He viewed that as a job for the other predators in the area—the cougars and coyotes—who would eventually hone in on the deer. The shooting reconstruction plot was interesting, though the author seemed to have trouble dragging the focus back towards the original reason they were all out in the desert - to re-construct a shooting scene involving federal officers. Ken Goddard is an American author of fiction. Grissom turned to face the other seated men. In effect, to his supervisors and to his external world at large, Mialkovsky remained irrefutably who and what he chose to be at any particular moment. The man of a thousand twists is back with his latest edge of the seat thriller.
Instead, they began to work their way along the narrow rocky mesa on the far side of the clearing with a sense of purpose, the heavier man—the Escalade driver—in the lead, slowly searching the surrounding crags and boulders with his nightscope-equipped rifle while the second broad-shouldered man made a wider search of the area with his night-vision binoculars. Mialkovsky smiled in pleasant satisfaction. Regardless, the team has conspirators on their side. He monitored their activities with the rifle scope for a half hour or so; but they were a considerable distance from his position, and seemed intent on fiddling with their motorcycles, lounge chairs, cigars, and whatever was in the big ice chest, so he canceled them out of his calculations. He released his novel The Alchemist shortly after and followed that up with the publications of fiction books Digger, Cheater, and Chimera, which was released in 2011. From his high-top position overlooking the clearing and the trail, Mialkovsky was able to follow their movements in the glowing green view field of his night-vision scope with a minimal amount of moving.
As Mialkovsky watched from his across-the-clearing position, the broad-shouldered man came to a halt beside a large boulder, triggered a second blindly aimed burst from the Uzi that audibly emptied the magazine, tossed the spent magazine aside, pulled another one out of his jacket, rapidly reloaded and charged the weapon, made a quick sweep of the area with the night-vision binoculars still strapped around his neck, and then began to quickly work his way back down to the spot where the Hispanic man had suddenly disappeared along the trail. He made it as he always did: based on instinct and a constantly updated awareness of his environment. Although he recounts that his coworkers may be prone to say that he is too much a cop to be a good scientist and the other way around, his experience working in the field has also helped inform his writing. So what happens if I refuse to cooperate? The bad guys end up pursuing him and his girlfriend all over the country. There was far too much technical jargon which ultimately brought me out of the storyline and left me feeling rather confused and disorientated. Will he be able to make the truth known or simply become another tree felled by this collective? Summary A ruthless and expertly trained contract killer is on assignment in Nevada's remote Desert National Wildlife Range.
High above in the rocks, the veteran hunter-killer smiled as he made a quick sweep with his rifle scope to see how the other occupants of this high mountain habitat were reacting to the new visitor. The killers are close behind in tracking Harry and his girl and follow them everywhere, through the arctic wastes of Alaska to the wild beauty of Yellowstone and the humid Everglades. The main character in this novel is Harry Lightstone. Moments later, in a chorus of slamming doors, clanks, curses, and general stumbling, intermixed with audible hissings to be quiet, the two men began working their way up the narrow winding trail. A ruthless and expertly trained contract killer is on assignment in Nevada's remote Desert National Wildlife Range. In a series of reflexive motions, Mialkovsky reached forward, bent the flash repressor rig aside, and sent a 150-grain hollow-pointed 7.
. That was certainly the plan, as far as the succession of people responsible for his training and duty assignments had been concerned. When the sun finally set down over the high ridge of the Sheep Range, he removed the daytime eyepiece from the rear of the telescopic sight that cost five times as much as the rifle it was mounted on, and replaced it with the larger night-vision eyepiece that provided a clear and sharp field-of-view in shades of bright green. Grissom saw Catherine look down at the finger pressed deep into her Kevlar-filled vest in disbelief, and then back up at the wide-eyed snitch. As Grissom and Catherine approached Brass and the two visibly angry men, Warrick Brown and Nick Stokes stood side-by-side, arms folded across their chests as they slowly took in the entire scene, while Sara Sidle and Greg Sanders began the less-confrontational task of unloading the crime scene vans.
She first tried to fight her way out of the wristlock. It had more tension and action than I remember from the other novels, but still kept well in keeping with the established characters and canon. I think I'm just going to have to face the fact that there are only around ten of these books and the likelihood that one of them is going to focus on my favorite characters is low. Goddard manages to create a tension action thriller in the middle of a forensic investigation and even manages to include some dramatic large scale forensic techniques using luminol and helicopters, which I must admit was very well conceived. A ruthless and expertly trained contract killer is on assignment in Nevada's remote Desert National Wildlife Range. And that, in addition to his formidable skill set, made him extremely dangerous to anyone or anything that happened to cross his path.
I really looked forward to picking up this book every day I was reading it and there weren't many days, as I tore through it quickly! I quickly lost track of all of the officers involved in the shooting, though they turned out to be pretty inconsequential. We currently have listed on the site and with more added each day. And your names are, and who you work for, starting with you? The last thing he needed on this particular evening was an unplanned accident with unpredictable consequences. Wildfire is the second novel in the Henry Lightstone series. Ken Goddard became a published author in 1984 with the standalone novel Balefire.
This time he heard the vehicle moments after he had it in the view field of his telescopic sight: an old nondescript pickup truck with a poorly tuned engine, cautiously working its way up the dirt road with all lights off except for a pair of dim running lights mounted under the front bumper, and seemingly following the tracks that Mialkovsky had made with his dune buggy. Unbeknownst to Harry and his team, high-ranking bureaucrats have already been paid to try and suppress knowledge of their presence on an illegal hunt that the team was about to close in on in an attempt to cover it up. Before he was a writer, he worked as a criminalist and deputy sheriff. The science in the book is also a little over the top. Ken Goddard is also the author of the Henry Lightstone series. He describes himself in a variety of roles past and present that have included husband, father, forensic scientist, crime scene investigator, wildlife crime lab director, grandfather, cattle rancher, and author of fiction.
Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. For all is not as it appears in this federal refuge, as law enforcement and lawbreakers alike are quickly caught up in a growing crime scene that leads to a deadly game of one-upmanship. It had more tension and action than I remember from the other novels, but still kept well in keeping with the established characters and canon. The weatherman had been predicting a big storm coming in from the north, so who in their right minds would be out hunting on a night like this? Can they be stopped for good this time? The story was a face paced, all-in-one-night type that was really captivating. However she runs, and she's clearly in trouble. The shooting reconstruction plot was interesting, though th While it definitely spent a little more time developing the character of the bad guy than I would have liked, I enjoyed the overall plot of this one more than. The Committee is ruthless and composed of a group of financiers and industrialists that operate globally.
Harry may have stumbled onto a conspiracy that is so large that it poses a threat to those in on it. Send an e-mail to site orderofbooks. While it definitely spent a little more time developing the character of the bad guy than I would have liked, I enjoyed the overall plot of this one more than. They have no problem dealing with issues or problems that stand in their way in a traditional manner. Goddard likes to write novels that deal with underground chemists, burglars, malicious poachers, professional terrorists, and more.