't worry about missing anythingThe terrorist in this story wasn't all bad He killed a lot of people for revenge and his religion He was smart but also ignorant in many ways I think he is typical of many of the fanatics that set off suicide bombs etc They are ignorant and are being used by others who take advantage of their beliefs He believes that killing the evil infidels will guarantee him a place in heavenThe story also shows how


  6. Mike (the Paladin) Mike (the Paladin) says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleI'm a little surprised at how much I like this book While the first in the Corey seriesPlum Island was good it didn't inspire me to run right out and grab this one up I must say this one drew me in and held my interestThe book is of necessity a little dated as it was written before 9 11 and deals with Middle East Terrorists It's built partly around the 1986 bombing raid on Libya There are plots and counter plots there is the insistently New York cop John Corey who we met earlierbut with a new romantic interest The book opens well and doesn't spend any time in slow build up or aimlessness The plot and the characters are center stage from the get go and all the building is done on the fly You don't have a lot of oh let's stop and talk about all this and then we'll get back to the storyA


  7. Jess Jess says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleFantastic A great follow up to the first book Plum Island In this book John Corey has joined at elite task force comprised of FBI CIA ex NYPD current NYPD some lawyers accountants and whoever else they could think of to throw into the mix Their job anti terrorism with a fixation on Mid Eastern issues John has his eyes set on the IRA division and puts in a reuest to be moved because everyone knows that the IRA is inactive which will provide John with nothing to do However his reuest is being ignored So off he heads to JFK airport to a secret facility called the Conuistador Club There he and his team await the arrival of a prisoner being transferred from Paris Unfortunatley something has gone wrong with the plane and it's currently in a No RAD state which means there has been no radio contact Now John and his team are forced to chase a crazy terrorist around the US to stop him before he completes his missionUnlike in Plum Island the


  8. Mike Mike says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleA guy’s book I really enjoyed this book about trying to figure out why a Libyan terrorist was in the US A large pag


  9. Jane Stewart Jane Stewart says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game Kindle4 ½ stars Excellent suspense thriller I didn’t want to stop readingIt’s a long book I had a hard time putting it down Lots of suspense Many times I was saying come on come on eager to find out what was going to happen next John Corey is a smartalecky arrogant cop working for the FBI He has many entertaining one liners and jokes I liked his humor but humor is subjective and some readers may not like it There were a few surprises along the way Some parts were a little slow but the last half was the best The ending was good and complete enough f


  10. Chris Schaeffer Chris Schaeffer says:

    ePUB Nelson DeMille Ä The Lion's Game ePUB ç The Lion's PDF/EPUB ² Ä lion's kindle, game ebok, The Lion's free, The Lion's Game KindleI have a special place in my heart for sarcastic characters and John Corey the main character in The Lion's Game an internationa


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