Security agent Christopher Kruse lost his wife and young daughter in the south of France In Come Barbarians he investigated and stopped the people responsible for their deaths He has remained in France working for the ambitious mayor of Paris, wandering streets haunted by his lost family and watching over a woman and her daughter But when a charismatic politician is murSecurity agent Christopher Kruse lost his wife and young daughter in the south of France In Come Barbarians he investigated and stopped the people responsible for their deaths He has remained in France working for the ambitious mayor of Paris, wandering streets haunted by his lost family and watching over a woman and her daughter But when a charismatic politician is murdered by a grenade attack in the Jewish quarter, Kruse catapults back into the maelstrom of organized crime and dirty politics A young woman named Zoe, working for a shadowy division of the French clandestine services, hires Kruse and his old colleague and mentor Tzvi to hunt down and assassinate the killer The mission leads him not to redemption but down a rabbit hole of deception, violence and unlikely romance.With edge of your seat action and crackling tension, Son of France is a non stop political thriller and engrossing new novel from the 1 bestselling author Todd Babiak.
Son of France Security agent Christopher Kruse lost his wife and young daughter in the south of France In Come Barbarians he investigated and stopped the people responsible for their deaths He has remained in Franc
Loved this Even than the first This one relied less on gross out violence and on sexual tension to build the emotional connection, so yeah Christopher Kruse is a man who loves Hoping for a third book in the series
A thriller distinguished by a protagonist who, unlike the usual unrealistic cardboard cut outs in most books of the genre, doesn t readily accept or easily enter into violence Security agent Christopher Kruse, a Canadian raised by Mennonites, spends time wrestling moral complexities than bad guys, in this pre EU story that takes place mostly in Paris The second of a series, this book doesn t easily lend itself to readers jumping in here, who should go to series debut Come Barbarians first.
Son of France is a thrill ride Babiak rarely slows down the pace of action and political intrigue The protagonist, Kruse, is a beat up, scarred, but emotionally vulnerable hero He mourns the loss of his daughter and wants nothing than to spend time with the other little girl that has come into his life However, his aptitude for security and violence leads him into dangerous situations He s a reluctant Bond, handsome in a suit or tuxedo, ready and able to quickly dispatch his enemies.This is the [...]
Had a hard time finishing this book found it hard to follow who the good guys were and who the bad guys were Kruse has a contract with the Mayor of Paris to provide him with protection, among other things the Mayor is injured in a grenade attack that kills a prominent politician everyone things Kruse is responsible and he s on the run he and Tzvi are employed by Zoe who works for a shady division of the French CIA to find the person who set the bomb Annette and Anouk shadows of Lily and his late [...]
I cannot explain why I love these books so much It isn t even rational But, he is such a wonderful storyteller and the main character is so engaging that I cannot wait for the next installment I will experiment with your hummus which, to me, is the best thing in life to eat if I ever have the opportunity, but I d love to meet you just to hang out Thanks for inviting us along for the ride.
Babiak has continued his great story line from Come Barbarians His prose here like all his novels is expressive and emotional As we read along, we can clearly see every scar added to Kruse s face along with every scar added to his soul when he is forced to take a life It is a pleasure to read a thriller with than just action to it.tinyurl zsbssok
Loved it Son of France is a gory, gusty, gloriously complex, darkly humorous novel of political intrigue carried out by the usual suspects and halted by the most vividly human literary thriller protagonist I have read since Clarice Starling What a hill of fun
The writing makes me like the the main character and want to see him happy I just felt this was a bit too much of a wild goose chase Maybe just 1 crazy scenario too many for me to invest as much as I did in the first novel.
A worthy follow up to Come Barbarians
I was so lost in parts of this book Who is who and what are they doing I did like the writing for the most part and the setting was great