Excerpt from Scorpion Strike

There are lots of summer reading promos going on right now. I’ve thrown some extra links in at the bottom of this post for you to check out!

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme. Read the rules and more teasers at The Purple Booker. Anyone can play along.

This week I am reading Scorpion Strike (A Jonathan Grave Thriller) by John Gilstrap. I don’t think I’ve read any of the other books in the series. The story immediately jumps into the action with a hostage-taking on an idyllic island paradise. Lots of great characters and a sound, quickly-moving plot.

He anticipated a long night, and if there was a single important lesson to be learned about emergencies, it was that shoes are your most important assets. Other clothing was important, too, but you could run naked if you had to, so long as you had something on your feet.

John Gilstrap, Scorpion Strike

For Jonathan Grave and Gail Bonneville, the Crystal Sands Resort is the perfect getaway—until gunshots shatter the night. Wealthy guests are yanked out of their sleep, herded like animals, forced to submit to their captors’ demands. But Jonathan and Gail are no ordinary vacationers. The assassins who invade their bungalow receive a deadly surprise. And two determined, skilled operatives escape into the jungle.

Jonathan and Gail are not the only free agents on the island. Cut off from his usual tactical team, with a pair of unlikely allies he can’t fully trust, Grave’s only hope of reliable back-up is his partner Boxers, who’s hundreds of miles—and hours—away. It won’t be long before the invaders turn this tropical paradise into the powderkeg that will set off global chaos. Grave may be without weapons, but he’s never without resources. Bold action is the only solution. Like the scorpion, Grave must strike fast and hard . . .

Some summer bookfunnel promos for you:

Sweet Summer Reads

4th of July Free Cozies

Summer Thrills

The Summer Reading List

Women’s Fiction Summer Giveaway

Kobo Summer Sale

She Wore MourningShe Wore Mourning is part of the Kobo Summer 2018 Buy One Get One Half Price Sale! Ends on August 31st

UK: http://store.kobobooks.com/p/summerbogohp2018
AU: http://store.kobobooks.com/p/winterbogohpau2018
NZ: http://store.kobobooks.com/p/winterbogohpnz2018

 

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