Russell Blake’s “Jet” is the first novel in a fast paced trilogy that will have you on the edge of your seat. Jet is an ex-Mossad operative who faked her own death to get out of the business. She’s made a new life for herself on the island of Trinidad. Suddenly her life is disrupted by an assassination attempt that could only have been planned by professionals.
Now Jet must figure out how she was betrayed and who wants her dead. Her search will take her across continents and unearth a plot of destruction and domination.
The character of Jet reminded me of an older Lizbeth Salander from “The Dragon Tattoo”. Blake gives Jet more emotion and depth in this first book of the trilogy than Lisbeth had in “Dragon”, in my opinion. The villains are deliciously evil.
The story is fast-paced and full of unexpected twists and turns. It’s a great thrill ride that will leave you anticipating the rest of the trilogy.