Dan Roy Can Get Anything Done
3.25 out of 5 stars
Dan Roy is described as “a shade over six feet, two hundred and twenty pounds, with wide shoulders and biceps that strained the fabric of any shirt he wore…” so we know that he’s a bigger dude who is meant to be brawny and someone who seems to be able to “get things done”.
Hidden Agenda read a lot like a Jason Bourne book – things happened – and all of a sudden now they are looking for him instead of trying to get his help. He doesn’t know who to trust and may place his trust in the wrong person. There was a ton of intrigue and even a little romance is thrown in for good measure.
The first parts of the book didn’t instantly grab me. It took a little while for Bose to grab my attention and really drag me into Hidden Agenda. By the end he had me and I was glad that I’d stuck with it.
I believe this was my first book narrated by John McLain and it took me a little bit to get into it. Not because he doesn’t have a good voice – but it was definitely an aggressively “manly” voice. Anyone who reads any of my reviews knows that I like Kevin Pierce – and I think some would say that about him – but there was something in McLain’s voice that was almost overly-manly. The irony of my noticing that is that Dan Roy’s character fit his voice perfectly (or the other way around – however you want to spin that). So, in the end, I realized that McLain was perfect for the role.
Overall, a slow-paced beginning turned into a fast-paced ending book with lots to enjoy and a few things that bugged me. I think I’ll continue the series to see what other situations Roy is thrown into.
Hidden Agenda by Mick Bose
Narrator: John McLain
Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
Series: Day Roy #1
Published by Tantor Audio on August 28th 2018
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A terrifying global conspiracy is unfolding against America.
Dan Roy is an elite Black Ops solider. His life has been a never-ending spectrum of action. Now, his soul needs a break. He moves to London, looking to forgive and forget. But life has other plans for him.
An old face from the past pulls him back into a vicious plot that ranges from London to Afghanistan. Dan agrees to help, but he is betrayed. His only confidant dies mysteriously, and soon Dan and those close to him are chased by a force far greater than himself.
In a race against time to save the world from destruction, Dan Roy finds himself up against a terrifying terrorist attack. There is no one to help. Dan has to fight back, with his back to the wall. But failure is not an option....
I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.