A professional assassin, a mafia family, the FBI and the NYPD… mix them up in intelligence and counter-intelligence, you get a page-turner of a novel.
This is one of the reasons why I prefer watching foreign films than Hollywood. Less effects, just pure story of human character. The movie played on the who’s-smarter-than-who game. And the film played it so well at the end.
As the title suggests, The Last Assassination by James E. Doucette is a hard-to-put-down thriller that fits the genre. It tells about a father who uses his connections and military skills to get his son out of a predicament.
Going Gone by Abraham Lopez is an anthology, a set of 12 different stories, which pictures a domino-effect destruction of a country like the United States and the American society as a whole.
The novel meets my expectation of what a suspense thriller should be. The author was able to manage the multiple characters which provide the substantial sub-plots. Despite the multiple characters, I can still root for Akira as the main character.
The two characters met on a plane bound to Buenos Aires on Air USA Flight 2222 and sat beside each other. To beat boredom from a ten-hour flight, the two play a game. They pick seven random people on the plane, guess their names, professions, and anything about their lives.