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Fault Line (Ben Treven Book 1) and millions of other books are available for instant .. This item:Fault Line (Ben Treven Series) by Barry Eisler MP3 CD $ On the heels of six John Rain thrillers, Eisler (Requiem for an Assassin, , etc .) turns to a stand alone with a fadeout that suggests it won’t. Fault Line By Barry Eisler – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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Running out of time, he calls his estranged brother, Ben, an elite undercover soldier in the United States’ war on terror. Mar Hardcover Apr Paperback. Eisler’s strengths as a writer is the “damaged MC” and who else but family can damage a person this much but I can varry drama when Eis,er already invested in the character. Eisler attempts to give his characters some semblance of humanity by placing the brothers in a family situation that creates the hostility, and there is much agonizing over the eisldr that caused the family to implode decades before.

Will she and Ben combust? The author brings on a familiar cast, with each character raising a question that nudges along the plot. It’s all that, but a bit more as well.

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Faklt stops a home invasion, and runs for help to the only person he can think of — his brother Ben, who just happens to be an assassin who works for the us government. Also, since this is an action thriller first and foremost, lots of explanations of tech and killing people. Overall, Fault Line was a well-written thriller.

Rain comes back, by the …more You might like this series, yes, but, at least with this first book, it’s much more overtly political than the Rain books. I’m going on vacation in less than 2 weeks and want failt read something similar to both. And the mystery of why someone or some people want to kill for the new program will keep you interested to the very end. Based on how much I liked John Rain, do you think I might like this series?


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Alex suspects something is up, especially when his good friend Hank Shiffman dies. Off balance, out of ideas, and running out of time, he knows the one person who can help him is the last person he’d ever ask: Quickly, the two, barty with Sarah, an Iranian-American associate of Alex s who had been helping on the patent application, are on the run for their lives.

Ben Treven’s eislsr level never left high school, when he was king-shit mat wrestler. The story like a day of the TV series, “24” and like that show, the less you think about some of the plot twists and turns, the better. I could have done without all that. Jul 07, Pygmy rated it liked it Shelves: LibraryThing recommendations and tag cloud. Feb 21, Zora rated it really liked it.

I did not want to put it down. This new series, involving members of an “un-named government counterterrorist agency” is as good, or better, with all of Eisler’s hallmark, meticulous attention to the details of trade craft, and believable close combat sequences. He’s a monster that Eisler is trying to give a sense of humanity, rather than a human character who has become a monster. He takes out the bad guys.

When Ben receives Bagry frantic call he hurries to San Francisco to help fauot. Dec 14, Quinn rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 05, Shawn rated it it was ok. I think I’ll read another. The chance to do that comes when Alex seeks his help after it appears bsrry is ready to kill anyone with anything to do with Oracle.


Feb 17, Bryn rated it it was ok. He recieves a desperate email from his brother Alex telling him he is in trouble and that he thinks that maybe someone is trying to kill him.

When the case of a lifetime drops into his lap, he sees himself becoming partner in his law firm. There’s a lot to like–the spycraft, as before, is very polished and slick. Our “good” guy is a tough guy fxult beat all tough guys, but you find out he’s not a machine after all.

I was interested and intrigued and found the whole story very plausible. Action sequences are a chore when he gets stuck in a rut. Alex is fearful that his last hour is rapidly approaching.


Then they verbally fight through much of the novel. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Przygotowuje wniosek patentowy dla zaawansowanego algorytmu komputerowego o nazwie Obsidian. The less said about Sarah, the better. It is all in here.

It just so happens that Hank was helping Alex and Richard with the Obsidian project. Read it in one sitting. So you can imagine his surprise when he receives an email from Alex asking for his help.