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GIRL JACKED (Jack Stratton series Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Christopher Greyson
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (496 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Jack knew pain. They were old friends. Jack knew only one way to deal with pain. Hunt it down and kill it.”

This bestselling series is on sale for a limited-time to introduce you to hot new author Christopher Greyson. We hope you enjoy!


Girl Jacked is part of the Jack Stratton collection that has over 450 Five-Star reviews and more than 150,000 eBooks and paperbacks in distribution. If you love a great book with mystery, action, humor, and a dash of romance, try Girl Jacked today.

Police Officer Jack Stratton is hiding. Hiding from the world. From pain. From the memories of losing his best friend, Chandler, in Iraq. Suffering from PTSD and isolated from those he cares about, the last thing Jack expects to hear is his foster sister Michelle, Chandler’s sister, is gone. The words cut straight to his core. Although the police think she just took off, he knows Michelle would never leave those she loved behind–like he did. Now he must take action, find Michelle, and bring her home . . . or die trying.

The first novel in the Jack Stratton Collection introduces us to handsome rogue, Jack Stratton, and his dark past. With a debt of honor to his dead foster brother, Chandler, Jack’s guilt drives him into a world of deception and lies. As Jack’s walls begin to crumble, he must navigate the quirky characters that seep into the mystery of his foster sister’s disappearance. And in the sleepy community of Darrington, like so many places in this world, nothing is as it appears. The hidden mysteries that often go unnoticed begin to emerge as Jack and his new unpredictable sidekick begin to turn over the rocks. Following a trail that has grown cold, Jack must tread carefully to protect his job, his family, and his own life. . .

Christopher Greyson’s novel weaves a tale full of mystery and action with humor and suspense. His unique stories and no-nonsense style of writing will take you on a page turning roller coaster ride of emotions right up to the end.

This stand-alone novel features rogue hero Jack Stratton. Look for other books in the Jack Stratton Seires including Girl Jacked, Jack Knifed, Jacks are Wild, and now Jack and the Giant Killer. They can be read in any order, however, they are best experienced in sequence.

• #1 Best-Seller – Murder • #1 Best-Seller – Crime • #1 Best-Seller – Men’s Adventure

Here is what people are saying about “Girl Jacked”:


• “Exciting, thrill-a-minute story; engaging characters; snappy dialogue - all come together in "Girl Jacked"…There's a bit of police procedural, crime drama, murder mystery, along with the antics of the two protagonists…I loved Replacement. She's my favorite new character in a novel in a long time...” – Cheryl Stout – Amazon Top 600 and Vine Voice Reviewer
• “Wow! What a great story! I have never read a Jack Stratton novel but now I am hooked.” – HortonVanB
• “One of the very best series I have read…I loved that they were not the classic "formula" used by so many these days. Highly recommend!” – Judith Ross
• “I'm a big fan of the mystery/thriller genre, as my bookcase and Kindle will attest. This is one of the best I have read. … Jack and Replacement are characters you can believe exist - flawed, confused and yet strong in their own ways.” – JT Hughes
• “It was absolutely fabulous, vividly drawn visuals, Replacement is adorable and frustrating. Jack just the right mix of hero and regular guy. Can already see this as a movie.” – Marlene Troupe "Marlene"
• “Glad I tried this… Constant action, twists, and interaction of characters. Fast paced.” – Athena Squirrell
• “My hats off to the author for showing me that a fun book of this type can be that way & not use the f-word over & over...” – Book & music lover
• “Finally a mystery novel that takes a new approach” – Stephen B. Fraser
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5.0 out of 5 stars - "Deep down inside Jack knew he was a violent man.", November 25, 2013

What a great start to a new crime/thriller series! Exciting, thrill-a-minute story; engaging characters; snappy dialogue - all come together in "Girl Jacked" by author Greyson.
There's a bit of police procedural, crime drama, murder mystery, along with the antics of the two protagonists - Jack Stratton, a cop on a downward spiral until his foster sister Alice aka Replacement comes back into his life. I loved Replacement. She's my favorite new character in a novel in a long time. She's got huevos the size of beach balls.
Short chapters and fast paced action let me zoom through this story in just a few hours. I am already looking forward to the next book in the Jack Stratton series - "Jack-Knifed."
NOTE: I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

