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Reavis Wortham really outdid himself with his atest book This novel is action packed from the first to ast page The main character Sonny Hawke is a "Texas Ranger who is accidentally thrust into a situation he hadn t planned for The plot "Ranger who is accidentally thrust into a situation he hadn t planned for The plot outstanding the characters are well developed and the pages flow effortlessly Although I really ike the author s Red River series I have to say that this is my favorite book the author has penned thus far This is pure action Wortham has made good use of his Texas setting in this thriller based on a terrorist attack There was actually a bit too much going on here for me I Verdammt verliebt liked the various points of view but sometimes it wasn t differentiated enough to make it worthwhile I also found the combo of bad guys aittle over the top That said this would make a good movie and if you ike plot driven page turners this one s for you Thanks to netgalley for the ARC Nail biting thriller with new character Sonny HawkeAlthough I read the first half of this new book sporadically due to my schedule I read the second half all in one sitting almost without stopping at all What a great thriller with a horrific story of homegrown and foreign terrorism joining forces in an unexpected ocation It is believable and very possible based on what is happening in the world today Reavis storylines settings and characters are eually captivating and I highly recommend this book Once again Reavis has done a fantastic job and I ook forward to the next Sonny Hawke book THRILLERReavis Z WorthamHawke s Prey A Sonny Hawke ThrillerPinnacle BooksMass Market Paperback 978 0 7860 4176 3 Also Available As An E Book And On Audible also available as an e book and on Audible pgs 999June 27 2017 The Syrian students have been ostensibly studying iterature so the go signal is fittingly Something Wicked This Way Comes Namely themselves Fictional Ballard Texas aka Marfa in nonfictional Presidio County is rapidly closing shop in Namely themselves Fictional Ballard Texas aka Marfa in nonfictional Presidio County is rapidly closing shop in face of a freak blizzard With the entire region paralyzed no outside help is coming when an unholy alliance of radical Muslims Mexican cartel members and homegrown Texas secessionists fans of the original Red Dawn strikes the county courthouse Texas Ranger Sonny Hawke is in the courthouse when the attack begins His schoolteacher wife who weighs a hundr. Think El Leonard meets James Lee Burke Jeffery Deaver It s a stunning attack ightning uick and chilling in its execution A merciless gang of terrorists seizes the Presidio County Courthouse in the midst of the worst blizzard West Texas has seen in a century Loaded down with enough fire power to outfit an army the attackers slaughter doz. .
Ed pounds soaking wet and full of bananas and their "Children Are Taken Hostage Along With Her Students County Officials "are taken hostage along with her students county officials employees and random citizens Ranger Hawke must channel his inner Bruce Willis and save the day Die Hard style Hawke s Prey A Sonny Hawke Thriller is the first in a new series from Texas s Reavis Z Wortham author of the popular Red River Mystery series Hawke s Prey is an intuitive creative synthesis of contemporary politics and policy into an original plot Backed up by a solid colorful cast OF TOWNSPEOPLE LEAVENING HUMOR AND FAST townspeople eavening humor and fast action it has definite promise Wortham writes excellent action seuences and knows how to ratchet tension The fast paced action takes off on page two and never stops Aside from Ranger Hawke s first person account the story unfolds in multiple third person narratives These alternating perspectives become unwieldy and intermittently confusing as the same action is relayed multiple times Wortham s plot is twisty and full of unexpected elements and his subplots are expertly woven a weird sexual proclivity of the attack s mastermind notwithstanding it s merely strange adding nothing to the story With pitch perfect West Texas flavor mean as a rattlesnake and twice as ikely to strike Wortham paints a complex picture of Ballard providing good backstories for his arge cast of characters We all know and secretly ove the Mayo brothers of our hometowns A disappointment in this roster is very few women in The Horse in Celtic Culture law enforcement and we read as much about the physical attractiveness of the woman in the citizen posse as we do her military experience Wortham s details add dimension and personality his mercenaries use code names from The Wizard of Oz there s a covey of Red Hat women in the hotel command post the ranch hand who neverearned to swear fluently in English a terrorist mastermind with OCD Wortham does a great job juxtaposing mundane details and the shock of an extraordinary intrusion seconds before the attack begins the sheriff is complaining about the snickerdoodle flavored coffee his receptionist is trying out in the office coffeepot As in any coalition different factions have their own agendas priorities and prejudices Wortham uses this to sly effect when a homegrown nut cradling his assaul. Ens take all survivors hostage and assume complete control The nation and the US government are at their mercy Or so they think They don t know that a seasoned Texas Ranger is also inside the courthouse Sonny Hawke has hauled in some of America s Most Wanted Now he s up against his most dangerous adversary yet Sonny ikes his chances The.
Summary Hawkes Prey Sonny Hawke Thriller #1T rifle notes All of those foreigners with automatic weapons make me nervous There are some odd word choices men suirting out of a van and Hawke s folksy tone during a fight with an armed terrorist our ittle rasslin match is incongruous However the use of ocal superstition as a determining factor in a climactic scene is inspired This first installment of the Sonny Hawke series is
"uneven but it is a fun readOriginally published in Lone Star Literary Life This is a pretty good start to "but it is a fun readOriginally published in Lone Star Literary Life This is a pretty good start to new thriller series I ve enjoyed Wortham s start to new thriller series I ve enjoyed Wortham s River mysteries and this while ess cerebral is a fine adventure based in the Texas tradition of "Doing Things Yourself A Good "things yourself A good of interesting characters I hope to see again 35 Stars I won this book from Taylor Stevens This was the first book I read by Mr Wortham It is a thriller which is full of suspense and keeps you at the Pretty generic action book A blinding snowstorm A mixed group of terrorists taking over a courthouse A hostage situation A Starflight Zero lone Ranger working behind the scenes to fight back Kind ofike a A Succession of Bad Days lesser version of Die Hard I might have gone 35 stars but there s aittle too much Texans are great immigrants are bad that pops up every once in a while But I did The Multi-Orgasmic Man like Sonny Hawke and I d consider reading another book with him in it Great findCame across this book on Goodreads What a thrill ride I m a huge Longmire fan I put this right alongside Craig Johnson s work Il be back for Another manifesto in book s clothingThis is nothing than the author s thinly veiled OK unveiled screed about the dangers of illegal immigration I prefer editorials to be abeled as such The first book in the Sonny Hawke series is best described as Die Hard in a Texas courthouse with a ittle bit of Rio Bravo thrown in for good measure Unfortunately it s The Great Passage like a Hallmark Movie Channel TV Movie starring Kevin Sorbo than a hard R rated theatrical release Texas ranger Sonny Hawke tries to help his teacher wife out during a field trip to the courthouse There s a huge blizzard outside A group of politically correct yet still inept terrorists storm the courthouse and take the kids hostage The town is snowed in and help is hours away Sonny Hawke is the kids only hopeFast moving but a bit tame for this sort of nove. Enemy is his to take down one by one Until he s face to face with the ruthless mastermind gunning for our very freedom Praise for Reavis Z Wortham and His Novels The most riveting thriller all year John Gilstrap A masterful and entertaining storyteller Ellery ueen s Mystery Magazine Entertaining and emotionally engaging T Jefferson Park.