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It looks like a drug deal gone wrong. It was a face-paced story with many facets.

Fault Line (Ben Treven, #1) by Barry Eisler

I like his story telling, it is easy to follow along and flows very well. Then Alex himself comes under attack in his home, all within 24 hours of the developer s death. Even though Ben and Alex have been alienated over events that occurred in their family years ago, Ben responds to his brother s call for help.

Ben in a special-forces operative, on assignment in the Middle East. Apr 05, Shawn rated it it was ok. But blood is thicker than water, and when he receives Alex’s frantic call, Ben hurries to San Francisco to help him. However, I’m finding this book tedious.

Shiffman died of a heart linee but Alex knows that can’t be right as Hank was the healthiest man he ever knew. The story like a day of the TV series, “24” and like that show, the less you think about some of the plot twists and turns, the better.


In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operator receives a frantic call from his estranged brother, a patent lawyer who believes he is the next victim. And on the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley’s nerve center of money and technology, old family hurts sting anew as two brothers who share nothing but blood and bitterness wage a desperate battle against a faceless enemy.

All of the characters were so annoying that I wanted to repeatedly kick them in the soft parts. And “Fault Line” doesn’t.

Fault Line by Barry Eisler – FictionDB

He returns “home” to help his brother, but he isn’t sure why. Ben Treven’s maturity level never left high school, when he was king-shit mat wrestler.

Sarah Hosseini, a young Iranian-American lawyer who Alex has long secretly desired Sarah Hosseini, a young Iranian American lawyer whom Alex has long secretly desired and whom Ben immediately distrusts.

Alex gets to go back to the rat race.

In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent drug deal. I wasn’t a fan of the “it was Ben’s fault” him blaming himself was understandable but his brother blaming h Not my favorite Barry Eisler Book. Hilzoy’s body was discovered outside his home.

Be Afult Alex and Ben Treven may have grown up in the same house, but they couldn’t be any more different. You should know I adore John Rain, so I was a little miffed that Barry dared write about another character.

Also, since this is an linf thriller first and foremost, lots of For some bizarre reason, this reminds me of what might happen if an action thriller author seized hold of a romantic suspense plot and had his way with it. Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way.


But the best of the genre, such as, for example, Daniel Silva s series with Gabriel Allon, are tautly written with interesting characters and good to excellent plots. May lind, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: The three main characters-Alex, Ben, and Sarah are all very different and very bary. He tries calling him but just gets his voice message machine.


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The inventor is terminated with extreme prejudice is what looks like a drug killing. Description In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent drug deal. And yet, younger broth What could have been an exciting, riveting story bardy intrigue, Fault Line is bogged down by boring, almost child-like dialog with the main characters displaying one hissy-fit after another.

The world was fully realized and made me feel like I was there and this could really happen. Hele sonu, eyvahlar olsun.