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Getting Dunn [Paperback]

Tom Schreck
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Book Description

31 July 2012

When TJ Dunn enlisted in the US Army, she knew the combat and emotional risks. Six years earlier her father, an army veteran, killed himself. But TJ is tough, determined to carry her own weight as a soldier, until one day when her team is ambushed during a mission in Iraq. As the only survivor, TJ is left both physically and psychologically traumatized. Yet even as she struggles to come to terms with the loss of her friends, she receives another devastating blow: her fiancé, stationed in Afghanistan, has taken his own life.

Discharged from the army and back in the States, TJ is unable to cope. She spirals into an emotional daze, spending her days working at a suicide hotline and her evenings moonlighting as an exotic dancer. Her only outlet for her anger is a punching bag at the local boxing ring where she works out with a handsome trainer, Duffy.

Just when she thinks she’s reached her limit, an anonymous phone call shocks her back to life and gives her a new mission, justice for those she loves and she won’t stop at anything to do it.

Getting Dunn is a tension-filled military thriller that brings the reader ingives insight into the mind of a struggling soldier fighting for her life.


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Product details

  • Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer (31 July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 161218281X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1612182810
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 15.2 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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About the Author

Tom Schreck is the author of five novels, including On the Ropes and Out Cold. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and has a master’s degree in psychology—and a black belt. He previously worked as the director of an inner-city drug clinic and today juggles several jobs: communications director for a program for people with disabilities, adjunct psychology professor, freelance writer, and world championship boxing official. He lives in Albany, New York, with his wife.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars not up to previous form 15 Jun 2012
By I. B. Pitbladdo VINE VOICE
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I read and really enjoyed 'On the Ropes' and 'The Vegas Knock out' so much so that getting this one was automatic. Sadly, I found 'Getting Dunn' didn't quite reach my expectations. It is very readable but I think the author got a bit carried away with his plot. For me there were too many chapters on psychoanalysis early on, which, while I can understand why they are in there, kind of held up the story. The story does eventually pick up pace and excitement but some of the reveals were just a bit too much to take.
Despite the above I will read the authors next offering, perhaps we can look forward to tales of Dunn and Dombrowski investigations.
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By Nick Brett TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
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I was looking forward to this and wanted to like it, but a strong premise is somewhat flawed in the delivery.

TJ is ex US Army and she is still suffering from her own experience and the loss of her boyfriend (another soldier) to an apparent suicide. It then becomes apparent that a raft of military suicides have been engineered and something is being covered up. So far so good, we have a tough female and a conspiracy so it looks like we are set for a bit of an actioner with a feisty female lead....
They say you should write about what you know, and the author is a psychologist and into martial arts and unfortunately the story is bogged down with TJ's sessions with her shrink and her physical training routines. The shrink sessions are designed to explain her attitude and motives, but the narrative lurches to a halt each time they appear.

But I was probably going for a three star review until the last quarter of the book - it is true that the pace increases (at last) and we start getting some twists and `reveals'. The trouble is, they are so unlikely/obvious that you just stare at the page and go "huh?" as the author goes from a low key story to mega conspiracies/bad guys and explanations that do not really work or make sense. It just felt that far too much was crammed in and the pudding ends up being very much over-egged.

A shame as there is a good character and potential in here, but it loses direction far too often.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad, not as good as previous efforts. 14 Sep 2012
By FLB TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
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I have read one of the previous books 'The Vegas Knockout' and was looking forward to reading this offering. Getting Dunn fell short of my expectation and I felt more than a little let down. The story seems to get a little too bogged down early on in phycology and leaves this reader bored. The pace does pick up after a couple of chapters and takes you further into the story at a much faster pace.
It feels at times as if this should be two books, the author has crammed too much into the book in my view.
All that being said it is still an enjoyable book and worth reading, it just did't live up to my expectations based on his other books.
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3.0 out of 5 stars A good read 11 July 2012
By John Richard VINE VOICE
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Interesting characters and storyline complete with some breathtaking conspiracy plots and unlikely twists, but it is a good read that keeps the attention as you will really want to know what happens next and where it is all leading.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Slow but made up for it at the end 15 Oct 2014
By L. Thompson VINE VOICE
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I was looking forward to this, being interested in psychology and how this would be applied to combat forces but even I was a bit bored by the therapy side of things. It did speed up towards the end and I did enjoy the book itself. It'd be a good read on the plane or by the pool for those who want something with action and intelligence.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not very good book 17 Nov 2013
By Dave
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The storyline and the characters are totally unbelievable and the conclusion of the book is a load of nonsense. A waste of money. If the "author" has a day-job I recommend he stick to it.
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