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Rules of Betrayal [Hardcover]

3 Ratings: 2.7
A book by Christopher Reich

Starred Review. Reich's outstanding third thriller featuring Dr. Jonathan Ransom (after Rules of Vengeance) finds the courageous surgeon, who no longer works for Doctors Without Borders, in the hinterlands of Afghanistan, where he gets caught in a Taliban … see full wiki

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Author: Christopher Reich
Publisher: Doubleday
3 reviews about Rules of Betrayal [Hardcover]
review by . September 23, 2010
. . . between giving this book three and four stars, and finally settled on three.     I've read quite a bit of this genre of fiction -- the whole spy/action/adventure/etc., from Ludlum to LeCarre to Rollins (and of course, Ian Fleming). I tend to enjoy the genre for light-hearted escapism which is, I suppose, the point.    I've reviewed a fair amount of this genre as well, and have noted both the good and the bad. I found the writing in "Rules of Betrayal" …
review by . July 19, 2010
In 1984, a group of climbers are attempting to conquer Tirich Mir, the highest mountain in Pakistan. While on the ascent, one of the climbers sees an American B-52 Stratofortress in trouble; first, one of the engines is on fire, then a wing shears off. The plane crashes and sets off an avalanche, sweeping the climbers off the mountain.      In present day Afghanistan, a Taliban leader hears of a Western doctor providing care to villagers. The doctor, Jonathan Ransom, is not affiliated …
review by . July 03, 2010
When I turn to fiction there are a few authors I always have on hand ready to give myself a relaxing and entertaining read. The usual list includes Silva, DeMille and Cornwell. Today, I can add Christopher Reich to that list. I am always weary starting a book by an author I have not read before, but in this case I was pleasantly surprised. I was reading an advanced reader's copy so there were some problems; for instance, in the span of some two pages the author refers to the same type of weapon …
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