Sunday, June 13, 2010
THE RULE OF NINE
by Steve Martini - available in hardcover
Paul Madriani and his associates have been threatened by the FEDS to not discuss anything about a nuclear explosion at the Coronado naval base. He's also being pursed by Liquida, a hit man, who's been hired to kill Paul so that a group of terrorists can reach their main target in Washington.
So far fetched as to be ridiculous, the bodies are stacking up as the threat tightens around Paul. He teams up with Joselyn Cole, a weapons control expert, to flesh out the details of the threat to himself, his associates and the real reason behind the attack on the Capital.
It's so disappointing when one of your favorite authors "goes off the rails". I don't know if it's me or if I've just been jaded by reading some really good mysteries in the past few months, but I thought this book was pretty bad.