By Cheryl Stout - Amazon Top 600 and Vine Voice Reviewer

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Product Details

  • File Size: 454 KB
  • Print Length: 316 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1492707872
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00E9TY9A0
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,915 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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60 of 62 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Simple Case that turns Complex November 24, 2013
Format:Paperback
Title: Girl Jacked

Author: Christopher Greyson

Genre: mystery

Review:

Girl Jacked, written by, revolved around a policeman named Jack. After discovering that the sister of his best friend from high school had gone missing, he is determined to take this case into his own hands. However, before he knows it, the mystery of the death of the missing girl has gotten him into a web of entangled lies and malice.

I liked the main character, Jack, a lot. There’s really no reason not to like him. He’s tough, he’s smart, determined and has a strong sense of ethics. However, he also experienced flashbacks of his time serving in the military. I found them to be insightul and help paint a better picture of his character. Also, I think the author did an excellent job of summing up Jack;s early years as a child in the scene in which Jack explains why he named himself Jack. Over all, Jack was a solidly built character.

Replacement (the name of the missing girl’s sister), on the other hand, was more of a wild card. Replacement’s real name is Alice, but everyone calls her Replacement, so that is the name I will use. She approaches Jack, seeking help to solve her missing sister’s case. Even though she’s supposed to be a young adult (early twenties?), she often acts like a twelve-year old. I got frustrated with her when she purposely disobeys Jack and ends up getting in trouble. I mean, I would’ve understood it if she ignored his orders once or twice, but the fact that she repeatedly took the opposite course of action of what Jack advised kind of annoyed me. Why should she seek help from Jack if she wasn’t going to listen to him?

At the beginning, the plot seemed like a simple missing-person mystery.
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48 of 50 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great mystery with interesting characters October 26, 2013
By Gemma
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Jack Stratton is a cop. We first meet him on a night shift where he single-handedly 'calms down' three drunken lumberjacks who were causing trouble in a bar. After a stressful night he returns to his apartment only to find a naked girl in the shower and a very pissed off girlfriend. The naked girl turns out to be his foster sister whom he hadn't seen for many years. She tells him that his best friend's sister has disappeared and he's the only person who can help find her.

That's how the story begins and it only gets better from there.

This was a great book. A mystery that gets more and more complicated, interesting characters and great humor. I found myself laughing out loud quite a lot and I rarely do that when reading a book. I think that humor helped balance out the darker parts of the story which made the book even better.

