For years, Jack Higgins’s “battalions of loyal fans” (People) have thrilled to his “rip -roaring” (Associated Press) novels of honor, bravery and irresistible. The incomparable Jack Higgins returns to the bestseller lists, launching undercover enforcer Sean Dillon into his most spectacular adventure yet – a. For years, Jack Higgins’s “battalions of loyal fans” (People) have thrilled to his “rip -roaring” (Associated Press) novels of honor, bravery and irresistible intrigue.

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His books draw heavily from history and include prominent figures—such as John Dillinger—and often center around significant events from such conflicts as World War II, the Korean War, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Fox learns that she plans to expose him as a Mafia member and nephew of a Mafia family, and he has her killed.

She hesitates to do anything which is against the law and because of Sean Dillon’s past, she is never willing t apologise him. The next operation sees Johnson and Dillon join with a Mossad commando force to destroy a ship in Beirut harbour which is loaded with missiles destined to be used against Israel. He has a lot of illegal businesses and anyone who gets too close to him, is killed. Mar 26, Stefan rated it liked it Shelves: This page was last edited on 28 Augustat After attending grammar school and college in Leeds, England, Patterson joined the British Army and served two years in the Household Cavalry, from tostationed along the East German border.


Billy Salter is petty criminal, nephew of an old fashioned criminal who runs a pub in London. I would not suggest anyone to buy this book but I feel it can be read once, by borrowing it from a library or a friend. I love reading them his books like others of this typebut I need to go back to the beginning to read the character development.

Get it as a second hand or better yet borrow it from the local library deckoning a friend. He is a person who doesn’t care whether he lives or dies and hence, is an ideal mercenary.

Astute: Day of Reckoning by Jack Higgins – Book Review

In London, Beirut and Ireland, the daredevil friends are prepared to risk everything as they combine to thwart the ever more desperate ambition of Mafia frontman Jack Fox. No trivia or quizzes yet. To view it, click here. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It’s all action and suspense as Sean Dillon and his secret intelligence colleagues seek to help American White House security insider Blake Johnson avenge the death reckonung his ex-wife, a reporter murdered for getting too close to a Mafia story.

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I read it and now I feel he should have never visited me. Body count is all really bad dudes. Blake Johnson, who comes to know of this wants revenge.


Paperbackpages. I thought this was a pretty good book. He has a lot of illegal businesses and anyone who gets too close to him, is killed. A death in Brooklyn sends reverberations around the world in Jack Higgins’s thrilling new adventure. I also believe, if you’re not sure of something, it is better not to use it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Day of Reckoning

Heoften re-uses sub plots and details from other stories he’s written. The only thing I truly liked are the supporting characters: This is a simple book. Published February 1st by G. Rdckoning Fox did not become powerful by letting his enemies get that close.

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Either that, or Higgins is running out of ideas. Let’s just say, I was NOT impressed with this book. Charles Ferguson is a Brigadier and he mainly wants to get his things done.

Imagine a mob family having IRA connections and gang affiliations in England to create higvins multinational enterprise comprising both legal and illegal operations.