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The Hit (Will Robie) ereaderTo download now please click the link below.http://amzn.to/10TBgulOverviewFrom David Baldacci--#1 bestselling author and one of the worlds most popular,widely read storytellers--comes the most thrilling novel of the year. THE HIT WillRobie is a master of killing. A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S.government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst-enemies of the state,monsters committed to harming untold numbers of innocent victims. No one elsecan match Robies talents as a hitman...no one, except Jessica Reel. A fellowassassin, equally professional and dangerous, Reel is every bit as lethal asRobie. And now, shes gone rogue, turning her gun sights on other members oftheir agency. To stop one of their own, the government looks again to WillRobie. His mission: bring in Reel, dead or alive. Only a killer can catch anotherkiller, they tell him. But as Robie pursues Reel, he quickly finds that there ismore to her betrayal than meets the eye. Her attacks on the agency conceal alarger threat, a threat that could send shockwaves through the U.S. governmentand around the world.
ReviewsThe Hit, authored by David Badacci was absolutely mind-boggling!!Will Robie and Jessica Reel are both professional, highly skilled assassinsdeployed by the U. S. government to eliminate enemies of the state andmonsters committed to harming untold numbers of innocent victims. Reel is justas lethal as Robie, but shes gone rogue, turning her gun sights on othermembers of their agency. Nobody understands the why behind this, but to tryto stop one of their own, the governments looks again to Will Robie to bring inReel, dead or alive. It is the agencys premise that only a killer can catchanother killer, which pitts Robie and Reel against one another. The two hadstarted out training together, worked together for a time, and came to know oneanother well; each has a deep abiding respect for the talents and skills of theother. As Robie begins to pursue Reel, he very soon realizes there is more to herbetrayal than what hes been told. Her attacks on the agency conceal a muchlarger threat that will send shock waves through the U.S. government andaround the world.In an attempt to try to protect a woman in the #2 position in his agency, Robiegoes to her home in a very sparsely populated area, and is amazed to learn shehas only two men guarding her....particularly with two men high up in theagency already having been murdered. While the two are conversing inside,Robie hears muffled shots and discovers the two guards have been fatallywounded. He knows there are too many adversaries for him to successfullyprotect the woman in this situation and determines he needs to take her withhim and flee, but she is shot before he can get her to his car. It is greatlysurprising for him to realize a woman secluded behind trees is shooting at theenemy with a long distance rifle, which gives Robie time enough to get the galhe is trying to protect into a different vehicle that is far safer. He isnt positive,but is convinced the woman aiding him was Jessica, which only adds to hisconfusion about the true state of things.It is cloak and dagger stuff going on with the government agencies. Robie hasalways followed orders without question in the past, but he begins to wonder ifnow is the time to be more discriminatory because his people in the upperpositions are being killed. He is almost certain Jessica is the shooter killing them,but cant believe she could be turned and begins to seek answers as to why shewould do this. The only way to find out is to find Jessica and talk to her beforeshe kills him. This book most definitely keeps one on the edge of their seatthroughout, and when finished reading it, be totally awestruck that anyonesmind has the ability to contrive such an intricate government plot. Highlyrecommend this book! I started this book on a Friday and couldnt put it downuntil i finished it on Sunday. Truly wonderful read!
