The Lion's Game
Detective John Corey, last seen in Plum Island, now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the... show more
Detective John Corey, last seen in Plum Island, now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the American pilots who bombed Libya and killed his family. Filled with unrelenting suspense and surprising plot twists at every terrifying turn, THE LION'S GAME is a heartstopping race against time and one of Nelson DeMille's most riveting thrillers.
Publish date: January 1st 2002
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 720
Edition language: English
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: John Corey (#2)
No one is more shocked at my rating of The Lion's Gamethan I am. I've had plenty of time to think about John Corey's second outing, and my final judgment is: I enjoyed the fuck outta this book. While the issues I had with the previous book in this series,Plum Island, popped up this go around as well...
Obnoxiousness is not or should not be a whole personality. The lead character sails through life, being an asshole, but thinking that he's incredibly funny and amusing. We get frequent boner updates, as well as assessments of every attractive woman around. Unattractive women either don't exist,...
Love Nelson DeMilles' writings! Great terrorism read! Corey is the greatest detective!
One of the fastest reads I've gone through in ages. I'm a sucker for a taut killer hunt. This one reminded me of "The Poet" by Michael Connelly, though I enjoyed this story more - better ending, better characters. John Corey is a lovable protagonist, though I think we might want to strangle him if w...
This book starts where the mediocre Plum Island left off and gives John Corey a wonderful villain in Asad Khalil, super-confident and competent Libyan terrorist, who leads the FBI, CIA and Corey in a chase across America on a mission of revenge. Lots of suspenseful fun, mostly from Corey's deadpan, ...