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Critical Error

Critical Error [Kindle Edition]

Murray McDonald
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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When top CIA operative Sam Baker rescues a kidnapped CNN reporter and her cameraman from the hands of Palestinian terrorists, he uncovers a plan to devastate Israel. Unable to stop the attack in time, Israel is rocked to the core as over 4,000 of its youngest and most vulnerable citizens are slaughtered.

Four years later, retired and enjoying a new life, his own family is slaughtered in a bungled attempt on his life. Dealing with his would-be killers, Sam sends a warning to his brother, Senator Charles Baker, a presidential front-runner, that he too is about to be assassinated. Sam’s hunch is right and thanks to the quick actions of a Secret Service agent, the Senator is saved. Sam is left with no choice but to leave his new life and revisit a life he had left far behind.

After the devastating attack on its children, Israel’s leaders unleash an old and top secret plan in retaliation – ‘Project Ararat’. Rebecca Cohen, mother of one of the slaughtered six-year-olds and ex-Mossad assassin begs to be allowed to help in whatever way she can. With vengeance driving her on, Rebecca uncovers an even greater risk to her country and to America. The terrorists have managed to secure five nuclear weapons and plan to strike Israel and America

As Sam and Rebecca unravel the truth, their paths weave perilously together and they become unwitting pawns as their governments are more deeply embroiled in events than anyone would have thought possible.

As the nuclear deadline looms, we find out just what happens when you push a country too far…

Best clear your diary - you won't want to put this one down once you've started!!!

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I write action thrillers - fast paced and action packed with a plot that will keep you enthralled and intrigued right up until the shocking ending.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent super fast read! 7 Feb 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Having read and really enjoyed Scion - I was really looking forward to Critical Error and wasn't disappointed! From page one, it's off on a turbo charged adrenalin drive. Great plot with clever twists & turns.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Excellent Read 7 Dec 2012
By avid
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This is a well written, well researched and exciting book. It is a real page turner with plenty of twists and turns and certainly an unexpected ending. I would recommend this book and I will certainly be reading the rest of the authors books.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A thriller with real twists 13 Nov 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Let me fess up right away and admit this isn't my usual genre. If I want a fast-paced page turner, I usually head for the horror or sci-fi section. However, after trying Murray McDonald's young adult books and enjoying them (despite being far too old - I was researching for my kids...), I thought I'd give Critical Error a go.

About a third of the way through, I started to get worried about the politics. The Middle East situation is a tough subject to take on and not reveal some kind of bias and I could feel my hackles rising. However, I persevered and began to realise the author had no political axe to grind but just wanted to tell an exciting story.

No spoilers here, but I was unprepared for the denouement, despite plenty of clues (now that I come to think of it!) Yes, there are bad guys - it's a thriller, after all - but there's no side-taking here, just a great read with twists. When's the movie being released?
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic gung ho adventure 17 Jan 2012
By Heyjude
Format:Kindle Edition
A rip-roaring adventure packed story from start to finish. It was a real page turner, I wanted to know what happened next and I couldn't put it down.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exciting thriller 11 Nov 2012
By Yasmin
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Really enjoyed this fast paced thriller. Some great twists had you really wondering at times who were the good guys and who were the bad guys. Great story.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great read 14 Oct 2012
By Bradley
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A very fast moving and exciting read .Kept me turning the pages at a rapid rate to keep up with the action . Exhausted by the end of it. Highly recommended
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5.0 out of 5 stars McDonald just keeps getting better ! 26 Jun 2014
By Stuart
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Another great book by Murray McDonald, I won't spoil it by mentioning the storyline, i'll simply say 'read it - you won't regret it'...enjoy !
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3.0 out of 5 stars Over complex novel 8 Jun 2014
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Plot over complicated. There are too many characters. I would not recommend this book neither would I read this author again.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
2.0 out of 5 stars Same old story!
I've read a few of this authors novels and I have to admit he can keep you interested and turning the pages, that being said he needs to come up with a new idea. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Steve
4.0 out of 5 stars Fast paced thriller
I really enjoyed this fast paced thriller. First time I have read anything from this author but I will most certainly be looking out for more of his books
Published 7 months ago by R. Bean
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad, but follows a standard theme
Fast paced thriller, good to read. It does however follow a standard theme of a guy who is so well trained he can take out a team of 8 special forces soldiers single handed... Read more
Published 7 months ago by P. Cook
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth every penny
What a great author, the plots are intriguing , really well written and keep you gripped from chapter one to the last page
Published 10 months ago by Alison
4.0 out of 5 stars A gripping read
I have read better but never the less the plot line although a bit far fetched kept my interest.
The main characters were believable.
Published 12 months ago by DAVID I FISH
5.0 out of 5 stars another excellent political novel by murray mcdonald
Really absorbing and a page turner which kept me captivated.
I love this type of book and I wasn't disappointed after reading scion.
Published 12 months ago by mr steven murphy
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy read
Way over the top and at times I was confused as to who was who. Massive gaps in the story line at times but honestly, who cares? It was a fun and easy read. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Mr. J. C. Pell
1.0 out of 5 stars Inconceivable nonsense.
The book starts well with a tear jerking and devastating attack on Israeli school children on their way to school for the first day of a school year. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Mr. M. Levine
5.0 out of 5 stars critical error
I have just finished tj=his book and enthralled is my reaction. I cant get enough of this guy.
Hopefully there are plenty more to come

Published 15 months ago by Yorkie
2.0 out of 5 stars A book of two halves..
Having read and enjoyed "Scion" and "Divide and Conquer" (although don't be taken in by those reviewers who think that these books bear comparison with the Jack... Read more
Published 17 months ago by driftwood
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