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review White Jade Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB ¶ Book One in the PROJECT Series WHITE JADE is a fast paced thriller that spins a web of deceit and murder across the globe featuring characters caught up in a deadly international power game Former Recon Marine Nick Carter works for the Project a covert black ops unit reporting to the President He'sNd Selena begin a relationship forged by danger combat and betrayal Someone is out to take over China and attack America and Nick and Selena are right in the line of fire International intrigue terrorist acts romance patriotism and the threat of nuclear war form the core of the book the first volume in a series featuring Nick Selena the Project and the ongoing complex relationship between the main protagonis. I really enjoyed this book Alex Lukeman developed these characters so well I feel like I knew them or at least I would cross the street to avoid them I really enjoyed this book and am looking forward to Book 2I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway

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Skilled linguist When her wealthy uncle is murdered by someone looking for an ancient book about the elixir of immortality she's thrown into Nick's dangerous world Nick is assigned to protect Selena and help her recover the missing text The search escalates into a life and death adventure reaching from the gold country of California to the high country of Tibet from Washington to Beijing Along the way Nick a. Take every hackneyed cliche from every thriller type book movie video game throw them all together with short choppy simple sentences and middle school vocabulary and you have White Jade We have a rugged super agent a beautiful smart PhD a Navajo side kick a bunch of evil Chinese baddies who want to take over the world lots of car chases gun battles an ancient secret chamber with perfectly functioning boobie traps even though they are 4000 years old terrorist attacks and an impending nuclear holocaust There was absolutely no character development apparent and the plot was simple and predictable I'm just happy that I didn't actually buy this book but I'm disappointed that I used this month's Prime loan on it I will say that it appeared to have been proof read something often lacking in these self published efforts It is an easy uick read if you are looking for some mindless entertainment I think this is a book that might be enjoyed by high school boys but I definitely won't be reading from this author

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White JadeBook One in the PROJECT Series WHITE JADE is a fast paced thriller that spins a web of deceit and murder across the globe featuring characters caught up in a deadly international power game Former Recon Marine Nick Carter works for the Project a covert black ops unit reporting to the President He's taciturn and tough with a dark history of emotional and physical scars Selena Connor is a beautiful strong and. I had heard about Alex Lukeman’s book White Jade prior to having his submission reuest come to the PRG Review Team I was also delighted to be challenged to do the story as a Dual Review To make it even appealing the next Dual Review was slated to have a Guest Dueler for a change of pace for your reading enjoyment So here I am writing this review and so is Andrew Valentine writer of Bitter Things as my Siskel to his Ebert or the other way aroundWhen I began White Jade I could see this was going to take me to places I loved Murder foreign intrigue FBI CIA plots and plenty of action Elizabeth Harker is in charge of a group called Project She works within the levels of the FBI and CIA and Homeland Security with technology at her hands to analyze threats to our country She is a woman who has a voice to the PresidentWilliam Connor was a very rich man who was tortured and killed his home ransacked and there was a transfer of 4 million dollars from his accounts to accounts in China He was a personal friend of the President Project was asked to look into this Elizabeth Harker has contacted Nicholas Carter to come to her office He is recently back from Afghanistan dealing with emotional issues from his last mission and the loss of his fiancé which has changed his view on life Upon hearing of the way Connors was killed ‘it became personal and Nick needed personal cause God and country wasn’t working for him any’Enter Dr Selena Connor attractive in her thirties PhD in oriental and ancient language niece to the deceased Harker tells her that they feel her Uncle was killed for a book he had acuired in Bhutan Selena reveals it is a copy of an ancient text about immortality She has no idea where it is but after further investigation on her Uncles laptop a letter to her tells them where the book is possibly hidden This is where our story unfolds Mr Lukeman has done a wonderful job of introducing the reader to all the players We are in San Francisco China and back switching scenery from one part of the globe to the other The intrigue the lust for power the thrill of the hunt all add to the beauty of the ruins I could see the fear in the tunnels I could taste and the miracle of finding artifacts untouched by man for centuries Yes it truly was Indiana Jones meets 007 The story was well described and points well documented I love a thriller where the good guys are so good and the bad guys are unredeemable The uest for POWER makes this story come to life and we always pray the good guys win I do not want to add any to the story as Spoilers are a no no with my reviews So with the weather getting cooler if you had the idea of curling up with a good Mystery Thriller White Jade would be a good bet I might also add as I read this story ideas kept forming in my mind as to who would play the bad guys of course I had already picked who I envisioned to play Selena and Nick on the Big Screen Kate Hudson would be a good Selena and Alex O’Louglin from Hawaii Five O would be a wonderful Nick How about Kathy Bates for Elizabeth Harker Hmmm anyone looking for a great screen play Mr Lukeman has graciously sent on to me the next book in this series called The Lance which I will put on my personal TBR pile and review for you at a later dateReview by Gloria LakritzSenior Reviewer and Review Chair for the Paranormal Romance Guild