I'm looking forward to other mysteries that Jack and Replacement solve together.
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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A well written thrilling mystery November 13, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Girl Jaked got me hooked for the next book. It is not only a thrilling mystery; it is a character study of two lovable - in spite of their hang-ups - people. the characters are all well developed and the descriptions are written works of art. I was impressed with the respectful approach to God, even though the hero isn't a Christian. The last traumatic scene was very impressive too.
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38 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I have found a new series !!! September 15, 2013
By Bridget
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Great story line...love Jack and Replacement ! Looking forward to the release of Jack Knifed :) My only issue was the amount of errors :(
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42 of 48 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Girl Jacked is a Great Read August 7, 2013
By jessi
Format:Kindle Edition
This book is a quick read with characters that suck you in. Jack is a great leading man with smarts and skills to back himself up. Replacement is a quirky girl still trying to find herself with great skills and dedication. Seeing them paired together made for a very interesting mystery that begged to be solved. The whole time I was hoping that they'd find Michelle and everything would work out, but the mystery lover knew that something wasn't right and everything was more complicated than it seemed. This is a solid novel and well worth the time it took to devour the pages. It's not a traditional mystery or cop fiction but it will leave you wanting more.
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24 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars lame writing June 12, 2014
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I just couldn't finish it. The writing style with the italics of "what he was thinking" was almost an insult to one's intelligence. Those of us over twelve years of age don't need for him to explain everything. And what's with "Replacement"? Stupid dialogue between the two. It didn't sound like anyone I know in their age brackets or fields (and I happen to know a lot of cops and computer geeks). I found myself sighing wishing for some humor or suspense to keep me glued to the pages...but sadly it did not happen for me. Made it half way through and made the decision to stop the pain. Spent 3 bucks for the book on an internet special and it was too much. Bought it based on reading reviews of the second book and I wanted to read the first book ..first. I'm hoping the second book is more developed. I'm not giving up on this author until I read the second book. The other reviews were glowing.
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39 of 46 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor characters February 23, 2014
By Bun
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I didn't finish this book, as the relationship with Jack and "Replacement" - a ridiculously annoying name, was so preposterous that I couldn't continue reading. What a waste.
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Girl jacked September 9, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Great read. Fast, good plot and interesting characters. Recommend it to anyone who likes a light read.
Well written Mr Greyson.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Fast read okay plot...
Published 4 hours ago by jerrie.pettett
5.0 out of 5 stars Too damn believable
The story is enjoyable because it is believable. Do not mess with Alice, she will make you pay in full. And Jack is always there, though reluctantly, to back her up.
Published 23 hours ago by Herman David Hodges
4.0 out of 5 stars Cap
Characters were a a bit loony but in a funny way. Very strong, thrilling, a lot of suspense. Kept me guessing. Good read
Published 1 day ago by cap
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good
Published 1 day ago by Ted L. Beaver
5.0 out of 5 stars a great read
The book was great! Would recommend to anyone who likes crime or thrillers looking forward to the next book in the series
Published 2 days ago by Patsy B.
4.0 out of 5 stars Happy I decided to try it
Received this book for free with prime. Happy I decided to try it. Have already purchased the next in the series and I am impressed with it.
Published 3 days ago by Kindle Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
So So
Published 3 days ago by Norman Andersen
4.0 out of 5 stars great story
Loved the story as it unfolded. It took me a few chapters to be fully invested but well worth the effort
Published 3 days ago by Judy Jessop
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
I liked his book very much.
Published 3 days ago by THSnyder
5.0 out of 5 stars Girl Jacked (Jack Stratton series Book 1) by Christopher Greyson
Girl Jacked, by author Christopher Greyson, was absolutely one of the best books I've EVER read, and I've read a whole bunch of really good books. Read more
Published 4 days ago by Glenda S, Walker
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Hello. Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Christopher Greyson and I am a storyteller.

Since I was little boy, I dreamt of what mystery was around the next corner, or quest lay over the hill. If I couldn't find an adventure, one usually found me, and now I weave those tales into my stories.

I am blessed to have written the best-selling Jack Stratton mystery series with over 125,000 eBooks and paperbacks in distribution. The collection includes "Girl Jacked", "Jack Knifed", and "Jacks Are Wild". My latest novel "Jack and the Giant Killer" is due out summer of 2014.

My background is an eclectic mix of degrees in Theatre, Communications and Computer Science. Currently I reside in Massachusetts with my lovely wife and two fantastic children. My wife, Katherine Greyson, who is my chief content editor, is an author of her own romance series "Everyone Keeps Secrets".

My love for tales of mystery and adventure began with my grandfather, a World War I decorated hero. I will never forget being introduced to my grandfather's friend, a WWI pilot who flew across the skies at the same time as the feared legendary Red Baron. My love of reading and storytelling eventually lead me to write "Pure of Heart" a young adult fantasy that I plan to release later in 2014.

I love to hear from my readers. Please go to ChristopherGreyson.com. I plan in the next coming months to add free content including side stories and vignettes involving the characters from the series. Please sign-up for my mailing list and receive periodic updates on this and new book releases. Thank you for reading my novels and I hope my stories have brightened your day.

Sincerely,

Christopher Greyson

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