Breaking Point

Breaking Point

A Novel

Book - 2005
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As commander of the nation's most elite FBI counterterrorism unit, agent Max Bhagat leads by hard-driving example: pushing himself to the limit and beyond, taking no excuses, and putting absolutely nothing ahead of his work. That includes his deep feelings for Gina Vitagliano, the woman who won his admiration and his heart with her courage under fire. But when the shocking news reaches him that Gina has been killed in a terrorist bombing, nothing can keep Max from making a full investigation - and retribution - his top priority." "At the scene of the attack, however, Max gets an even bigger shock. Gina is still very much alive - but facing a fate even worse than death. Along with Molly Anderson, a fellow overseas relief worker, Gina has fallen into the hands of a killer who is bent on using both women to bait a deadly trap. His quarry? Grady Morant, a.k.a. "Jones," a notorious ex-Special Forces operative turned smuggler who made some very deadly enemies in the jungles of Southeast Asia ... and has been running ever since. But with Molly's life on the line, Jones is willing to forfeit his own to save the woman he loves." "Together with Max's top agent, Jules Cassidy, as their only backup, the unlikely allies plunge into a global hot zone of violence and corruption to make a deal with the devil. Not even Jones knows which ghosts from his past want him dead. But there's one thing he's sure of - there's very little that his blood-thirsty enemies aren't willing to do.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345480125
0345480120
Characteristics: x, 371 p. ; 25 cm

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booklady1 Aug 26, 2013

Finally! finally! I've gotten the chance to read Max and Gina story. I have been looking forward to this book for a long time...And what a great read it was. Love reading about Jules as always, and I am happy for Molly and Jones they got their happy ending.

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vloveg
May 18, 2012

(5 stars) I've been looking forward to this book for so long (ever since Over The Edge and Out Of Control)! The chronological bouncing about gave me a bit of a headache at first, but I eventually adapted. That aside, for all the intense situations in this book, I found myself laughing a LOT. I don't always love the heroines as much as I love the heroes, and maybe it's just because I've had longer (more books) to get to know them, but this time I do. There were so many great twists and turns, and I loved the endings given to Jones/Molly and Max/Gina (although I definitely hope to see them all again). Also, I loved how strong Jules was in this book and that he's feeling more hopeful about the future. Brockmann continues to delivers awesome characters and stories in her Troubleshooters series, and I'm anxious to read the next book!

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vloveg
May 18, 2012

(5 stars) I've been looking forward to this book for so long (ever since Over The Edge and Out Of Control)! The chronological bouncing about gave me a bit of a headache at first, but I eventually adapted. That aside, for all the intense situations in this book, I found myself laughing a LOT. I don't always love the heroines as much as I love the heroes, and maybe it's just because I've had longer (more books) to get to know them, but this time I do. There were so many great twists and turns, and I loved the endings given to Jones/Molly and Max/Gina (although I definitely hope to see them all again). Also, I loved how strong Jules was in this book and that he's feeling more hopeful about the future. Brockmann continues to delivers awesome characters and stories in her Troubleshooters series, and I'm anxious to read the next book!

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cjr2010
Feb 16, 2011

Excellent!!!

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booklady1 Aug 26, 2013

As commander of the nation’s most elite FBI counterterrorism unit, agent Max Bhagat leads by hard-driving example: pushing himself to the limit and beyond, taking no excuses, and putting absolutely nothing ahead of his work. That includes his deep feelings for Gina Vitagliano, the woman who won his admiration and his heart with her courage under fire. But when the shocking news reaches him that Gina has been killed in a terrorist bombing, nothing can keep Max from making a full investigation–and retribution–his top priority.

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booklady1 Aug 26, 2013

Violence: violence and intense scenes.

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booklady1 Aug 26, 2013

Wives wait but lady-friends leave. you better off having one then none.

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