At the end of the very first chapter, I wished I could stay in my comfortablechair as long as it took to finish this book. By the time the second chapterended, well, lets just say the laundry didnt get done as planned and dinner wasa couple of hours late. That said, I should have known that would happen; lastApril, I read The Innocent, the first of author Baldaccis series featuring unofficialgovernment hitman Will Robie, and I didnt want that one to end either.Will is, of course, the best there is at his job, save perhaps one other: Ahitwoman named Jessica Reel. And when Jessica suddenly goes off the grid andstarts assassinating members of the government agency that employs her (andWill), guess who the powers that be pick to track her down and, if necessary, killher?Needless to say, its not that simple. Not only will Jessica prove to be a more-than-worthy opponent for Will, its possible shes not a traitor at all, but rathertrying to eliminate a clandestine plan orchestrated by someone (or severalsomeones) inside the agency that threatens the well-being of governmentsthroughout the world. Its up to Will to determine which side shes really on -and then to decide how hell proceed from there.Figuring that out takes quite a few plot twists and turns, and to a certain degree,some of it is expected. I did get a couple of chuckles along the way, especiallywhen Will "watched an ad for Cialis with an older man and woman in bathtubsthat were set outside. It was apparently a sexual metaphor he had never figuredout." Youre not alone, Will - try as I might, I just dont get it either.Given all the goings-on between Will and Jessica, there seemed to me to be onlytwo ways the book could end, but thanks to Baldaccis great skill as a writer ofthrillers, I couldnt be sure which would happen until the last couple of chapters.The final few pages set the stage for the next installment - and you can bet Imalready chomping at the bit to read that one as well!The Hit is David Baldaccis latest novel and it is one of his best works. Once youstart reading it, you will not be able to put it down until the very last page of thelast chapter.The story revolves around two of the US governments top assassins, Will Robieand Jessica Reel. It starts when an assignment to assassinate a Middle Easternpolitician ends in the death of the man who is supervising the entire operation.The suspected killer is the agencys only woman assassin -- Jessica Reel. Theagency now considers her a rogue agent and a murderer. To find Reel, theagency ropes in its best operative, Will Robie. But as Robie goes about his newtask of finding Reel, he learns that she is one of the very best and that he hashis work cut out for him.Jessica knows that she is being hunted down and that she has very little time tocomplete the task she has set out for herself. She needs to make sure she
"takes care" of all the people in her "list." And after she manages to target theagencys number two, things are getting extremely difficult for her. Plus, sheknows she may not stand a chance against the best of the best -- Will Robie.Robie finds out that tracking down Jessica is not going to be easy. To makethings more difficult, it seems the files the agency has given him are incomplete.He begins to feel that there is more to the case than meets the eye. Jessicamust have her reasons and he intends to find out what they are. As Will is aboutto catch a break, the person he is meeting gets attacked and is shot before shecould give him more information. As Will tries to save her life and his own, hegets help from someone he suspects to be Reel. But why would Reel help Robie?There is definitely something going on and Will finds that he cannot trustanyone.David Baldacci has gotten his groove back with this novel. There are so manyunpredictable twists and turns which will leave the reader hooked. Although theway things were going with Robie and Reel, I could almost see how the bookwas going to end, the last chapter leaves the door open for another book in theWill Robie series. I cant wait for that next book to be published.I don’t know how David Baldacci managed to write two great novels in a row buthe did, and that’s what counts. A few months ago he surprised us with thesecond instalment of his John Puller series “The Forgotten”, which was muchbetter than the first novel, and now he pulls the same trick with his Will Robievehicle “The Hit”.If there’s one thing someone can always come to expect from a Baldacci novel ishigh-octane action, unconventional heroes, conspiracy theories and enoughtwists and turns to make their head spin. If you add to that mix the “sympathyfor the devil” element, then you’ll come to understand what this book is allabout.I’m not saying that Will Robie is the devil, but he’s as close to him as they come,since he’s a gun for hire; though the US government’s gun for hire. He’s a cold-blooded assassin, someone who’s supposed to have no feelings, who’s trained tofollow orders without any second thought, and who’s not supposed to have amind of his own. But is that even humanly possible? At first glance it looks as itis, but as the plot unravels and the mysteries, as well as the bodies, start pilingup, things seem to change. And soon enough Robie doesn’t only start toquestion the motives of his superiors, but also those of himself. He’s supposedto be the good guy, no matter what he does; he’s serving his country; but arethe rest of the people just as patriotic, or in some cases blindsided as he is?That’s not the only question that arises in his mind though; there are too manyto list. Could he one day have a normal life? Could he connect with people likeothers do? Was he right to stay afar from the girl whose life he saved? Could hebe loved? As one can easily guess, Robie is damaged goods. However, as it
seems, he’s not in this hell of a life all alone. There’s a rogue agent who’s in justa bad place, or even worst, as he is. And there are people, who in the names ofpatriotism or ambition, are willing to do just about everything; even becomemass murderers, if that’s what it takes.Baldacci has given us yet another explosive novel, with lots of action and well-drawn characters that can take one’s breath away, and which I’ve read in onesit. I’d highly recommend it to all his faithful fans, but also to anyone else outthere who enjoys a good thriller.David Baldacci never ceases to amaze me. Ok, sometimes he does but moreoften then not he writes a very tight exciting story. :-) This one was one of hisbest suspense thriller novels. The characters were well defined, and the actionwas non stop. This is the world in 2013 and if you believe that there aresegments of our government that are not in synch with what most of us wouldbelieve would be the best interests of democracy, then you will really love thisincredibly exciting page turner. I became totally invested in the two leads andfelt for them throughout the book as they chased one another to the truth. Thiswas fast paced and very scary on many levels including the knowledge thatthere are those in our country that want armed rebellion to bring down ourelected government. Will stay with this series as i will for most of Baldaccisbooks.To download now please click the link below.http://amzn.to/10TBgul