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Debt of Fear: A Logan Falcone Thriller (Logan Falcone Series Book 1) Kindle Edition
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Amir starts out as a proud military hero and comes back home and snaps in the face of a racist attack on his father which ultimately results in him become a heartless terrorist.
As the story unfolds, Logan attempts to stop Amir, to understand who is behind these terrorist attacks and, in the process, begins to feel the need to form relationships again.
While the story was entertaining, it was not very believable. Logan’s “unit” is made up of some of his trainees at a Marine camp that he is working at. I have a hard time believing that such inexperienced soldiers would be relied upon so heavily in trying to stop a major terrorist attack. There are many other unbelievable decisions, I won’t detail them so as to avoid spoilers.
As a first novel, I think this was a good start and the author shows a great deal of potential. That being said, don’t expect a detailed, believable story of trying to stop a terrorist attack. However, if you are willing to suspend belief, Debt of Fear is quick read, with an entertaining story.
Debt of Fear had me hooked from the very beginning. This is the second book I've read by Reid, and while I think I liked The Beyond Experience better, this one is still one heck of a fun ride. I know next to nothing about the military, but Reid does an excellent job building the tension and then bringing it to a boiling point.
One of things I like best about his writing are the characters. Reid writes characters who feel like real people that you genuinely care about. In particular, the character arc for one of the terrorists is excellent. He's a complex person that you like and root for at the beginning of the story, but he changes so drastically over the course of the story that my emotions were all over the place for him by the end. The protagonist is also a likable hero with a complex history. While I loved all the action, I think the character interactions were some of my favorite parts of the book.
I'm going to be reading Sins of the Father next, which is book 2 in the series. I've heard really good things about it, so I'm super excited to continue the story. If you like action thrillers with great characters, this one is definitely for you.
My one main complaint was the editing! He's gotta find a new editor to help with punctuation and wording and grammar! Other than that, it was a fulfilling book!
I quickly connected and sympathized for our two main characters, Logan and Amir. I was heartbroken when both characters went through something that ultimately changed their lives and the paths they were on. The alternating perspectives allows you to not only come to terms with the thoughts and reasoning of each character, but to give you a deeper understand of their internal struggles and what has made them become the way they are. This made me fall even more quickly for them. On top of these two characters, I loved Logan’s boys and Samantha. The relationships that Reid created were genuine and real. I only wish I had more backstory to Samantha and Logan.
Debt of Fear was easy to follow (when it easily could have lost me in the military lingo), quick paced, action packed, and exciting! Like I mentioned, I do wish I had a little more backstory especially on Logan, but I’m excited to see what Reid has in store for us with Sins of the Father! He gave us just enough to be satisfied and yet curious for what’s to come. I’m hoping for a lot more action, camaraderie, and suspense!!
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Very difficult to suspend disbelief in it, too many unlikely scenarios.Read more