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Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Last Rights by Philip Shelby
Good action thriller book for political junkies
This political / action thriller revolves around the murder of a Colin Powell-type successful black general that was staged to look like a plane crash. Army Warrant Officer Rachel Collins discovers a clue to the actual cause of the general's death while investigating another crime and a nation-wide chase ensues while victims fall all over the place at the hand of the professional assassin "The Engineer."
It started out slow but the middle part of the book is really quite good. Shelby creates good tension and the main characters get banged up most thoroughly and realistically.
I rate this book 4 stars out of 5 and it can be found on Amazon.com here: Last Rights.
Reviewed in 2004.