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Mission Critical (Gray Man)


From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a coauthor of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world’s most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man.

Court Gentry’s flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley.

When they land in an isolated airbase in the U.K., they are attacked by a hostile force who kidnaps the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.

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Anonymous says:

Not Greaney’s best work Previous Gray Man & Greaney’s extension of John Clancy’s books, have been excellent. This is 1st one to suffer from plot diffusion, choppy story, contrived coincidences, & explaining much that did not belong. Characters suffered as well: dialog weak in places, didn’t mesh with previous renditions of personalities, too much fake jousting. Too much Bang & not enough story. Clancy never wrote a book at the expense of his characters & realistic portrayal. This is not good enough. For you. Go back…

Anonymous says:

CIA, M15, and Russian Sleeper Cells I am happily exhausted from reading “Mission Critical”. I am in awe of the ability of the author to have a cohesive, easily understood, but very complex storyline that is also full of almost constant action. Vengeance and insanity cause a man to plot a grotesque death for around 5000 top security people in the UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, AND NEW ZEALAND. Years in the planning, can anyone stop this when no one knows about it until the last moments?Courtland “Court” Gentry, also known…

Anonymous says:

Absolutely superb! This is some of Greaney’s best work. We again have the Gray Man, doing what he does best – killing the opposition and working without all the facts, while in the field.In this newest book in the Gray Man series, he is continuing to work at the direction of the CIA, and unfortunately under the direct orders of Suzanne Brewer, a woman who places her advancement within the CIA above all else, including the lives of those under her command.A general of the GRU, long…

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